Posts tagged "nikole lynette"

Tax Evasion: Why Lauryn Hill is nothing but a common criminal

Tax Evasion: Why Lauryn Hill is nothing but a common criminal
What do actor Wesley Snipes, Country singer Willie Nelson, Baseball star Darryl Strawberry, and hip hop icon Lauryn Hill have in common? They’re all common criminals. Because tax evasion is hella illegal. Today, Complex .com reported: “Earlier this month, Lauryn Hill explained why she went three years without paying taxes. Instead of going along with... Read more »

My year as a "Gay girl"

My year as a "Gay girl"
Yesterday, my girl Keisha Howard (of Sugar Gamers) and I were in the Gay Pride Parade. Of course, there was a section of the parade that was taken up by protestors who wanted everyone involved in the festivities to know that God hates us and we are all going to hell together. Because, you know…... Read more »

The super cool thing that Nike did for me

The super cool thing that Nike did for me
When it comes to my wardrobe, I’m not really into name brands. I buy what I like, whether it costs $5 or $500. However, I do support brands who support causes that I believe in, especially when it directly benefits people who are close to me. That’s why I totally love Nike now. In April,... Read more »
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Family First: Why I suddenly cleared my schedule and left town

Family First: Why I suddenly cleared my schedule and left town
(Connie McKendrick of Scotland showing love to my lil bro.) When I woke up yesterday morning I had a big day planned. I was going to work on music for my album that I am releasing this summer, make plans to rehearse with my DJ for my show at Berlin Nightclub on May 24th, plan... Read more »

I'm a writer for a major publication now. Ain't that bad ass?

I'm a writer for a major publication now. Ain't that bad ass?
Most indie artists would kill to have a write-up about them featured in a popular newspaper. Now, I’m an indie artist who will be having my own writing featured in one. Sweeeeeeeet! RedEye is a major publication in Chicago that covers pop culture, sports, and anything else current & newsworthy. Since the paper was launched... Read more »

Why supporters of Issa Rae, Trayvon, & The Hunger Games should sit back, relax, & enjoy the racism

 Why supporters of Issa Rae, Trayvon, & The Hunger Games should sit back, relax, & enjoy the racism
At the beginning of February, I wrote a blog about Black history month that got featured on The View. Most people took it for what it was and had a good laugh. Other people took it as an opportunity to post some of the most racist comments I’ve ever read. A few days ago the... Read more »
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An open letter to George Zimmerman: Why I'm giving you the benefit of the doubt

An open letter to George Zimmerman: Why I'm giving you the benefit of the doubt
I have a theory about life. I believe that it is important for all of us to pursue our passions in life because if we don’t channel our need for the highs & lows that life hands us into something we consider important then we start creating problems and drama just to feel as if... Read more »

I hate Todd the Vegan: Why "Scott Pilgrim" made me avoid telling people I don't eat meat

I hate Todd the Vegan: Why "Scott Pilgrim" made me avoid telling people I don't eat meat
I am a vegan. It is something that I avoid telling people at all costs. Whenever I go out to eat with friends I quietly scan the menu for dishes I can eat without making a fuss about it, but no matter how much I try to blend in I always have at least one... Read more »