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Archive : March 2011

March 9, 2011

The post title is inspired by Angie Stone’s song “Just a Pimp” from her “Black Diamond” album (1999). "Sammy Chivelucious was his name Played a very, very dirty game He took the innocence from young girls Showed them how they could sell their pearls away, oh. He's

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March 8, 2011

Just last week, I was talking to a friend about posting images online and how there is no real way to protect your work from being stolen once you publish it to the world. As an artist, I mos def want my work to be seen by as many people as possible, but I want to be the one wh

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March 7, 2011

What made my weekend awesome? Seeing Alvin Ailey perform tice at the Detroit Opera House that’s what. Thursday I saw the dance group perform with Cousin Dee for the Access Dance program. Tickets were only 25 bucks for floor seats & we got to attend an afterglow with the perf

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March 6, 2011

I spotted Neysha De León hanging out at Lincoln Center a few weeks ago. I saw her from the behind initially & was like oohhh, I like her hair color. I love all shades of red. Then… I saw her eyes. The rest is photographic history. Before we engaged in a brief conversati

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March 4, 2011

Last night while at a function, a young woman asked me if I was a singer. I informed her that I was not and that I was actually a visual artist. A photographer. When she asked, I laughed in my head because I get that question pretty often. Silently, I ask what does a singer lo

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March 3, 2011

One of the cool things about being accredited media at Mercedes Benz Fashion week is that you get info on a lot of parties, events & cool swag type things that surround the event. From about two weeks prior until then end of MBFW, you are literally bombarded with informatio

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