Beyond The Music Blog

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Songs for Black History Month

The legendary Nina Simone once said: “How can you be an artist and not reflect the times? That to me is the definition of an artist.” 

As a musician and artist myself, that idea has always resonated with me. I’m…

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In 2024, Keep Yourself Loose and In Balance

I’ve always liked January. Along with it being my birth month, I appreciate the collective desire that people have at the start of the year to reset, dream, and set new goals. 

But it’s not lost on me that January—at…

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