A Tale of Two Albums: College Dropout & Charity Starts at Home

Back in March, I had an idea. I would–after years of casual Twitter ramblings–write an article comparing two albums that captured pivotal moments in my life: Kanye West’s College Dropout and Phonte’s Charity Starts at Home. I’ve long held the belief that these two albums mirror each other. College Dropout representing the arrogant optimism of … [Read more…]

The Last Unicorn

A.K.A. How My Novel Turned Into A Series on Medium So I was all set to write my second book. It would be a romance novel through my snarky, cynical, “I hate romance” lens that explored black 30somethings in the age of social media P.D.A. I created my characters: Lexi–a confirmed bachelorette with a smart … [Read more…]