let me teach you how to live.
When you are Black and move in environments where there aren't a lot of people that look like you, i.e., school, work, parties, neighborhoods, you often serve as a representative for the whole ass Black community.
A few months ago the good people at Complex x Champs Sports flew me down to DJ Khaled's studio in Miami, Florida to film an episode of Her Take. It was sick AF.
It's 2017 and I am still writing about sneakers, just in a new way. Check out this dope article I wrote for Finish Line on PCD & a strong Dominican mini-Diva named Chloe R.
Much like sneakers, when it comes to people - stories are IMPORTANT; which is why I decided to sit down with Nike Nate and let him tell his.
While I generally steer away from bubble butt sneakers, I am a huge fan of Flyknit and haven't copped a pair of Nike's since Frank Ocean made it public that that's all these b*tches want.
self care tips
Meditation completely changed my life. I have been asked a number of times how I ended up landing on meditation as my 'drug of choice'. Here is an excerpt from a speaking engagement I did in Boston with Code Eclectic.
I am someone who is easily triggered, which means that I HAVE to start each morning with God. If you read your Bible before you read that stack of emails in your inbox, I promise that it will change your life. But, I digress.
The number of dreams in your head can often equate to the number of obstacles you face and if you're not careful moonchild, you may end up running on fumes while unsure of what you're chasing.
I came to meditation because I had tried everything else to silence my mind and nothing worked. Here are my journal notes from Day 9. Enjoy.
Parenting is all cute and sh*t, when your babies are small and life is all about organic chicken nuggets and creating tiny looks. But when high school hits and that baby turns into a 5"9 black man in Trump's America, who isn't afraid to touch the flame - life can get VERY real.