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Lil’ Kim’s “The Notorious K.I.M” turned 20

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While I give Lil' Kim shit for her most recent releases never let that suggest that I don't respect what she has done for women in hip-hop. She along with Foxy Brown blazed a trail for women to embrace their sexuality and have the freedom to speak their minds in the male-dominated hip-hop industry. After the release of groundbreaking...

Review: Uncorked(Netflix)

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The black experience is not monolithic and I am always searching for content that showcases the multilayered experiences of African Americans. In my quest to find such material I found Uncorked on Netflix. Uncorked is written and directed by Prentice Penny, of Insecure fame. The movie tells the story of Elijah who upset his father when he decides to pursue...

New Music Monday: J. Cole/Teyana Taylor/John Legend /Kirby/Ro James/Tweet

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It's Music Monday! Here are the with the top 6 songs that I am currently listening to in no particular order: 1.  Snow of tha Bluff - J. Cole J. Cole never disappoints and this song is no different. Listen to him get introspective about activism. 2. Lowkey - Teyana Taylor featuring Erykah Badu Teyana Taylor and Erykah Badu and a "Next Lifetime"...

210 Books On African American Studies(Nonfiction)

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I am not exactly sure what happened to me, but I used to be a voracious reader, but here lately I have completely fallen off the wagon. Television, social media, and life are partly to blame for my lack of reading, but I have vowed to change that. I am challenging myself to read a book on African American...