Saturday, November 13, 2010

introducing Todrick Hall

yall know i love music and when im bored i go on youtube and look at songs, shows and emerging artists and today i came across a great artist who is breaking his way onto the scene.

His name is Todrick Hall, he has been on a couple music talent shows on TV and has really made a name for himself and is going to be a big star one day. I just wanted to share a couple of his videos with you. I think they are AMAZING!!

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

and thats why I love you!!

Theres not much to say...just watch the video and you will see....

"Baby I can see your halo, I pray it wont fade away"
-Halo by Bey

Monday, November 8, 2010


As you know Tyler Perry recently came out with a new movie entitled For Colored Girls
I have yet to see the film but after hearing the soundtrack I am anxiously awaiting the chance for me to see it. The music is sooo inspirational for all people.

Today I watched a video of a song from the soundtrack entitled FOUR WOMEN and it made me think of all the STRONG BLACK WOMEN in my life and I wanted to do a special post for all my SBW's out there.

This song is sooo deep, ive listented to it about 5 times today and wanted to share it with you. Hope you like it.

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

True Essence Warriors


Essence Magazine has released their November issue

This issue is NEAR and DEAR to my heart because in the Womens Warrior feature, 
Dr. Darlene V. Willis and Mrs. Marsha Dodson 
have been selected as one of the 

These two phenomenal women are taking direct action to reduce and eliminate the education crisis that is plaguing school systems all around the country. With the utilization of poetry, real life statistics and over 25+ years in the experience in education, these two women are bridging the gap to ensure that ALL CHILDREN have access to a quality education and have the choice of college. Their business, Empowering Parents was started to bridge the parent/school divide, empower parents all around the nation and bring about the necessary change in our education system.

Also, if you feel so moved and would like to see ESSENCE do a full story on their efforts of empowering parents around the country then please feel free to send an email thanking them for selecting us for the list and ask them to consider doing a full story on us.   You can email your responses/requests to and ask that your comments be sent to the Editor in Chief – Angela Burt-Murray.  The more responses, the better chance of a full story for these deserving women.

Monday, October 18, 2010

2 thumbs up to baby Smith

If you havent seen it yet, im SURE you have heard about it.

Willow, or Baby Smith, (as i like to call her) has been rippin the red carpets all around the WORLD for quite some time now and now shes WHIPPING HER HAIR back and forth with her new video and hit song!

This pre-teen is making her way right on up to the top. Her hit reminds me of a hot young mix for Nicki Minaj and Rihanna. With her style incorporates funky and fun colors while still staying age appropriate (shes not even 10 yet)...i cant wait to see where this rising star ends up..i have no doubt it up there at the top

Sunday, October 10, 2010

My LOVE collection

today i was bored so i decided to hit up my fav app on my comp...PHOTOBOOTH!

After listening to a couple songs on my itunes i decided on a perfect photoshoot...i call it..

(hope you LOVE it)

im gunna try n think of some other 4 letter words that i can do, but why not start with a lil bit of LOVE

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

inspiration all around me

i would argue that no one who is great has done it alone. the inspiration on which they thrive is provided by the equally great people around them.  Today, i was doing my normal blog search when i came across a video that literally had me AMAZED!

My Morehouse brother and fellow blogger, Kenneth Kyrell McKoy,{} posted what had to be the BEST video I have seen in a long time. It was a video created by 2 young, talented, black men of 
Street Etiquette....this clip incorporates so many great aspects of the life of a Young, Talented and Black young man that I just HAD to post it on my blog. The incorporation of so many great concepts all rolled into one to display the greatness of a sometimes non-represented group [African American males on a mission] was too good to pass up.

2 Thumbs up to these young men who are dedicating their lives to the Black Ivy, ill throw on an oxford.IM DOWN FOR THE CAUSE

Tuesday, September 21, 2010


passport check, time to travel!!!

In Barcelona for the semester and i am having a BLAST (understatement) i thought i would share some of my favorite pics thus far..hope you enjoy a glimpse into my semester abroad
Club in Barcelona 
Greek Ruins in Spain
heading out in Barcelona
South of France
Cadaques, Spain
Lunch in Seaside Village of Spain
George Paynes Bar in Barcelona
Roman Ruins in Spain
Cadaques, Spain
Roman Ruins in Spain
Barcelona Clubbing
Roman Ruins in Spain

Thursday, September 16, 2010

dutty wat? hahaha

ok so recently I have really been on an international kick. (im studying in barcelona, from america and feelin this island music)

Ive been sharing my Barcelona experience with you so i thought i would also share something else...

I heard this song today and saw the video and fell in love..i think you will like it too...check it out

Hold You by Gyptian

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

snip snip snip

Bienvenidos means more than just means WELCOME IN NEW THINGS, WELCOME IN NEW EXPRESSIONS, so what better way to welcome myself into Barcelona than with a new style?

#iadmit i dont have the financial means YET to totally recreate myself whenever i desire, so i will settle for a few small alterations every once in a while.

