INSECURE SEASON 2 EPISODE 1 RECAP/REVIEW

I love Insecure. It's been a while since I've seen a show that's so unapologetically black. I swear the room smells like cocoa butter every time I have the pleasure of watching this program. Being a black woman in today's society, it's hard to find a TV show with characters that represent you accurately. But Insecure, let me tell y'all. That is MY show. Season 2 of Insecure premiered on HBO last...

#fbf CRUSH ON YOU – lil kim feat. lil cease

On the car ride back from my out of state trip, I was on a heavy female hip hop streak. I started with Cardi B's Bodak Yellow  (a surprisingly catchy bop) and faded my way through some of my favorites from the sub-genre (Missy Elliot, Nicki Minaj (sometimes), and Lauryn Hill). But, my absolute favorite is Lil Kim. She's such an iconic female figure in music and her influence in the hip hop...

5 DOPE BOOKS ON MY TO-READ LIST ft. childhood reading flashbacks

  Books and I were like peanut butter and bananas growing up. I fondly remember our loving relationship stretching back to the blue skied and white clouded years of elementary school. Back then, I was obsessed with this thing called the AR (or, Accelerated Reading) program. Whenever you finished reading a book from my school's library you could take a short (5-10 questions) test about the...

relationships and the beauty of authenticity feat. 21 savage & amber rose

There's something rather exquisite about Atlanta rapper 21 Savage. Maybe it's the upside down cross in the middle of his forehead. Maybe it's how he's cashed in on his universal meme status. But, I think what's grabbed my attention the most is his overflowing authenticity. Hip-hop is full of rappers that spit fallacies instead of facts. They know what is marketable and what the quintessential...

THRIFTING 101; Collab with Yolanda from My Wallet’s Keeper!

Hello beautiful people! I'm collaborating with the wonderful Yolanda from My Wallet's Keeper, a great finance and lifestyle blog right here on the interwebs. She's got a ton of great posts on her blog giving out some great knowledge about saving money. Today we have joined forces to give Today we have joined forces to give tips to all you beginner thrifters out there. Thrifting speaks to the...