Why Black Men Should Not Cut Their hair

The link between your hair and your power is a principle which has deep roots in African culture and spirituality, this concept has survived today in the philosophies of Rastafari among other modern Black religions. According to the oral history, the inspiration behind the notty dread look was the Mau-Mau Uprising against British colonialism; this … Continue reading Why Black Men Should Not Cut Their hair

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Artistic Breakdown of Kendrick Lemar’s All The Stars Video pt 2 #Symbolism

for part one click here Scene 5: Walking with Black Panthers Description: In this scene we see a black and white picture where Kendrick is walking with a pride of Black panthers in a burnout forest, the only hint of colour is the gold bandana on his head. Meaning: The burnout out desolate forest is … Continue reading Artistic Breakdown of Kendrick Lemar’s All The Stars Video pt 2 #Symbolism

Artistic Breakdown of Kendrick Lemar’s ‘All Of The Stars’ video #Themes #Symbolism

Kendrick Lemar's latest music video 'All Of The Stars' is filled with symbolism and astute artistic concepts. The symbols and the inspirations in the video are mainly derived from African culture, yet there are some religious/spiritual images used in the video. In my opinion the main purpose of the video is to express Kendrick Lemar's … Continue reading Artistic Breakdown of Kendrick Lemar’s ‘All Of The Stars’ video #Themes #Symbolism

The Rude Bwoy Vs The Road Man; evolution of Black Subculture #MansNotHot

With the popularity of the 'mans not hot' comedian, Michael Dapaah, I had to write sumn quick on the Road Man sub-culture, it's origins and influences. It tends to be the case we don't intellectualise Black culture especially when it has subversive-criminal leanings, however IDGAF so lemme start. Rude Bwoy fashion and culture  I feel … Continue reading The Rude Bwoy Vs The Road Man; evolution of Black Subculture #MansNotHot