Song A Week -4: Seasons in the Abyss

Well, I’ll start this one with a bit of a confession. I love metal. Thrash metal is one of my favorite sub-genres of metal. But… I don’t really like Slayer all that much. Maybe it’s the lyrics. I found some of them to be so horror inspired that they wrap around to just cheesy. However, …

Song A Week Three: Groove is In The Heart

Song A Week Three: Groove is In The Heart Really, there’s not much I can say about this song. If you have even a surface level of dance music, you’ve probably heard Groove is In The Heart. Released on the album World Clique in 1990 by Deee-Lite, Groove is In The Heart was, by far, …

A Song A Week One : Mistadobalina

To start off my (frankly ridiculous task) of trying to talk about a song a week, I’m starting off with a lighter and more fun track. Mistadobalina, the on Del tha Funky Homosapien’s debut album, I Wish my Brother George Was Here was one of the first tracks I heard when I was trying to …

Do the Right Thing- Watch It!

Spike Lee’s 1989 film Do the Right Thing has left an undeniable mark on US cinema. However, I feel that his films can be a blind spot for many white filmgoers, including myself until recently. Of Spike Lee’s filmography, I believe Do the Right Thing is required watching, particularly for white Americans like myself.  Informed by the Howard Beach …

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