Edgar Allen Poe is a poet as mysterious as he is famous. Read below for a history of Poe's life, an Edgar Allen Poe timeline, and analysis of three of Poe's best poems.
Many rappers claim they are criminals, but most are just speaking metaphors. However, some have real criminal records. Read on to learn about 10 rappers with criminal pasts.
Last year, I was in three notable bicycle crashes. Each could have taken my life. I still ride everyday. Crashing my bike taught me a lot about life and death. Just keep pedaling!
Kendrick and Cole are great rappers but weak poets. To be revolutionary and live up to their potential, both artists, and hip-hop at large, need to craft more relevant and directed messages.
I wrote these poems during the drive from the San Francisco Bay Area to New York City. This collection covers my journey from the Bay to New Orleans.
Are you having a hard time translating your ideas into results? Do you struggle with taking notes, or wish you were better at keeping a journal? Read on for an artist's guide to journaling.
Kendrick Lamar vs. J. Cole: The Best Rapper Alive, #BlackLivesMatter, and the The Politics of Hip-hop
J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar are friends and two of the hottest rappers around, but this is hip-hop and hip hop is about competition. Who is the best rapper alive, Cole or Kendrick, and why?
Mixtapes are an integral part of hip-hop, but many may not be accessible to everyday listeners. In this list of "best Mixtapes," learn about some of the best (free) Rap music you can find online!
The Definition of Racism in America: a White Ally's Thoughts on Structural Inequality and Creating Racial Justice
The way we define racism in America and what we choose to tackle is important. As a white ally, I see confronting structural inequality as our best bet in the quest to promote social justice.
Pros and Cons of Being an Independent Contractor: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of a Freelance Job
While working as an independent contractor has its perks, there are some big "cons" you should consider before trying to earn an income in this position.
So, you want to work retail? Working a retail counter or store floor is a very common and easy to land first job, but has it's drawbacks and limitations.
Pros and Cons of Being a Resident Assistant (RA): The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly of Working in Residential Life
So, you want to be an RA? For many college students, the Residential Assistant (or RA) Position can be an ideal job, but the title comes with some major drawbacks to consider.
So, you want to be a restaurant server? Waiting tables and working in restaurants is very popular work that may be easy for some job seekers to come by, but the job isn't all fun and games.
So, you want to drive a pedicab? Pedi-cabbing is an interesting and unique way to make a buck, but there are plenty of drawbacks to taking up rickshawing and this job is NOT easy money.
Even if you don't own a hot tub, there are plenty of easy and legal ways to enjoy this relaxing hobby. This guide covers your options for legal hot tub hopping.
Despite some negative feedback from critics and fans, Kendrick Lamar's "I" proves the "Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City" rapper has a lot more stories to tell.