I’ve finally returned from my unplanned hiatus from the blog, and through all of the ups and downs that were 2020, I must say, things have been going pretty well.
Author: Ash Lauryn
As a black woman in the industry trying to contribute something positive, it truly feels shitty to have someone claiming they want to protect you take advantage of your vulnerability, and hold it against you.
Its officially week 2 of my quarantine and although the time hasn’t moved as slowly as I anticipated, I’m not exactly excited to spend another month like this. I’ve managed to keep “busy” around the house for the most part, but obviously am pretty stagnant in terms of work. I decided to pay my bills
Why spread more negativity when we can offer support and understanding?
In 2020 I’d like to see some major improvements in diversity in dance music journalism, and I plan to be contributing to the cause.
It’s Tuesday, and I still haven’t been able to shake this whole “cornrow” situation that blew up on Twitter regarding NK. My anger is rooted in her reaction to the backlash, not the action of wearing the hairstyle. Correct everyone makes mistakes, but how one goes about the situation, in the end, is what can
That’s one of the crazy aspects of DJing- you travel the world yet sometimes there’s only enough time for dinner and the gig.
As the year comes a close there’s no denying that there was a lot of great music that came out these past 12 months. The state of dance music is often questionable in this day, but coming across quality music that captures the true essence of the sound and culture we come from is always
Support black music, black people, and never forget the roots of this gift to all of us- post the David Guetta article, you see how easy it is for history to be misconstrued.
The music I play is a reflection of my soul, and I hope you feel me when you hear it.