During his latest standup comedy tour Fear of a Brown Planet, Aamer Rahman explains how he responds when people ask him about reverse racism.
His satire on the concept of minorities discriminating against whites is a knee-slapper to say the least. Albeit “racism” means one thing and one thing only, people oftentimes accept varying theories of what it means to be a “racist.”
As such, Rahman makes a funny while giving a brief history lesson. It makes you think, ‘What would the world be like today if racism started this way?’ Hit play to watch and share your thoughts down below.
“Psychologists have said it takes 21 days to make or break a habit. On the 22nd day, you’ve found the way.”
That’s pretty much what rapper turned businessman Shawn “Jay Z” Carter started off by saying in his latest Life & Times blog post. Just one day before his birthday (which is on December 4), the 44 year-old announced to followers that he is looking to embark on a spiritual and physical cleanse for the next 22 days:
On December 3rd, one day before my 44th birthday I will embark on a 22 Days challenge to go completely vegan, or as I prefer to call it, plant-based!! This all began a few months back when a good friend and vegan challenged me to embrace a “plant-based breakfast” every day. It was surprisingly easier on me than I thought…
The United Nations Children’s Fund is urgently calling for greater international awareness to help deal with what Souleymane Diabate (UNICEF Representative in the country) is calling the “forgotten crisis” in the Central African Republic (CAR).
The CAR is a forgotten crisis at the global level. While the world is preoccupied with what is happening in Syria or the Philippines, the situation is very tragic.
The landlocked country is reported to be afflicted by years of volatility and war crimes. Last December, the Séléka rebel coalition set into motion a series of attacks, an invasion that still affects an entire population of 4.6 million people today, this according to UN News Centre.
The Queen of Hip Hop Soul serves elegance and more in her brand new music video, “My Favorite Things.” You’ll find this 1959 Rodgers and Hammerstein classic on Mary J. Blige‘s new winter holiday compilation, A Mary Christmas which is in stores and on iTunes now.
According to Billboard, her seasonal album is sitting at the #1 spot of their Top “R&B albums” chart, knocking Justin Timberlake’s 20/20 album to the #2 spot after 6 weeks.
A big congrats to Mary!
In the original Vince Staples-assisted track off her Sail Out EP, Jhené Aiko proposes to “hit it again.”
Released earlier this week, the California songbird wants to get high off love in “The Vapors,” this time, with Taylor Gang affiliate Wiz Khalifa.
Spin the remix down below.