Went to a release party last night for Anderson .Paak‘s new album “Malibu.” My God. It’s EPIC. Three songs in and my whole body was covered with chills. It’s the same kind of feeling I had the very first time I heard D’Angelo‘s debut album “Brown Sugar.” Continue reading
You guys know I don’t promote/sell a lot out here, so when I do, it’s because I want to share with you something that I truly love, believe in, and/or have been greatly impacted by in some way. To that end, I want to share an amazing book that I read by a dear friend of mine, Suzette Webb. I’m not talking about her book just because she’s my dear friend. I’m talking about it because her book genuinely shook me to the core when I read it because it is so brutally honest, real, and soul-baring in a way that is braver than most of us are willing to be in real life, let alone on the page for all to read and judge. Her book, Blues To Blessings: from Fearful to Faithful is the very candid and gripping tale of her arduous journey to realize her dreams.
It speaks to the bravery of being willing to listen to your intuition when it comes to your calling, even when Continue reading
I saw it last night and again this afternoon. It’s one of the best films I’ve ever seen. A master class in how to make a biopic. The best casting I’ve ever seen for a film based on real people. I was emotionally involved from the first scene down to the last. So emotionally-involved that throughout the movie my heart raced, I cheered, I sang along to music that has been an important part of my evolution, I fist-pumped, I laughed, my eyes teared. I felt all the feels. When it was over, Continue reading
No? Well, yeah. The throat on that cat? The lungs? That voice cured with just the perfect balance of right and wrong?
Man, oh, man.
Annnnyway…in anticipation of the release of his first solo album in four years, Higher Truth…
…he dropped a video for the first single, “Nearly Forgot My Broken Heart,” and it’s dope af.
I’m in love.*
*I know I was in love in my last post, but hey, that’s how I get down. I love. I’m a Libra. Libras love.**
**But we’re choicey about who and what we love, so don’t get too excited… 😉
Check out these other examples of her work. She makes them in a variety of colors, just choose your poison.