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

Hidden Gems, Reviews

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

rbts, Reviews

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

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

Go Awf!, Reviews

‘Extreme Sacrifices’ by T. Carrier is Available 11/30

An easy listen and worth repeating were my initial thoughts of ‘Extreme Sacrifices.’ There was the sense of pride feeling one might get knowing that a close friend of yours is good at what he does and is excelling in his career. Some tracks evoked other emotions and maybe that’s because there are unresolved issues… Continue reading ‘Extreme Sacrifices’ by T. Carrier is Available 11/30

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The Duality of Two Worlds, Police Violence, and Racism: Why Everyone Needs to See “The Hate U Give”

  “Pac said Thug Life Stood for “The Hate U Give Little Infants F*cks Everybody. T-H-U-G L-I-F-E. Meaning what society gives us as youth, it bites them in the a*s when we wild out. Get it?” – Khalil Based on Angie Thomas’ debut novel director George Tillman Jr.’s The Hate U Give is a must… Continue reading The Duality of Two Worlds, Police Violence, and Racism: Why Everyone Needs to See “The Hate U Give”

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Arctic Monkeys at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium: “4 out of 5”

My sister introduced me to a band called Arctic Monkeys when I was fairly young. However, I did not keep up with their music until college. When their album AM came out, I desperately wanted to see them live, but unfortunately  never got the chance. When Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino was announced, I knew… Continue reading Arctic Monkeys at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium: “4 out of 5”

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5 Reasons Quavo’s Debut Album is Trash

Earlier this month, Quavo (1/3 of the Migos) released his debut studio album, Quavo Huncho. There is no denying that this album is garbage. I am a huge Migos fan, so I naturally listened to Quavo's new album to see how it came out. And let's just say it came out exactly how I expected it… Continue reading 5 Reasons Quavo’s Debut Album is Trash

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Ella Mai Delivers on Her Debut Album

Earlier this month, singer/songwriter Ella Mai released her self titled debut album. I can undeniably report that this is her best body of work to date. I have been listening to Ella Mai since the release of her three EPs, Time (2016), Change (2016) and Ready (2017). A year later, I can wholeheartedly say that Ella was… Continue reading Ella Mai Delivers on Her Debut Album