Your Pocket-Sized Guide to the Awesomeness of Dapper Dan

From┬áComplex to Blavity, it’s easy to view slideshows or scroll down photo galleries of Dapper Dan‘s most memorable remixing of the logos and patterns of iconic fashion houses Gucci, Louis Vuitton, and especially in the 1980s, MCM, on apparel both luxe and athletic and worn by stars of the decade. But Dapper Dan’s legacy is more than a who’s who of who he dressed during … Continue reading Your Pocket-Sized Guide to the Awesomeness of Dapper Dan

I Watched The Documentary “Field Niggas” And It Was Mind-Blowing

The title of Field Niggas, Khalik Allah‘s raw documentary, is enough alone to make you feel both uncomfortable and intrigued. Imagine those feelings intensify once you actually get to watch the hour-long film. In the circuits of Black comedians and hip-hop music, the fossilized references of field and house niggas, or “slaves”, aren’t necessarily rampant but not uncommon either. (Hint this line from Kanye West’s … Continue reading I Watched The Documentary “Field Niggas” And It Was Mind-Blowing