Posted by: Wale on April 18th, 2014
We are brought to this final day of Wale Weak in which much has been learned, particularly in the fields of mental illness, historical find-and-replacing, and rap skullduggery.
Posted by: a Gossiping Bitch on April 17th, 2014
In this edition of Amazon album page reviews, we take a listen to Wale’s albums (but not all the mixtapes, because Jesus give us a break).
Posted by: Wale on April 16th, 2014
Wale has given us exclusive access to his archives and we have uncovered this artifact that offers a glimpse inside the rapper’s mind. It is a Mad Libs page he filled out and edited long ago (like a couple years).
Posted by: Wale on April 15th, 2014
Today, Wale looks back at what’s going to happen to him this year. We did not question this.
Posted by: Wale on April 14th, 2014
We have temporarily ceded control of our website to rapper/activist Wale (for the week), who threatened to come to our offices and such and such and so and so if we did not provide him a platform.
Posted by: a Gossiping Bitch on January 11th, 2014
We revisit our interviews with rapper / dancer / life improver Greg Nice of Nice & Smooth. These Q&A excerpts from four different decades show a man both comfortable with who he is and able to meet the challenges of changing times.
Posted by: a Gossiping Bitch on January 5th, 2014
Through the use of green screen technology, rappers could be as large and/or in charge as they wanted to be, and the results are varying. While the giant rapper phenomenon has fallen out of favor in recent times, its lasting footprint will always be impressive from an overhead slow motion pan out.
Posted by: a Gossiping Bitch on December 20th, 2013
Each song will come with its own 3-5 minutes of rapping. “I am afraid you have me at a disadvantage,” said your uncle when asked if he knew that Kweli’s album, Gravitas, was released earlier this week. “These words have no meaning to me.”
Posted by: a Gossiping Bitch on November 27th, 2013
In this edition of the FLW archives, a dark time in rap journalism is recalled with the case of rap blogger Infinitezimal. Though not noticed at the time, the series of FLW posts reveal a narrative of the tension between writers and rappers that often resulted in writers being intimidated or physically attacked for their published opinions.
Posted by: a Gossiping Bitch on November 22nd, 2013
The god Phil Schiller held another weirdly stage-managed Apple event today to announce its partnership with Wu-Tang Clan rapper Raekwon the Chef. After a comedy sketch featuring Siri flirting with HAL 9000, and an acoustic iPad performance of “Royals” by recording artist Lorde, Schiller took the stage to rapturous applause and described the new venture.