There is no single individual greater than a mother. They are the great keepers of our society and heads of our households. Coming from a single parent household, I witnessed firsthand the strength and courage of the single mother. I always had my father in my life but my household was run by my mother and my grandmother. As a result, I have always had the utmost respect for women, and have chosen to strongly convey that in my music...
How do you define your "Mr. Right"? Is it in the way he dresses? Is it what he does for a living? Is it about his looks? Is it how much money he makes? I am sure that if I asked any of you it would be one of those criterion and some others that you have for a man to meet your standards. But do you really know what makes a man "the one" or do you hold a high standard that no man may ever be able to meet? The simple fact is that no one is perfect, male or female. That being said, perfection, just like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder... For more of Raheem DeVaughn's "Love & War Chronicles," click here. Read More: Love Versus MoneyCommentary: Why Are You Entitled To Love?The Myth Of The Perfect Man
Relationships are amazing parts of our lives, but they are not always easy. They become even harder when we allow others to interfere in them with their questions and opinions. Being in the public eye, I struggle to create and maintain romantic relationships. I am constantly faced with assumptions about who my significant other is and it seems that there is always some speculation about my relationship status. While I may not agree with it, I understand that being in the public eye warrants it and it is my job to manage it... For More of The Love & War Chronicles, click here. Read More: Commentary: Why Are You 'Entitled' To In Love?Are Those Extra Pounds Hurting Your Dating Life?
In his latest blog post for Love & War Chronicles, Raheem DeVaughn explores the meaning of beauty and how it applies to us women, and why he feels it is so important to respect all the women in his life--lover, mother, sister, friend--and "cherish the things that make them great." Also, DeVaughn treats you to the lyrics to his song "Greatness." Read More: Love & War...& Peace40 Reasons Why Black Women Are Beautiful
Check out ESSENCE.com's latest blogger, Raheem DeVaughn, as he discusses what inspired him to create his latest album, "The Love & War MasterPeace," out on March 2nd. He even provides lyrics to the track, "Bulletproof," which features Ludacris... Read more: "The Love & War Chronicles" blog by Raheem DeVaughn2010: The Countdown To The Comeback of Good Music