Turn your lights down low.

One reflective practice I’ve been doing is keeping a Hip hop journal. In it, I reflect on my personhood and feelings through Hip hop and Black music.

Hanging reading lights that are giving off a soft hue.

One of the songs I’ve journaled about recently is ‘Turn Your Lights Down Low’ — the version with Bob Marley and Lauryn Hill. The actual aesthetic feel of the song is lovely, but it’s the extramusical thoughts related to this song that I want to explore here. I’m really…