Collard Weekly Columns, Cuffing Season Woes, Random Ratchetness

Cuffing Season Woes: The Player’s Playlist

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Graphic Courtesy of Anisa Rahaman

Graphic Courtesy of Anisa Rahaman

You can’t deny it. Your playlists during the holidays and Cuffing Season are markedly different from the rest of the year. Between Nate King Cole and Keyshia Cole, your Pandora is pretty jittery. We’ve compiled some of our fave artists (in alphabetical order) to help push you through the harsh winter months.

  • Alicia Keys
  • Avant
  • Beyonce
  • Big Sean
  • Erykah Badu (who is FINALLY putting out new music again)
  • Floetry
  • Jhene Aiko
  • Jill Scott
  • Kanye West
  • Keith Sweat
  • Keyshia Cole
  • Luther Vandross
  • Marsha Ambrosius
  • Migos
  • Miguel
  • Monica
  • Mos Def
  • Musiq Soulchild
  • Pharrell
  • Snoop Dogg
  • The Dream
  • The Weeknd
  • TLC
  • Trina
  • Tyrese

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December 30, 2015

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Rosewater Rosewater is pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and Leadership and Management minor at American University. Her passion for education encourages her love of teaching and learning from others. She uses humor and creativity to push back against elitism in higher academia—often infusing pop culture references to make heady concepts more digestible. She advocates for urban youth’s accessibility to political and social justice concepts, with an ultimate goal of fervently improving urban development. She is committed to her dream of founding a national non-profit to expand resource accessibility to low income housing residents. As a writer and graphic illustrator for The Collard, she enjoys weaving ratchet politics and everyday happenings together for the modern millennial’s entertainment and education.


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