Hidden Gems, Reviews

A Review of Social Dilemma

The documentary The Social Dilemma examines the effects of social media on our contemporary society. The film shows us several former employees at Google, Youtube, Facebook, and other sites. These men and few women are alerting viewers to the growing dangers of social media use. However, as I watched the film I couldn’t help but… Continue reading A Review of Social Dilemma

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Song Review: Thicke by Sapphyre Blu

Hip hop artist Sapphyre Blu recently released a new single called Thicke. The song is a summer anthem dedicated to all women, but especially those with the confidence of a true queen. According to Sapphyre, “This is for the THICKE and LOVELY.” The song is upbeat and has a vibe that will make any woman… Continue reading Song Review: Thicke by Sapphyre Blu

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Reckless Behavior The Series Review

At the end of episode 1, Benjamin says what everyone is thinking. The behavior being shown is downright reckless. So far, from watching the first four episodes of the highly anticipated, Reckless Behavior the Series, I have formed three major themes. One, the overall difficulty of being a young woman in this decade. Two, the… Continue reading Reckless Behavior The Series Review

Hidden Gems, Reviews

Black on Both Sides Episode 6 Advance Review by: Vontress Renae’

*  Please be advised this is an advanced review. The episode will be released on December 9th on Seeka.tv *   I must say that this episode was hard to watch for me. Every negative thought, word, action and reality of the way that black men and women perceive one another came out in this… Continue reading Black on Both Sides Episode 6 Advance Review by: Vontress Renae’

Hidden Gems, Reviews

Black On Both Sides Episode 6 Advance Review

  *Note. This is an advance review of an episode that will be available December 9thon Seeka.tv” Alonge Hawes REALLY wants black men and women to go ahead and get every hateful, vile, ignorant, misinformed, misunderstood, and mis-educated thought we’ve ever had about one another off of our chests. He wants us to spit it,… Continue reading Black On Both Sides Episode 6 Advance Review

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Black On Both Sides Episode 5 Review

Sometimes, we REALLY hate our jobs. Coworkers can be annoying kiss-asses. Bosses can be uncaring jerks. Customers can be brutal imbeciles. We’ve all had those days where, after an eight, ten, or even twelve-hour shift, we look up unto the heavens and ask that faceless, merciless, cruel behemoth known as fate one question. Why? Why… Continue reading Black On Both Sides Episode 5 Review

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Black On Both Sides Digital Series Review

 Watching Black On Both Sides has led me to question myself. Are there things that I do on a day to day basis that conflict with who I AM and with who "they" ( meaning the world) wants me to be? Lets start with Chapter 1, "The Spook Who Sat by the Door". It brought… Continue reading Black On Both Sides Digital Series Review

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Black On Both Sides Digital Series Advance Review

Episode 1-4 score- 4/5 Alonge Hawes proves that he’s no one trick pony in this insightful and honest portrayal of black identity in today’s America -Corey Ware Alonge Hawes seems to be nothing if not ambitious. His previous work, the web series Blue Collar Hustle; was about as successful as one could hope from a… Continue reading Black On Both Sides Digital Series Advance Review

Hidden Gems, Reviews

Art and Wine Walk- Jack London Square

Saturday, May 11th from 12-5 PM, Jack London Square and Second Saturday hosted another great Art and Wine Festival. More than 20 Northern California wineries offered tastings, 60 artisans and vendors displayed their crafts and artwork, lastly live music and dancing filled the square with great vibes. Tickets were sold on Eventbrite.com and the Jack… Continue reading Art and Wine Walk- Jack London Square

Hidden Gems, interviews

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: T. Carriér

T. Carriér is a talented and respected artist in the Bay Area. His final album, Extreme Sacrifices, will be released November 30th, 2018. Check out my exclusive interview with the man himself below and make sure you support this amazing body of work. Also, check out my review of the album here!   Being a… Continue reading EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: T. Carriér