Tag Archives: art

T. Odis does Indy!!!!!

So it’s been about 45 years since i’ve posted. And that sucks. But i been busybusybusy, which is good. Black men being legally busy is always good for the economy, and society in general. I don’t feel that bad anymore. … Continue reading

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Pinocchio

I’ve seen Pinocchio as a real boy, and he was carved from mahogany. Eskimo kisses breathed existence into this infant of a masterpiece, brand new to life that’s true but standing a little shy of 6 feet. He is not … Continue reading

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Listening vs. Hearing: Frank Ocean’s Pyramids

Hear ye Hear ye. Let it be forever known and forever remembered that Frank Ocean’s “Pyramids” is a vital contribution to music, society, philosophy and our culture. As one of the founding members of the Left Side Poets, I humbly … Continue reading

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My Night With the [Bald Headed] Queen

If nothing else, I am grateful to Hampton University for: 1)being the venue where God chose to claim my heart as his own (and) 2) introducing me to the amazing people that I am able to call my friends One … Continue reading

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#Cocaine80s: Ghost Lady EP

Ok, so you know how it feels when you hear some REEEAAAAAALLLLLLYYY GOOD music? Like, so good that you wanna run around and tell everybody to go listen to what you’ve just heard??? Kinda like the Gospel? OK. THAT is … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Stop the Carnival: Freedom! Freedom? Freedom….

After a brief interview on The Colbert Report I felt a stirring in spirit to learn more about the artist and activist that is Harry Belafonte. I’ve already added his latest book to my amazon wish list: Sophia’s Wish List  (feel … Continue reading

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Sartorial Sounds

THIS ISH RIGHT HERE IS AN ARTIST’S WET DREAM. A room filled with young, bright, talented (in their own right), respected (in their chosen crafts), rising artists, who are all coming together to feed off each other’s energy and create … Continue reading

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