Get Familiar: JustLiv

The LA Sunflower Songstress When you press play on “The One” video by Just Liv, you experience a taste of LA and its gives you all the feels. What kinda feels? Let me break it down. Since I’ve never had the opportunity to experience being in LA, after I watched the video, I felt like I was in that bihhhh I felt like I knew all the spots to be and all the folks to seek. That video looked like a melting pot of love full of melanin. YES GAWD!…

BWNC-ME Get Familiar Exclusive: EmmoLei Sankofa – Past, Present and Future

It may seem damn near impossible to embody the past, present, and future under one umbrella, until you meet EmmoLei Sankofa. But let’s be clear, EmmoLei expands the circumference of an umbrellas reach. When she joined The Black Lunch Break crew for Episode 41, we all easily agreed to the term ‘Ancestral,’ once cast mate and show host Cirilo coined her sound so poetically and might I add, necessary. Remember as a child searching for that four leaf clover in a shitload of three leaf suckas? Mane that shit was…

SAY MY NAME, IF YOU WILL

Interview with Dolla Black of BDE Music Group On April 30, 2020, Dolla Black released his fourth single of this year called SAY MY NAME. This comes after his long hiatus from the music scene, where he took a break to focus more on the business aspect of things. He is now on his first tour (although on pause because of COVID19) #TheRebirthTour2020. Now before we get into the interview, you know we got to storytell, so let get into it! So BOOM! Fall 2006, freshman year at Tougaloo College,…

Hear All Black, See All Black, Be All Black

The Baton Rogue Art House is what KAWD Art Gallery is known as in the city where the mission is to educate, inspire and increase social consciousness by telling our stories. At Kawd, Kristen Downing, works with the community for events, exhibitions, and more. As you walk through the gallery there are countless art pieces that stop you in your tracks, there is no way you can quickly pass anything the eye captures. As you enter rooms, the vibes all noticeably change yet staying the same, BLACK. You can witness…