Kinks, Locs, and Love film premiere recap and photos

March 22, 2016  •  1 Comment
On March 19, 2016, we premiered our documentary Kinks, Locs, and Love to a packed house at The R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center. Our host for the afternoon was Tinselyn Simms, activist and educator. Tinselyn warmed up the crowd with personal stories and recent news about natural hair. Tinselyn introduced filmmaker Lawrence Green who informed the guest...
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Our Journey to South Africa

May 04, 2015  •  1 Comment
I, along with my wife, mom and cousin are flying across West Africa quietly to our final destination, Cape Town, South Africa. Although the cabin is sailing through the clouds quite smoothly, I am sure the lands we’re approaching are filled with more liveliness. I am curious why other people are traveling to the same destination as I, especially...
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New York State of Mind

May 04, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Where shall I begin? How about on a Greyhound bus? I moved to “Bedstuy” Brooklyn soon after college on a Greyhound bus. As a "musichead", I was curious to see where Jay-Z, Biggie Smalls, Busta Rhymes, and Big Daddy Kane were raised. My stint in NYC was fueled by a little money I had saved, a few gifts from my parents, and a willingness to work. I f...
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Why I Started DJing

March 27, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Music and I have had a long love affair. It’s eased my worries, taught me to listen, and kept me company at night. The first album I remember receiving from my parents was GoGo Live At The Capital Centre featuring Chuck Brown and The Soul Searchers. GoGo Live helped lay a foundation for an appreciation of music that continues to this day. While att...
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The 3rd Annual BlackStar Film Festival recap

August 07, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
I had an amazing time at the Annual BlackStar Film Festival in Philadelphia, PA. I saw many films and witnessed panel discussions featured throughout the four day event. My favorite films from the festival were The Evolution of a Criminal directed by Darius Clark Monroe and Little White Lie directed by Lacey Schwartz. The opening reception was full...
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