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Local Green Atlanta

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At the beginning of the year I moved to ATL. YES, I moved again lol! I'm going to write a post soon about my journey up to this point since I've been MIA for nearly two years on the blog. So far I'm loving Atlanta; the culture, the history, the entertainment, and especially the food 😋! I want to start blogging more about the places and events that I go when I'm out and about. Atlanta has soooooo many food spots, so I've been making my rounds slowly checking them out. 
Local Green Atlanta is a black owned restaurant on the westside that I visited recently. It was listed as one of Atlanta's highest ranking black owned restaurants. The restaurant promotes a healthier lifestyle hence the name "local green." Their menu offers vegan, vegetarian, and pescatarian food choices.
I read up on a little history about the new spot which was previously a food truck. The owner is Big Zak, a hip hop vet in ATL. At one point he was overweight but made a personal choice …

Millennium Tour 2019

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Hey y'all!
I've been gone for a minute but I'm BAAAACK!  Seeing that I wrote my last post back in 2017 😲.... I have decided that I'm going to stop setting a goal to be more consistent with posting on this blog. LOL! I'll just drop a line when I can. I might finally start vlogging, who knows. "My 2 Cents and a Biscuit" will always be my baby though because it was a way to keep my love for writing alive once I finished school and joined the daily 8 to 5 grind. I'll talk about how the working grind can make us lose our passions in a later post though. Today I want to talk about The Millennium Tour!!

Sooo it was announced at the end of last year that the Millennium Tour was happening. When I saw the line-up my adrenaline started rushing! These were artists that practically made up the soundtrack to some of my high school and early college years. B2K, Mario, Pretty Ricky, Chingy, Lloyd, Bobby Valentino, and the Ying Yang Twins all on one stage! I made it my…

I Launched A Show!!

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Hey y"all!! Checking back in again. 😁 I really can NOT believe there is only 2 weeks left in September, which means this year will be over in about 3 months. Crazy!!!! Time flies they say.

Well just an update about my media company and new blog The Double Scoop. Me and my sister took it to another level and launched a web show at the end of July. We had been talking about creating our own show for a while. After we got our feet wet hosting a music podcast in Atlanta for about a year, we knew eventually we would go in this direction. The show in Atlanta was actually created by one of our friends and when I saw he needed new hosts I hit him up to see if we could step in.

It was cool! We got a lot of experience being in front of the camera and we got a chance to  meet some dope artists and other people! Stepping stones..  😊

Our new show is based in Charlotte, North Carolina. We feature filmmakers, music artists, entrepreneurs and other creatives making moves and grinding for what…

I Really Wanted To Love The Tupac Movie......

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Ya'll I really wanted to love All Eyez On Me.  I wanted all of the years we waited for the movie to be made to be worth it, but I was so disappointed with the outcome. When I saw the low ratings and negative reviews I got a little worried but still decided to see the movie on opening day because I wanted to give the film a chance. About 30 minutes in I felt like I was watching a Lifetime movie! I told myself with the movie being over 2 hours there was still a possibility it could get better and it did slightly..... but that was mainly because of the concert scenes and music.

I honestly thought the movie was wack, rushed (storytelling aspect), corny, and not well written. No disrespect to the production team, writers, and cast but that's just my opinion. It annoys me when some people say you're hating or you are not old enough and that's why you can't appreciate the movie. That's not the case. True enough when Tupac died I was still a kid but as I got older I was…

I'm Tired of Posting Hashtags

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Ya'll I'm really tired and drained of posting hashtags every time another person dies from police brutality. When my sister told me the officer that killed Philando Castile was acquitted, I was a little shocked but sadly not surprised. I was shocked because even with the videos that were released  showing excessive use of a weapon..... there was still no conviction. I was shocked that even though this man complied with the officer........ he was still killed. When I watched the dash cam footage of the day Philando was killed my eyes teared up, and I thought about his daughter and girlfriend who were in the car watching him being shot to death. They will probably be traumatized for the rest of their lives.

I understand I'm not an officer so I have no idea what it is like to wear a badge and put my life in harm's way, but how many times are officers going to continue to get away with murder because they said they felt "threatened" or feared for their lives? Wher…

Just Checking In.....

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Ya'll it has been soooooo long since I've written anything on this site! I don't know who out there follows my personal blog but I just wanted to check in and say hello and update ya'll on what has been going on in my crazy world. 

I've been channeling all my creativity and writing into my new blog that I created two years ago with my twin sis called The Double Scoop. Check it out here! Both of us have been blogging individually since about 2012 but we decided to put our twin brains together and create something much bigger than just a blog. We are trying to build an empire and leave a legacy....ya dig? Both of us are lovers of music and film so our new blog focuses on that as well as lifestyle/personal topics like I write on this blog. We cover events and spotlight people making moves as entrepreneurs and just creatives in general putting in work for their passions and hustles. 

Our blog/media company is really growing and I'm proud of the progress. I'm not …

The Coldest Winter Ever: My Battle With Depression

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Winter was always one of my favorite seasons until last year.  Last winter things had gotten so bad for me that I found myself sitting in front of a therapist hoping she could help me put my life back together. I had been dealing with depression on and off for the past 2 years but it was starting to take a heavy toll on me and prayers and pep talks with friends weren’t helping me cope anymore.
 In those two years I experienced a failed relationship, the news of an unexpected health problem, losing my job, and moving to a new unfamiliar state.  A few months into my move I found myself broke, behind on bills and on the verge of having my car repossessed. I just couldn’t figure out how I lost so much control over my life in such a short period of time. If you could rewind my life back three years prior things seemed to be going pretty good for me. I had a second degree under my belt and I was working a job in my field making decent money and just living a normal life for the most part. Th…