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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Stranded on an Island with my iPod

Dear Apple, As I ran on the beach of Florida this past week I stopped for a moment to dip in the ocean and as I floated on my back further and further from the shore I started to dream and let my mind wander to what would it be like if I floated so … Continue reading

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I Gotta Love Jones for You

Dear Melky and Day, Ladies and Gentleman the Refugee Camp presents Melky Sadek on alto and Day on falsetto. Bringing back the old vibe. Every night before I fall asleep I think of you, wishing that someday you’ll lay with me the whole night through. Ever since the day I saw your pretty face I’m … Continue reading

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Footprints…

Dear Greenhouse NY,  Thank you again for allowing your space to be filled up with the sounds of J-Harris’ Love Jones NYC. As my footprints echoed down Vandam last night after slipping away from yet another amazing showcase hosted by J-Harris I looked around and watched as the energy and pulsating sound of the Greenhouse … Continue reading

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I Used to Love H.E.R.

Dear Music, I realize that I do a lot of posts around music and the truth is I love music almost as much as I love reading. It’s a major part of my life, drives my day, takes me back to moments once forgotten, and often is a better expression of my moods than words … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Michael Jackson

Dear Michael Jackson, Your absence has been greatly missed in the time you’ve been gone. It’s been amazing to see the way your fans have continued their love and loyalty to you even as it’s been the second birthday we’ve had without you. Spike Lee has organized his second annual event in Propsect Park this … Continue reading

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Meet Joe Blaq

Dear Music Industry, Last week I experienced something you have truly been missing. An utterly amazing musical rendition by a performer called Joe Blaq.  The sort of thing that made you want to keep moving in time to the music but also stand perfectly still so you could capture it all and not miss a … Continue reading

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Sunday

Dear Heather Headley, It’s 9:30 in the mornin, I didn’t sleep well again Tossed all night long boy Can’t stand it when we fight like this Here we go again so I have to be gone Can’t deal with the fallout Gunna take a time out I need to take the day off Gunna gather … Continue reading

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One Mic

All I need is one mic.. to spread my voice to the whole world -Nas Dear One Mic, Part of the story behind ‘One Mic’ by Nas is one of the original techniques of hip hop. The idea that armed with nothing but that one mic, the lyrics in his head and the talent God … Continue reading

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