Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky and Mike (aka RBRM) Is the Lemonade We Get From New Edition’s Lemons

The Temptations are one of my favorite groups of all time. But I have to caveat that: The version of the Temptations that features the “Death Lineup” (no pun intended, seriously) of David Ruffin, Eddie Kendricks, Paul Williams, Melvin Franklin and Otis Williams is my favorite. Even though that lineup is my favorite,…

The 10 Blackest Moments From A BET Awards Show I Only Watched An Hour Of Because It Was Long As Shit And I'm Old

Full disclosure. This will not be a recap of the entire show. Because I did not watch the entire show. Because I'm old as fuck and took a nap at 8pm and woke up at like 10pm. Because old ass niggas take evening naps. And then for the first few moments of watching the awards, I was only kinda, sorta paying attention…

10 Reasons I’m Very Excited To Be Here About BET’s “The New Edition Story”

Tonight, the first part of BET’s three-part miniseries, “The New Edition Story,” debuts. If you don't think I'll be glued to my television tonight at 9pm, you're huffing glue. It’s been a good long while since I’ve been this excited about a biopic. I still have the “New Edition –Past and Present” VHS tape and would…

This Bobby Brown Biography Seems Like It Will Be The Greatest Book Of All Time

To call myself a Bobby Brown fan would do a disservice to the many years I’ve fought for Don’t Be Cruel’s recognition as one of the greatest R&B albums of all time. The album is damn near flawless. The WORST song on the album is “Take It Slow” and its not even a bad song. It’s just not as good as “Every Little Step”,…

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