Articles by Brian Josephs

Injury Reserve Insist They Are a Rap Group

The hip-hop threesome on their self-titled debut and the freedom of being from Arizona.

“The New Negroes” Takes the Black Renaissance to Comedy Central

Open Mike Eagle and Baron Vaughn’s new show presents a platform for black, left-of-mainstream acts.

In Conversation: Wyatt Cenac Has Some Problems to Discuss

The “Problem Areas” creator navigates diversity in the writers’ room, gentrification, and the surreality of modern America.

Remembering the Black Friendship of “Hey Monie!”

Following the fifteenth anniversary of BET’s “Hey Monie!,” key figures from the show look back on the now-obscure animation that was ahead of its time.

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