Chaotic Reads | 2019 Reading List

I always have this lofty goal to read as much as possible. Each year I have this huge reading list and to be honest, maybe just maybe I’ll get through a book or two. Not to say I don’t enjoy reading, I just read on my phone instead of an actual book. No it’s nothing wrong with that since I have the ability to carry multiple books around in a single device. Still, I want to read the books I actually have serving as decor on my shelf. There’s a few that I’ve added to my collection that are a must read so let’s jump right to the list

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Sound Off: Farewell President Obama

I was 17 years old the day that Barack Obama was elected President of the United States. Never in a million years did anyone think Obama, a black man, would become president. At this point in my life I had only lived through 3 presidents. When I was born, George H. W. Bush was President followed by Bill Clinton. I was in the 5th grade on 9/11 and George W. Bush was president. I also remember the controversy surrounding his elections. I was becoming more aware of politics then, or so I thought.

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Jimmy Fallon Takes on Hip-Hop

In Jimmy Fallon’s welcoming week as new host of ‘The Tonight Show’ saga, he’s been bring out the big guns with guests including: First Lady Michelle Obama, Will Ferrell, Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Jerry Seinfield and more.

His first guest Monday was Will Smith and they performed their segment ‘Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing.’ which included: the ‘cabbage patch,’ the ‘pop and lock,’ the ‘wop,’ ‘MC Hammer,’ the ‘carlton,’ the ‘twerk,’ and more.

The week just wouldn’t be complete if Fallon didn’t bring out Justin Timberlake and the duo added a 5th installment to their impromptu series, ‘The History of Rap.’

In their medley they performed: DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince ‘Fresh Prince Theme, LL Cool J ‘I’m Bad,’ OutKast’s ‘So Fresh, So Clean,’ Ini Kamoze’s ‘Hot Stepper,’ Jay-Z’s ’99 Problems,’ and MORE!

Here are parts 1-4 of ‘The History of Rap’:

I honesty haven’t been awake to catch any of Fallon’s segments, but I will be recording the show because he has set the bar to a new level of late night funny and I’m interested in seeing how his competition will keep up in ratings.