NMM: Sanni

From American Idol, to talented singer-songwriter, here's a feature on Sanni. The 23-year-old artist from Texas was raised by parents who are originally from Tanzania and Kenya. According to his bio, he began filming himself doing cover tunes at 14, garnering hundreds of thousands of views. Sanni captured the eyes of America in 2013 when [...]

Friday Five: On Champions, One Of The Best Films I’ve Seen & The Greatest ‘Idol’ Audition Ever?

1. Pack Swim/Dive Champs...Again N.C. State Swimming and Diving completed a sweep of the men's and women's ACC Championships in dominant fashion the past couple weeks. In case you missed it, I wrote a piece on my first ever experience at the ACCs supporting the team and my friend Justin Ress. Check it out here! [...]

My Friday Five: On IKEA, Another Favorite Show’s Cancellation & ‘Idol’ Finale

1. IKEA Not Coming to CaryCan you believe this? After much anticipation and approval by the town council, officials at IKEA decided to pull a fast one and not build a new location in Cary. The possibility of a second IKEA location in North Carolina has been highly touted as a way to revitalize the [...]

My Friday Five: On Apple, ‘Idol’ Finale & A Final Bow For ‘Rise’

1. Apple Coming to the Triangle?

Could Apple be heading to Research Triangle Park? News broke this week that this could very well be the case, as sources say a North Carolina campus for the tech giant is imminent. If it happens, Apple would reportedly invest $1.5 to 2 billion and an estimated 10,000 jobs could come to the Triangle. I guess time will tell.

My Friday Five: On (Another) Huge Baseball Series, Idol Tour & A New Theater Experience

1. Another Big Series on Tap

Another weekend, another big time series in college baseball as No. 3 North Carolina meets No. 9 Duke at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Well known for their rivalry on the gridiron and hardwood, the Heels and Blue Devils will face each other in a pivotal three-game set ahead of the 2018 ACC Baseball Championship. It should be good!