Nicki Minaj Is One Of Us On ‘The Pinkprint’, Her Best Album Yet

The album is a complete package that while swerves from ballads to hard hip-hop, there is no sense of entitlement or proving to us once again why she’s so great and desperate to spread herself thin. It’s an album that sacrifices her secrets and experiences in order to heal, and for us as her audience to better understand and treat her like a human being that’s actually lived. She’s not just the cartoon character she was so used to playing because it became a meal ticket. Truthfully, it may also be the most important hip-hop album by a female rapper in years.

Understanding Titi Branch’s Death; Joan Jett’s A Rock ‘n Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee; And Burberry’s New Ads Feature Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn

I’ve Been There: Understanding Titi Branch’s Death When I heard that Titi Branch–best known for co-founding the haircare line Ms. Jessie’s (I sometimes use their Stretch Silkening Creme)–had died from suicide, I thought to myself: not another one. Another person that just couldn’t take feelings of inadequacy or overwhelming sadness anymore. Some reports had claimedContinue reading “Understanding Titi Branch’s Death; Joan Jett’s A Rock ‘n Roll Hall Of Fame Inductee; And Burberry’s New Ads Feature Naomi Campbell and Jourdan Dunn”