I Don’t Believe Chrisette Michele Is Bridging Anything But She Should Be Planting A Flag

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“My heart is broken for our country, for the hopes of our children, for the fights of those who came before us.

I cry at the thought that Black History, American History might be in vain.

This country has had great moments. God has shined His light upon us.

Today, I hope that Great Moments begin in peaceful & progressive conversation. I am willing to be a bridge. I don’t mind “These Stones”, if they allow me to be a voice for the voiceless.

I am here.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Our lives begin to end, the day we become silent about what matters,”.

I am here, representing you, because this is what matters.”

– Chrisette Michele

That was the open letter to fans and Black people in general. There’s no denying that Michele’s words are sincere, it’s the recent past of Trump that makes any  Black  person that even remotely  seems to be hearing him out look a like “coon”.

Let’s get beyond the whole “bridge” talk and get into that fact Chrisette Michele will be performing at Trump’s inauguration. What will she wear? What will she sing? Protesting from the sidelines mean nothing, the media will spin whatever happens  into something they can control. If Michele uses this opportunity to do something significant no one would know anyway. She could fire a  subtle shot letting the Trump administration know that Black  people are watching and want, demand  and deserve respect. Do I think she will just take the money and sing whatever Trump and his family wants, this is me thinking that Trump has no idea about Chrisette Michele’s catalog and just needed a Black female face to show up. The fact that she accepted the invite there isn’t the issue, what happens with the opportunity is. I’m all for a Beyoncé Superbowl Halftime controversy, that overshadows the night. Do I think this will happen? Not at all but I also don’t think her career is over. Fans will be mad for awhile and then move on. Trump is Trump, he has four years to either show his true colors or keep up the ignorance, that is unless it isn’t an act. People will have forgotten about this by the summer unless some diva wants to beef with her over Twitter and bring it up. We as Black people have to wait and see what happens the next day or Monday.

Sunday Soul Session: My Sweet Valentine

This week is for those in love, a nice mix of not so much love music but being love music. Most of these are wedding type songs and or stay together no matter what songs.Click here and  ENJOY

1. Smokey Robinson – Quiet Storm/ Intro
2. Kenny Lattimore- For You
3. Faith Evans – True Love
4. Lyfe Jennings – Must Be Nice
5. Luther Vandross – If This World Were Mine
6. Lauryn Hill – Nothing Even Matters
7. Stacy Lattisaw – Perfect Combination
8. Anita Baker – You Bring Me Joy
9. Troop – I Will Always Love You
10. Chrisette Michele- A Couple Of Forevers
11. Jaheim – Anything
12. Anthony Hamilton- I Know What Love’s All About
13. Case – Happily Ever After

Sunday Soul Session: Quiet Storm 2000’s vol1

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Another Sunday another mix, this time those hot slow jams from the last decade. Some well known joints and a few little known gem. You know how it goes click here and enjoy.

  1. Intro/Smokey Robinson – Quiet Storm
  2. Tank – Please Don’t Go
  3. Tamia – Officially Missing You
  4. John Legend –  Ordinary People
  5. Amel Larrieux  – For Real
  6. Lyfe Jennings –  Let’s stay Together
  7. Conya Doss – Selfish One
  8. Anthony Hamilton – I’m A Mess
  9. Heather Headley – In My Mind
  10. D’Angelo – Untitled
  11. Chrisette Michele – If I had My Way
  12. Ruff Endz – Someone To Love
  13. Alicia Keys feat. John Mayer – Lesson Learned
  14. Jaheim – Anything
  15. India Arie – The Truth