Beat Battles at BooKoo Lounge Cooking Up Next Creative Wave Out of Crescent City

Dodson went down Dryades St. in New Orleans to get the drop on the Southern Smoke Beat Battles brewing up the next batch of global hits.

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The Oscar…Robertsons

Cody gives out Oscar-style awards to some all-time NCAA tournament performances.

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Victory Lap, Revisited

Resident hip-hop and deep thoughts connoisseur Lito Henderson looks back at Nipsey Hussle’s final lap.

Carl Henderson By Carl Henderson

Victory Lap, Revisited

I’m prolific, so gifted. I’m the type that’s gon’ go get it No kidding, breaking down a swisher front of yo building Sitting on the steps feeling no feelings Last…

Carl Henderson By Carl Henderson 10 Min Read

One Song | Mockingbird

To get the most out of this piece, I encourage you to listen to “Mockingbird” before you start reading!  The opening lyrics to Ruston Kelly’s “Mockingbird” are not sung…

Sasha Klare-Ayvazian By Sasha Klare-Ayvazian 13 Min Read

MMH Coulda Woulda Should-Awards (nommed edition) 2024

Despite the virulent, virtue-signal-laden discourse in the wake of their announcement, this year’s crop of Oscar nominations is the strongest in many years (at risk of giving too much credit…

Nate Mondschein By Nate Mondschein 17 Min Read

Mista Don’t Play: King James Edition

You are reading these words because of a tweet from LeBron James. Crazy way to start an article, I know, but if there’s anything I know for certain it’s that…

Carl Henderson By Carl Henderson 7 Min Read

Be Mine, NBA

Before this year, I had never really noticed how close the NBA All-Star Game is to Valentine's Day. I find it a fitting combo since it is a weekend that…

Cody Tannen-Barrup By Cody Tannen-Barrup 7 Min Read

Hot Takes on Hot Streaks

It is officially winter in New England. A season that has me braving frigid temperatures and dreaming of hot streaks in basketball. When I’m on the court, nothing beats the…

Cody Tannen-Barrup By Cody Tannen-Barrup 14 Min Read

Mind The Gap

Simon Pruitt By Simon Pruitt 10 Min Read

Feed the GOATs

I watch sports to witness greatness. I want to be wowed by athletic prowess and stunned by precise execution under incredible stakes. As a younger fan, I was more invested…

Cody Tannen-Barrup By Cody Tannen-Barrup 15 Min Read

No Country For Old Rappers

A couple of weeks ago, one of the greatest rhythmic Shakespearian sonnet rhetoricians announced plans to release a solo album. After a much-hated hiatus from the legendary group OutKast, André…

Carl Henderson By Carl Henderson 11 Min Read