Eddie Van Halen: 1955 – 2020

I was having an extremely shitty day this past Tues. (Oct. 6, 2020), and just when it was finally starting to look up...I heard about this. 😭 When I was a little girl in the '80s, MTV ruled the world. They didn't play hardly any R&B artists back then (get 'em together, Mr. Bowie!) and… Continue reading Eddie Van Halen: 1955 – 2020

July 2020: The Month That Had No Chill!

2020 as a whole is a trip, but July (my birthday month!) was off the damn chain!

Aretha Franklin: 1942 – 2018

To this very day, I remember the first time I ever heard Aretha Franklin sing.  It was sometime in the 1980's, when I just a "little dot," as my mom used to call me.  When I was around 4 or 5 years old, my mom and I had a routine on Saturdays:  I'd get up… Continue reading Aretha Franklin: 1942 – 2018

Joe Jackson: 1928 – 2018

Hey, y'all.  I know I'm late as all get out writing this, but I really wanted to publish this piece on the late Joe Jackson.  I call it a piece, because it may be a bit hypocritical to consider it a tribute.  You see, growing up, Joe Jackson wasn't my favorite person.  I didn't care… Continue reading Joe Jackson: 1928 – 2018

All Aboard the Cardi B Hate Train!

Well, well...it seems to me that 2018 is officially the year of the haters.  First, Bruno Mars had his own little hate train, and now it's Cardi B's turn to have one, and everyone's jumpin' on board.  I can't help but wonder if the haters are gonna react to Bruno and Cardi's tour later this… Continue reading All Aboard the Cardi B Hate Train!