Tag: artists

In Defense of Bill Cosby, The Comedian

In Defense of Bill Cosby, The Comedian
Though I was not born during the heyday of The Cosby Show, I was able to reap the benefits of the hilarious sitcom on Nick @ Nite as reruns. I noticed that not only was this a peculiar and enjoyable form of comedy, it often educated on several facets of African American culture. When the floodgates... Read more »

Phil Spector, Justin Bieber, and Paul Lynde: Separating "Art" from "The Artist"

Phil Spector, Justin Bieber, and Paul Lynde: Separating "Art" from "The Artist"
My father, in my childhood, often relayed to me a word of wisdom from famed Gospel Artist Mavis Staples: “You may not like the person behind the music, but God bless them for doing what they love.” Those words have often crept into my mind when I see celebrities or artists on the news getting... Read more »