Music Monday: “BET” by HUMAN

By Trina Otero Artist: HUMAN Track: BET Album: GRIND x PRAY Video Production: Jace from A Million Other Things GRIND x PRAY will be a dual sided EP. "BET" is a single from "PRAY." "Grind for everything you need and want in life and pray for the humility and serenity to enjoy the fruits of … Continue reading Music Monday: “BET” by HUMAN

When Did Heteros Choose to be Straight?

"Cause I tried to be white for a day and it just didn't work out like I'd hoped." By Dominic Dorsey, Contributing Writer & Activist I just found out something fascinating. I was corrected in a conversation by someone who said LGBT rights aren't a social justice or civil rights issue because it's a choice. "You … Continue reading When Did Heteros Choose to be Straight?

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Word as Bond, a Nonprofit for Young Poets

By Trina Otero I serve as a board member for a nonprofit called Word as Bond, Inc., which is an organization to bring together writers/artists and provide FREE workshops & programs, especially for young writers. Please take a few minutes to hear about us! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-TX36Ru7tNg

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Help Our Teen Poets Get to Brave New Voices, an Internt’l Poetry Festival & Slam This Summer

By Trina Otero Hey blogger and writer friends! This is a post directly for you guys, because I know you guys care about writing the most! Because hey! Most of us are doing this in our spare time [or even when we're busy] because that is just how much we love to write. ❤ We … Continue reading Help Our Teen Poets Get to Brave New Voices, an Internt’l Poetry Festival & Slam This Summer

Sabatahj’s First Music Video Premiers Today – “I Ain’t Trippin”

By Trina Otero So happy and proud of my friend, Tahj aka Sabatahj Mullins, for his first music video, featuring his comrade Kiddo, off his EP album!!! Check it out!!!!! 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z51stTf7Euk&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Sexy Hard&B by Sabatahj The Freak

By Trina Otero Today I am missing my 2G fam and good ole R&B -- anything with sexy rhythm and bass.... So I went to listen to my buddy's song, "I Aint Trippin." Ahhhhhhh, spacey synths, a beat and bass that makes me want to shake my hips, and Tahj's semi-naughty lyrics. Tut-tut-tut. Love it! … Continue reading Sexy Hard&B by Sabatahj The Freak

Teacher Woes

By Trina Otero My former middle school students have been writing me on Facebook and Instagram, asking, no..practically begging, me to come back and be their teacher again. That sucks. You know why? Because it isn't that simple. First of all, it sucks because many of them thought I left them....so I had to explain to them … Continue reading Teacher Woes

Enjoy Deep House Vibes by DJ Uzo

I love the new mix mi amigo, DJ Uzo, dropped last night on SoundCloud. Hope you dig it! Listen, share, download [free]! DJ Uzo Deep House DJ Uzo FB Page Studio 77 FB Page Studio 77

Farewell Gifts Spark Inspiration

I am such a lucky person to have anyone see me off to Italy today. I was in such a rush to make it to my gate that I did not have a long chance to look at my gifts. My former coworker and friend Tammy, along with one of my former students, Yared, bought … Continue reading Farewell Gifts Spark Inspiration

Hip-Hop Artist HUMAN Releases EP Album, Dissonance

By Trina Otero dis·so·nance: noun - lack of agreement; especially : inconsistency between the beliefs one holds or between one's actions and one's beliefs HUMAN, a conscious hip-hop artist from Indianapolis, Ind., released his EP album Dissonance today. What a clever title for his artwork. While I am inclined to appreciate music and feel its … Continue reading Hip-Hop Artist HUMAN Releases EP Album, Dissonance