Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’


In Griot, Music, Networking, News, Self Improvement, Video on March 14, 2016 at 4:52 am

I don’t know what you’ve seen and heard,
but it’s 4:30am and I’m up jamming this! My word:

It’s nothing like waking up and feeling beautiful.
This throwback [looking] vid is purposeful and dutiful.

I found it on Facebook and to the poster – I did not block.
In fact I immediately shared the post of Shavina Peacock.

Her #FIT ways are progressive and ‘don’t stop.’
Then there’s this HOOK that my mind has on lock:


The words! The words! They speak to me.
I think this is the theme hook of Qui.

When I further researched the video that caught my eye on Facebook,
I learned that this joint is tribute to The BLACK PANTHERS look.

I ain’t mad. In fact I’m glad that someone is heralding me pretty.
Diversity needs no rehearse and Division is a real pitty.

Oh well. If you choose to miss out by diss out —
My perfect lips won’t bend to pout.

I’m feeling A-OKAY as I jit up to go.
I’m digging on a dude with a cool afro.

He’s looking after me and I’ve got his back – YO!
It’s Monday morning, I’m done yawning and I’m good to go.

Black is Beautiful and this video inspires me to keep on singing!
I’m Qui
Take time to love, hug and kiss. RUN THE VIDEO AGAIN -it’s sweetening.


The REEL Players

In Communication, Griot, Music, News, Self Improvement on February 18, 2016 at 6:15 am


Every now and then I fancy the BOOK of FACES, and the month of February thus far has proven to be awesome in finding cool video bytes. I’ve watched what seems like millions of them, I’ve seen cat videos, kids throwing tantrum videos, folk throwing blows videos and a few other that made me say ‘my God and Oh-ohhhh!‘ but none got me lit more than this piece. They are students at VCU (Virginia Commonwealth University) and it’s obviously no secret that the word-of-the-month around campus is #BlackExcellence. In the spirit of the very meaning of the #hashtag meet Terry, Terrance and John… I love these guys. They lead todays highlight of The REEL PLAYERS:


Sometimes it’s not enough to just be suited  up, proper and proud,
sometimes you have to go primetime and say it loud:

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Like Beyonce did at SUPER BOWL 50.
The meaningful comprise of FORMATION is quite nifty.

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Love her or hate her – she means business and I am most convinced
she qualifies to rank in file among #BlackExcellence.

You know how I feel about those who serve up that “tactful real”
and Beyonce’s Super Bowl performance took the cake in “historic appeal.”

But she’s not the only one in this game to win it. She’s not the only one who dares to be bold
so let’s bring back this young dude whose got  fitness in the sack at 70+ years old:

You heard the man. You heard what he said,
get off of the couch, “too old” is ONLY in your head.

Me? I’m just getting started.
A lifestyle of fitness isn’t for the faint hearted.

But whose really fainting? Certainly not you –
so get on up and take a 20-min walk… maybe two.

It’s good for you, in fact take the selfie stick and film through it,
I’m Qui
A REEL PLAYER and avid observer – so when you DO IT get into it.

They’re not online – They’re on an app! [me too]

In Communication, Griot, Networking, News on June 15, 2015 at 8:40 am

teens-textingMannnn they [your kids] left the book of faces generations ago.
The book is now filled with grade school children and more mature souls.

Most lack wisdom and few yield it like gold.
Many are stuck in the book because they’ve nowhere else to go.

Oh no! Is that you?
Taking one more picture – sharing one more hairdo?

Aw shucks. Look at that. You’ve got grandkids too…
This is what my timeline looks like most times I roll through. 🙂

I ain’t mad tho – in fact I’m glad. People need
a place to gather that’s not serving liquor or feed.

We eat too much on a whole, and if you drink you still have to get home.
So I’m glad the book of faces is a place for the global homebody to roam.

I really am.

However, and so very clever, the kids are not there “with you” but still in the home.
They have abandoned their glaze into the computers face, for a cooler app on their phone.

Home sweet home; they are physically not out in the streets.
Halelujah! Thank you Jesus – but they’re also not here with me.


Technology. It’s a give and a take. It’s a win across the board
but what exactly is that app about that doth so “constantly time hoard?”

It may be Tumbler and/or Pinterest — these apps yield a photo stimulation jam
but if they’re the interactive type, they’re likely rocking Instagram.

Don’t forget about Snap Chat. It’s turns quicker than the neck.
The vid is there one minute and the next — data forgets.

Vine? I love vine. I’m on it all the time.
There’s always a fool who makes it look cool.
Yes I do dig that app called Vine.

I’m on the book of faces less and less with each passing day,
tho when it’s time to “crowd chime”, it’s a nice place to convey.

Everything has it’s place and your children have found theirs!
I’m Qui
And don’t worry about me, I’m with the kids — a technology nerd. #Word.