“Just Bought a Cadillac”: Hip Hop and Caddy Culture

Spurred on by an amazing talk about Outkast by African American life and culture researcher Dr. Regina Bradley at Emory’s James Weldon Johnson Institute, I’ve been thinking a lot about the figure of the Cadillac in Southern hip hop music. But nothing here is fully fleshed out just yet. Bradley talked a bit about Outkast’s ...

The Curious Race/Case of Lil’ Wayne

03. November 2016 I've Been Thinking 0
[This essay includes some derogatory language that may be unsuitable for some.] This whole Lil’ Wayne situation has got me thinking a lot about the intersection of race and class. Here’s a recap for those who don’t know: Recently, the rapper (and now author) sat down with ABC correspondent Linsey Davis on Nightline for an ...