In Loving Memory of Aaliyah

The following documentary gives a detailed account on the life and legacy of Aaliyah Dana Haughton. On what would have been her 39th birthday, we remember her on this day.

Born: January 1+6 = 7, 1979

Died: August 2+5 = 7, 2001

Rest in Peace Babygirl.

The number 7 is the seeker, the thinker, the searcher of Truth (notice the capital “T”). The 7 doesn’t take anything at face value — it is always trying to understand the underlying, hidden truths. The 7 knows that nothing is exactly as it seems and that reality is often hidden behind illusions.

Color Therapy

I went to the Newark museum in New Jersey, I’d say for the third or fourth time in the last three years. Anyway, I saw this beautiful piece of art. I figured why not record a video of it on my iPhone and make it something magical?

I’ve infused it with rain sounds. Stare at its colors, relax and enjoy. You’re welcome.

Art by: Philip K. Smith III

  • Torus 9, 2014
  • Acrylic
  • Plywood
  • LED lights
  • Custom electronic components


The three items beneath were photographed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Islamic Art department. When I look at artifacts of the ancient world, I stare at the piece and sometimes try to imagine what space the creator of the artifact was in at the time; I try to attune myself with the piece.

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