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Dedicated to “Nawlins”….


Each tattoo tells a bit of my life story. I’m not one of those “gun attached to brass knuckles mixed with a knife kind of tattoo” people. Each of my now 22 tattoos bares some kind of importance. My most recent piece is a dedication to the city that showed me that I had a bit of growing up to do. Now I wasn’t down there being a menace to myself and others but there was a bit about yours truly that I hadn’t even come to terms with. Continue reading

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Thoughts on a Tuesday Morning…

“Today, I played it safe…Cards are in my favor”D’Angelo “Greatdayndamornin’/Booty”

The opening lines from one of my go-to tracks on D’Angelo’s sophomore album Voodoo best describes how I start my morning. The first half of “Greatdayndamornin’/Booty” places me in a mode where every day though not guaranteed, should be conquered or at least claimed in the name of triumph. On Monday morning, I woke up with a good vibe after a dope and surprisingly eventful weekend. I left the apartment for the first time in quite while for a concert and a party on Saturday night. At first, I really wanted to lounge at home with a sandwich, netflix and the shrubbery but loyalty to a friend nixed that option. I went to Johnny Brenda’s for the 10th anniversary concert of Hezekiah’s debut album, Hurry Up and Wait. I thought that it was a very intimate show and it had a nice turn out. It was also great to see two of my former schoolmates along with a guy that I knew from my local barbershop playing the string accompaniment during Hez’s set. I met a girl that night that’s into the BDSM scene too and that’s a different story for a different day. Continue reading

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