Wednesday, July 18, 2018


How to Become an Expert Guitar Player.

June 6, 2018 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Music, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) You’ll find that there’s nothing as satisfying as picking up an instrument and being able to play whatever song you feel like. Live, and especially, unplanned, music can bring joy to all that are listening, and it’s a skill that people across the world will appreciate. It’s no secret that the guitar has the […]

Kanye West and Democrats.

Tweet (Akiit.com) In the aftermath of the Kanye West dust-up, my heart goes out to the white people who control the Democratic Party. My pity stems from the hip-hop megastar’s November announcement to his packed concert audience that he did not vote in the presidential election but if he had, he would have voted for Donald […]

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Urban Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat.

May 6, 2018 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Music, News, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) The very creative Jean-MichelBasquiat died at age 27 in 1988. His legend as an urban artist, clothing designer, painter and musician are on view in this informative and perfectly rendered (director/writer Sara Driver) retelling of his formative teenage years. Rapper/entrepreneur Fab 5 Freddy, graffiti artist Lee Quiñones (star of the classic hip-hop movie Wild […]

2018: Black Films and Artists Highlight the Tribeca Film Festival.

Tweet (Akiit.com) The 17thannual Tribeca Film Festival provided an urban showcase for 96 feature films. The fest’s documentaries outshined the narrative and international features, while a host of TV shows, shorts, tech seminars, immersive experiences and special events also filled out the programming. Black films, filmmakers, actors and artists basked in the glow of a festival […]

21st Century Churches!

April 11, 2018 by  
Filed under Music, Religion, Tech/Internet, Weekly Columns

Tweet (Akiit.com) Anyone involved with a religious congregation knows it can be tough to get a decent sized flock together. However, embracing 21st-century technology can help will this as it can engage and disseminate The Word in a way that is relevant and accessible to a greater number of people. With this in mind, check out […]

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