Summer’s colors and emotions pop out in UMI’s “Introspection”

"Introspection" is her second video project, followed by the EP called "Love Language". In this production, UMI displays her music in another way, less fictional and more pragmatical, with tangible events that occur in everyday lives. In addition to the message, UMI released this work of hers at the beginning of summer, a season known for its freedom and solar beauty. Now more than ever, this is both a time of action - think about the Black Lives Matter movement, along with the November's elections, and other political decisions - and a time of reflection - where we can re-explore ourselves and our identities.

Issa’s “Insecure” ended. Michaela’s new series is the next go-to!

Dear readers, Yesterday night Issa Rae left our screens with a big plot twist on Insecure. Lawrence seemed to have gotten his behavior and mind altogether, but life got in the middle of his love bubble with Issa in it. Even though I'm team Nathan - is it the eyes? is it his low deep …

MyCrynicles by Juvenile Studio: the web series we all need it to catch up on

Dear readers, Scouting talents should be my second job, if not my first one. I want to share with you a new web-series I've found on Twitter a couple of months ago during quarantine: Sierra McKie's MyCrynicles. Before I do that, allow me to write a preamble. One thing I'm scared of and I really …

Issa and Molly from Insecure are a mirror of some of my college friendships

Dear readers, I've caught up with HBO's series Insecure, by Issa Rae. I must admit that my friends were right in telling me to get on it, because Issa's adventures are pretty much some kind of material I can get along with. Insecure is the story of an African American millennial named Issa who lives …

From Gail Collins to American colorism: academic thoughts that are linked and spark in the creative scene

Dear readers, I got the chance to read and discuss three chapters of a book for one of my Civic Engagement classes. The book is called "When Everything Changed" by Gail Collins (2009) narrates the stories of different and several women throughout the last five decades. The book is divided into three parts. The chapters …

GirlBoss, LinkedIn, and Twitter: your place on these platforms

Dear readers, As a soon-to-be graduate, my most expected, comprehensible, and natural concern is the job hunting. What do I want to do? How do I present myself to others? AmI too persistent or am I too sloppy? Even though I understand the presence of these incumbent thoughts, the fear of rejection or not being …

Netflix shows creatives and fashion journalists should watch

Dear readers, We're told that we got time, right? Quarantine got us stuck in our homes with our families, roommates, friends, partners, pets or by ourself. And in times like this, it is imperative to feel yourself at most ease with whoever you're surrounded by, even if it's just yourself. For those who don't know …

The beat is showing its heat!

Dear readers, Due to the Corona Virus, I wasn't able to go Santo Domingo, in Dominican Republic. I wanted to be there so bad. I already miss Porto Rico every single day, craving its vibes and sun, but when there's a pandemic going on you can't really risk that much. Santo Domingo was supposed to …

Oh, dear sweet Megan! We got you!

Dear readers, Or should I say hotties? Ah! In the first week of International Women's Month, two admirable and talented women have released their art. Jhen√® Aiko with her third studio album "Chilombo" and Megan Thee Stallion with her unexpected public reveal of her fifth album "Suga". Megan's work has had a turbulent outcoming, though. …