Music Mondays

No feature this week because I am speechless about the following: The Black Panther lives… and so does Troublemaker! Introducing MC Underbite (@LetitiaWright), best freestyler in Wakanda. All cred to my girl @RobynHoodmusic for the original inspiration and my bars. Happy #BlackPantherDay! #BlackPanther 🎵🎶 @travbryanmusic pic.twitter.com/pIwO9DNBfP — Lupita Nyong'o (@Lupita_Nyongo) February 16, 2018 When should […]

Music Mondays

STOP right now! What kind of operation would I be running if I didn’t acknowledge the big news story of last week: a Spice Girls reunion! (let’s ignore what Victoria Beckham might’ve said for a moment) #Neverforget that a good lot of us were introduced to feminism by a small notion we know as GIRL […]

Music Mondays: Savages

I’ve been sitting on this one for a while, trying to put together the words to describe the quiet intensity that Savages inspires. It’s more than quiet, really, because it builds into a frantic ferocity, ensuring a transition from light headbang to full-on mosh pit. It’s definitely not something that I’ve gravitated towards since early […]

Music Mondays: Sampa the Great

I’m away today so I’m vibing with Sampa the Great’s free spirited flow. The beautiful teaser of a mixtape she released last year titled Birds and the BEE9 makes for an ideal travel companion, calming the nerves with its jazzy moments and soulful melodies. It’s not surprising that she captures the traveler’s spirit so succinctly considering she […]

Art Words From An Art Baby

Art! The cure for what ails you, babies! Anyhoo, check it out! Before We Were Banned at ArtHelix. January 26th-28th. THIS WEEKEND ONLY! Before We Were Banned focuses on artists residing and working in the US, but with familial lineage/heritage/roots to the 7 countries on the Muslim Ban 1.0 list – Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, […]