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Tyrese Concerts Tickets Are on Groupon. WOMP.

[ 13 ] May 7, 2012 |
Tyrese Concerts Tickets Are on Groupon. WOMP.

I got my Groupon deals email this morning and what do I see? Our favorite non-speller’s concert tickets are being Grouponed. WELP. For a low low price of $36, you too can go see Tyrese croon in concert. 140 people stuck in the ’90s have taken advantage of this offer. WHO’S NEXT? Unless he’s gonna […]

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10 Things I Learned About Myself From My Trip to Abuja

[ 32 ] May 7, 2012 |
10 Things I Learned About Myself From My Trip to Abuja

My peoples! How I’ve missed you so. My blog hiatus was longer than I planned, but that was because I was frolicking with my family in Abuja, Nigeria. I was there for my cousin’s wedding and you know Nigerians love to do it HUGE, which we did. I had a great time but it’s good […]

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Blog You Later

[ 6 ] March 28, 2012 |
Blog You Later

My peoples! So usually, I go on a blogging hiatus once a year to be lazy recharge and refresh. Now is that time. As you’ve probably noticed, in the past 2 weeks I’ve only blogged like 5 times, so I already unofficially kinda started being a blog bum. But my hiatus means I probably won’t […]

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“Hoodies and Heels” Party for Trayvon Martin??? I Hate People.

[ 54 ] March 23, 2012 |
“Hoodies and Heels” Party for Trayvon Martin??? I Hate People.

I called it. I CALLED IT. The other night, I was on Twitter talmbout how I don’t want to see folks have a club party in honor of Trayvon Martin. I KNEW these raggelly club promoters would use this to try to bring folks to come drop down and get their eagle on at their […]

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Whose Cousin Did This to Trayvon’s Pic?

[ 20 ] March 23, 2012 |
Whose Cousin Did This to Trayvon’s Pic?

The tragedy of Trayvon Martin’s murder has captured our attention, and called us to action. He was certainly taken too soon, and under the most unnecessary circumstances, by a lunatic. And the hoodie has become the symbol for the injustice that happened. Anyway, I was minding my own business when I was sent the picture […]

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Regina King as Huey and Riley

[ 20 ] March 19, 2012 |
Regina King as Huey and Riley

I’ve been a fan of the Boondocks since it was a comic strip. I’d read it in the Chicago Sun-Times every morning on my commute on my way to school (as a junior and senior). When it became a show, you know I had to watch it. My thoughts on the show are a different […]

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Mother Bey is Rocking Flats. LOOK AT GAWD!

[ 17 ] March 13, 2012 |
Mother Bey is Rocking Flats. LOOK AT GAWD!

I don’t know about you but seeing the picture of Mama Tina Knowles, Beyonce and baby Blue Ivy made me happy even beyond the adoraboness of the scene. Sasha Fierce is putting on mortal shoes, y’all! Beyonce is rocking FLATS! That day, when I seent Bey in some sensible black flats, I KNEWED THERE WAS […]

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I’m Proudly Rocking the Red Pump Today!

[ 5 ] March 9, 2012 |
I’m Proudly Rocking the Red Pump Today!

I’m rocking some fierce red pumps today because tomorrow (March 10) is National Women & Girls’ HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD)! In March 2009, Karyn (The Fab Giver) and I launched The Red Pump Project to raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls. Our mission is to promote HIV prevention through education, […]

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My Hair is LAIDT Like Funky Dineva

[ 15 ] March 8, 2012 |
My Hair is LAIDT Like Funky Dineva

In case y’all haven’t noticed, lately I have enjoyed talmbout how my hair is LAIDT but lemme tell you where I got it from: Funky Dineva. He makes YouTube vids talmbout how LAYED his hair is and each one is better than the last. He dons a different hairhat in each video and proceeds to […]

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No Country for Social Justice Hipsters

[ 19 ] March 7, 2012 |
No Country for Social Justice Hipsters

Ever since the KONY 2012 thing went viral and set the internet ablaze (last night), folks have been dropping all types of thoughts on it. I’m not going to get into the depth of the arguments on their transparency and all that. Nor will I touch the “white savior” piece here. Those are for more […]

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Leaving Your Kid With Chuck E. = Parenting FAIL

[ 12 ] March 7, 2012 |
Leaving Your Kid With Chuck E. = Parenting FAIL

Yahoo! posted a story about these parents who went to Chuck E. Cheese’s with their 3-year old for a party. But they left without her, and didn’t realize she was still there until they saw her picture on the news. Yes REALLY. Their excuse was that they figured the little girl just left with other […]

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What We Wore to the Uptown Magazine Pordee

[ 6 ] March 6, 2012 |
What We Wore to the Uptown Magazine Pordee

The Saturday before the Academy Awards was full of events, and Afrobella & I went to the Uptown Magazine party celebrating the 20th anniversary of the movie Boomerang. We realized it’d be pretty swanky so we needed to look goodt! We got a glam squad together, sponsored by Avon, and they made us look like […]

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Shyne, Kanye and Diddy are the Trifecta of Tacky

[ 46 ] March 5, 2012 |
Shyne, Kanye and Diddy are the Trifecta of Tacky

I was on Tumblr earlier today when I saw this pic of Kanye West and Diddy walking out of a building in Paris. Kanye: My dude, where’d you get that leather button up, yo? It’s SICK! Diddy: Man, it’s actually 90% polyurethane, 10% lycra.  Kanye: And it’s 100% dope! Diddy: And your sweater. Bro, that […]

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