Nia Simone McLeod
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There’s some music that’s built for the moment and then there’s music that’s built for the lifetime. There was one particular moment when I found out that Erykah Badu’s 2000 album Mama’s Gun is the latter.

I began listening to this album one random morning. Then, a few songs in…

We’ve hit 1,500 followers folks! Hope you’re doing okay, amidst the chaos. Sending you peace, love, and light.

It’s been a minute since I’ve celebrated hitting a follower milestone — so let’s juke it out. 1,500 followers is WILD. Who would have thought I’d hit it? Not me!


screenshot from ron’s gone wrong trailer

I recently found this underrated 2021 kids’ movie Ron’s Gone Wrong on HBOMAX. I haven’t seen anyone talk about it online, but it may be the best movie I’ve seen in a while.

There’s great social commentary on tech companies and how they exploit their users’ real-life insecurities. I…

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