Iman Khan

  • January 23, 2018By Iman Khan

    The Historic Women’s March 2018 garnered millions of protesters this weekend in memoriam of last years unprecedented response to the Trump Presidency. As always, Hollywood absolutely had to capitalize off of this momentum and sent out their performative feminists to speak on the issues. What’s hypocritical, and the exemplification of this performative “white” feminism, is … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/hollywoods-hypocrisy-scarlett-johansson-natalie-portman-call-out-james-franco-at-womens-march-fail-to-rescind-support-for-woody-allen-roman-polanski/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 14, 2018By Iman Khan

    Harvey Weinstein. Kevin Spacey. Woody Allen. Roman Polanski. Hollywood’s own house of cards is crumbling. As it’s key players fall, one by one, like a domino, from cloud 9, who’s loud thud can be heard around the world. Hollywood struggles to combat and fight against, not sexual assault or the toxic rape culture that has … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/hollywoods-perfected-craft-performative-feminism/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 11, 2017By Iman Khan

    Born Gazzy Garcia, in South Florida, very little is known about the origins of the SoundCloud rapper who has made his way into the industry (recently signing a $365K deal with Warner Bros. Records) except for the fact he’s only 17 (born August 17, 2000) and that he’s of Afro-Cuban origins. His journey to the … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/what-is-the-hype-surrounding-lil-pump/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • October 25, 2017By Iman Khan

    In light of recent events, specifically the uprise of victims coming forward about Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulting them, you would think people all around the world, especially fans of musicians, actors and those in the “industry” would stand in solidarity against assault and respect personal space and consent. That, however, is unfortunately not the case, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/harry-styles-being-sexually-assaulted-by-a-fan-shows-how-we-view-celebrities-as-objects/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 26, 2017By Iman Khan

    He stands over 6 feet tall and is tatted from head to toe. Upon first glance, Lil Peep (whose birth name is Gustav Ahr) looks like the archetype white, SoundCloud rapper trying to make it from the underground to the industry. Although that narrative isn’t completely false, Lil Peep differs from most mainstream SoundCloud rappers … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/meet-lil-peep-hip-hops-bisexual-breakout-star-challenging-toxic-masculinity/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 5, 2017By Iman Khan

    Some people credit the Egyptian Empire as the most influential, others the Byzantine Empire, almost all, however, acknowledge the work of the Kardashian Empire in shaping the early 21st century, from the culture to the core beliefs we hold. And to think, this empire just hit its 10 year anniversary in 2017. The biggest accomplishment, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/kendall-jenner-crying-that-her-life-is-over-because-of-the-pepsi-ad-controversy-is-another-example-of-her-white-privilege/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • August 21, 2017By Iman Khan

    If not for his music, title as “King of Rock n’ Roll” or iconic sideburns, then you definitely know Elvis for being America’s Sweetheart and for dying an untimely death and all the rumors, conspiracies and scandals that transpired after. What you probably don’t know is that Elvis Presley, by most, if not all definitions … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/stop-romanticising-elvis-presley-and-start-acknowledging-him-for-what-he-was/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read