Whether the genre of choice is R&B, hiphop or pop– whether the occasion calls for a an anxiety-ridden love confession or an intimate night with your long-term lover– “Lez fall in love & get it on” has something for everyone.
While Black History surely extends far beyond this short, fifteen-song playlist, celebrating black artists at the top of their game, black artists looking to uplift and empower their community and historic songs integral to the black experience is a great place to start.
The smell of freshly-wrapped blunts being lit that, up until then, had only played a minor factor, now spread so much that it was the only smell worth mentioning, even more than the stench and desperation of canned beer and cheap cologne.
You have exactly five minutes after walking in to get over the initial discomfort of being the only white person in the room. Put your big girl/big guy panties on and power through because the weirder you make it, the weirder it will be for everyone. And take this as a minuscule introduction to the things your partner of color deals with every day.
Wearing a white linen shirt and flip flops with a venti Starbucks coffee in hand, Farrell seemed to be a simple man. But the salt and peppered color of his hair suggested wisdom, a man with years of experience and plenty to say.
The show was weird. It was uncomfortable. But it was authentic and captivating. That’s something I can definitely get behind.
Immersed in the amazing talent in front of me, I was on the verge of tears after realizing how monumental and inspirational that moment was— to have someone so successful and confident for curvy girls to look up to.
In less than two weeks, “IT Chapter Two,” the highly awaited finale to the highest grossing horror film of all time– hits theaters, and according to director Andrés Muschietti, fans are in for a treat.