This thought was originally posted on December 17, 2021. Today, I found myself trying to challenge the sentiment. I thought maybe this was the kind of thing that stoics get knocked for. Suck it up and suffer in silence. No. That's not it. I used to say "
Don't be like Carol, her parents, Donna, Luis, or Eric. Don't wait to live your life.
Last year, I stumbled across an artist named Teezo Touchdown. Immediately, I had to check my assumptions and suppress my reaction to how he presented himself.
I used to do a yearly "Code The Block" post. It was a playlist of songs that reflected specific moments from my year. This year, I wanted to focus on music that breaks the mold. Music that reflects the evolution and perspectives that often contribute to the hip-hop