Category Archive: music

Complicated…

I am SO excited to be able to share this song from my corner of the internet! Todd and Troy Garner are two amazingly, talented musicians with whom I was fortunate enough to… Continue reading

l.a. is blessed!…

…his purple majesty! last night jimmy kimmel had prince on as a guest artist to promote his new release, “rock and roll love affair”. We lucked out and got free tickets before they… Continue reading

no summer is complete…

…without a definitive soundscape. lianne la havas’ debut album, “is your love big enough?” has stolen my heart as best album of the summer.  the amazing range of this london export is absolutely… Continue reading

kreayshawn…

…strikes again with her new single, “go hard!  if you’re looking for a song to change the world, this is definitely not it but if you’re looking for your summer theme, then look… Continue reading

happy 2012, everyone!

my new years eve did not let me down with the brilliant production of FELA at the ahmanson theatre! my partner and i have to give ourselves a pat on the back for… Continue reading

looking for a way to ring in your new year…

…look no further than FELA! now playing at the ahmanson! i missed this show the first time around when it opened on broadway in new york in 2009 and to say my disappointment… Continue reading

searching is over…

…for you lovers of r&b icon, roy ayers! coming to exchangela in downtown, november 17th, the one and only roy ayers will be performing.  hosted by dj garth trinidad, homage featuring pete rock… Continue reading

straight up…

…i’m a big time closeted fan of alice in chains and i was sick to my stomach when layne staley overdosed.  apparently, i’m not the only fan and i am soooo chuffed to… Continue reading

raphael saadiq’s…

…new release ‘stone rollin’ just made it onto my playlist. for those who already know the retro soul sound of his previous ‘the way i see it’, won’t be disappointed with his latest… Continue reading

get it!…

…akua naru. the whole album is dope but ‘nag champa’ is my sunday cut! oh so smooth and her rhymes flow like water. you can’t miss it.

ethel cee…

…and i thought female mc’s were dead then she pops up to prove me wrong. one word: tight. the album has been out for just a year but it’s still worth every dollar.… Continue reading

while i’m at it…

…if you are interested (i know i would be), i’m going to share some of the tracks i had in heavy rotation while in vancouver. it got quite ecclectic at times but there… Continue reading

“time to sit back and unwind…..”

…well even though it’s supposed to rain this weekend, i just wanted to leave everyone with this little gem, “something to break the hardcore monotony.” this was the cut from one my favorite… Continue reading

naturespace…

…how did i live life without it? i love this app! i recently read an article on sleep and how technology before bedtime (specifically interactive: twitter, email, blogs!) tends to keep us awake… Continue reading

bei’ru’s little armenia: a testimonial…

…to the power of twitter. i’ve gotten a new follower via twitter and as always, i try to get to know a little about my fellow twitts and in return, perhaps follow back.… Continue reading