How the Films “Rosewood” and “The Velvet Goldmine” Shaped my Post-Secondary Education #BlackExcellence #BlackHistoryMonth #LoveisLove #LGBTQ

1999. As a high school senior, senioritis was a real outbreak among my peers, as it is for every class in high school when your collegiate pursuits have been realized and met with acceptance letters and scholarship money. Long before I could take advantage of the "workplace" slump in Newspaper by dedicating the entire Entertainment … Continue reading How the Films “Rosewood” and “The Velvet Goldmine” Shaped my Post-Secondary Education #BlackExcellence #BlackHistoryMonth #LoveisLove #LGBTQ

Hail to “The Chief”: Jidenna’s Nigerian-Tinged Hip Hop Reigns Supreme

That’s the history of the culture – diverse, self-reflective, often misunderstood. So when new artists emerge every few years, my musical barometer scans its scene, gravitating to the most creative and insightful. Artists like Drake, Big Sean, Flo Rida, Childish Gambino, Chance the Rapper, and now . . . Nigerian-American Jidenna Theodore Mobisson.