The personal is political and sometimes – as in the case of abortion – the political is personal.
You wanna hear a good joke? Nobody speak, nobody get choked.
Sammus embraces the kind of freedom afforded to grassroots, independent artists who don’t have corporate overseers menacing with strange gazes and mandates to sellout.
An overview of the 2016 International Comics Art Forum conference in Columbia, SC.
“You know what you need to learn? Old school artists don’t always burn!”
You can’t separate hip hop from race without looking like you’ve separated your head from sense.
Dialogics represent the rejection of a finality of meaning. It moves back and forth like a crossfade.
Hip Hop got up big time, and I love that, but its focus on cultural production left its political potential untapped.
By All Means Necessary a record that tries to consciously address a variety of issues in the communities of people listening to it, while not sacrificing the braggadocio and arrogant subjectivity that so often gives hip hop its energy and fun.
Hip Hop: Unbound from the Underground
Hip-Hop does not eschew history, it honors it, it has a historical pluralism encoded and embedded in its foundational tracks.
A hip-hop battle in comic form? Who drew this? I want a whole series!
Hip Hop and homage as critique
An important step in the commodification of black militancy