I'm Happy That Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates Are Going to Howard. Now, Howard Folks Get to Be More Insufferable. Yay
From one 'elite' HBCU graduate to a legion of others up in Washington, DC...congratulations.
11 Thoughts, Prayers and Concerns About the Verzuz 'Battle' Between OG Bobby Brown and OG Keith Sweat
The two R&B legends went head-to-head and it was as entertaining as expected, often in unexpected ways.
'Wanna Battle You'll Be Baffled at the Stuff Stated': In Tribute to Gift of Gab, One of My Favorite Hip-Hop Lyricists Ever
Gift of Gab, the rapping half of West Coast hip-hop group Blackalicious, died on June 18 at the age of 50.
'I'm Still Spending Money from '88': 9 Thoughts About Jay-Z's Reasonable Doubt, One of the Best Albums of All Time on Its 25th Birthday
On June 25, 1996, Jay-Z released his debut album Reasonable Doubt and launched a legendary hip-hop career.
My first Father's Day without my dad is making me reflect on loving complicated family members who hurt and love us
For the 'A Song For My Father' Father's Day Series, Panama shares about learning more of his father and his father's…
Watch: This Father's Day, Very Smart Brothas Is Giving Some Flowers to a Few of Our Favorite Unsung TV Dads!
Uncle Phil gets all of the flowers when it comes to favorite Black TV Dads, but this year we're going to share the…
For the 'A Song For My Father' Father's Day Series, Dustin Seibert shares how a musical playlist of half-a-century…
For the 'A Song For My Father' Father's Day Series, Law Ware discusses his father through the Miles Davis Quintet's…
Beyoncé's Internet Made Me Listen to Destiny's Child's 'Cater 2 U' for the First Time in Like 15 Years. I Have Thoughts
A song from 2004's 'Destiny Fulfilled' album has made a resurgence, and wow, is it worth talking about in 2021.
It's Feeling Like a Cool Dad Kind of Father's Day This Year: Very Smart Brothas Has You Covered With Gift Ideas
The days of monochromatic socks are over. If there must be socks, they will be fly!
A cicada homie from the Brood X set invaded my home.
I'm Here for 'The Bando,' a Trap-Experience Restaurant in Atlanta Where You Can Get 'Crack Wings' (Along With Various Other Food Items, of Course)
This is not going to go the direction you think it might. I just want that to be clear upfront. If you’re looking…
A few months ago, I was a guest on a podcast that I really enjoy called the 80z Babies Podcast. The show—hosted by…