After Kanye West implored several “white outlets” to refrain from writing about Black music on Twitter in February, 31-year-old Producer/DJ Temisan Adoki was compelled to do some digging.
Kanye West with the worst performance of all-time at the Billboard Music Awards
He is often tactless and lacking decorum, and his honesty comes with absolutely no filter. Branding him as arrogant, obnoxious and egomaniacal seems to be the simplest, most obvious conclusion available. It’s just not entirely accurate.
I came across the video of a recent, insightful discussion from the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity in France. The talk was titled, “Technology, Culture and Consumer Adoption: Learning to Read the Cultural Landscape.”
Firstly, for those who don’t know, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is the government agency in charge of regulating all communication in the United States. They’re also responsible for monitoring explicit language, content, and images in public broadcasting
One of the biggest corporate (and capitalist-fueled) partnerships in Hip-Hop in 2013 was Jay Z’s deal with Samsung. Through the deal, Samsung bought a million of Jay Z’s Magna Carta album and would be given to the first million Samsung phone and tablet users whom installed the Magna Carta app.