Category: Entertainment

Posted on: October 11, 2021 Posted by: Julia Duanetto De Sousa Comments: 0

UHURU x Fall Favorites

This Fall, the UHURU staff was inspired to create a playlist filled with songs that bring out the best of us. With the end of Summer vacations and the tough return to routines filled with classes, and sometimes accompanied by stress, we wanted to bring out motivation. To represent what UHURU is, motivated, and permeated with excellence. Our amazing staff hopes you will enjoy listening to our motivational essence.

Posted on: February 23, 2020 Posted by: Elena Neoh Ern Hui Comments: 0

Lilly Singh’s More Than ‘A Bisexual Woman of Color’

IISuperwomanII didn’t just sit on her YouTube laurels. In addition to earning about $10.5 million and achieving 14.9 million subscribers, Lilly Singh has ventured to other realms by being an actress in HBO’s Fahrenheit 451, the writer of “How to Be a Bawse,” and a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, all while staying true to herself as a down-to-earth unicorn. She continues to embody the fangirl in all of us and achieves…

Posted on: November 8, 2019 Posted by: Tyshaia Earnest Comments: 0

Album Review: Wow…That’s Crazy

After two-years, the seasoned lyricist gifts us with his sixth album that attempts to give us a glimpse into his innermost vulnerable and personal side. Did it really make us say, “wow, that’s crazy?”

Posted on: November 10, 2018 Posted by: Tanisha Thomas Comments: 0

Ladies’ Choice: Unpacking Double Standards in the Hip Hop Industry

As 2018 reigns as “The Year of the Woman,” the saying stays true in today’s climate for female rap. After a decade of Nicki Minaj as the sole survivor for female rappers, more women have been occupying the space. Bronx rapper Cardi B has a hot streak in the hip-hop industry, earning the achievement of being the first woman in hip hop to have three number one songs on the…

Posted on: November 10, 2018 Posted by: Murphy Coleman Comments: 0

Ten Art Niggas to Fall in Love With from Afar

In the art world, black people are being seen for their worth for the first time in a long time. There’s an outpouring of wonderfully unique and talented artists consuming my Instagram feed and throughout pop culture. While an artist’s look isn’t necessarily important to their craft, some of the artists below are serving lewks and my list of internet crushes has risen exponentially. Here are some the most swoon-worthy:…

Posted on: July 11, 2018 Posted by: Administrator Comments: 0

Pop Politics: The Role of Public Figures in Political Activism

Graphic by Alex Tharnish   Growing up, I never imagined I would find pop culture and politics merging as one. I always thought it was politicians’ responsibility to influence American citizens on what they should believe in or stand up for. I also never thought I would see the day I would contemplate an Oprah or Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson presidential run. The presence of public figures becoming vocal in…

Posted on: July 10, 2018 Posted by: Administrator Comments: 0

Black to the Future: A look at Afrofuturism

*Suddenly, techno symphony music played and my attention was glued to the television screen; “Korben Dallas! Here he is, the one and only winner of the Gemini Croquet contest…” My eyes expanded widely as a cheetah printed bodysuit glided to the vocal point of the screen. Interest was immediately sparked when Ruby Rhod, a black androgynous radio host with cutting edge fashion and wigs, stepped onto the television during the…

Posted on: May 29, 2017 Posted by: Brianna Robinson Comments: 0

Black to the Future: Music’s Millennial Renaissance

As of late in mainstream media and music culture, there has been a reemergence of original sounds and a continuing reference to aesthetics of the past. Currently in music, artists like Kendrick Lamar, Solange and Childish Gambino have utilized many elements of black music, like rock, funk and jazz and implemented modern twists relevant to their lives today. Simply put, most genres of music are created from the bases of…