Tribal Paint

Most of these images are created by the amazing Nigerian brother, Laolu Senbanjo. His work is so dope. Regardless, I love tribal paint. It is commanding and against the grain. It invokes the energy of powerful African warriors, tribeswomen and tribesmen and the creativity and adaptability of Diasporans across the globe. Decorative, intriguing, and downright … Continue reading Tribal Paint

Frequency Mood Musik Vol. 5

A nice blend of old and new, soul-trance and soundtrack, and all mesmerizing and sensual in nature. Mood Musik.

Kandrake Amanirenas – Nubian Queen

Amanirenas.  Put respect upon HER name... Her persona equates power, prowess and Queendom. Stood firm as she withstood the wicked man. Elegant and fierce, a crafty and strategic warrior. Prepared to push her people to protect what was theirs. Sending enemies whimpering and crying in their sleep. Making history with self-determination because the mission was … Continue reading Kandrake Amanirenas – Nubian Queen

Cenophilia Vol. Moja: If Beale Street Could Talk

The world is shut down for this "pandemic" and so, I'm catching up some great films - enter If Beale Street Could Talk. James Baldwin's genius work was brought to screen by Barry Jenkins, and this was perfect time for a re-watch. The romantic tone and family dynamics send out a unique nostalgia that extends … Continue reading Cenophilia Vol. Moja: If Beale Street Could Talk