#NiaDiaries Vol. 8: My Toxic Relationship With Hip Hop

Recently, I have become more intentional about the content I consume. I only have time and energy for content that makes me feel good. For example, I’ve been listening to a lot of podcasts and tons of jazz music. As I consume new content, I’ve been letting go of others. For example, I’ve been listening to less and less hip hop. Hip hop is a music genre I used to love unconditionally,...

PILOT SEASON #2: Upload’s “Welcome to Upload”

If you know me, you know that I’m a die-hard fan of The Office a.k.a the-best-show-ever-created. After hearing that Prime Video’s newest comedy Upload was created by the one and only Greg Daniels, I just knew the show was going to end up in my queue. But, was the pilot of Upload any good? Keep reading to find out.  This Premise is Everything Honey What gripped me, after the Greg Daniels...

DONALD GLOVER, RIHANNA, & GUAVA ISLAND | REVIEW

Guava Island is a project that's been lingering in the back of my mind like the lyrics to Cardi B's verse on the Thotiana remix. I remember peeping this Vulture article back in November and watching that super small, bootleg-ass trailer from someone's Instagram thinking "What in the world is Gambino cooking up now?"  Now, after months of anticipation and at least sixteen circulations of me...

A MAKEUP BEGINNER’S LOOK AT FENTY BEAUTY

I've always wanted to be a bad gal. Now, I'm by no means a beat-my-face-and-look-like-a-majestic-unicorn type of chick. At 22 years old, I still haven't mastered the art of eyeliner. Eyeliner, people.       (I know that's mascara, but this emotion is real for me when it comes to makeup period.) But, what I am and always will be is a Rihanna stan. Like every other conscious human being on this...