Today started off as any other weekday. I listened to new music in the car that was sent to us over the weekend (the car is the ultimate ear test). I was seriously vibing off of the new lyrics of old soul tracks that were reformulated, rearranged, and re-funked by us. Needless to say, the five minutes that it took for me to walk from the parking lot wasn’t enough to erase the feeling and mood I was in.
Once hitting the office I immediately turned my laptop on and went straight to Pandora. I tuned into my ‘Black Ivory’ radio station and my Levi’s changed to bell bottoms and the collar on my Marc Ecko shirt went butterfly. I could swear my office light turned red and a felt poster appeared under the brand new black light that showed up on my wall.
As my ear got really in tuned to what was being played, I realized what my Mom and Dad meant when they said “..when music was really music”. Every song that was played invoked a serious emotion. I could tie almost every song to a moment in my life and by hearing the singer I was taken right back to that moment.
Hey Beyonce, lets do that again. Yo Drake, thats a goal to shoot for.. a good reason to rearrange a video shoot for. “YEAH” *Lil Wayne ad-lib voice*.