I spent 20 years crafting stories, creating energy and protecting culture as a music industry executive. Now, I have my hands in and on all the things I love: writing, speaking, consulting, marketing, programming, strategizing and managing. It seems like a jumble, but there’s a through-line: the key importance of authentic positioning and storytelling.
Take a look around; get to know me.
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I’m a contributing writer for Vibe (including #MusicSermon’s official editorial home) and Billboard, and have written for Vice, Vox, Okayplayer and more. Check out my work.
#MusicSermon seeks to tell the stories of underrepresented eras and stories of urban music in an entertaining and accessible style. Attend a #MusicSermon service.
The “Little bit of a lot” tagline is a joke, but not really. But whatever I’m working on (and whatever I post here), it’s in the spirt of pushing things forward; whether culture, thought, or action.
- Disco is the Genre of Self-Identity“Music fans and historians have had a collective realization over the last couple of decades that the anti-disco sentiment was all spin. Not really about the music, but who
- Getting Authentic &Embracing Your PurposeMy dear friend Jovian Irvin is the founder of International Day of Purpose, a day created to inspire people to celebrate and activate the power of purpose through a focused
- The Zora Music CanonA Collection of the Most Iconic and Impactful Albums by African American Women I was a contributor to Zora Mag’s list of the 100 most iconic albums by African