One Year Later: Neighborhood Nip’s Marathon Continues

I’ll be the first to admit that I have no idea about Los Angeles. My entire Los Angeles experience includes conducting the mandatory “Black person who visits LA and watches Insecure” pose in front of The Dunes apartment building, going on an OJ tour because my obsession with that trial is fucking unhealthy and eating a Rice Krispie Treat which had me hallucinating for an inordinate amount of time. Aside from the Rice Krispie almost killing me and the traffic, L.A. is special. From the weather to the culture to…

When It’s Bigger Than Music

Celebrities have always held a certain, even special place in society. With the ease of access and the multiple social media platforms available, the celebrity culture is the biggest it has ever been. For some, celebs are looked upon as almost god-like, for others they are looked at as family. When our favorite celebs pass suddenly, there is without a doubt an outpouring of love and affection. Some real, some not but love nonetheless. The loss can be devastating for the short term while others linger in the hearts and…