The NFL Combine

March 2, 2016 Since its inception in 1982 by former Dallas Cowboys president/general manager, Tex Schramm, the NFL Combine has become arguably the most highly evaluated event pre-draft. Its growth in both viewership and popularity has continued to grab the attention of scouts, general managers and coaches in attendance witnessing the greatest athletes performing a … Continue reading The NFL Combine

2015: The Greatest Year in Rap?

December 29, 2015 The origins of hip-hop have been well documented. Hip-hop began as a progressive movement in the inner city of the South Bronx during the mid-to-late 1970’s. New York during this period was a time of diversity and integration, but also a time of violence and poverty that was unprecedented in the inklings … Continue reading 2015: The Greatest Year in Rap?

Communal Conflict

October 13, 2015 Since the early phases of human civilization countries have constantly been in conflict among one another, especially within the Global South. Countries of the Global South are underdeveloped countries predominantly located in the Southern Hemisphere of the world. The Global South contains governments that are below the income-per capita $2,700 threshold, and are … Continue reading Communal Conflict

Powers Beyond Fiction

January 3, 2016 The superhero flick has easily become a global staple within the film industry. Studios have continued to develop these films in hopes of generating massive profits that often times they themselves create. These profits are largely based on the budget shattering action sequences and technologically defying special effects that kindle a sense … Continue reading Powers Beyond Fiction

Hip Hop: The False Revolution

Following the mental excursion of the Civil and Human Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s, black people wanted to reshape a cultural identity, and part of that identity spawned into hip-hop. When hip-hop was first introduced in the late ’70s, it was widely considered an artistic rebellion for creative freedom. It was established within … Continue reading Hip Hop: The False Revolution

Western Influence

February 18, 2016 Designer Kanye West is single-handedly influencing the world of fashion within popular culture. Since the self-described “Louis Vuitton Don” debuted onto the masses, he has not only shifted the way rappers rap, but also the way they’ve dressed. Rather than submitting to the “gangsta” look that was so prevalent during the mid-2000s, … Continue reading Western Influence