Thank you LaShaya, Eddie, Mommy, Nikki, Darnell, Wanda, Kris, Greggie, Michael, Debra, Sheree, Kristal, Mia, Vanessa, Charles, all of Shaya’s family, the wonderful folks at Love, Webster Hall, the Apollo, the Broadway Theatre, Radio City and 40/40, Apple (that good paycheck that made it all possible), Bank of America, Airtran, United, the NY MTA, the Metro North Railroad, sample sales, SoHo, Black, ?uest, Kamal, Knuckles, Hub, Kirk, Jean, Common, Kweli, Dice Raw, Jazzy Jeff, Big Daddy Kane, Skillz, Rahzel, Mos, Erykah, Chappelle, Slum Village, Bilal, J. Davey, Baaba Maal, Angelique Kidjo, Jay-Z, the cast of The Color Purple (including Mr Gaines!), Yvonne’s, Havana Club, Chelsea Papaya, Chinatown, the 9th Ave. Food Festival, mango Italian ices, croissants, McCormick & Schmidt, Chipotle, and most of all… the Chinatown Bus.

Boo Kanye. Boo Ghostface. Boo Amos’ Southend. Boo Roxy’s. Boo burgundy butts. It’s okay, though.

I rocked with the best.