You’re Not Popular, So Shut The Hell Up

Evidently, millions of people think Kanye West is a genius. Now, if you press them on the credibility of that claim, they’ll back up and qualify it by saying “I mean he’s a creative genius… he’s a genius with his lyrics.”

A thing being popular — liked by a lot of people — doesn’t in and of itself make it something worthy of our admiration.

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Jan Blount

Jan Blount

Educated, but averse to sophistry. I write about what I know, what angers me and what moves me. I ponder about race, politics, and whether true love exists.