Pop, Lock And Recap 8/22 Edition: Frank is back and Lochte gets washed away from the pool

words and artwork by Badhaftu Kadir


Vince Staples, the world's funniest rapper, is back at it again starring in a GQ video short where he reviews things. This week it's emojis.

The rapture hasn't come and gone, but we finally have new Frank Ocean. Rejoice that not only did he give as a visual album, "Endless," he also gave us another full length, "Blond(e)." He also had pop-up shops in London, NYC, L.A and Chicago, where he gave away a beautiful zine that included a hilarious McDonalds rap from Kanye West. 

Maybe, just maybe, there is a god as Ryan Lochte got dropped from multiple sponsors for his wildly exaggerated story about getting robbed, when really him and friends trashed a gas station. Thank the lord.

Beyonce, the most benevolent, took this weekend to add a bunch of pictures from behind the scenes of making Lemonade and they are beautiful.

Stella Artois takes branding to another level in their latest campaign, teaming up with The Roots who created songs to be paired with beers to make an auditory taste experience. Ya know, because millennials like music and booze.

Von Miller Linebacker for the Broncos shares his dancing chops in a hilarious "Sorry," parody for Madden '17.



Donald Glover’s Community

The comic turns his eye to his hometown—and black America—in Atlanta.

There's No Good Reason to Support Nate Parker

Album Review: Frank Ocean’s Blonde Considers Identity, Sexuality, and the Roads Not Taken


Olympian Feyisa Lilesa stood up to Ethiopia's state-sanctioned violence and became a national hero



No Limit G Mix - Usher Ft Master P, Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, Asap Ferg

Spread Love - Mick Jenkins

SIAW - Tchami

Like a Star - Raury  



Summers over and Virgo season is upon us start planning accurately, here’s your week.