Grandma Loved It


As if we needed any more evidence that Maya Angelou was both a goddess of verse and the chill best friend you wish you had (sorry JLaw), Billboard has revealed her collaboration on an album that mixes her poetry with hip-hop beats in order to reach a wider audience. Caged Bird Songs is scheduled for release November 4, along with the tears, joy, and profound epiphany its listeners will likely experience.

Roxie Pell is a student at Wesleyan University, where she writes for Wesleying and The Argus and tweets hilarious nuggets of pure wisdom @jonathnfranzen. More from this author →