Because you missed it, here are a whole lot of photos from the April 27th OutKast reunion concert. As far as festivals go, Counterpoint was a little nutty and unorganized (we sat in traffic at the site for an hour and a half trying to park), but complications aside, you can't beat OutKast live in Georgia after more than seven years of not performing together. Hootie-Hoo, my friends. Check the shots.
This Face In My Dreams Seizes My Guts
...She floods me with dread. Soaked in soul; she swims in my ice, by the bed.
It was only a matter of time. And a matter of my ever-growing 32,300 Twitter followers...
The MLK Holiday Is Not A Day Off
"Most of my heroes don't appear on no stamp!!" (but some do)
An essay at Daily Kos is making the rounds on social media right now, with the author making a case that Dr. King ended terrorism for black people in the south. While I agree with that, and I'm not really sure anybody could deny it, you could argue that what really made Dr. King's legacy possible was a very simple factor--he worked hard.
Soul. Get you some.
Big, big shout out to my man Donovan X. Ramsey who put me on to this new blog from some of my favorite members of the rising new black intelligentsia, including Cord Jefferson of Gawker, Issa Rae of Awkward Black Girl, and others.
You can read more about it here, but definitely check out the blog -- there are some incredibly incredible photos on there that justify the name . I won't be able to join "You Ain't Got The Answers" Trivia Night tonight due to standing obligations, but I'm betting it's going to be particularly black, meaning awesome.
Listen below if you feel as if you really need to before downloading an honest-to-goodness free collection of songs--including new ones--from Q-Tip and Busta Rhymes (or if you've maxed out the disk space on your Dell with one too many Chief Keef mixtapes).
If you don't like this it just might be too late to save you.
Download it now from The Abstract & The Dragon. Also, how dope is this artwork?
This is where Michael B. Jordan shares his thoughts on the world with the world. Share yours back.