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BE HUMBLE

From the start of Trump’s campaign and now presidency, I’ve noticed the unfortunate domino effect of his pompous behavior having a negative impression on American society. The constant loop of Trump’s grandiose behavior on American media outlets ...

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We Need A Resolution, We Have So Much Confusion

Like most Americans who didn’t vote for Trump, I’m trying my best to get a grip on this new harsh reality of American society. The Obama era has officially ended and Donald Trump has been sworn in as the President of the United States. All of ...

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Put Respeck On Their Name

It’s been just over a month since the sudden death of the musical genius Prince, and it still seems surreal. Being an eighties baby, I’ve been blessed to witness the legendary careers of many of our recently departed music icons. The timeless ...

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Brooklyn, baby you’ve changed

Hello Detox World! I just want to start off saying that I haven’t forgot you, please believe that. Do you remember my last post; Spring – Season of New Beginnings & Growth, where I poured out my positive, joyous vibes about landing my new ...

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Spring – Season of New Beginnings & Growth

Spring, traditionally is a time of year that symbolizes renewal and growth. The climate transitions from the cruel cold of winter into some steady periods of rain and much appreciated warmer weather. People start to become more social in the ...

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Real Friends, How Many of Us?

Just when I thought tantrum-filled, egocentric Kanye West was totally out of touch with reality, he blesses us with the super-relatable track “Real Friends” off of his recent album, The Life of Pablo. The introspective track aids the audience in ...

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Academy Awards Diversity Issue – New Chapter, Same Story

This year’s Academy Award nominations announcement has caused a country-wide media uproar. Hollywood actress Jada Pinkett-Smith publicly shamed the Oscars for their lack of racial diversity in the nominations.  She called for all influential ...

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Crucifying Celebrities – Judge & Jury

I thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful spectrum of modern and classic soul, and rhythm & blues music I witnessed after viewing this year’s Soul Train Awards on BET and Centric. From Erykah Badu’s awesome dry humor and skits, the first-ever “Soul ...

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Validation Rollercoaster – Appearances vs Happiness

Throughout my years on this earth, I’ve observed that there are certain life transitions that society measures as supposed standards of adulthood, success, and stability. We all know what they are: high paying corporate job, marriages, kids, ...

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Slut Walk – Responsibility vs. Promiscuity

Print model, actress, and media personality, Amber Rose, has all of media buzzing in regards to her Slut Walk protest held recently in Los Angeles. Amber and her multicultural, mostly female protesters marched in skimpy attire and damn near ...

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