Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Press Play: New Artist Shiena Releases Debut Single "I'll Wait for You"



The sweet sultry sound that grabs listeners when the lead single from songwriter/vocalist Shiena is played has been a long time in the making. I'll Wait for You is an introduction to many, but to Shiena it's just one more step towards fulfilling her purpose. After years of singing and writing for other artists, Shiena is finally ready to present her offering to music lovers!


Saturday, July 4, 2015

Video: Frederick Douglass' 1852 Speech "The Meaning of July 4th for the Negro"





Here is Morgan Freeman performing a bit of Frederick Douglass' The Meaning of July 4th for the Negro  from 1852. The harsh question I've asked myself is how much of this speech still rings true today?!? Enjoy your holiday with friends and family, but always know your history!

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Rodney Jerkins' 5yr. old babygirl #HeavenlyJoy WOWS on America's Got Talent



The names Rodney Jerkins and Darkchild for most people are synonymous with number one songs and hit artists. For me I automatically think Brandy (of course) but his impact on music stretches all over the place. I think that's about to change juuuust a bit. When people hear the name  Rodney Jerkins now, they're probably gonna start thinking  Heavenly Joy after last night.. his babygirl is stealing the show.

New Video: Rihanna- #BBHMMVideo (Explicit)


Rihanna announced last week that she would be releasing her new video for the hit single BBHMM today, and it's here!


Monday, June 29, 2015

Diddy Reunites Bad Boy for an Epic Performance at this years BET Awards!!!





Yes! This years BET Awards got off to a really good start. The hosts Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross of the hit show Blackish were incredibly funny. The celebs were all having a good time, and the performances were pretty darn good.

Sunday, June 28, 2015

2015 BET Awards Performances



The BET awards were full of great performances. Kendrick Lamar opened the show. Janelle Monae, Jidenna, Chris Brown, Tyga, Omarion, Nicki Minaj, Meek Mill, and an incredible Bad Boy Reunion were just some of the super dope sets. Tori Kelly blazed a tribute for Smokey Robinson along with Ne-Yo and Robin Thicke, and even the cast from Empire hit the stage.

I am soooo thankful that I don't live in a country governed by any one particular religious belief- including my own






So, I don't always rant like this on my blog.. in this more personal way, but I wanted to share something and avoid having to do so on Facebook. I decided to just post it to my own site; this way folks who care to read it can, and those who don't aren't forced to. 
 It's a rant..  long and grammatically incorrect, so be prepared lol. 


Saturday, June 27, 2015

Watch: Bree Newsome Climbs Flagpole on South Carolina Statehouse Grounds & Removes confederate flag




Bree Newsome, an activist, artist, and educator was arrested this morning after scaling the 30 ft. flagpole on the grounds of South Carolina statehouse. The pole that held up the confederate flag. Just before dawn she climbed the pole while another activist James Tyson stood below to make sure she didn't fall.

Friday, June 26, 2015

President Obama Delivers Heartfelt Eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney



I don't have many words. I'm so moved by this. Just watch. May the souls of the 9 lives lost in the massacre at Mother Emanuel AME Church rest in love. Thank you Mr. President. You honored an incredible life.

Ballin!! Nine Month Pregnant Ayesha Curry Has a Mean Shot



Since all of the sports media and world otherwise have focused in on Steph Curry and the NBA Finals, one thing was clear.. we wanted to know and see his wife and daughter just as much as we did him. Riley completely stole our hearts with her spunk and smarts. She's two, adorable, confident, and a natural when the camera turns on her.