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
A week after you broke up with me, I started a small fire in my brother’s backyard. I’ve always loved watching the flames dance from orange to blue as if she is telling a story. Then I made the connection. I remember you told me that I reminded you of fire because of its destruction. You said I can relate to it. It burns. It … Continue reading The Fire That Dances
Anxiety quickly fell over college campuses everywhere as the confirmed cases of the Coronavirus began to skyrocket across the world. As a result, colleges across the country responded to the disease’s outbreak by forcing students to vacate their residential spaces and to continue the remainder of the semester through online classes. Students across the nation were displaced and severely affected from the decisions made by their institutions. The students of the … Continue reading COVID-19 vs. the AUC
Hey guysss! It’s been such a long time and I would apologize to you all for being so inconsistent with my work, but I should really be apologizing to myself. This past year has been filled with so much- but my good sis Kehlani once said, “Where there is pain, there is art” And, I thought that was so resonating that I might have to … Continue reading Are You Or A Friend In A Toxic Relationship? Distinguishing Signs.
Watching horror movies that get underneath your skin has become a Halloween tradition leading up to the creepy occasion. We watch these sorts of movies for the frightful rushes of adrenaline that they bring out of us. Here are a couple of classic movies to ensure gives you goosebumps this spooky season: The Cabin in The Woods (2012) – Focusing on five teenagers going to … Continue reading Horror Movies to Watch this Spooky Season
My Favorite “Go To” food spots in ATL There is no surprise that Atlanta is one of the biggest tourist attractions in the country. With the rise of tourists, the need of the “hot spots” have increased as well. Being that I am from out of state and a self proclaimed food connoisseur, it was my mission to find the best foods that Atlanta … Continue reading My Favorite “Go To” food spots in ATL