Posts Tagged: Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, 1928-2014

"Oh my God, I’ve lived a very simple life! You can say, Oh yes, at thirteen this happened to me and at fourteen… But those are facts. But the facts can obscure the truth, what it really felt like. Every human being has paid the earth to grow up. Most people don’t grow up. It’s too damn difficult. What happens is most people get older." —Maya Angelou has died. She was 86.


Maya Angelou Doesn't Want It With Common Like That

"I had no idea that Common was using the piece we had done together on [a track] in which he also used the ‘N’ word numerous times. I’m surprised and disappointed. I don’t know why he chose to do that. I had never heard him use that [word] before. I admired him so because he wasn’t singing the line of least resistance.” —84-year-old Maya Angelou is unhappy with the usage of her poetry, which she recorded herself, on the opening track on Common's new album, which comes out tomorrow. It does seem like Common should have played her the final song, or at least sent her the [...]


I Know Why The Something Something

Sad news, Saints fans: Maya Angelou predicts that the Colts will win the Super Bowl 28-16. Remember how she totally called the Tyree catch two years ago? This does not bode well.