5 Highlights and 5 Lessons of my First SXSW Thumbnail

I’m just getting home from Austin from my first SXSW Interactive Conference and I had an amazing time! So much fun in the 5 days I was there and I also learned some lessons while there. Saddown and let me share them. The fun began after I picked up my badge with the homies Chescaleigh [...]

My March Madness: SXSW, Red Pump Rocking and Other Stuff Thumbnail

My peoples! I’ve been a bit more MIA than usual here and that’s because I am in the middle of my version of March Madness. The next month is NUTS for me with everything I’m doing and speaking engagements and events so be cool if I don’t post as much. Lemme tell you what I’m [...]

Social Media Week Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age

My peoples. So don’t put out an amber alert on a G, but I will be missing around these parts for this next week because I’ma be in Nigeria for Social Media Week Lagos. YASSSS GAWD, hunny! I organized a panel called “Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age” and will be joined by two dope folks, [...]

Equatorial Guinea

My peoples! Last Saturday, I got back from an amazing and transformative trip that I was on for a week. I was more hush hush than usual about my disappearance from blogging and all but it was for a good reason. I was in the city (and island) of Malabo, in Equatorial Guinea, as part [...]

You Can Play Spades on an Airplane Thumbnail

My peoples! So I’m out of the country (and continent) at a pretty dope event as a delegate. More info on where and what to come when I get back next week. BUT I got to fly on my first ever chartered plane and it was truly awesome. It also helped that it was a [...]

I’m in the City of Angels Making My Dreams Come True Thumbnail

Hey folks! I’ll be MIA from blogging this next week. I’m in Los Angeles working on a project I can’t talk much about yet. But it’s a dream come true and I’m blessed to have the opportunity. And it’s all because of my blog and my writing and my love of foolery. Anywho, I’ll be [...]

BWB 2012 Speaking badge

My peoples! Today, I’m leaving for Philadelphia to attend the Blogging While Brown Conference for the 4th year in a row. I’m a veteran at this point! BWB is one conference I have made sure not to miss in the past 4 years because it’s so awesome. It’s remained small so it can stay personable, [...]

10 Things I Learned About Myself From My Trip to Abuja Thumbnail

My peoples! How I’ve missed you so. My blog hiatus was longer than I planned, but that was because I was frolicking with my family in Abuja, Nigeria. I was there for my cousin’s wedding and you know Nigerians love to do it HUGE, which we did. I had a great time but it’s good [...]