7.30.17 Thoughts…

1. I spent most of yesterday afternoon with my younger cousin. He’s 19 years old and currently attends an arts college in California’s Bay Area. To say that I’m proud of him is an understatement; I watched him grow into a talented young man and he has the potential to be a strong creative force. […]

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One Shot: Freeway (2006)

If I’m not mistaken this may have been after the Roots Game Theory concert in August of 2006. The concert took place at the TLA on the day of the album’s release and Freeway and Peedi Peedi performed “Flipside” from Freeway’s debut album, Philadelphia Freeway. It was a live show. I knew most of the […]

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“Atomic Blonde” is GREAT!!!

What an awesome action thriller! I went into the theater prepared for something wild and that’s exactly what I received; Atomic Blonde is the battle royale of the summer. Atomic Blonde is based on the 2012 graphic novel titled The Coldest City by Antony Johnston And Sam Hart. Shameless plug but shout out to my […]

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For Kelis…. An Appreciation

When I hear the phrase “Black Girls Rock”, Kelis is the first woman that I think of. I had never seen anyone like her before and her music, especially in 1999, was purely an anomaly. The radio, especially urban formats, was nothing but your standard mainstream Hip-Hop and R&B. There weren’t any real exciting artists; […]

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