Queen & Slim

Greetings All, I just finished watching Queen & Slim and had to share my thoughts. Before we get started, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by Melina Matsoukas, Queen & Slim stars Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith. Ernest “Slim” Hines and Angela “Queen” Johnson’s first date takes a turn…

Solé

“I’m a divine being, seeking to raise the consciousness of other divine beings, and it is my hope, that through my creative offerings, others will be reminded of their own divinity.” – Solé   In a previous post, I mentioned how much of a late bloomer I am when it comes to finding music with…

The Intruder

Greetings Folks, I finally had to a chance to watch The Intruder and wanted to share my thoughts. Before we get started, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by Deon Taylor, The Intruder stars Michael Ealy, Meagan Good, and Dennis Quaid. The Intruder is a psychological thriller that tells…

Aladdin

Greetings Folks, I just saw Aladdin, and I wanted to share my thoughts. Before we get started, check out the following trailer if you haven’t seen it already. Directed by Guy Ritchie, Aladdin stars Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, and Marwan Kenzari. Aladdin is a live-action adaptation of Disney’s 1992 animated film. The story…

John Singleton’s Legacy

Earlier this week, we lost a directorial icon. John Singleton. As someone who has been a fan of his work throughout the 90s and the new millennial, I was somewhat upset about his passing. His films were milestones in my community because they were authentic narratives that had powerful messages. The cinematography and breakout star…

4/25/02

On April 25, 2002, the world lost a musical heavyweight. Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes. Since she was so influential throughout my childhood, it’s only right that I pay my respects today. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Lisa “Left Eye” Nicole Lopes was a member of the Hip Hop/R&B group TLC. Lending her rap skills to the…

Just Because…

I felt like vibing to some Soul Music. Until Next Time…

2/11/12

On February 11, 2012, the world lost an icon. Whitney Houston. I don’t know too many people who didn’t love her, so it’s only right that I pay my respects on this day. Born to a musical family in Newark, New Jersey, Whitney Houston was destined for success in the entertainment industry. As a teenager,…

Lupe Fiasco

You would never know what you could ever be. If you never try, you would never see.   In a previous post, I paid homage to one of my favorite lyrical scholars—Nas. Listening to his music always makes me appreciate the art form that is Hip Hop. Artists like Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, and Drake…

Just Because…

I felt like vibing to some classic Hip Hop. Until Next Time…