Posts Tagged: Authenticity

Authenticity

The Foreign Exchange – “The Last Fall” Video

By J. Tinsley | 3 Comments

"The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

Matthew Cherry

The Foreign Exchange – “Authenticity” Video

By Gotty™ | 4 Comments

Authenticity

The Foreign Exchange – “Maybe She’ll Dream Of Me” Video

By Gotty™ | 3 Comments

"People saying me and you like the finest cheerleader going wit' the dude that got picked last for the team." If we let Lil Duval tell it, the word "basic" has a negative connotation. Not true, especially when an artist like Tay sticks to the script - opting for effective crooning of honest words - and partner Nicolay uses sparse arrangements that allow the continually evolving rapper turnt singer room to flourish. "Maybe She'll Dream Of Me" isn't a complicated tune at all, the premise of longing for the one you love to reciprocate the affections equally as hard isn't far-fetched.

Authenticity

Eyes To The Sky

By David D. | 11 Comments

About a year ago, I questioned my faith. I know we're supposed to trust in God's decisions, but I really thought he made the wrong call. The first thing I saw when I cracked open my computer in class last fall was a message from a friend of mine telling me that Ricky was dead. He wasn't doing anything illegal. Wasn't caught up in any troubles that he got himself into. It was just a fluke accident while he was out with his brother and his brother's wife. It was the same group I played spades with until almost breakfast time during the summer after my freshman year of undergrad. That night was the first thing that came to my mind when I heard the news. I'd never seen brothers that close and I remember leaving Ricky's house wishing I'd had a brother and praying that if I had two sons they'd be that close. Ricky and I weren't best friends. We didn't share our hopes and dreams with each other, but we always got along and I did consider him a friend. He was the first Black person I met when I went to visit Davidson - which is something that people at all-white schools remember. He also sat with me in the cafeteria after my first hangover to show me how to rehydrate properly in the morning. He even gave me a nickname that I shant repeat, but it stuck with me my whole time in college. His niceness was infectious. His sense of humor was legendary. And his willingness to teach and offer advice or words of wisdom made him a treasure to all of us. And suddenly he was gone. I woke up this morning thinking about him, not realizing it was so close to a year ago since he passed. And, of course, Foreign Exchange has again helped me line up my thoughts.

Authenticity

The Foreign Exchange – “Maybe She’ll Dream Of Me”

By Gotty™ | 9 Comments

The Foreign Exchange have definitely hit a stride with their working chemistry, continuing the flow created on their Grammy-nominated Leave It All Behind.





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