BB King’s “The Thrill Is Gone” Completely Reflects My #CurrentMood

Hours after being alerted on the news of BB King‘s passing at the age of 89, I became re-acquainted with his iconic blues jam “The Thrill Is Gone.” Originally released 1969, 46-years-later, its lyrics perfectly encapsulate my current state of mind about the American city I truly belong in. If love is even an option. And if the passion I had for a career in … Continue reading BB King’s “The Thrill Is Gone” Completely Reflects My #CurrentMood

#RedForSelena #SiempreSelena Today Marks the 20th Anniversary of Tejano Pop Singer Selena Quintanilla’s Passing

I remember when Selena passed away, back in 1995. I was so sad for her and her family. She was assassinated by her own fan club and boutique manager, Yolanda Salvidar, who is currently serving life imprisonment, with potential for parole in 2025. I was eight years old then. I couldn’t make sense of it at the time but that summer when my mother and … Continue reading #RedForSelena #SiempreSelena Today Marks the 20th Anniversary of Tejano Pop Singer Selena Quintanilla’s Passing