I loved this piece so much, I thought it is the type of thing I would have written. Somehow I get the feeling “King Bey” is on the cusp of a media chew-and-spit. By Rakhi Kumar Dear Michelle Obama, I’m addressing this to you because I admire you. Because you’re smart and a mum to […]
Ololade Siyonbola Pays Tribute to Chinua Achebe-Long Version. from Rukayat Aliyu on Vimeo.Nigerian Author Ololade Siyonbola pays tribute to Chinua Achebe, noting how his writing influenced her tremendously even as a child. The headwrap signifies respect to the departed. See the “Open Letter” at UPTOWN Magazine.
One of the most powerful tracks I have ever loved. Fell in love with Talib for taking it to my hometown. I’m mad though that this vid has only 400K views. Whereas the trash on Youtube gets 5 mil+ I love it especially because I don’t believe musik of enlightenment should have to adhere to […]
For me, admitting I am an artist was a huge leap of growth. It took decades to admit it out loud. Because 1> It wasn’t ok in my family for that to be your profession and 2> Because of <1> I wasn’t trained in the formal sense. It was not until I made this proclamation […]