Monthly Archives: February 2012

iTunes Single of the Week: Chiddy Bang “Handclaps and Guitars”

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“Handclaps and Guitars” is the recently released Itunes single of the week.  While this track is catchy and fun it will be like an annoying mosquito that will be buzzing in your ear all summer.  There are no great musical or … Continue reading

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Kid Cudi & Dot da Genius to debut as WZRD

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An eclectic crowd gathered at the darkly artistic NYC hotspot W.I.P eagerly anticipating the preview of WZRD, the self titled début album of Kid Cudi and producer Dot da Genius.  The albums February début will disappoint some while delighting others. … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston is Not Your Enemy

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The death of Whitney Houston has rocked the music world and her fans.  Anytime we lose a star it seems like we collectively gasp as if they are not humans with flaws.  Houston lived a very public life.  We witnessed … Continue reading

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Single of the Week: Gregory Porter “Real Good Hands”

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Gregory Porter paints a poignant picture in his new single “Real Good Hands” off his up coming album “Be Good” which had an appropriate Valentines Day release.  Motema Music out of Harlem is the home of this spectacular artist. A … Continue reading

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Music For Relief

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I chose to support the fundraising cause of Music For Relief.  The organization was established after the Tsunami in Thailand in 2005.  The band members of Linkin Park decided they could reach out to other peers and their fans to … Continue reading

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Chocolat Moderne: A Sexy Chocolate Laboratory

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Not many people are lucky enough to be wandering down a street and get invited in to a Chocolate laboratory. I was that lucky person.  Chocolatiere Jean Coukos opens the doors to her creative space. Chocolat Moderne is gaining accolades and attention in … Continue reading

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War of the Heart: Scholarly Study on Don’t Ask Don’t Tell

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“The human heart is the starting point of all matters pertaining to war.” Marshal Maurice de Saxe Since the beginning of time people have been serving in a time of war and peace to protect the nation they love.  Usually … Continue reading

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T. Berry: The Greatest Story Teller in the World

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Walking down a street. Forgot which one. The Brooklyn Bodega’s second “Show and Prove” had just ended and I had left with a group of friends and we had bar hopped our way around the area. Somehow myself and a … Continue reading

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Social Networking: Friend or Foe

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The ringing of a house phone.  Remember those days?  Where you could say “call me!” and not have to “lock it in”.  The phone would ring and more often than not, you would know who was calling. It was family, … Continue reading

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Album Review: Sankofa “The Uptown Strut”

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“It is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten”-African Proverb Sankofa means just that.  The group pays homage to a genre of years past.  Prior to the emergence of the blues was an almost forgotten music … Continue reading

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