Conflating criticism with hate is dangerous. Criticism is how we encourage growth and positive change, while shame and hatred serve to stifle both. Late last week, I had the misfortune of learning who Sarah Dessen is. One of her tweets was
It is not at all a stretch to fall hard for Lizzo. Her rhymes are masterful, her voice is velvety, and her beats are bouncing. So we need to pay her. Unless you’ve been hunkering down and avoiding all TV, print
This Music Monday is back on the eclectic tip with tons of great new songs. It starts off with the Hamilton mixtape, which everyone has been talking about since the cast of Hamilton told off the Vice President-elect last week.
This week's Music Monday is a mellow but uplifting mix of Afrofuturistic R&B, hip-hop, and electro-centric indie. Lizzo's new track, "Scuse Me," opens the mix with its message of self-love and affirmations. "Mirror, mirror on the wall, tell me what