Native Son

I am excited about this modern day take on Richard Wright’s Native Son with Ashton Sanders. Check out the teaser below. Advertisements

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The 8 Best Films of 2018

There were a lot of great movies released in 2018 that were versatile and truly wonderful to see. Many films helped to completely change the perception of minorities in movies and pushed new boundaries creatively. From a psychedelic horror piece to a beautiful narrative about black love, here are the 8 best films of 2018. […]

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Mid90s trailer

I am pretty hyped for the new movie “Mid90s” directed by Jonah Hill. The trailer looks amazing and shows a heartfelt coming of age drama set in the 1990s’. Check it out below.  

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Lute: Morning Shift

J. Cole’s Dreamville has some of the most introspective and interesting rappers on the label. North Carolina rapper Lute has a striking flow that stands out on track “Morning Shift.” Lute spits on being real and trying to be the best out of his city. Check it out below.

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Wild Nothing: Nocturne

Wild Nothing seems to make some of the most nostalgic feeling music that I have ever heard.  The band’s songs seem to transport you to a time and place where everything was simply good. “Nocturne” is one of their songs that does just that with its atmospheric guitar riffs and Jack Tatum’s wistful vocals.

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Kerry James Marshall Exhibit

A few months ago, I went to check out the Kerry James Marshall Exhibit at the MET and didn’t have the chance to post the pictures of his paintings to this blog. Well, here they finally are. The exhibition really opened my eyes to how great an artist Marshall is. A lot of the paintings […]

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Revamping the Blog

I am going to change up the blog somewhat. The music video highlights will continue as well as the Sunday Soul series, but I want to incorporate long-form blogs on my thoughts and what I find interesting. When I first started this blog, I wanted to focus strictly on the arts, but now I want […]

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Manchester by the Sea Review

For the past ten years, I have been telling everyone just how great an actor Casey Affleck is. After watching both “Gone Baby Gone” and “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford,” I instantly became a fan of Affleck. His roles in both films showed a varied and moving portrayal of a […]

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