Remember that episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air when Will and Carlton went through rush week for a college fraternity and the leader didn’t want to let Carlton in because he said he was a “sell out”? Is that a true, real life representation of how black people view each other based on financial status? Black children that are raised in affluent neighborhoods, with … Continue reading “The Carlton Banks Syndrome” Are Privileged Black Kids Considered Less “Down” Than Inner City Black Kids?
At the end of the day, everyone wants to be happy and in love one day. And to get there it takes time, patience and most importantly the right person. When you’ve been in more than one relationship throughout the course of your life, you learn what you will and will not accept, which makes it a lot easier to maneuver in this new-age of … Continue reading Five Tips To Remember When Entering A New Relationship After Being In A Toxic One
August 29, 1958, a STAR was born in Gary, Indiana. Michael Jackson, of course. A man that needs no introduction but all of the recognition, I wanted to share my love of The King and do a Top 6 of my favorite MJ moments to celebrate Michael’s 60th Birthday. FUNNIEST CELEBRITY MJ IMPRESSION Chris Tucker at Def Comedy Jam. Fast forward to 1:35, unless you … Continue reading Happy Diamond Birthday to The King, Michael Jackson!
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. And although today is May 31, I specifically wanted to use the very last day to open up and talk about my own personal about with mental health, more specifically anxiety and depression. I was diagnosed with PTSD and severe anxiety last November. And as many people would guess it was partially military related. Yes, for those that don’t … Continue reading Pretty Girls have issues too…
The loss of Michael Jackson is still a healing wound in the music and entertainment space. Michael Jackson was such an untouchable, incomparable artist, it would be impossible to ever replace the likes of him. But that does NOT mean artists from the new generation have not had the opportunity to make their way to the top of the music industry. Michael Jackson has reigned … Continue reading Who’s Next Best?
One of St. Pete’s hidden talents is Co’Ke OneHunded. This artist may not look like the philosopher but that is exactly what he is. His street sense combined with his love for music makes for an artistry that is not common here or anywhere. But he doesn’t keep himself at the forefront of the music scene; for a very good reason. His motive is to … Continue reading Artist Spotlight feat. Co’Ke OneHunded
The state of Hip Hop music (whether mainstream or independent) has taken a turn, not necessarily for the worse, but definitely not for the best. And that is where Jamar Carr comes in. Born in Crown Heights Brooklyn and raised in Jamaica Queens, he is the next best thing to our J. Cole or Kendrick, both of which he would say is his best competition. … Continue reading Artist Spotlight feat. Jamar Carr