“Am I too African to be American, too American to be African?”

As a child, children would blatantly ask me “what are you?” As a teenager, my peers would joke and say you are my African queen or Nubian princess. As an adult, I find myself tangled up in conversations about whether I am truly African-American, Black enough to be Black, or if I am too American to be African. Growing up in a city where there … Continue reading “Am I too African to be American, too American to be African?”

All Hail Queen Kyi

Hustling mix-tapes, promoting live performances, and free styling at the drop of a dime; are all common characteristics I have seen in many people, over the years, who are trying to make it in the music industry. ¬†So, I have been a little hesitant to interview musicians because like so many they come and go, they literally give up on their dream without a fight … Continue reading All Hail Queen Kyi