Hairography: The Joe and Tahiry Story

Hairography: The Joe and Tahiry Story

Season 1, episode 11 of Glee was entitled “Hairography.” Rapper Eve plays Grace Hitchens, the glee club director at Jane Adams Academy, an all-girl schools for troubled youth. Hitchens choir is competing against McKinley High in an upcoming showcase. Like…







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#100LifeGoals: Building Your Dream

#100LifeGoals: Building Your Dream

I genuinely enjoy the life I live, but it’s not my dream life. I believe the life I dream of is achievable, but to do so I have to make some intentional decisions. My goal in 2014 is architect my…







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The Veneer Gospel: Winans’ Snubs Single Mom and Child

The Veneer Gospel: Winans’ Snubs Single Mom and Child

When I read the story of Charity Grace, I could immediately relate to her experience. Marvin Winans, pastor of Perfecting Church, refused to bless her two-year-old son, Joshua, because he was born out of wedlock. “I’ve never felt so degraded…







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HBCUs and the Hip Hop Philanthropist

HBCUs and the Hip Hop Philanthropist

This morning I learned that hip hop icon Dr. Dre and co-founder of Interscope Records Jimmy Iovine, both co-founders of Beats by Dre, donated $70 million to the University of Southern California (USC) to create the Jimmy Iovine and Andre…







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“I Hit It First”: Why Ray J and Kanye Are Both Douches

“I Hit It First”: Why Ray J and Kanye Are Both Douches

When I first saw the graphic for Ray J’s new single, I thought it was a joke. Let’s be honest, most of you have too much free time, so I assumed someone had spent an hour of their life playing…







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Beyonce Taught Me: Three Relationship Lessons You Must Learn from Beyonce & Jay-Z

Beyonce Taught Me: Three Relationship Lessons You Must Learn from Beyonce & Jay-Z

In case you didn’t know, I have hood tendencies, so you shouldn’t be surprised by the fact that “Upgrade U” is by far my favorite Beyoncé video. The imagery used creates a picture of the Beyoncé I love. Not the poised,…







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Taxes and Jesus: About Rendering Unto Ceasar…

Taxes and Jesus: About Rendering Unto Ceasar…

From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required; and from the one to whom much has been entrusted, even more will be demanded. (Luke 12:48) Since college, Luke 12:48 has been one of the founding principles…







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Marriage Mondays: About Pre-Nups…

Marriage Mondays: About Pre-Nups…

On Friday, the Twitter streets were all abuzz over the fact that Kandi was asking Todd to sign a pre-nuptial agreement. In her Bravo blog dated January 24, Kandi does a great job of explaining her logic behind requesting a…







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OBAMA’S ON FIRE!!!! (Yes, I’m Yelling…)

OBAMA’S ON FIRE!!!! (Yes, I’m Yelling…)

Update [12:33pm]: Man, bump references to Beyonce ripping out her earpiece like a thug. I just found out she was lip syncing. It’s irrelevant now. *pouts* Yesterday, the nation watched as President Barack Obama was inaugurated to his second term…







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Kanye Knocks Up Kim and T.I. Finds Comfort in My Bosom?!?!?

Kanye Knocks Up Kim and T.I. Finds Comfort in My Bosom?!?!?

Separation. It’s a word that should be respected. We’ve all seen what happens when we disrespect the marriage that accompanies the separation. Jack Bauer had an affair with Nina while he was separated from Teri. And once he decided to…







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My Favorite Big Boi Verses

My Favorite Big Boi Verses

Today, Big Boi released his second solo album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, and the critics thus far have loved it. You can read the Rolling Stones review here. While I still lust for another Outkast album, I’m excited to…







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