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  Gather 'round little children, and some of ya’ll grown folks too. I have a festive little story just for my boos. Turns out the Grinch is not the only salty fellow in town. And yes he's a color not often seen, I know its weird but he's not even green. He favors a Cheeto dipped in vanilla frosting. But the frosting has gone bad and his style is a disaster. And his vocabulary, all it does is invoke laughter I mean, $3,000 designer suits with ill fitting caps No wonder his mind is so out of whack. His hat might be...

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2020 has been a hard year, one way or another, for each of us. But 2020 also produced resilience, and creativity, truly out of necessity. One of the hardest produced drops of 2020 is from East end Rap group MTM (More Than Music) with their new release “Freaky”.  A guaranteed good time.

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2018, Anniversary, Black Girl Magic, Celebration, Melanin -

On September 27th, 2018, The Royal Bash celebrated our one-year anniversary. In a word it was remarkable. Our business pursuit was not “a dream differed,” as Langston Hughes wrote; we did not “dry up like a raisin in the sun.” Instead, The Royal Bash is thriving, and we could not be more amazed or prouder.

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2018, Afropunk, Brooklyn, Festival -

I went to Afropunk for the first time on August 25th and 26th, 2018.  It was held in Brooklyn, NY; and as I expected, the vendors were great and the food was amazing. I was excited and felt truly lucky to be a part of a celebration; of this particular genre of blackness. And now having been to Afropunk, the mystique of the black experience has only grown for me.

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2018, Afropunk, Black Girl Magic, Brooklyn, Festival, Melanin, Natural Hair, Naturalista, Wonderlust -

This year I have the pleasure of attending Afropunk at one of my own stomping grounds, where it all started, BROOKLYN baby! This year’s festival will be the weekend of August 25th thru 26th 2018 with a lineup that includes Janelle Monae, Jaden Smith, and Erykah Badu to name a few.

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