I had the pleasure of witnessing Okorie Johnson perform live this weekend. He was the highlight of the night for me. He’s just such a talent. I hope you enjoy his sound as much as I do. Like Shanti Om, he uses a loop machine to record the track and .. magic! site | album […]Read more "Liminal: a music share"
My nephew starts pre-K today! It’s bittersweet. Thought I’d share this dope video that encourages kids of all ages to read. We, as a village, need to put down our gadgets sometimes and heed these lyrics too- set an example and make reading cool again. Lately I find myself reading more blogs and articles online […]Read more "Read a Book"
So I’m mad late, but you I know I gotta share the arts with you all! P.A.C. (Popular Art Culture) was a showcase of Tupac-inspired artworks. It coincided with his forty-sixth birthday and the release of All Eyez on Me. Did anyone see it? Thoughts? Are you a Tupac fan? I’m a fan, not hardcore, but […]Read more "Sup, blood?"
By Daniel Johnson Honestly, there would be no Miley Cyrus, Iggy Azalea, Katy Perry, Yes Julz or any other white woman culturally appropriating Blackness without the continued support and validation of Black men. Black men are culpable accomplices when insincere and advantage-seeking white women steal and devalue both Black women and Black culture. White women… via […]Read more "For every white woman that appropriates Blackness, there’s a Black man behind her — RaceBaitR"
I had the pleasure of hearing AND MEETING Shanti last month at a live performance and I just had to share her light with y’all! She is SO beautiful, humble, natural and.. real. And incredibly gifted. I just love her energy. If you can’t tell, she’s using a loop machine to record her voice/the track. […]Read more "Black Every Friday: Shanti Om"
You guys already know KING is one of my favorite vocal groups. Ever. They are so gifted with such a creative approach to not only their music but the visuals they pair with it. I think the imagery in this video depicts Prince’s untimely death; I see a bit of symbolism that brought me to […]Read more
Did you peep the lyrics tho??! More more more of this, please! Wale, me love you long time! ❤Read more "Black is GOLD"