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I am BACK!

November 29, 2013

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Hey!! I’m back and blogging! So many things I want to talk about and address.  From recent concerts to my growing dislike of Twitter, to my obsessions with all things hip hop, I’ve got allot I want to blog about. And hopefully I can honor my commitment and blog at least once a week (That’s […]

The 5 Stages of Being Burnt Out

November 29, 2013

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It’s 10:27 pm and I’ve just done some crazy shit. Some “I’m going to destroy things just to make myself feel better” shit. It was a heater, some magazines and a piano. We’ll get to the piano.  But why did I lose it. Because I’ve definitely just danced with the devil tonight. I felt legitimately […]

Janelle Monae: Funky, Fierce, Cool.

November 13, 2010

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Janelle Monae. Say this name around me and you will definitely get a response. Since her second album ,”The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III)” came out I have been obsessed with everything about her. From her effortlessly chic menswear inspired outfits, to her fierce pompadour hairstyle, to her mind-blowing vocals and lyrics, “J. Monae” has had me hooked.  So when […]

Gregory Isaacs: Reggae’s “Cool Ruler”

October 26, 2010

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Gregory Issacs, one of reggae’s greatest and most influential singers, has passed away according to many news outlets. He died Monday morning in his home in London after his year-long battle with lung cancer. Issac’s was 59. Isaacs is most well-known for his 1982 hit “Night Nurse.” As a young girl riding around with my mother I can […]

DAM: Arabic Reggae!!!

October 23, 2010

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So, Lately I have been obsessed with all things Arab. I’m guessing this has something to do with the a class that I am taking called Al- Jazeera: Voice of the Voiceless. This class is amazing! It’s all about the world’s largest News station, Al- Jazeera, and is a really a crash course for all things Arab. To say […]

Adonis

October 23, 2010

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On Thursday the 21st, I made the decision to skip womans chorus (something I don’t do on the regular I promise!) and go see a famous poet that one of my Professors spoke of. My Professor, a brilliant Professor of Arabic, spoke very higely of this poet. His words compelled me to go. And although I knew […]

My Mom and Her Crown :)

October 16, 2010

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So I wanted to start out my blog with a woman who although she is not on the UT campus, is still fiercely rockin her dreads. This woman of course would be my lovely mother Rachael Taylor! My mom has had her dreads for over 2o years and is truly an inspiration to me. For in […]

1st post!!

October 16, 2010

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  Hello hello hello!! So this is my 1st blog post ever! I’m so excited to share with you all my love and passion for all things dread and reggae related. As a young woman who has had been dreaded for my entire life, I feel like I have a bit of expertise in this area. […]