Wednesday, April 5, 2017 by A Man Called Jason
*cue BET Black Star Power movie freeze frame* That guy right there in that pic? Yep. That’s me. You’re wondering why I’m making that face. Well, you can blame Jered Sanders for that. You see? I’m a hip hop head. Born in Philly in the early 80s. I heard Grandmaster Flash, Run DMC, LL, etc.
I ain’t gon lie. I’m on cloud 10 right now. Yep. But I am also a little salty because I’ve been meaning to do this blog for a few months, but I never got around to doing it. Then this happened today: I mean…geez. When I saw the notification as I was driving, I was
#CelebrateLife isn’t about being happy. It’s about being grateful, in hopes that THAT gratefulness will lead to some sort of happiness for you. I can’t give you happiness. No one can. No thing can. Happiness is inward. There is no scientific proof that says this one thing can give you happiness. There isn’t enough money in
(feature Photo by Allen Fraser) Dear Gabby Douglas, Thank you for specifically being the highlight of the my Olympic experience. This is not to discredit Michael Phelps (the most decorated Olympian of all time), Katie Ledecky (the female Phelps), Simone Biles (arguably the greatest gymnast ever since…you), Aly Raisman (the team captain), USA basketball, USA track
I was mid-way thru creating my Michael Jackson/Jackson 5 Spotify playlist (which is fire by the way), and I found myself listening to the instrumentation of some of the Jackson 5 songs. Then it dawned on me…I may have figured out THE reason why there aren’t a lot of timeless music today. Ok, ok…maybe A reason.
So I woke up this morning (which is a privilege), and I checked my phone (as usual). I went on Facebook (like millions of Americans before brushing their teeth) and saw on my timeline “A Tribe Called Quest’s Phife Dawg Dead at 45“. Not to sound insensitive, but people/celebs die every day. Some deaths hurt