Shay Lia Showcases Her ‘Facets’ on New Album: Stream

French-Djiboutian singer Shay Lia has returned with her new album, Facets, via AWAL Recordings.  The 10-track offering includes the previously shared tunes “Solo,” Takutá,” “Upside Down” and “On the Low.” The latter song was produced by her longtime collaborator Kaytranada.  Lia says her sophomore album “speaks to all of the lives I’ve lived in different cities


Stronger together: How Black and Hispanic legislators work together to make change

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, As social justice movements gain popularity across minority communities, Hispanic and Black leaders continue to charge forward on behalf of their constituents, advocating for government accountability, equity and environmental justice. Hispanic Heritage Month, recognized from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, is a time for a continuance of these


Mortgage Rates Are Up – Now What?

Mortgage Interest Rates are at their highest level in the last 20+ years. This has had a chilling effect on the housing market. But despite the higher rates, the market remains strong and more favorable to sellers than buyers. Why?  Low Inventory  Homeowners who took advantage of the previous years’ lower interest rates are very