One of my very favorite songs now has a beautiful video! Do not sleep on Milo & Otis.
Just what I needed to see/hear today.
Jawn of life.
From an NPR interview with Hussain Haqqani, former Pakistan Ambassador to the US
- INSKEEP: You just said America should accept that maybe Pakistan is not an ally. If Pakistan is not an ally, what is Pakistan?
- HAQQANI: It is a country with whom the United States engages. I mean, I think there is a fundamental flaw in the American worldview which divides the world between enemies and allies. There are a lot of countries that are neither enemies, nor allies. You deal with them because you have to deal with them. That's about it.
"Beware, my body and my soul, beware above all of crossing your arms and assuming the sterile attitude of the spectator, for life is not a spectacle, a sea of griefs is not a proscenium, and a man who wails is not a dancing bear."
From Notebook of a Return to the Native Land by Aimé Césaire
Prince Charles meets the Spice Girls. Nuff said.
Joining forces with footwear essential Palladium Boots, Major Lazer has released the visuals for their bass-heavy party track, “Sweat.”
With creative input and stomp-appropriate shoe fitting from their Palladium partners, the visuals offer an eccentric and neon-filled music video that can only be described as a Major Lazer classic.
"Don’t follow your passions, follow your effort. It will lead you to your passions and to success, however you define it."
My heart just smiled…
Toni Morrison honored Maya Angelou with the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community at the National Book Awards
Photo Credit: Robin Platzer/Twin Images
I just…the awesomeness.
African and Diaspora artists - writers, designers, singers, DJs, filmmakers - Meraki Magazine wants you!
Discovering that one of my favourite MIA tracks has this beyond dope video - Bollywood AND Power Rangers??? - has beyond made my day.
Must buy this edition!