Kristin Corry

Op-Eds

It's Time for MTV to Rename the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

It's complicated to cancel someone like the King of Pop; it's also essential.
Kristin Corry
4 days ago
tv

Black Women Are More Than a Punchline in HBO's 'Black Lady Sketch Show'

Robin Thede's new show centers the often-overlooked work of Black female comedians.
Kristin Corry
8.6.19
News

No, Kamala Harris Didn't 'Lock Up' Lil' Kim in 2006

Recently found footage from a 2006 BET reality show has some people convinced that Harris is responsible for the rapper's sentence.
Kristin Corry
8.2.19
News

Let Drake's 'Care Package' Put You in Your Feelings

The Toronto rapper repurposes old fan favorites like "Girls Love Beyoncé" and "Paris Morton Music" for a nearly flawless compilation.
Kristin Corry
8.2.19
News

Mariah Carey's 'Obsessed' Is the Real Song of the Summer, Thanks to TikTok

Ten years later, the #ObsessedChallenge is breathing new life into the Mariah Carey classic.
Kristin Corry
8.1.19
Interviews

BJ the Chicago Kid's '1123' Magnifies the Soul of the Black Experience

The singer's follow-up album is an ode to the Chicago upbringing that shaped how he approaches love and life.
Kristin Corry
7.30.19
News

Lizzo's Tiny Desk Concert Will Bring Joy to Your Heart

The singer performed a 16-minute medley that includes "Cuz I Love You," "Truth Hurts," and "Juice."
Kristin Corry
7.29.19
Interviews

Amaal's Intimate R&B Shows that Love Is Hard Work

The Somali Canadian singer went from making protest music to analyzing the blind spots in her love life on her debut EP, 'Black Dove.'
Kristin Corry
7.23.19
Objectively Correct Lists

Rap Has a Long History of Reclaiming the Golf Course

On the heels of YBN Nahmir's NSFW golf-themed collab with City Girls and Tyga, we go deep on rap's relationship with the links.
Kristin Corry
7.23.19
Film

20 Iconic Movies That Showcase Black Love Stories

Here are 20 films with Black leads that shattered Hollywood's glass ceiling and decided to love anyway.
Kristin Corry
DeAsia Paige
7.19.19
Remembering Things

Hype Williams Changed Hip-Hop Forever With These 10 Videos

Megan Thee Stallion is enlisting the help of legendary director Hype Williams for 'Fever: Thee Movie,' but his fingerprints have been on rap's visuals since the 90s.
Kristin Corry
7.16.19
News

Women Should Rap About Whatever They Want

So So Def label boss Jermaine Dupri recently said he's unimpressed by the current class of female rappers: "For me, it's like strippers rapping."
Kristin Corry
7.15.19
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