I remember it like it was yesterday. My first day of middle school. I stepped onto the bus, hair in a ponytail, brand new Nikes on my feet, and a bright red F.U.B.U. shirt on my chest. I was the sh*t.
“See the Alexander Wang T-Shirts You Can’t Buy Anywhere” the headline read.
Out of curiosity, I clicked the link. Instead of finding some mystical T-Shirt made of rare fabric and hand sewn by Black Jesus, I found something more regular. Very regular. I was shocked to find that the T-Shirts we “can’t buy anywhere,” I had bought and worn back in high school. Something told me that a zillion other Black people in the last 30 years had too.
Another week, another episode of Cutting it in the ATL. And per usual, instead of giving hair cuts, these ladies are being cut THROAT. I must say, a few of the hair divas surprised me this time. Maybe things could be turning around for the group?
We’re four episodes into the second season of Cutting it in the ATL, and it doesn’t look like these girls are going to play nice anytime soon. I had hope that eventually, the women would come to their senses, and figure out a way to make money TOGETHER, but then I remembered that with this group, “All is fair in hair and war.”
Last week, the rapper formerly known as Bow Wow made what I assume he thought would be an earth shattering announcement-he was leaving the rap game for good. And while Bow Wow may have actually been really upset and emotional about the whole thing, most of us found the “breaking news” to be quite comical.
Episode 3 of WE TV’s Cutting it in the ATL aired last week, and I think it’s fair to say that most of the girls have no idea what Mushiya is doing. Staring at my TV screen, I have to admit, I kinda feel the same way. Just what in the natural hair hell has Mushiya got up her tasseled sleeve?