I am happy to announce that it is now Hip Hop Appreciation Week 2019!!! This year’s theme is #FOCUS!!! This is a time when those True to the Culture of Hip Hop take the time to celebrate and show their appreciation for the Culture that has given so much to so many… the Culture that has changed the Lives of so many. Click on the link below to learn more about the history and origins of Hip Hop Appreciation Week:
New York City officially named the streets of Park Hill, the Staten Island neighborhood some members of the legendary Wu-Tang Clan hail from, the Wu-Tang Clan District… Click on the link for more…
Founded in 2018, the goal of the I’m Loving Me Project is to share the stories of 1 million women in order to encourage, inspire, and empower all women. Earlier this year on January 5th I’m Loving Me Project team member LaTasha Monique, founder of Mommy Morebucks, interviewed SoulFire Phoenix Queen, Phoenix Queens of the Nation and Cipher of the Master Teachers founder Benu Xanamara Ma’at for a very honest and open discussion about transformation, rebirth and the importance of advocacy and giving back to others… Click on the link below to check it out!!!
In Greek Mythology, a phoenix is a bird that is born again from its own ashes. Benu Xanamara Ma’at discusses how the bird relates to her and how she helps others in the community be reborn after life takes you down unexpected paths. Please check out her page www.phoenixqueensofthenation.com to stay informed of Benu’s work.
You never know the impact the work you do has on others. You’re just doing the work… doing what you do and then… someone really forces you to take a good look at your Self and makes you see what others see when they look at you. Could have never imagined that Eye would inspire someone in such a manner – Eye am beyond humbled and honored that someone thought that Eye am worthy of such a tribute.
This amazing work of art was created by my Brother from Nigeria, Elisha Caleb Oluwaseun. He’s an amazing artist and studied creative art at Tai Solarin University of Education, Ogun State, Nigeria. To see more of his work and get your own hand drawn portrait made, you can contact him on Facebook