Date ‘n Game

Dear “The Way Things Are Supposed to Be”, Boy meets girl and girl meets boy and they live happily ever after with a dog, a cat, three and a half kids and a white picket fence. Or do they? What happens if boy makes it into his thirties without meeting girl and girl is in … Continue reading

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The Hip Hop Offspring of Love Jones NYC

Dear Hip-Hop, I remember the exact day when I first fell in love with you. Unlike Sanaa Lathan’s character in Brown Sugar it was not in a park listening to Dana Dane, Slick Rick or Dougie Fresh battle in the Bronx. Rather, I was on a road trip with my family and my father put … Continue reading

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Jagged Edge Releases The Remedy

Dear Brian, Brandon, Kyle and Wingo, Thank you for the release of your seventh album. I’ve been listening to you for the last 15 years and as I anxiously awaited The Remedy I couldn’t help but be excited because I knew it was going to be different than The Babymaking Project in that this would … Continue reading

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527 Free Hugs at AIDS Walk NYC

Dear Free Hugs, A little over a year ago a friend of mine and I were discussing the Art of Giving a Hug with another friend of mine whom I’ll call Carter for the purpose of this blog. We were giving Carter a hard time because his hugs were pathetic. I mean the kind of … Continue reading

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700 Lost on 9/11/2001

Dear Suicide Bombers, For years the devastation, tragedy, crisis and eventual war on America has been something that I’ve experienced as a historical moment in my life. An event that forever changed my life and has forever etched memories in my mind that I can’t shake and don’t need to see rerun every year on the … Continue reading

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Verizon Welcomes the I-Phone

Dear Verizon, You are amazing and I thank you so much for bringing the I-Phone to your network.  I am anxiously awaiting the pre-release at 3am tomorrow and will continue to update you with minute-by-minute results of what this network has opened up for its customers. I got online right at 3am and ordered my … Continue reading

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New York Moments

Dear ING, Thank you for the experience of the New York City Marathon. I stood today on the corner of 121st street and 5th Avenue so that I would have an equal view of the Marathon runners in their 22nd mile and the performance J-Harris of Maschil Entertainment was doing at 1:30 pm. It was … Continue reading

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