Sajae Elder

Essays

Ibeyi Let Go of Their Ghosts To Face Today's Demons on 'Ash'

The album pulls you into a larger community and asks you to share your memories—no matter how painful they may be.
Sajae Elder
10.13.17
Premiere

Angela Hunte Goes to War with Her Haters on Album 'R.A.W.'

“Even if I tried to do one thing, it would be impossible because I’ve just been exposed to so many different things… I just do what I feel.”
Sajae Elder
10.4.17
Premieres

Get Into The Awkward Uber Ride That Is City Fidelia's Video For "Lately"

Real shots of Hennessy were actually taken during the making of this video.
Sajae Elder
11.10.16
Music

Why I Judge My Dates on Their Musical Tastes

Don't judge me.
Sajae Elder
10.27.16
Dating

Dating While Being Broke Sucks, but Not for the Reason You Think

Hint: It's not coming up with cheap dates that's the problem.
Sajae Elder
8.26.16
Op-Eds

Toronto Is a Long Way from Sharing a Cultural Space with Caribana

For an event that brings millions of dollars into Toronto, attempts to truly understand the parade itself have fallen short.
Sajae Elder
7.29.16
Stuff

What It’s Like to Be a Black Woman Into Kink

Kink is supposed to be a realm where you can safely and consensually express the desires from the deepest parts of your subconscious. And there inlies the problem.
Sajae Elder
7.28.16
Stuff

Here Are Some of the Worst Things People Have Said on a First Date

Humans are terrible.
Sajae Elder
7.25.16
Op-Eds

"When Life Gives You Lemons": A Thematic Breakdown of Beyoncé's Surprise Album 'Lemonade'

We examine the trails and tribulations of Beyoncé in 'Lemonade.'
Sajae Elder
4.25.16