With the current beef over ghostwriting in hip-hop, here are some thoughts that went out earlier as a set of tweets: I never had a problem with Dr. Dre rapping lyrics that Ice Cube wrote in NWA – *because* everyone knew that Cube wrote them. When I was a teen with a rhyme book and […]
Imagine an all-American kid in his little league uniform. What color is his skin?
Here is an essay I wrote on the intersection of race and commerce in the recent film Furious 7: Tears in Dom’s World.