Whether it was on a difficult but very much needed personal and/or sociopolitical topic, or one of sheer pleasure to write, I enjoyed the experience of writing in 2015. Whether I write about my personal life or art that I am passionate about, writing continues to feel like an exercise in freedom for me. I look forward to a good and interesting year of writing in 2016!Read More
“You must be unintimidated by your own thoughts because if you write with someone looking over your shoulder, you’ll never write.”
― Nikki Giovanni
There is always good music. And the truth is, every decade, era and genre of music always includes sublime, great, good, average, mediocre, bad and "never listen to this, ever" levels of music. Not all music that is "old" is good; not all music that is "new" is bad. Music tastes are subjective.
Janet Jackson, Jasiri X, Lianne La Havas, Jazmine Sullivan, Willow Smith, Erykah Badu, Ruby Amanfu, Jay Z and Lalah Hathway created some of my favorite music in 2015.Read More