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5.31.17 Thoughts

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1. I’d like to thank the members of N.E.R.D. for my new found mantra (and future tattoo): Fly Or Die. Fly Or Die is the title of their sophomore album which had a significant presence in my collegiate life. While reading Charlemagne’s newest book Black Privilege it hit me out of nowhere. In this world it’s fly or die. Either you do or you don’t. Continue reading

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Morning Motivation: Bia “Bobby Brown”

Woke up this morning and decided to make today count. Threw on the Field Jacket because it’s BRICK outside. I needed music to illustrate how ready I am and “Bobby Brown” came to mind. I’m a huge fan of the King of R&B so a track that pays homage gets nothing but play around these parts ya dig?

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Childlike but not childish…

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Six year old me in North Philly…

 

My grandmother would call me mischievous. It’s an adjective that I was well deserving of and even now at this very moment. The earliest memory that I have of my childhood maybe running around in diapers in my grandmother’s house and/or moving into my family’s first apartment. I only had one birthday party there; I had just turned 3 years old but that seems to be the strongest of my childhood recollections. As an only child, I had tons of time to be alone which affected my relationships with the other kids, like I didn’t like sharing because I never had to but I enjoyed having company which usually came in the form of classmates that I’d only see in school but rarely outside of that setting. Continue reading

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35mm Pastlife: KAWS, Philly 2013 (Black And White)

Photo By Michael Béon aka King Red Rose

Photo By Michael Béon aka King Red Rose

In October of 2013, KAWS had a dope installation at PAFA (Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts) and it was one of the coolest events to happen in this city. I came to the event with the sole intention of him signing my KAWS book and taking a photo of him. Once I got to where he was, there was a crowd of people surrounding all wanting to take photos with him and I was fortunate to get in, accomplish my mission and get ghost.  Continue reading

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