"I already know what people are going to think of me. It's just that I tried to help people through my music." In memoriam of rapper Lil Peep, read our previously unpublished feature on him from the Break the Internet issue at the link in our bio.
"Just as much as we talk about Gloria Steinem and bell hooks and Barbara Smith and Audre Lorde, we also need to be talking about Cardi B, Amber Rose, and Blac Chyna. Women who are out there hustling in a world that wants to silence and shame them every single day are vital and important. We need to free ourselves from saying that the only people worthy of our protection and resources are those who are respectable, virtuous, and easily contained." #JanetMock gives us some #MondayMotivation from her Summer #Pride cover story.
"When I called him he said, 'Why don't you come by tomorrow?' They just wanted to tell their stories. Four days in a row and all the others in the tribe wanted their story to be told." We talked to photographer Hunter Barnes about spending time with a Florida-based carnival sideshow for his new "World of Wonders" exhibition at @milkgallery this month - get a sneak peek on papermag.com
"It's not just tenderness, it's tenderness coming from a black womanhood experience. When people want to feel soft and cozy and make out, a lot of times they're putting on something that is made by black people—specifically black women." #Kelela talked about embracing and celebrating black womanhood on papermag.com Click the link in bio to read the full interview! @bfa