Badu goes Saartjie Baartman on all of our asses

Group thinkers, deindividuals, a shame and guilt society despite being both shameless and guilty. Have we become this? So regressed, repressed, unable to breathe for ourselves without being told to. Sex, money, and media dominate every facet of our existence until we’re more soulless than machines, enslaved within our own spiral of silences. Badu’s ‘Window … Continue reading

R. Kelly again proves he’s king with the “fiend’s fix”

Usher, Chris Brown, and Trey Songz don’t need me to tell them who re-invented sex in R&B, because the proof’s heard here. R. Kelly does sex in R&B like Michelangelo does the Sistine Chapel. Everyone else sounds good, but the Chi’s son makes you believe his gospel of sex with every sung sermon. And as long as … Continue reading

‘My Fantasy’ will be your worst nightmare

The editor of this film got shot with a gun instead of a camera; audio and visual clipping errors abound. It pained me to watch Tonto Dikeh play the character of Rosie. And not because I believe her, because I could not if I try faking it. The opening scene might make modest women nauseous, for … Continue reading

“Never you interrupt my fun again”

Annabel (Amanda Dilo) has an itch that is in constant need of scratching. Yet the root of this longing is firmly engraved deep within the corners of her mind. In one moment, her virginity taken, her pride stolen, and her integrity raped. The ecstasy Rocky (Ramsey Nouah) slips in her drink isn’t capable of making 16-year-old Annabel … Continue reading

Ghana turns West and why Venus Films has become a Madhouse

Chelsea is the worst movie Venus Films has ever produced. The plot is vapid, colorless, half-hearted and lacks no real inspiration. The actors recycled, dull, expressionless (recycled expressions), no progression in talent or each performance; it is as if the screen is dead. In hope of its resurrection, the film’s score diminishes this ambition with … Continue reading