Praise White Jesus + White Women: Notes on Kanye’s Yeezus Tour

Prelude: Is Kanye a puddle or an ocean?  I am a Kanye West fan. I once thought that Kanye West’s classic “Jesus Walks” meant that he would become hip-hop’s savior from all the ills that kept me from loving it in totality. I now understand that hip-hop itself will never be a vehicle for itsContinue reading “Praise White Jesus + White Women: Notes on Kanye’s Yeezus Tour”

Why I’m Happy for Kanye and Kim

There is an old adage about garden tools and housewives that implies certain women are off limits in the marriage department. As antiquated as the idea might be, it lives on in popular culture. You can’t talk about Kanye West and Kim Kardashian without someone bringing up her, um, film credits and her claim toContinue reading “Why I’m Happy for Kanye and Kim”