Santa Claus is comin’ to Frown

 Santa Claus is comin’ to Frown Written by: J. Stokes – December 6, 2016 The year 2016 has been filled with many hardships, ranging from controversial police shootings to acts of terrorism on U.S soil. It doesn’t help that iconic musicians like Prince and Maurice White of Earth, Wind, and Fire as well as various…

Is my résumé White enough? – An Asian’s Plight

Is my résumé  White enough? – An Asian’s Plight Written by: J. Stokes – November 29, 2016 America is a self-proclaimed melting pot, accepting of various cultures, religions, practices, etc. Many seek to inhabit the U.S. from outside countries, due to ideas of prosperity and freedom. Just last year, 2015, a total of 730,259 people…

To the Batcave!

To the Batcave! Written by: J. Stokes – November 29, 2016 We said it was coming, and here it is; a thorough discussion of “Return to the Batcave,” the latest mixtape to be produced and distributed by K3mistry Productions (boy, that was a mouthful…). For those of you who are new to us here at…

Black Women are Aggressive!

Black Women are Aggressive! Written by: J. Stokes – November 22, 2016 You saw the title of this blog post, and then what? You instantly clicked to read, figuring you’d see the latest stereotypical rant about Black women being angry, unreasonable, and emasculating, right? Well, we hate to burst your bubble, but it’s not that…

Computer Love

Computer Love Written by: J. Stokes – November 22, 2016 It seems, today, technology is an essential part of most people’s lives. Simple activities such as shopping are now commonly seen on an app or website. Therefore, it shouldn’t be a surprise that dating found its way into the mix. Building romantic relationships online through…

It’s all about Perspective

It’s all about Perspective Written by: J. Stokes – November 15, 2016 Earlier today we here at Tit 4 Tat came across an interesting video in which Nigerian-born writer and feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was having a “spirited” conversation with conservative writer and editor Robert Emmett Tyrrell Jr. about racism. This conversation specifically centered on…

Should we Care?

Should we Care? Written by: J. Stokes – November 15, 2016 Just last year, we posted an article in reference to the media hype surrounding women and breast cancer. We pointed out that despite breast cancer’s wide appeal it is only the second most common cancer among women in the U.S. after skin cancer. We…

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!  Written by: J. Stokes – November 9, 2016 Hey there everyone! We’re back after a prolonged hiatus ready again to educate you all about the impact of various media on those who inhabit these United States, specifically our younger populations. In case you are new, this here is the official blog of K3mistry…

It’s going down, for real…

We’ve given you stories highlighting racial and ethnic injustice, empathized with victims of false representation by the media, and even took the time to briefly mull over a highly regarded health theory! All of this, with such short staffing (reasons for our delays in posting at times…). But what’s next? What can we do to captivate…

The “Butterfly” Effect: Social Media Edition

It’s been three days since we’ve launched, you know. More than a Mic Check has stolen the show! If you are new to party, K3mistry Productions recently began a social media campaign looking to highlight the promotion of sex in hip-hop culture and speak on certain realities regarding both sexual relationships and sexual behavior. Hip-hop culture, of course,…

Let’s get a little more Social!

Few will argue against the claim that hip-hop culture greatly influences today’s generation of youth, as well as adults. Just take a look at Jimmy Fallon’s “History of Rap“, VH1’s “Love and Hip Hop“, or even the recent upsurge of “trap gospel” for example. In countless studies and debates it has come into question whether…

“#” for Pound!

“#” for Pound! Written by: J. Stokes – November 24, 2015 When will this talk of obesity end?! We get it, Americans are fat. How many times must reports indicating stats such as “75 percent of men and 67 percent of women ages 25 and older are now overweight or obese” be brought to the forefront? What changes…