What Is Love

By Lashandra Willis Love is the security blanket that protects always. Love is the shield that blocks unwanted harm. Love is the foundation and most important building block. Love is the repair for brokenness. Love is the diamond that cannot be ruffed out. Love is the charismatic whim that is eclectic in nature. Love is […]

watch | KRS-One: Etymology, Philosophy, and the Collective

Moogfest closed out the 2018 festival with a forum where Professor Mark Anthony Neal, Chair of the African American Studies Department at Duke University, and KRS-One dove into conversation. The author/philosopher/MC/teacha traced his inquisitive, expressive nature to childhood, where his mother engaged him in her studies of esoteric Christianity, meditation, occult arts, philosophy and the […]

What Does Mainstream Music Really Say?

Welcome to the first in a series of opinion pieces by Lashandra Willis, based in Atlanta, Georgia. I enjoy listening to different types of music in various genres because, well, I love music. It is a “feel good” medium… at least it’s supposed to be. Yet, how can one really get into the groove of […]