Super excited about the release of ☛BLK MKT VINTAGE: RECLAIMING OBJECTS AND CURIOSITIES THAT TELL BLACK STORIES [Black Dog & Leventhal of Hachette Book Group] by Jannah and Kiyanna Handy on sale October 15, 2024. Proud Brooklynite and Oscar-winning filmmaker Spike Lee penned the forward of their highly-anticipated hardcover.
On the first day of spring, when the city is quiet and still, little Yaya takes the A train down to New York City’s southern shores with her mama and aunties to greet Mama Ocean and celebrate the arrival of a new season through a ritual of letting go of the past and embracing the new.
I’m reading it…, there was a loving intention there for women and for women in hip-hop.
—April Walker on February 1, 2024
Ladies Of Hip-Hop Journalism
And are we going to have to play twenty questions and end up late for our facials, or are you going to give it up easily to me this morning just like you did last night…? …I wanna know just how high that vanilla cone stacked up after a lifetime of chocolate.
Major congratulations to author Vanessa Walters on GMA selecting her debut novel ☛THE NIGERWIFE [pub: Atria/Simon & Schuster] as their May book club pick. Oh, and while we’re raising our champagne flutes, keep ’em up high as we toast to this London native securing an HBO deal back in August for the story’s adaptation into a drama series before the first copy even landed on bookshelves.