This week the infamous Black Thought from the Legendary Roots Crew on Hot 97. Black goes in for 10 minutes of nothing but intricate rhymes, wordplay, and references that will leave your face screwed up. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=prmQgSpV3fA?rel=0&w=560&h=315 My Favorite Line: "How much more CB4 can we afford, it's like a Shari law on My Cherie Amour"… Continue reading Black Thought Blacks Out
Every once and a while, I go back into my archives of mixtapes that can't be found on streaming platforms to check out 4Eva and a Day, my personal favorite mixtape by Big K.R.I.T. from Mississippi. K.R.I.T. is from the same stock as J. Cole, a rapper that produces and makes his own soul-sampling, but… Continue reading Big K.R.I.T. – Keep The Devil Off
I'm just writing this because it has been sitting on my heart. I've been reading over the past few days about Kenneka Jenkins and her death (Link at the Bottom). The saddest part about this story is that it is not surprising or new the details to culminated in her death. To avoid posting graphic… Continue reading Kenneka, Domestic Abuse, and Forgotten Black Women
Hello Everyone! I apologize for my absence over the past couple days but I come baring good news! I am back with positive news over this past weekend. I went down to Florida for the One God United - Spoken Revolution Weekend and came back with some powerful connections that will be changing Everything's Magnificent in… Continue reading Newness on the Way!
I had planned to write about SZA's CTRL album as I've been listening to at, reading the lyrics, and finding interviews all week. However, I find myself with a heavy heart today. The murder of Philando Castile by Officer Jeronimo Yanez reached complete acquittal of all charges today. I'm sick. I promise I will finish… Continue reading A Moment’s Reprise
My goal for this week is to dedicate this week to women and various topics along the spectrum. I touched on something from the Bible regarding womanhood, I spoke on the Wonder Woman movie and today I wanted to talk about allyship, feminism, and intersectionality. I've been thinking for the past few months about… Continue reading Allyship, Feminism, Intersectionality and Me
Today's a good day. I am out in St. Louis working. So, I'm taking today off. Be blessed. I'll be back tomorrow.
I've been thinking about ways to really share my thoughts outside of the larger, more complex posts. As a bit of fun and randomness, here are 25 random thoughts I've had in the last month. Enjoy. I wonder how living in Alaska with two months of continuous daylight feels. I hate doing anything but Math… Continue reading Meaningless Midnight Musings #1
Today was the beginning of my new position, it was filled with orientations and side appointments. I even moved into the dorms and will be living on a XL Twin bed for the next 10-12 weeks. Yippee!!🙃 So today, while I plan the rest of the week, I'll take off to get my head on right.… Continue reading Taking A Day Off – Sharing a Laugh
Dropping to make sure Big Sean and Drake stay Humble. Kendrick Lamar comes out of the abyss and drops a his third major release Damn. This album shook the internet on Good Friday. According to Kendrick and the rest of TDE, "Everything happens for a reason." and it definitely does. How was Kendrick's follow-up to TPAB?… Continue reading Kendrick Lamar Rap’s Christopher Nolan – Damn. (Album Reflection) [Spoiler Free]