Friday, January 9, 2009


I finally gave in. Yep, I finally did the "in" thing and decided to become apart of the wonderful world of "blogging". Who knows if this whole blogging phenomenom is another quirky trend that will end soon along with throwback jerseys, spinning rims, and the rockstar fad. Eh, can't be concerned with that though, all I know is, this is a whole lot easier than jotting my thoughts down in a actual note pad. Seeing as how I can type 50+ words per minute and being a college student has forced my handwriting to be similiar to that of a preschool student, a mentally challenged one at that, I much rather do this.

In hindsight, there are a plethora of reasons why I decided to conform and join the wonderful world of blogging. Aspiring to be the next Perez Hilton is not one of them, although, I wouldn't mind the extra income. I simply started this blog to share my views of the world. I like to believe that I look at the world from a different perspective and I think some of viewpoints are actually interesting and could provide for intellectually stimulating dialogue amongst inquiring minds. I plan to blog about topics such as music (mainly hip hop), politics, religion, life (such a broad subject, I know), sports, social injustices, pop culture and of course I also plan to promote my own personal endeavors in the process ( As I have stated before, you can expect a unique analysis of a broad range of topics. Look at it as e-reporting from "outside the box".

Unfortunately, my first blog post is poorly organized. Hence, I'm just now explaining to you why I entitled my blog "Quiet Noise". It's quite simple if you think about it, and based on your interpretation of it you can define it anyway you find appropriate. I've always viewed myself as a quiet and laid back individual who shied away from the spotlight, but at the same time completed task and achievements that were worthy of fame. In short, I tend to go about my work without being to vocal or loud about it. I'm the type of guy who would choose to remain anonymous after giving a million dollars to a charity.

Likewise, I interpret "Quiet Noise" as defining the affect journalism/blogging can have on an indivual. Journalism/writing/blogging is an art form that is never vocal and never loud, yet it has the power to spark a revolution. It can inspire an individual and it can, at the same time, depress them. The words that I type here could very well convince someone to take part in some type of revolutionary act that will same day change the world as we know it. Although none of us probably view blogging this way, it is a truth we cannot shy away from. Although I wasn't alive during the Civil Rights Era, chills still are sent up my spine when I read Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech. Hopefully, I can one day give someone that same feeling with my writing (or music).

Les I forget, the most obvious interpretation of "Quiet Noise" is the obvious contradiction and/or oxymoron present in placing these words together. This saying (which I first heard in a Royce Da 5'9'' song featuring The Clipse) simply explains the the constant contradiction that I, and we as humans, exhibit on a daily basis. Need I further explain? It's probably not necessary that I do. Plus, it's time for me to go to sleep!

I hope you enjoy the blog!

1 comment:

  1. good first post family...welcome to the darkside...LOL