Wednesday, January 20, 2021


Film Review; Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

November 26, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) Who’s the Mother of the Blues? Better say Ma Rainey! 1927. It’s a steamy Chicago summer, just like the rest. Hot. Humid. Even the streets are sweating. Ma (Viola Davis) comes up from Georgia to Chi-town to make an album. Her quartet arrives before she does, practicing in a cramped recording studio rehearsal room. […]

Ice Cube, Don’t Be Confused.

October 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) I was ready to be forgiving of people who hadn’t decided for whom to vote this late, but no longer after hearing the latest news about foreign interference in our November election—and not hearing a mumbling word from the President of the United States! This President has not shown any interest in protecting […]

5 Music Celebrity Hairstyles You Can Achieve with Wigs.

February 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) The last few years have yielded some iconic red carpet looks. More celebrities are embracing their natural beauty and letting their kinky hair fly. Others are destroying the stigma of wig-wearing and rocking some incredible, glamorous styles. Constantly treating your hair can cause breakage and irreparable long-term damage. If you want to rock […]

How to Encourage A Musical Education.

October 22, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) One of the most wonderful gifts that you can ever give your children is education. It’s not all a-grades and sports, either. Both of those things can be important, but creativity is something that a lot of schools aren’t working on with our children. They’re not teaching them to bake up a storm […]

Film Review; Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool.

September 4, 2019 by  
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Tweet (Akiit.com) So many legendary jazz musicians are gone. Victims of father time. And as they pass, a bit of history does too. When enlightening documentaries revive their memories, we get a do over. For a brief moment, we can appreciate them and their eras, all over again. Director Stanley Nelson is a gifted archivist […]

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