10 Love songs you should listen to in first person

My journey to self-love isn't complete without my first love, music. I was driving in the car the other day and discovered something amazing. Instead of singing the song TO someone else, I flipped the lyrics to sing about myself. This comes in handy especially with love songs. We all don't have someone to dedicate…

To the girl who loves: Self-love is the best love

You deserve to give yourself the love you’ve been trying to give to everyone else. You're always there for everyone else, putting others needs in front of your own. You've got to stop that. You have to be your first priority.   Self-love isn't selfish it's survival, it's necessary.   It's not going to be…

Migos evolves hip-hop culture in ‘Bad and Boujee’ video

The ladies of Migos’ ‘Bad and Boujee’ video are bad, boujee and CLOTHED!! Hip-hop videos are known for showcasing women in ways that many say are disrespectful and derogatory. If you don’t know what I mean, here are some examples: Nelly “Tip Drill” D.R.A.M. ft Lil Yachty “Broccoli” Of course this doesn’t go for ALL hip…

How ‘Wilmington on Fire’ director Christopher Everett’s hardship fueled his film

I sat down with Christopher Everett to talk about why he wanted to direct a documentary that puts a microscope on the 1898 massacre of African Americans by an armed white mob in Wilmington, North Carolina. I was surprised to find out the Laurinburg, North Carolina native was so passionate about telling this seldom told…

Why I’m not on the Beyonce ‘LEMONADE’ train

Disclaimer: Before the “Beyhive” drags, tags, or slays me please know, Beyonce will not retweet you. In true Bey form, she released a new album titled LEMONADE in an over the top manner like no one has done before. Two days later, social media is still abuzz with memes and tweets. The album is musically…