Naima is a music industry veteran, writer, and self-described culture preservationist in NYC. She's also the creator, curator, and Senior Pastor of #MusicSermon. In her free time she watches too much tv, spends too much time on twitter, and eats too much candy. Follow her on twitter @naima.
The Greatest Band in the Land Meets the Greatest Music Festival in the Land: How The Roots Opened Essence Fest
The Roots did not disappoint at Essence Festival.
Teddy Riley Brings New Jack Swing to Essence Fest, but Misses The Mark
The New Jack Swing night curated by the super producer of the era felt like a roller coaster that never hit any peaks high enough to merit raising your arms above your head and screaming.