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The 2009 movie Black Dynamite was a pretty great blaxploitation parody/homage, and since then, it's become the basis for an Adult Swim cartoon that, I'm told, is also pretty great. Next month, the…   Read Story »
Chance The Rapper played Bob Marley in last night's episode of Adult Swim's Black Dynamite, a cartoon series that's a parody/tribute to blaxploitation movies, as Pitchfork points out. The episode…   Read Story »
As a "street hustle experiment," Erykah Badu recently spent an evening posted up on a corner in Times Square, singing for passersby in the hope that they would dump some change into her enormous hat.…   Read Story »
On Thursday night, Shia LaBeouf was dragged out of a performance of Cabaret and arrested for "being disruptive" and smoking inside the theater. He was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and…   Read Story »
King Mswati III is the monarch of the African nation of Swaziland. He holds absolute political power in his homeland, has 15 wives, and is worth about $200 million. His lavish lifestyle has been an…   Read Story »
Last night, BET held its annual awards show, and the broadcast produced a whole lot in the way of highlights. Kendrick Lamar did "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe" with Erykah Badu singing the chorus and…   Read Story »
"Q.U.E.E.N.," Janelle Monáe's irresistible, Erykah Badu-assisted diva-funk vamp, stands as one of the greatest singles of the past few months, and it's also yielded my favorite video of the year.…   Read Story »
In 1994, when there were no Vines or Instagrams or Twitter feeds or blog updates to at least slightly numb one's FOMO, I watched MTV's coverage of the Woodstock re-up as a means to dull my anger…   Read Story »
The Billboard Music Awards have historically been the most low-rent of America's non-niche music awards shows, but last night, the show had an unexpected viral moment when Miguel, in the middle of a…   Read Story »
You know this was a good week for music videos when 4Minute made a K-pop video with dancing zombies in it, one where they fight the dancing zombies by spraying hairspray at them, and it didn't even…   Read Story »