An uncomfortable but honest talk we rarely have and too often avoid

Disclaimer: Not everyone in my circle knows the story or that I was even in that place. I want it clear this is a past event and I’m fine. …


The Negro asked.

A simple question

But a bolder declaration

Am I the bump in the night?

Am I Hell personified?

I think I’m alone

Although they say different

Who…


The Butcher looks to continue Griselda’s epic 2020 run

Welcome to the First 48.’ What’s the First 48? It is simply the first 48 thoughts that come to mind when listening to an album for the first time. It’s not to be taken as a full review of a project. To diminish an artist’s body of work, no matter…


Nas looks to prove that album number thirteen is actually a lucky number.

Welcome to the First 48.’ What’s the First 48? It is simply the first 48 thoughts that come to mind when listening to an album for the first time. It’s not to be taken as a full review of a project. To diminish an artist’s body of work, no matter…


The more things appear to change, the more they stay the same.

I’ve written about how my dad’s death in 2017 changed me as a person. I find myself sitting here on Father’s Day, thinking about my dad again. I’m also looking at Twitter becoming a war zone of people arguing if single moms should celebrate Father’s Day. I was hoping Twitter…


It’s not a complete ‘Waste of Time’

In the world of Hip-Hop journalism, there are certain names and brands that even the most casual fan will know: eskay, Elliott Wilson, 2DopeBoyz, John Gotty & The Smoking Section are just a few that most will recognize. …


Third times a charm, right?

Welcome to the First 48.’ What’s the First 48? It is simply the first 48 thoughts that come to mind when listening to an album for the first time. It’s not to be taken as a full review of a project. To diminish an artist’s body of work, no matter…


A Mania that should’ve been one night

We, as fans of sports, are in a weird period in history due to the COVID-19 outbreak. There’s no Saturday night and Sunday afternoon NBA showcase games, no March Madness, hell we don’t even have baseball. All we have is wrestling.

There’s a saying in show business that “the show…


As we all know by now, thanks to a certain virus that The Simpsons may have or may have not predicted there’s no March Madness this year. That’s right the unofficial month-long holiday has been canceled which leaves a large chunk of the country with nothing to waste time with…

Jacob DeLawrence

I turn thoughts into words which become emotions.

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