They didn’t lie when they said that history repeats itself. Although we are 100 years apart, the roaring 1920s and 2020 has a lot more in common than you may think. (Enjoy my Roaring 20s themed 20th birthday shoot!) For starters, you can’t have the 20s without flappers! Women Empowerment Smoking, drinking, and exploring sexuality were normal for the young women in the 20s. Short … Continue reading History Repeats: The Roaring 20s vs 2020
My 20th birthday is in exactly 2 days.. With that being said, I thought about all of the lessons that I’ve learned over the years and ones I will share to my younger sisters. Enjoy added pictures of myself on this journey to 20 lol. 1.People’s opinions of you is none of your business. 2.You cannot force people to be ready when you are. 3. … Continue reading 20 Things I learned Before Turning 20
We are in a time where people are starting to look at organized religion with questions. The amount of people who are starting to leave the church and venture past what they grew up learning has become interesting. What do you say to say to the spirit, the deity, the woman herself who grants life, love, and everything synonymous with femininity? That’s the question I … Continue reading Oshun- The Yoruba Goddess of Love, Beauty, and Fertility+
First and foremost, CONGRATULATIONS! I know how exciting it is to finally wipe your hands with High School, and jump right into college. The exhilarating feeling of finally being able to free and find your purpose (and going out at 3 AM without your parents down your back is always a plus) While you may feel like you’re on top of the world and nothing … Continue reading Advice for College Freshmen
I was so captivated with Mulatto and Gucci Mane’s “Muwop” that dropped recently that it was nearly imperative that I wrote an article about how women in rap have been KILLIN it lately. I was ecstatic to hear what Big Latto and Big Guwop had in the works because of the constant marketing of the single allll over social media. In one instance, you see … Continue reading Women In Rap: 2020
While in college down South, I couldn’t help but to quickly realize the scarcity of one of the things dearest to my heart- a local Bodega. I remember trying to explain its significance to those not familiar with the Tri State area, and they quickly got turned off by the mention of the Bodega cat. **Below I have a word bank if you find yourself … Continue reading Why Bodegas Are Essential to Black and Brown Communities
DJ Nyse shares how he came up in the DJ world, working on one of the biggest radio stations in the world, what it means to be a Heavy Hitter, a family man in the music industry, and more. I personally found Nyse to be very humble as he picked up the FaceTime call playing Modern Warfare, and yelling at his dogs. I immediately started … Continue reading DJ Nyse on spinning for HOT 97.1, What It Means to be a Heavy Hitter, and more!
Jersey City’s very own, Cito On The Beat is a RIAA Gold Certified award winning producer with albums that sold over 500,000 copies and over a billion streams. Cito has worked closely with your favorite artists such as YG, Kevin Gates, Nicki Minaj, Lil Baby, and more! Cito currently has a website of his own called “CitoOnTheBeats.com” where he has been selling his productions daily. … Continue reading Keeping An Ear To The Beats: Cito On The Beat Talks About Becoming A Award Winning Certified Gold Producer, Artist Development, and More!
What’s funny is I used to get drunk and cry about how I never wanted to become my mother. The woman that was so drunk in love that she regurgitated her emotions. The woman that allowed her heart to be manipulated and rearranged countless times like a ball of clay. The woman that cried out for a man who was already too far gone. But … Continue reading My mother’s daughter