Category Archives: Music

These Dreams of You

The outpouring of love and support since my last post has been both overwhelming and greatly appreciated. My intention for sharing was never to receive attention, but to help empower myself and possibly others in the process. In an email … Continue reading

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The 90’s Snack: DMX f. Faith Evans “How’s It Going Down”

I heard someone today blasting DMX in their car. I laughed momentarily, until I realized that DMX created one of my favorite rap songs…ever. The joke’s on me. From 1998, here’s DMX and Faith Evans “How’s It Going Down.” XOXO … Continue reading

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The KING’s Speech

It’s March. How did I manage to not post at all in February? It was the shortest month in the year and Black History Month. Whoops! Well in fact, I did have a dream, but it didn’t quite have anything … Continue reading

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The 90’s Snack: Raphael Saadiq “Ask of You”

So I took over a month-long break. You mad? Sorry. I’m trying to get my life together like always. New years resolutions? Not quite, more like new life resolutions. I’ll figure it out one of these days, but for now … Continue reading

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Hotter Than July

Shout out to SoulBounce for posting this treasure, a documentary about the tour for one of Stevie Wonder’s greatest albums Hotter Than July in 1980-1981. It includes footage from Wonder rallying in D.C. to get MLK Day recognized as a … Continue reading

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The Hip-Hop Word Count: A Searchable Rap Almanac

Now that it is widely regarded as a certified institution (and not just a passing phase), hip hop is being taken to new heights. Even Oprah has changed her tune (pun very much intended) about the genre that she so … Continue reading

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The 90’s Snack: *NSYNC “Oh Holy Night”

I’m not completely a scrooge, but I am just not feeling the holidays this year at all. Can we just not have them and say that we did? It doesn’t work that way? Whatever. In an attempt to conjure some … Continue reading

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