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

The Groundshaker – Grace Jones

I was obsessed with Grace Jones in the 80's, particularly after watching A View to a Kill and Conan the Destroyer. BUT, living in a Bible belt world I began to actually look down on her art and freedom - which at the time was labeled everything from a whore, to irresponsible, to a sell-out. … Continue reading The Groundshaker – Grace Jones

Mood Musik: I Am Your Mind – Roy Ayers

The Grand Genius Roy Ayers wrote these fantastic lyrics for the Virgin Ubiquity II album in 1976... Celebrating this Virgo, in season, with reason. Reminiscent and real. Oh, how his words reveal - truth. This is I Am Your Mind Pt. 2 Your mind your mindYour mind your mind(If you believe in yourself)Your mind your … Continue reading Mood Musik: I Am Your Mind – Roy Ayers