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 …

Read More »

Adventures In Online Dating: Advice for Boss Divas

Adventures In Online Dating: Advice for Boss Divas   I’m still young enough to rock purple hair and an accent nail. “I’m 30 — -blah, blah, blah,” in the words of Titus Andromedon. I’m pursuing my dreams. I eat right, exercise and I think I’m pretty cool. I’mmaaaa divvaaaa. I even go to therapy for the non-cool stuff, but seriously, what gives …

Read More »

Afropunk Mixtape!

AFROPUNK MIXTAPE #021: SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER Posted by Sound Check on August 24, 2016 at 10:30am View Blog   AFROPUNK Brooklyn is just a few days away and to get everybody pumped we’ve released a pre-festival mixtape packed with some of our favorite politically charged empowerment tracks inspiring us to take back control by means of voting. Mixtape #021: …

Read More »

I Was Never A “Museum Person”

I sit here in front of a portrait Sarah Siddons. My summer sweat sticks to the lavish leather on the most indulgent chair I’ve ever sat in. Above me, this oil on canvas hangs like a robust reminder of unrequited love. Joshua Reynolds painted it in 1784. Siddon’s face is demure, luxurious and yet pained. Joshua Reynolds really had it bad …

Read More »