Don’t give up!

Don’t give up. Do you hear me? Do not give up! When I tell you not to give up, It’s not because I don’t see the fight I see that the fight is killing you I see that the fight is making you question yourself and your god But don’t give up. * Don’t give up. When I tell you not to give up, It’s not because I am blind to the fact that you don’t see a way out All roads seem blocked It’s not because I don’t see that this challenge seems to be beyond you It’s not because I don’t see that you want to keep fighting But you just don’t know ...

She doesn’t know her beauty.

I came across Iyeoka Okoawo last year while looking for one of Asa's songs. I immediately fell in love with her music because it was different; she mixes poetry with her songs and who doesn't love poetry?! Like Asa and very few artists, she speaks about issues that make so much sense and her music is not just noise, it is true art. I listened to all her songs and loved each and everyone of them, but two stood out in particular. "She doesn't know her beauty" is one of the two and that's what I will be sharing with you ...

If I Should Have A Daughter

  Oh how I love spoken word! I had forgotten how much till I stumbled unto a quote from one of my favourite ones on somebody's blog. The quote rang a bell but I couldn't quite remember so I copied and googled the quote and I found the video on YouTube. And of course I got carried away, I clicked on other old favourites and then some new found ones I couldn't believe I hadn't watched already. Soon enough I found myself watching old and new ones with other tabs open by the side with more videos to be watched. I digress. Here's the ...