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7/30 B.A.S.H. Pop-Up Shop Haul 

Happy First Day of August! What did you do this weekend?  Well on Sunday July 30th, I went to another one of Monica Byrd’s #BASHPopUp Shop events at Studio 52 in DC! So keep reading to see my haul.  These shades are from Powder N Pose’s She So Siddity Collection. Powder N Pose is a Black/Woman/DMV owned line… Continue reading 7/30 B.A.S.H. Pop-Up Shop Haul 

Art · Cosmetics · Events · fashion · Living Life

B.A.S.H. Pop-Up Shop 4/23 Recap

Happy Tuesday! My social media followers know that last year, I attended two Fashionista Flea Markets in DC‘s Brookland area. Well, that name has changed to B.A.S.H. (Beauty, Art, Style, and Home) Pop-Up Shop!  I had the pleasure of attending their second Spring 2017 event over the weekend, April 23rd to be exact. The new… Continue reading B.A.S.H. Pop-Up Shop 4/23 Recap

Art · Living Life · Travel

My 4 Favorite Blog Posts (So Far) 

In case you haven’t noticed, #ThrowbackThursday is my favorite social media weekday hashtag. As the saying goes, “You can’t know where you’re going if you don’t know where you’ve been.”  Now of course I love ALL my blog posts! But if I were to put myself in my audience’s shoes, I know what blogs stand… Continue reading My 4 Favorite Blog Posts (So Far) 

Art · Bath and Body · Candles · Cosmetics · Living Life · Natural Hair

My Last Blog of 2016 

Gratefulness and manners still get you far in 2016. In just seven months, my blog has opened doors for me I that always imagined! Thank you to all 479 (and counting) of my Instagram followers, and to each and every person on WordPress who read my blog every week!  My first post was the picture… Continue reading My Last Blog of 2016 

Art · Living Life · Music

My Remix of The 12 Days of Christmas 

What is your favorite traditional Christmas song?  Recently, my Humanities of the Arts professor gave our class a very unique group project: to write our own lyrics to The 12 Days of Christmas, using pop culture from 2016! This was so fun to do!  So Keep Calm and Read On! I hope you enjoy my… Continue reading My Remix of The 12 Days of Christmas 


Hip-Hop Love Stories and the Construction of Socially Acceptable Urban Identities 

It’s a “Man’s World”. Hip-Hop Rappers have to prove they go hard to sell records. Old School Rappers who respected women were underrated. In the New School Rap, there’s no more committed love – just sex. Music is poetry and every poem is different.  All love rap songs have Contrasting, Perceptual, Spirited, Conversational, and Metaphoric… Continue reading Hip-Hop Love Stories and the Construction of Socially Acceptable Urban Identities