#WCW: In defence of Nicki Minaj

It is currently the trend to hate Nicki Minaj and I am tired of it. As an eight year long Nicki supporter or Barb as she affectionately calls us, I have heard and argued against every Nicki Minaj criticism thrown at me. "She sold out and went pop" - Why? Because she has a diverse catalogue …

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#MCM: Tyler, the Creator

With several TV shows including his new cartoon 'The Jellies', number one albums, an annual music festival, a media channel, critically acclaimed self-directed music videos and a clothing line, all achieved before the age of 26, Tyler, the Creator is definitely someone who inspires me. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSbZidsgMfw I will never forget watching the 'Yonkers' music video. My …

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Meek Mill, Tyga and the Social Media Sheep

People don't listen to music and form their own opinions on it anymore. They rely on social media influencers, blogs, charts and radio personalities to do it for them. Two notable examples are Tyga and Meek Mill. Prior to their controversial rap beefs and/or high profile relationships, both were relatively popular in their own right. …

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Don’t touch (or tell me what to do with) my hair.

Twitter is slowly becoming my least favourite social media platform. It has its perks but also many flaws; a major one being that everyone feels the need to comment on any and everything; including things that don't concern them. I've noticed recently that a popular topic of discussion is Black women's hair. Black women seem …

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