Never Forgotten: Phyllis Hyman ~ The Goddess

Since 1995 for me, the period between June 30th and July 6th has been a period where I’ve struggled with overwhelming sadness and had difficulty listening to the music of Phyllis Hyman without remembering that her music is what was left behind for the world to cherish.

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Breaking News! Sound The Alarm: A Call for Peace (July 21st)

Sounding “The Call for Peace” Saturday, July 21, 2012 at The African American Museum Hempstead, NY In addition to performances from: The Force MDsJeff Redd ~ Chubb RockThe Aspiring Young ArtistsThe Queens Chapter of the Order of the Feather Fraternity

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A Call for Peace featuring The Force MDs, Chubb Rock, Jeff Redd & Other Special Guests

A Call for Peace! A Plea: Bringing Entertainment, Awareness & Edification to the Community… The Kareem D. Sapp Foundation, Inc. was established in 2008 by Thomas Sapp Jr., father of Kareem. Kareem was senselessly, and tragically murdered at the age of 19 in 2007. The mission of the Foundation is to engage urban youth in activities that enable them to expand their perspectives and to build the self-esteem and self confidence to pursue constructive options

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The Kareem D. Sapp Foundation, Inc. (stay tuned)

The Kareem D. Sapp Foundation, Inc. Building communities and enhancing the lives of tomorrow’s leaders, one step at a time…

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Previous Encounters

#thatisall

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Embrace wisdom!

Today’s thought tapped my ‘inner soul‘ in such a way that I could do nothing better than to share it with others! I thank my godmother for these utterly truthful words of wisdom:

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for better or worse? …or not!

Lovers Mask Dance by Frank Morrison Random thoughts entered my mind as I drove today about couples that I thought to be ideal ‘forever‘ companions

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This Week in NY:Music Reigns

This will be a week where music rules the vibe in New York City! Monday evening (Harlem @ Shrine World Music Venue) Thursday (Downtown @ Drom) Saturday (Harlem @ Billie’s Black)

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So Long: 98.7 KISS fm (NYC)

I found myself befuddled when I sat in my car expecting to hear Michael Baisden’s daily afternoon rant on 98.7 KISS fm because it wasn’t Baisden’s voice that I heard, but that of longtime on-air jock, Jeff Foxx.  He was not only doing his regular WBLS afternoon/early evening slot, but his show was also airing down the dial on 98.7 KISS fm.  I refused to pull the car away from the curb until I heard

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Soulful Unity in the Community

Classic Soul Unity Concert Event On Saturday, March 24, 2012 Fresh Entertainment, Inc. and The Kareem D. Sapp Foundation, Inc. partnered to bring entertainment in the form of some of the best sounds in classic soul music to a suburban community in need of a momentary reprieve. The concert was held at the F.B.C.C. Cultural Arts Theater, Hempstead, NY which was filled to capacity. The historic venue was once the home of Calderone Theater where

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Celebrating Women: March, and All Year Long

March is the official month set aside to celebrate women. However, celebrating the lives of those whose positive contributions have contributed riot evolving world, hats tipped and champagne flutes are raised!

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Live Your Dash Productively

In the past month I have attended the funeral services of two seasoned individuals who lived extremely remarkable lives.

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Classic Soul Comes to the ‘Burbs

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2012 Cupid’s Hunt: Bitten By Love

The Cupid’s Hunt Podcast Consortium is an annual offering of the best in love mixes during the Valentine’s Day approach. Love impacts people in different ways ~ and music is one of the greatest tools used for expressing love.

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The Music of INTRO Will Never Die

My friend, Clinton (Buddy) Wike from the 90s group, Intro posted a mixtape link The Best of Intro: RIP Kenny Greene If you loved the music that INTRO left for us to cherish before Kenny Greene’s untimely death, like I did, then this mixtape <~~ right here is for you!!

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Pause…

Remembering: Michael Jackson Teena Marie Heavy D Don Cornelius Whitney Houston & The Mighty Etta James #amen It is not always easy to receive funds through other external resources, characteristically to deal with health care needs. Let’s find answers to your most important questions about online pharmacy. Antabuse treating alcoholism addiction, as part of a recovery program. Naturally, it may also be used to treat some other conditions as determined by your physician. Viagra is

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My Inner Soul Aches!!

The return of The Inner Soul was supposed to be the renewing of an upbeat spirit for me to share my thoughts about soul music, today and historically. But, these two short months of this new year have been filled with the most heart breaking loses our soul community has experienced in some time.

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