Baltimore

Love, light and prayers to the family of Freddie Gray, may he rest in peace. “Baltimore” Beat-up little seagull On a marble stair Tryin’ to find the ocean Lookin’ everywhere…

Fashawn gets “Higher” & so shall we

Earlier this week, I read that the parents of Michael Brown filed suit seeking damages for (among other things) ‘loss of love’. It’s such a struggle to try and reconcile the…

Keep dreamin’, keep doin’, keep HBGin’

Going to sleep and other worlds I’ve seen Where my thoughts turn into thangs Magical, intangible, and know how fresh we would be If we took our dreams seriously ‘Cause…

A Festival & Field Trip all rolled into one!

Once or twice a year I like to plan a field trip. They almost always involve music and a suitable road trip companion. This year, just as I was about…

Brother from Another Planet (decontextualized)

    More often than not, time travel leaves one fatigued and spent… and yet every now and again the contrary occurs in staggering measure. This past February, two hours…

DJ Driis in the house

Nope, you’re not trippin. That really is Idris Elba behind that decks. When not acting, performing or generally just being so damn fine it’s distracting, he can also be found…

Meet Sam & Shaka of Art Comes First

I wanna be friends with Sam Lambert and Shaka Maidoh, the remarkable minds behind the revolving collective, Art Comes First (ACF). You may have seen them on IG rolling with the…