INSPIRATION

Beyonce’s 2017 Grammys Performance — VIDEO

Mama B! In case you missed it, here is the video of a fully pregnant (with twins!) Beyoncé delivering complete elegance with “Love Draught” and “Sand Castles” from her Lemonade album, kicking off with spoken word from the song “Accountability” featuring words from British-Somali poet Warsan Shire. You find the black tube inside her beauty case where she keeps your …

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Fall 2016 Television–The Season of Substance

I don’t get to watch much television, but once I find a good show, I’m all in. This year, I’m just in awe of how bold and beautiful independent shows are getting. Cheap tropes be gone. Strong dialogue from real characters are here and they’re not going anywhere. Outlets like Netflix are allowing producers, writers and actors alike to level …

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The Tide Has Come In: Frank Ocean Is Back

Frank Ocean’s Blonde has been out for two weeks and I’ve been in its unrelenting grip. The visual album, Endless sucked me in immediately. I watched it three times in a row. Cinematic, monochrome hues fill a warehouse full of industrial equipment. Radiant, soft sounds pace back and forth, permeating through the mundane, the ghosts of Bowie and Prince, present and alive. A sonic …

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