Shakinah Starks: Trendsetter, Producer, & The Future

To celebrate Women’s History and Appreciation month, I spoke with one of the most creative people I know about her accomplishments. I had the pleasure of dishing hot takes with [the] quirky and artistic Shakinah Starks, a Massachusetts native currently pursuing dreams of being a producer in LA. We spoke about her emergence in the industry, changing the black woman’s narrative, and self care #TreatYoSelf.  Shakinah … Continue reading Shakinah Starks: Trendsetter, Producer, & The Future

Female Rap– That’s it. That’s the Damn Title!

For the ordinary listener, music is the perfect gateway to a carefree day and a practical way to express some repressed feelings; especially when listening to rap, with today’s surplus of subgenres it is possible to channel whatever you’re feeling with your desired artist! You want to feel like a dope dealer while folding your laundry? Listen to Pusha T. You want to get into … Continue reading Female Rap– That’s it. That’s the Damn Title!

A Quick Take on Solange’s “When I Get Home”

With Black History Month feeling like a whirlwind of chaos—ICE wrongfully detaining 21 Savage, Jussie Smollett’s alleged hate crime hoax, Robert Kelly being bailed out by someone’s estranged aunt, and cringely having culture vultures [Kardashians and Yesjulz] be loud and wrong—with perfect timing, we all received hints of an upcoming project from our Sol Angel (Solange). With exclusive visuals and album art surfacing the internet, … Continue reading A Quick Take on Solange’s “When I Get Home”