ICYMI: Poinciana

I originally posted this on the site a few months ago, but I did some house cleaning on the blog and had to re-post it.  Please excuse any dated references. My buddy Tyson texted me the other day and we were going back and forth about our favorite TV shows.  I talked about how my […]

ICYMI: Web

I originally posted this on the site five months ago, but I did some house cleaning on the blog and had to re-post it.  Please excuse any dated references. My buddy Tyson texted me last weekend and suggested I tell the story of how we used to find hip hop music when we were in […]

ICYMI: Park Joint

I originally posted this on the site six months ago, but I did some house cleaning on the blog and had to re-post it.  Please excuse any dated references. My buddy Tyson texted me the other day with a question: What’s your most underrated album of all-time?  Damn good question, Ty.  Worthy of another ICYMI […]

ICYMI: Broken Hearts

I originally posted this on the site six months ago, but I did some house cleaning on the blog and had to re-post it.  Please excuse any dated references. My buddy Tyson just texted me a few weeks ago to tell me that Public Enemy’s It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back […]

ICYMI: Anywhere

Snoop Dogg’s “Gin and Juice” is far from my favorite, yet somehow no song captures the fun times I had in the 90’s quite like it.  Every time Snoop utters the phrase, “With so much drama in the LBC…” I’m immediately taken on a trip down memory lane.  I’m on Third Street in the MQT […]

The Case for 3121

With three of Prince’s albums from the mid-2000’s getting a vinyl reissue in February the time is ideal for me to compose my long-overdue love letter to Prince’s most underrated work: 3121.  Allow me to meander a bit first with a story to lend some perspective. I first heard Prince when I was six years old. […]

Good Riddance, 2018

I hate the new year holiday.  The six weeks between mid-November and late-December are my favorite time of year.  January 1 symbolizes the end of all of that and the start of cold, dark winter.  I spent most of New Year’s Day doing what I do every year: Ridding my house of any reminder of […]