notes in the margin: “no.”

  No. Nah. Negative. I will let you know. Let me think about it. Not a good fit. I got you... Silence. So what is the root of the fruits that I bear? Rejection, a loss (an "L"), or said another way, "No." Everyone faces rejection, but when it comes to my hustle and my... Continue Reading →

qotw: all the stars

I would be playing myself if I didn't reference the movie, Black Panther. As much as I would like to talk about this epic cinematic experience, I don't want to spoil it for those who have not seen it yet. So I am going to rely on “All the Stars” by Kendrick Lamar featuring SZA (it's... Continue Reading →

qotw: flower bloom

“Makin' sure my punctuation curve, every letter here's true Livin' my life in the margin and that metaphor was proof I'm talkin' poetic justice, poetic justice If I told you that a flower bloomed in a dark room Would you trust it? I mean, you need to [read] this…” Kendrick Lamar, "Poetic Justice" In what... Continue Reading →

Safe Space

The concept of a “safe space” doesn't exist. It's a figment of your imagination. I know, the buzz term makes you comfortable, gives you hope, but it's also farce. Don't believe the hype. That was rather cold of me. I meant no harm, honestly. Could I have said it better? Yeah, my mom dukes would... Continue Reading →

It's been 19 years since his demise, yet Tupac Shakur's influence can still be seen and heard today. This infographic looks at lyrics from his album, The Don Killuminati: 7 Day Theory (released under the alias Makaveli) and political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli and excerpts from his most famous work, The Prince. “Life Goes On” (Intro) The Prince (Il... Continue Reading →

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