Quicknotes on Kanye, the Grammy’s and Innovative Black Pop Music as the Historical/Metaphorical Tiger
I kind of stopped paying close attention to Kanye West musically about 3 albums back, and have mixed feelings about some of his stunts, ideas, statements, and general public presentation … Continue reading
I’m trying to make good on a commitment to bring this blog back to life through the revolutionary practice of blogging more often. That’s going to mean doing things more … Continue reading
Nothing too deep here, but something hopefully worth thinking about and expanding. I should preface it with the caveat that Performance Studies is not my main gig and that I’m not … Continue reading
Awesome to run into such cool music/place/race/narrative scholarship from Memphis. Dr. Zandria F. Robinson and Regina N. Bradley talking it out.
So, there are these three videos from Janelle Monae’s new record The Electric Lady that I keep watching, over and over. They tie into, and are the latest episodes of … Continue reading
There was at least a solid two years in Fayetteville where it seemed like you could not go to a party or hangout or a show without hearing “Legend.” Usually … Continue reading