SULLEE J: Word to the Wise ft. Gin

This December has proved to be a bumper month for Pakistani-American rapper and musician Sullee J (Sullee Justice) as he unleashes a wave of new songs and collabs before the New Year kicks in. Fresh from the release of R&B flavoured serenade “On Repeat” a week ago, the Baltimore-based artiste has now unveiled his latest song “Word to the Wise” – a grand piece of what the young things of America like to call ‘dope music’. Word to the Wise is a collaboration that extends across the breadth of hip-hip’s homeland, with the newest voice from the East Coast, Sullee … Continue reading SULLEE J: Word to the Wise ft. Gin

SULLEE J: New Music Submission – All I Know ft. Marka

Acclaimed Baltimore, US, rapper and lyrical master Sullee J has released a brand new single this past week, as the prolific artiste continues his rise to the forefront of modern East Coast rap. He released his latest track, “All I Know” featuring fellow rapper Marka on the 5th November. The song was produced by Anno Domini Beats. All I Know speaks on the various scenarios which occurred on the come up of Sullee J, a story shared with many others of his genre. There is a distinctively retro feel both in the official video of the song plus the Eighties style … Continue reading SULLEE J: New Music Submission – All I Know ft. Marka

SULLEE J: Revolutionary featuring KXNG Crooked, Sullee Justice & more

Baltimore-based Pakistani-American rapper, Sullee J, also known as Sullee Justice, has announced the release of a new single this month, made in collaboration with rap legend KXNG Crooked (Crooked I) and others.  The fresh new banger, “Revolutionary”, has already been making waves, and is the latest in a long line of collaborations between the two artists these past few years. The song also crosses borders with an entrance all the way from Iran, Big Majazi (who raps powerfully in his native language, Farsi), and Great Britain’s Thir13en also providing vocal talent. Combining the instrumental hip-hop style of the 1990s with … Continue reading SULLEE J: Revolutionary featuring KXNG Crooked, Sullee Justice & more

SULLEE J: “Who Am I” with Don Streat

  After the successful release of his hit single “Slangin Knowledge” in February of this year, acclaimed Baltimore rapper Sullee J has once again linked up with fellow musician Don Streat to release a brand new track in the past week. Their latest collaboration, “Who Am I” also features the talents of Vietnam & Alyson Blaire. The music video was produced by Profitt Productions Films. It features the rappers in a tough and gritty urban scene of dereliction, interspersed with footage of children labouring in a Congolese mine and news footage of the recent riots in the US and disturbances in … Continue reading SULLEE J: “Who Am I” with Don Streat

QUOTE MOMENT: Sharing sweets

    A Facebook post I shared five years ago. It reads “When people ask me to share the candy I’m eating, I give them the flavor I don’t like” and comes with a forever alone type meme. Truth be told, I just share the sweeties regardless of flavour, unless I’m eating Quality Street, and they’re someone I don’t like, then in that case, they get all the toffees!   IMAGE CREDIT: I finally stop laughing. look back over at you and start all over again, Facebook, Facebook Inc. https://www.facebook.com/laughingclub/ Continue reading QUOTE MOMENT: Sharing sweets

QUOTE MOMENT: Days after

“You have to fight through the worst days in order to get some of your best days”         SOURCES: HEM Businesses, Twitter, Twitter Inc. https://twitter.com/halfeatenmind/lists/hem-businesses musicukacts, Twitter, Twitter Inc. https://twitter.com/musicukacts IMAGE CREDIT: “Calendar*” – Dafne Cholet, Flickr (20 January 2011) https://www.flickr.com/photos/dafnecholet/5374200948 Continue reading QUOTE MOMENT: Days after

A GLIMPSE OF NATIVE AMERICA: 1972 reservation photos by Terry Eiler

Two children ride along on a beige-coloured horse, the same colour as the sands on the pathway. Three more kids, excited and full of activity run after the steed towards what appears to be a cow farm. A photo captures their exuberance. This photo, and many others, forms part of an online gallery by web magazine Mashable. More famed for their millennial-angled technology journalism, Mashable instead travelled back in time to a simpler age, showcasing a series of photos taken on various Native American reservations and nearby towns in 1972. https://twitter.com/twistools_en/status/703546504439582720 In 1972, the United States federal government, which was looking … Continue reading A GLIMPSE OF NATIVE AMERICA: 1972 reservation photos by Terry Eiler

PHOTO MOMENT: Kindness should not be the exception

“Kindness should become the natural way of life, not the exception.” Kindness is one of the most beautiful aspects of humanity. Doing good things for each other, helping others and being there as a shoulder to cry or rest on. However there are a lot of dark things happening in this world, and at times, it well seems kindness is in short supply. Let’s move from hatred, discrimination, warmongering and violence and learn to treat each other more with kindness and understanding. Let’s make it our natural way of life, not just something to be unwrapped only for special occasions. Check … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: Kindness should not be the exception

AN INSPIRING THOUGHT: Life goes on…

Life is a journey. It can be a smooth dual carriageway with no traffic, or it can be a decrepid country lane full of potholes. Ultimately it has to move on and you have to be prepared to move on with it. Things can be tough at times, and you may have had a difficult life or have gone through some turbulent events, but there is always the future to look forward to. Sometimes chances and opportunities may present themselves in your life, and it is up to you to exploit them and turn things around. Each of these golden … Continue reading AN INSPIRING THOUGHT: Life goes on…

SHORT STORY: Decisions

with Anjali Shah (author & contributor) For her English lessons at school, my youngest sister Anjali was asked to do an assessment task of her story-writing skills. This involved penning a short piece of prose using writing with ‘conventions and composition’ and the teacher required it to be written in the first person. Her Unit 3 Writing Assessment won critical acclaim from her English class teacher, who described it as ‘very reflective’ and a ‘compelling piece’. I recently invited her to contribute this short story to the Half-Eaten Mind and after finally managing to get the original sheets from her teacher, I … Continue reading SHORT STORY: Decisions