12 Lessons From JAY-Z’s 4:44 Album Release

Caption: The Last Time I Got To Visit The Roc Nation Office was Dec. 2016. Because I’ve never been good at math, and 4:44 equals 12, I’ve decided to share 12 lessons we can all learn from JAY-Z’s newest album release. Plus it is no secret that I’m a huge fan of JAY-Z & Beyonce….

My Love Affair with New Orleans…

It is no secret that New Orleans is my favorite city outside of the Chicago, the city that I call home. I’ve written about my love here…and here… The city of New Orleans hovers with an energy and a spirit that sticks to your thoughts. The architecture makes you feel like you’re stepping into a…

Why The West Coast Is Winning in Hip Hop…

Currently listening to Schoolboy Q’s LP, Blank Face. I really like it! The first time I heard Schoolboy Q was on the song “Collard Greens” and I’ve been a fan ever since. What is it about the West Coast that’s winning right now in Hip Hop? (1) Musicality Historically, West Coast Hip Hop has always…

A Few Playlists To Download

I’m a huge fan of music. I subscribe to Spotify, Apple Music and Tidal, just because I want to be able to access as much music as possible. The artists that I really love, I actually purchase their music, usually on iTunes. Here are some of my favorite playlists on Spotify: Mellow Mood – perfect…

Music Monday + Miguel’s New Album

Happy Monday! Caption: Artwork for Miguel’s New Album “Wildheart” My life revolves around music and I have an eclectic taste in music. Every Monday, I will share 10 songs to add to your playlist. 10 Songs To Add To Your 90s Playlist: (1) “Iesha” by Another Bad Creation (2) “Poison” by Bell Biv DeVoe (BBD)…

15 Years of Beyonce… and Counting!

I’ll never forget watching BET and seeing a group of teenage girls singing, “You be saying no, no, no, no… when it’s really yes, yes, yes, yes, yes.” At the time I was 14 years old and had just started high school. My estrogen was high, my energy was high and I could identify with…

Free Chaka Khan Concert in Chicago!!!

The beautiful & talented diva Chaka Khan, will be honored this Sunday, by the City of Chicago with a street named after her to celebrate 40 years in music and her 60th birthday! The event is free to the public on Sunday, July 28, 2013 and will be located at: Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion…