Alpha Lyrae. Squallé’s Grown Man EP. Feat. Kxng Blanco.

Alpha Lyrae means the brightest star. I love that the first word is alpha and it is associated with masculinity because that is what this album is about. Squallé has laid out some of the things he deals with as a man. Maybe that is what all rap is about but particularly this album. HeContinue reading “Alpha Lyrae. Squallé’s Grown Man EP. Feat. Kxng Blanco.”

What Ever Happened to R&B? By Flo the DJ feat 50 Cent’s Instagram

What ever happened to R&B? Ginuwine would set the mood for you & me. What ever happened to the Misses & the Mister? Now I Gotta Listen To Them Degrade Ya’ Sista. Back in the daze music used to mean something. Nowadays they ain’t really saying nothing, but Got your hands on some change… NowContinue reading “What Ever Happened to R&B? By Flo the DJ feat 50 Cent’s Instagram”

Life the Marathon By Flow the DJ feat Chaos

One day you’ll pass on When the Lord calls you home When will that time come? See you really never know So just try to live your life before you go Give your loved ones the roses before the scent is gone Don’t just live your Life in a cloud of weed and alcohol OnContinue reading “Life the Marathon By Flow the DJ feat Chaos”

Time Flies By Flow the Dj feat Mind of El

Relationships shouldn’t be crappy Don’t stay if you ain’t happy A broken home before you even a mama or pappy Hate when we make babies Who are just a product of complacency Plenty fish in the sea Don’t be afraid to leave If you don’t feel the vibe Don’t be afraid to ride Cause daysContinue reading “Time Flies By Flow the Dj feat Mind of El”

The Marathon Continues — Nipsey Hu$$le

Rest In Peace Nipsey Hu$$le Ermias Asghedom Nipsey Hu$$le, was murdered March 31, 2019 outside of his clothing store, Marathon, on Slauson Ave in Los Angeles, CA. Upon receipt of the disheartening news, the Hip-Hop world of fans and artists alike rushed to social media to pay their respects to the legendary rapper and activist.Continue reading “The Marathon Continues — Nipsey Hu$$le”

Meet the Queen

Who am I? If you didn’t read that in the Petey Pablo “Raise Up” voice, then we are not the same. No, but seriously — Who am I? I am the Queen. (Ask my kids, they’ll tell ya! 😂) I am a 30-year old mother, wife, sister, daughter, and friend. I have been married toContinue reading “Meet the Queen”

Nicki + Cardi — Dame Las Dos — Diasporic Jewels

Cardi is day to Nicki’s night. Where Nicki is going in, Cardi is chilling back, posed. When Minaj is going for your throat, Cardi is slipping you the poison while smiling. Dame. Las. Dos.

Album Review — Dirty Computer — Janelle Monáe

Imagine being a historian in America circa 3012, searching through archives looking for some material on technology and love in music and you proverbially dust off Dirty Computer.

Album Review — East Atlanta Love Letter — 6lack

It wasn’t until listening to this album that I was reminded that canadian-born Drake and I had little in common… I feel like I lived an hour in his truth and I don’t know this man from John Doe.

Heavy Rotation — 2018 Albums on Repeat

I have always loved music. [Read how much music matters to me here.] But, being a stay-at-home parent has changed the way that I listen. I remember racing through aisles at the local store to grab an album the DAY it hit the shelves. I can’t always get to albums as soon as they dropContinue reading “Heavy Rotation — 2018 Albums on Repeat”