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Libation For Phyllis: Finding a Median

It is incredible how we deal with our “stuff.” Our inner demons and issues show up and we freak out as usual. We self medicate to bandaid our pains and never face the shit head on to see that its nothing but smoke and mirrors. 678 more words

Ascension

Summer Mini Concert Series: Happy Birthday Phyllis Hyman!

It’s a Cancer zodiac season and for tonight’s celebration we’re playing music by the late great Phyllis Hyman. Today marks what would have been Phyllis’ 67th birthday so we’ll remember some of her greatest songs during tonight’s… 60 more words

Love And R&B

Dear Phyllis - It's okay

I still remember the look of horror on my mom’s face when she stumbled back in the house on June 30, 1995. Back then, my mom used to go for walks and listen to music on a walkman for exercise. 724 more words

New Music: Will Downing & Incognito

Two of my favorites have new music that was released last week. Rather than put both of them in the Jam It Or Slam It? torture chamber, I’ll just make a post that talks about both of them. 417 more words

Music

Meet me on the moon

When I first saw you,

I could not have imagined

that smile in your eyes,

was all the foreplay needed

to satisfy me.

Your eyes spoke… 127 more words

Poetry

#ThisIsHERStory: Women In R&B

R&B was my first love in terms of music.  

Some of my favorite memories from my youth have included R&B. I’ve been fortunate enough to have the talent to sing, and every time someone has asked me to say, it was a song from an R&B artist. 833 more words

Transcending Sound

Thinking of you: Phyllis Hyman

Though she is long gone, I find a certain timelessness in the music and smoky sultry voice of the late Phyllis Hyman. Though many of her songs reflect her tenuous relationship with love, they also reflect some of the dilemmas many face in matters of the heart. 23 more words

Music