When life gets wack, unjiggy and lackluster, not a maduro in sight with a mental breakdown creepin’ round the corner I call my OG homie Henry.
The negative stigma we had about having a child with special needs was a barrier that could have permanently damaged Maya.
Now, if Javon Jenkins from the Bronx had been killed, it would be due to his being a “troublemaker” or maybe a “poor student” with a “troubled past” whose babysitter sold drugs while bottle-feeding him
they’re always there for me when I’m feeling insecure, when I get that impostor syndrome and am like, “I’m in this room and shouldn’t be here.” They’re like, “Yes, bitch, you should.”
I'm not Nobel Peace Prize Dr. King; I am Nobel Peace Prize Barack Obama: all words, no action.
Let’s be real: They fucking lost the war.
I’m not ashamed to admit that sometimes life takes its toll on me and I can’t think my way out of my thoughts.
You aren’t afraid of a little hard work and discomfort, right?
I didn’t tell any adults about this because I knew I would be questioned as to what I did to make him pay me attention.
Thank you for your perseverance, your valor, and your inspiration.
I want our ELEMENT (good and bad) understood so that we can freely talk about this instead of acting like Kendrick has aired our dirty laundry.
It only took about forty years, but Hip-Hop has finally produced its first blockbuster release for grown-ass men.