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Just a thought…pause.

The following op-ed represents the views of Speed on the Beat and do not necessarily represent the views of the artists et al SOTB!!! has featured on this site. SpeedontheBeat.com would like to apologize for any “offense to the senses” that this may cause. But, SpeedontheBeat.com will not¬†apologize for anything that’s been said in this […]

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"Chroma Cues" (or "Baltimore Commercial Break")

Ed. Note: Today,¬†I came across an old poem I wrote around the time my father passed. Part eulogy, part questioning my father’s relationship with my mother, “Chroma Cues” is based around a time where I actually asked my parents why they weren’t together, before I knew what “bastard” meant (or, at least, before I knew […]

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Speed on the Beat Interviews: Tray Chaney

In December, I said that this year would be the year where SpeedontheBeat.com does things that I’ve always wanted to do. Well, let’s kick the year off right. Today, I had the chance to reach out to actor, artist, author, and activist (wow that’s a lot of “A’s”) Tray Chaney. Many of you may remember […]

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Kurt Cobain Suicide Note Tees?!

Or “What’s Next, An Amy Winehouse Autopsy Photo Hoodie?” My goodness…even in death, some people want to take you for everything you’re worth–and then some. In case you haven’t heard, online retailers via Etsy and eBay, are selling tees and tanktops with Cobain’s 1994 suicide note. No, I will not post a picture of it. […]

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@BrainRapp – "Not Today"

New music from one of my favorite artists (and one of my favorite interviewees) Brain Rapp. The smooth instrumental allows him to just reflect and speak on a lot of issues, such as youth, being the type of person people can look up to and his parents can have even more pride in, and “the […]

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Speed on the Beat Reviews: The Showcase Theater

As some of you may’ve seen in my earlier posts, I have visited my fair share of gentlemen’s clubs, mostly in Baltimore. I enjoy doing so, and I’m an adult in a committed relationship, so I’m not doing anything wrong by going to one every now and then. Anyway, now that I’ve ost of the […]

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