Black Hair: A Beautiful Struggle.

Black hair has always had its ups and downs in history. I remember conversations and documentaries that I've consumed on the conversation of natural vs. relaxed hair and how it was a major self reflecting issue amongst Black women and even Black men and how they felt about it (as if their opinion really mattered). … Continue reading Black Hair: A Beautiful Struggle.

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My Ode to Los Angeles

On a hot but gloomy Thursday evening on April 11th, 2019, there was a sense of despair in the air, the vibe in L.A. was off and emotions were high. On this the day, Ermias Eghedom "Nipsey Hussle" lost his life in front of his clothing store in Los Angeles, CA. Who would have known that that … Continue reading My Ode to Los Angeles

Creating a Fresh and New Sound as Bilingual Rapper: A Q&A with BardoAF

BardoAF is an upcoming artist from Atlanta by way of Chicago that is making a fresh new sound that is soulful but still hip-hop and Latin/Caribbean influenced. Check out what he has to say about, how he started rapping, being a bilingual rapper, staying motivated and his top three most influential rappers. Q: At what … Continue reading Creating a Fresh and New Sound as Bilingual Rapper: A Q&A with BardoAF

Is Being “The First” African American in History Getting Played Out?

In 2018 African Americans are still breaking history by being the first African Americans in history to accomplish something. Londed Breed- First Black Mayor of San Francisco (2018) Ava DuVernay- First African-American woman to be nominated for Best Director by the Golden Globe Awards for Selma . Kamala Harris - First woman, first African American and … Continue reading Is Being “The First” African American in History Getting Played Out?