Rian Smith

  • November 5, 2017By Rian Smith

    I wrote this poem for all the people who are tired of finding themselves meeting tragic ends in relationships — not just romantic relationships, but friends and family too. In my opinion, when you have a relationship with someone that you really enjoy, there are only two outcomes: to stay in your life until death

  • August 18, 2017By Rian Smith

    The Inspiration I wrote this poem from half experience of my own and half of things I’ve heard from close friends who had also been in abusive relationships — not only physical abuse but also verbal and psychological abuse as well. This poem mainly focuses on thinking everything in your relationship is fine, when in reality what

  • July 3, 2017By Rian Smith

    Meet Isaiah. Isaiah Sutton, better known as “suttondef” or his photography hashtag #picsbydef, is a 21-year-old photographer from Waldorf, MD. He grew up with a natural passion for all things media whether it be videos, photography, or music. He started his photography in late 2016 and recently has been gaining a lot of attention for

  • June 18, 2017By Rian Smith

    Meet Nick Nick Seale, also known as ITSNICKSEALEHQ, is a DJ/Producer from Brooklyn, NY. Nick draws his musical influences from his Caribbean background and New York’s diversity. He was raised in a family full of DJ’s and underground artists, and that early exposure almost destined him to pursue music. Nick’s skill expanded when he went

  • June 12, 2017By Rian Smith

    Who Is Nate Joël? Originally from “The Rack”, a neighborhood located in Maryland, Nate Joël moved to New York for school and a better position to make his rap dreams come true. Nate started rapping at around the age of 13 and his love for it only increases as time goes on. His earliest inspiration

  • May 31, 2017By Rian Smith

    Meet Javon Roye. Javon Roye, also known as Pasaro, is a 21-year-old man from Lanham, Maryland. Javon has been writing poetry, short stories, and other written works for about four years. He has been working on creating a blog titled “The Invisible Actuality” a place where people can enjoy his pieces for amusement or inspiration.

  • May 24, 2017By Rian Smith

    This is a little poem I wrote just about being a black girl while throwing in a few subtle hints at the unwavering problems black people, most specifically black women face within the United States, nonetheless the world. So this poem is to all my fellow black girls. All I ask of anyone who reads

  • May 12, 2017By Rian Smith

    In this world, there are people, like me, that often suppress their emotions for far too long. You only have so much space inside of yourself that can hold anger in. Just like all things that go up must come down, all things that get pushed down will rise again. Overall, this is a poem

  • May 8, 2017By Rian Smith

    Meet Ibrahim Seisay. Ibrahim Seisay is a young creative with a passion. He got started around 6 years ago in 2011 off a casual whim. Photography was something that interested him, but it didn’t begin as something serious to him. He started off self-taught, shooting what he could when he could. Then 2013 rolled around and he

  • April 27, 2017By Rian Smith

    Meet Lil Lambo. Lil Lambo is a recording artist from Prince George’s County, Maryland who is on a mission. The name was given by a close friend who said when Lambo records his voice is loud and distinct, comparable to an engine starting. In the spring of 2016, he dropped his first single SPEED. Unsure of what

  • April 26, 2017By Rian Smith

    Meet Ahmad Alghali. Ahmad Alghali is a 21-year-old artist/trendsetter. He is Sierra Leonian, but he was born and raised in PG County-Maryland. Ahmad has been making music for about two years now. He was prompted to make music by his younger brother. Ahmad had no plans on making music at first, he only planned on producing

  • April 26, 2017By Rian Smith

    Let’s Meet Tobi Black Tobi Black is a 20-year-old poet from PG County, Maryland. Black has been writing poetry for about four years. Black most recently released his first short story entitled “The Dream within My Dreams”, you can purchase his book from Amazon right here! Make sure to follow him on Twitter to stay updated on