The Cool Geek – Damn

On a road trip bumping an album is the gold stamp of approval. Between the beats and bass battling against the wind and “Oohing” and “Aahing” over lyrics. Then I’m rapping out loud while people stare through their car windows. That’s the power of Kendrick Lamar’s fourth studio album (not counting Untitled Unmastered) Damn. He…

The Cool Geek – The Hottest Bars

“What do you think about Drake’s bars?” texted my friend to our group chat. I wanted to tell him they were the hottest bars out. I had actually heard the diss track, “Back To Back” on Hot 97 on my way to work. I could even recall my favorite line, “trigger fingers turn to Twitter…

Statement of Awesomeness

You ever wonder what someone would say if there was no filter when applying for college? Well, read for yourself =) —– I am awesome. I’m often heard telling jokes in French, Spanish and Italian. Bonjour, Cómo estás? Non mi interessa. When I eat out, waitresses tip me. Private conversations with friends tend to become…

Words from The Podium – A Commencement Speech

Good Morning, I would like to Thank Principle Joseph O’ Brien, the Director of College Counseling and my dear friend Yelena Ramautar, the faculty, and most important the 50+ students from the graduating class of Brooklyn School For Global Studies for this invitation to speak to you all today. I know some of you already…