humanity

Humanity topics include pieces on the real lives of music professionals, amateurs, inspiring students, celebrities, lifestyle influencers, and general feel good human stories in the music sphere.

Artcha James8 hours ago
'Urban Tales Volume Two'
Urban Tales Volume Two is the second installment in the trilogy. Volume One dealt with growing up in the inner city with stand out stories like "Grandma's House" and "Life Like." The trilogy of Urban ...
Mike Bernos4 days ago
The Music Muse
Music is my muse as well as my cultural common denominator and ever-evolving language. I am 68-years-old and have worked as a journalist and author, but my supreme passion has been writing and playing...
Teya Hooper7 days ago
When Words Fail
My thumbs were thumping against the steering wheel, head swaying gently, following the addictive beat of the song coming from my speakers. I smile, feeling that sensation of happiness that only music ...
Art and Music
Humanity, the collective will or expression of human unity, has birthed many great works of paper and tempo. It is in art and music that humanity has found its heart and soul. For countless years we h...
Courtney Lowry13 days ago
Tyler, the Creator's 'Igor' Allows Black Men to Be Vulnerable
Tyler, the Creator got it right. His latest 12 track album draped in high-pitched vocals, intense drums, and 80s synthesizers take us back to a time where artists sang from the heart, instead of about...
Jimmy Gavin25 days ago
Talk of the Town
I've spent the past eight years of my life chasing a dream around the world of playing professional basketball. A dream that has taken me to all different countries, places, and environments. From Ken...
Russ Burchella month ago
Chasing the Dream
I’ll start by saying that my name is Russ Burchell, and I’ve been playing guitar since I was 12 years old. I’ve played in a few bands, and I’ve been blessed mostly with emotional success through the y...
chris lopez2 months ago
"Grateful feat. Julian Valencia" Behind the Lyrics
Where do I begin hmm? Ok... That's right "Grateful feat. Julian Valencia" This song is more meaningful to me than the actual record. Why? Because it is dedicated to the people I care for the most: My ...
jxmes .3 months ago
Essential Music
Music is essential.
Matt Blake3 months ago
Raised on Elvis!
My grandfather is a massive Elvis fan. As I was raised by my grandparents, it seemed to be inevitable that I too would become a great fan of Elvis. When I was young, the first music I can ever recall ...
Azaria Brown3 months ago
Ibeyi: A Musical Representation of Pan-Africanism
Black people have been pioneers, movers, and shakers in the music and entertainment world for decades. From the creation of the Blues and R&B, to the origin and development of hip-hop and rap music, w...
Autamn Webb3 months ago
My BTS Story
In honor of BTS’s Love Yourself: Speak Yourself tour, I wanted to share how BTS came into my life and changed me for the better—how they taught me how to love myself. I know the members probably hear ...
Joseline Burns4 months ago
Music and Your Health
Music is the live sound of the universe. The drum provides the heartbeat while the harmony adds the song. As the music flows, it influences everything it comes in contact with. Different types of musi...
Awlstylz DJ4 months ago
Music: Lifeline of Our Souls
Music has been a vital element in human existence since before time. On a spiritual level, music was before time. In heaven, the heavenly choir was singing music with Lucifer leading the choir consequ...
Remarkable People4 months ago
Freddie Mercury Broke Me
I grew up in a time when "men were supposed to be men." I often heard my father say, "stop your crying or I will give you something to cry about." Emotion was something to be squashed and tamped down ...
Art-Peeter Roosve4 months ago
Crazy, Weird Love: 5 Love Lessons from Weird Al Yankovic
So, love is pretty weird. It doesn't make any sense half of the time and can drive you mad. It's, well, complicated. Yet, this doesn't take anything away from our desire to explore and express it no m...
John Marvin Scott4 months ago
What Is 'Music Philosophy?' What Makes It Special?
Alright, for those of you who saw my latest post, you'll know that I'm going on this journey to dive into what music philosophy is. My main goal is to attempt to understand what the philosophy of musi...
Hannah Johnson4 months ago
Music Helped Me Heal
I didn't even know I was still hurting. I thought I had moved on, and everything was back to normal. I was going back to my life before the damage was done, and I didn't even think about him anymore. ...