Afrobella Loves the Grammy Awards!

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Did you watch the 2011 Grammy Awards last night, bellas? I did, and I really enjoyed parts of the show! Unlike in years past where performances have dragged on and winners left me scratching my head, I thought the 2011 awards got it right in many ways. These were my favorite Grammy award moments! 1 […]

Say a Little Prayer for Aretha Franklin

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When the news hit that she was sick and had been hospitalized, many assumed they knew the cause. I heard two Chicago-area DJs LOLing on live radio about the possible cosmetic reasons and their expected outcome of Aretha Franklin’s hospital stay. I wonder how they’re feeling now that the news has been released. The Queen […]

Dear Aretha…


It’s me again, Afrobella! I love you. Hopefully you know this by now. Your music has been the soundtrack to my life and your voice has lifted me in my darkest hours. Having said that, I’d love to remind you of the offer I made in my last open letter to you. We need to […]