When the Beat Drops Proves That Bucking Started With Black Women and Thrived in Atlanta's LGBT Community

Imagine it’s the early 1990s and you spot an audition in the newspaper to be a dancer in Michael Jackson’s iconic “Remember the Time” video. So, at a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed 17-years-old, you show up to the audition and nail it. You get the gig. There’s nowhere to go but up from there, right? Wrong! Well, wrong-ish.

R. Kelly, Usher, Kevin Hart: I Suspected. But What Was I Supposed to Do?

In the late ’90s, I was working at an urban entertainment magazine. R. Kelly’s career was scorching hot, as it had been since day one, even though by this point the Aaliyah debacle was still on everyone’s mind. Did he really marry her when she was 15? Did R. Kelly have her parents’ permission? The alleged marriage was…

Wale's "Matrimony" Is A Step-By-Step Guide On Why Millennials Suck At Relationships

So, you know how people who are casual fans of rap music might occasionally admit they don't actually listen to the lyrics, just the hooks? That they have no clue about — or interest in — what's actually being rapped about as long as the chorus and beat are hot? It's basically what Jay Z bitched about on "Renegade" ("…