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6 Of The Best: Soca Magic from Elelta
I did a selection of 6 Soca Chooooons for RunDemCrew. Six soca tracks that are not just great for the winin’…. rundemcrew2: So, you don’t like Soca. It’s all too repetitive for you and you have no idea why they keep sayings Trinidad on the grass island on Westbourne Grove (it’s Trini corner init) Now, I start with a disclaimer. I am not from the Caribbean (honorary according to my...
Can't keep running away.
The thing is though, you can and should run away from certain things as I discovered this past year. March 2011, I get a new job after a very long time at my previous job, I am still getting over the end of the only proper relationship I’ve had, and I am waiting for the FINAL leg of my application to live in the country (this started 17 years ago!) Sitting at my desk on the 40th floor,...
Poetry. Haikus. Cellulite
Hello y’all. I hope you have been having a good ole time with the music I’ve posted. Today I am posting something kind of new to this blog, poetry. Specifically mine own. A few years ago I was a poet, though post on Poejazzi suggested life is poetry so I am still one, and I was very much partial to a haiku or two. My obsession started after I read White Boy Shuffle by Paul Beaty...
You know, sometimes, you meet people and you think they are a certain way. Then you read something they write or hear them speak, not often but sometimes you end up castigating yourself for having made any judgement at all. This video of Bug made me give myself a slap. Never judge a boy by his snapback was my lesson. Enjoy this and then other music on Bug’s site
Short Film: Illegal Activity via allblogeverything →
I peeped this short film on allblogeverything.wordpress.com It’s well shot if a bit same same subject matter, though perhaps dealt with in a bit more class and care… Illegal Activity is an action-packed drama set in a rough housing estate in London, yet nothing on the block is quite how it seems. We follow Winston a street level dealer and his crew for one day, witnessing the...
Three of a Kind #23 - Guest Post: Gabi form...
Three of a Kind #23 is a guest post form the force behind iamthenublack, a platform/resource (it is my go to tool) which shines a light on the work of contemporary creatives of the African Diaspora, Gabrielle Smith. [[MORE]] Songs for Women As a creative person I’ve always been intrigued by the role muses play and how their existence seems to be the catalyst for great music and works of art...
Three of a Kind #22 - Sunday Sunday
Hey y’all. Have been away for here for a bit. Running running running and work and friends and boy. Time has flown. It’s Sunday, it’s the 1st of April, It’s pretty nice in London and have have a very nice long run today. 13.1miles next week. So here are some Sunday songs for y’all. I know, 2/3 blue Sunday. It’s ok, sad songs are still Sunday songs. ...