Few things will really hit home and resonate deeply with you in this life. For me this season, Summer Walker's Over It is all the glory. I'm telling you, from start to finish, freaking blow by blow, Over It definitely signed a long term lease on my playlist. Left me wondering if Summer Walker and … Continue reading Over it — Summer Walker
First person to introduce me to SiR was one of my long time friends, a gem really. She mentioned how the song "Hair Down" featuring Kendrick Lamar reminded her of Foxy, my former alter ego. With intrigue, I listened to the track expecting something adjacent to Cardi B or Nicki Minaj cause people often mistook … Continue reading Chasing Summer — SiR
First time I listened to Jidenna was when he released the song Classic Man. It was such a vibe so I instantly grew a liking to him. Of course being an existing Janelle Monáe fan, when Yoga was released I was also all over that. And rightfully so, when Jidenna finally realised his album The … Continue reading 85 To Africa — Jidenna
When working on healing and growth, triggers are an all too common trait. Often I've found myself upset at the lack of a "trigger warning" be it on the news, social media, or life in general. I found myself going through intense distress and dis-ease when there is no warning, therefore, no mental preparation, and … Continue reading Trigger Protection Mantra — Jhené Aiko
Couple weeks ago I was watching "Someone Great" on Netflix then a proper jam came on during one of the scenes. I quickly grabbed my phone, as one does, and asked Siri "What song is this?". This is how I discovered Lizzo's song "Truth Hurts". I can be resistant to change so I was literally … Continue reading I’m Crying Cuz I Love Lizzo!
SPOILER ALERT!!! I have always been a fan of thriller, suspense, horror, and sci-fi genres since I started consuming media. However, the gory genres that usually fall under horror are definitely not my cup of tea. Regardless, I have managed to watch all the Purge films now including the most recent release, The First Purge, … Continue reading The First Purge — Trigger Warning!
Last September (2018) my sister, Kimberley Chakona, released her second book titled Poetry to the People. The most exciting part about this release is the collaboration of artists. I had always known my sister wanted to collaborate with other poets and artists in general but I didn't expect it to happen so early on in her … Continue reading Poetry To The People