Last night I decided to step out in style..what style? lets just call it

yup, my jeans had a little meeting with a pair of scissors and, after a bit of negotiation, settled upon this SNIP SNIP SNIP creation.

Magazine Cover Shirt.............$5 CottonOn
SNIP SNIP JEANS........................ €7.95 H&M (snip snip not included)
Spanish inspired shoes (not pictured)..................FREE H&M;)

Saturday, September 11, 2010

nothing but smiles

between my nicknames


you can get what im kinda known for...


To me nothing is better than a great smile! I love seeing people with beautiful smiles and I love smiling myself, so i thought I would share some of my favorite smiling pics with you...these are just a few of my most recent facebook profile pics

Headshot from my acting days....smiling began waaay back in 1991 :D (yea im young, i know..19)

Taken at my Aunt and Uncles House (Dana and Charles....parents of my CUZN!!! ALI-MO!!!) nothing but smiles :)

compliments of La Diabla aka NYAMBURA! at her and SNKEYKIKI's apartment..another great night with another great smile!!

And this is my present FB display pic...taken by the lovely LAUREN WICKER back on valentines day...after a few mac sessions, it is PERFECT!! lol she knows hahaa

Moral: Smile today! tomorrow and always! but first start with today...its great, you wont regret it!!!!

Tuesday, September 7, 2010


its 2010 and this year has already proven to be a GREAT YEAR!

Anyone who has ever had an interest in fashion has heard of the timeless brand

The name is most widely known for its BIRKIN BAG that is toted by some of the flyest people on earth, mainly women, but there has been a recent BURST of men draping themselves in this label.

Here is Dennis R. (a lookbook phenom) who has made a name for himself with his collection of HERMES Birkin bags...he has them in almost EVERY he pairs an Indigo Birkin bag with black harem pants, funky shows and a cool coat.

This guy poses with a gorgeous girl in his all black everything look with a white HERMES belt

Robert Pattinson of Twilight makes a red carpet appearance in an HERMES suit.
Our favorite rapper Drizzy Drake is seen here in his typical outfit (jeans a hoodie) but this time he adds a bit of sophistication to his urban style with an HERMES belt.

Designer Marc Jacobs is seen above cruising and taking his smoke break with two of his HERMES birkin bags.
And of course a HERMES post wouldnt be complete without mentioning Pharrell and his custom purple crocodile birkin bag. The N.E.R.D front man dropped a cool 46K on this bag.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

no seriously, ROFLMAO

my roommate showed me this video today and I LITERALLY was
just check it out and you will get

This ad for the Sienna van had me DEAD!

Saturday, September 4, 2010

i like my Honey aged to perfection

and toady shes one step closer to perfection

Yup, im talking about none other than the QUEEN BEY!

Since she first stepped on the scene she has captivated us with her amazing spirit and she has, in the past decade taken to the movie screens, televisions and radios of nearly every home. If you have ever seen her in concert, you know that she gives her all to her fans and its only right that we do the same for her bday 

But no matter how many BEYdays she has, she will always stay FOREVER YOUNG

Friday, September 3, 2010

this beat go...

Buenos dias! Today i woke up and decided to get ready con mi musica (with my music). As im laying in my bed, my roommate says to me
He passed me his headphones and I knew exactly what he was talking about. He didnt pass me just any pair of headphones..these were Dr. Dre headphones. These things are SIMPLY AMAZING!
They make you wonder how you ever listened to anything else.

After listening to a couple songs, I was convinced that I had to have them, so if you love me, you will send me a pair..they come in black, white and you can also customize them, so if someone wants to create a JUST JAMES C pair, that would be amazing. Thanks :)

Thursday, September 2, 2010

if music is crack, itunes is my pusher.

Today I put my itunes on shuffle and got my fix. There are thousands of songs on there and I havent heard them all yet, but today I heard a new song (new to me) by Melanie Fiona called "Somebody Come Get Me"
This is seriously amazing! I was just talking about going to a Jamaican Lounge here in barcelona and getting a nice lil island fix and then this song came on and I GOT MY LIFE

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

no adios, hasta tarde

the time has come to say goodbye SEE YA LATER

Im on my way, im off to great places, im off and away. Today is the day that I leave for Barcelona! Im sitting in the airport making this blog as I prepare for my flight. 

I will be there for the fall semester studying abroad for my Spanish major. I will be living in Barcelona with a family and DONT WORRY, I will be on twitter @Just_James_C and Facebook so dont be afraid to hit me up. Send me your BBM pins and we can BBM for free while im there. 

I have a pretty long flight in front of me but dont worry I have tons of entertainment. 

See ya in ESPANA!!

Saturday, August 28, 2010

piece of mind

"lifes tough, get a helmet"

im not sure i have too many outfits that go well with helmets, but when lifes tough i do resort to getting out one of my favorite pieces.

You see the pic, sssshhhhh...this two finger ring was picked up (slight pun intended) at a secret location :)