What If?

What if Qtip never lost his wallet in El Segundo? What if G Dep only made a regular delivery? What if Black Sheep decided to make the choice for you? What if men actually cared about the definition of coercion without being scared of what we would have to reconcile with ourselves? What if 50 …

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The problem with Spike: A Modern Greek Tragedy

I went to Chiraq with the other fellows from the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University. We were invited to see the movie by Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. (also known as "Skip"). I had been following some of the responses to the idea of the project when it was …

I Sang Her Away…

So I was dating this woman that I met while doing work for this non-profit theatre company in Raleigh. It was the time when I learned that not knowing what working in development for a non-profit meant makes it hard to be in charge of development for a non-profit. As I toiled away trying to …

Reflecting on Hip Hop

In addition to the things I’ve been able to do as an artist I’ve had the pleasure of being an independent recording artist. I love music and dreamed of recording music for a long time. I participated in talent shows with my friends when I was young. I couldn’t sing anything but blended background and …