05.17.18

what i'm reading

  Kendrick Lamar Producing, Curating  Black Panther  Soundtrack Album  irector Ryan Coogler: “I can’t wait for the world to hear what Kendrick and TDE have in store.”

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world

  The Strange Case of When Michael Jackson Almost Bought Marvel  hen you live in the public spotlight for literally your entire life, like Michael did, there are very few things that the public doesn't know about you, even when you try to deny them.

Spotify Removes R. Kelly Music From Its Playlists As Part of New Hate Content & Hateful Conduct Policy: Exclusive

"His music will still be available on the service, but Spotify will not actively promote it. We don’t censor content because of an artist’s or creator’s behavior, but we want our editorial decisions -- what we choose to program -- to reflect our values. When an artist or creator does something that is especially harmful or hateful, it may affect the ways we work with or support that artist or creator."

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Libations and the ancient history of "pouring one out"

You may know it from Tupac, Key & Peele, or Dr. Evil, but “pouring one out” is a lot older than you might think. It’s actually straight-up ancient.