Able + Baker & Wu-Tang Wednesdays

Photo By: Devoya MayoWu Cookie Cutter Made By: Able + Baker Cookies rule everything around me (C.R.E.A.M). It’s really that simple. When I planned a Wu-Tang Tribute last year (with…

The Afronauts

Photo: Cristina De Middel’s ‘Afronauts’ About half a year ago on the internets (yes . . . “the internets”), I stumbled across a breathtaking photography feature via CNN, Cristina De Middel’s…

Get hellacrafty & design your own packaging

Yellow has always been my color. It makes me happy when all else fails. Back in the day, when buying cards, I would swap the white envelopes they came with…

HBG Celebrates Record Store Day

Saturday, April 20th was Record Store Day. All of us ( meaning all three contributors to this site) love wax! Since we each live in different cities, we each celebrated…

Farmers’ Market Funk

This HBG made me and my husband smile (love the pink bows). Gettin’ funky to Stevie Wonder’s ‘I Wish’ at the Farmers’ Market. Can you hear that 8-note bassline in E♭…

An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

An Oversimplification of Her Beauty | A Film by Terence Nance Have you ever wanted to see a film so badly that you were willing to take a road trip…

Happy birthday, Mwandishi

  Photo: Jim McCrary, Redferns (Herbie Hancock, in California, 1976) I fell in love with jazz before knowing what to call it. My dad aka Pops (G. Cordell) and pianist, Herbie…