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Saturday, November 22, 2014


YM Nicki Minaj Is So Talented She Might Teach Your Daughter To Be A Hooker.

November 22, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Nicki Minaj, aka Onika Tanya Maraj, disappoints me.  As a fan of quality hip-hop, I immediately concluded that Nicki Minaj is every bit as talented as her male counterparts.  Her flow is smooth, creative and powerful, and she could easily make hit records and perform battle rap at the highest levels.  Most rappers can’t... [Read more...]

Comedian Bill Cosby And Those Many, Many White Women.

November 21, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As ugly allegations continue to surface about comedian Bill Cosby, I choose not to see things in absolutes.  I refuse to stop giving him credit for providing wonderful lessons for kids on the show “Fat Albert.”  I’ve never been one to believe that a celebrity can do no wrong, Cosby included.  I still think Clair and... [Read more...]

Chief Keef, Bobby Schmurda and the Low risk, high reward record contract.

November 18, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) What’s going on with everybody, it’s been a minute. Been ripping and running getting some career goals out of the way. I know it’s been a couple of week ssince this came out, but I felt compelled to quickly harp on the news of Chicago rapper Chief Keef being dropped from Interscope. Without further ado, I’d... [Read more...]

Olivia Pope; The hidden scandal on Scandal.

November 17, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Olivia Pope is the lead character from the mind of Shonda Rhimes as she brought her TV show Scandal to life. By now the show’s ratings and success is well known. The content of the show is also well known so there is no need to build up to my viewpoint. The reason I waited so long to pen this blog is in the above statements.... [Read more...]

Jews Are Upset About YM Nicki Minaj’s Video But Don’t Care That It’s Racist.

November 12, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was amused and intrigued by the online criticism of Nicki Minaj’s new song “Only.”  Some are saying that the video is anti-Semitic, primarily because it presents imagery similar to the German military during World War II.  Of course, the Jewish holocaust is nothing to laugh about, and most of us cringe when we think... [Read more...]

Ten Easy Ways For A Black Man To Go Broke.

November 7, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’m not here to preach unless someone is interested in making this into a sermon.  I’m just here to admit that I am three things:   1) A black man, 2) an educator and 3) a Finance Professor, in that order.  I’ve watched a lot of brothers with serious potential throw it all away because they’ve gotten bad advice.  So,... [Read more...]

Is Min. Louis Farrakhan Gonna Take On Record Labels I Hope He Does.

November 3, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) My friend Chuck Creekmur runs Allhiphop.com, one of the leading hip-hop news websites in the country.  I love remaining connected to the site because I truly believe that if we are to critique hip-hop music, we should be able to understand and appreciate it.  It is the lack of attention paid to the subtleties of the music that... [Read more...]

Rapper Bobby Shmurda’s Performance At Epic Records Made Me Feel Sorry For Him.

October 28, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I received a bunch of inbox messages this week with the familiar words, “Did you see this?”  This is what people write to me on Facebook when they want me to know about some kind of ridiculous embarrassment, tragedy or symptom of dysfunctionality that occurs in the black community.  On this day, I received the same message,... [Read more...]

Is Bill Cosby guilty of hurting women? It’s more complex than you might think.

October 21, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, the sexual assault allegations against comedian Bill Cosby re-entered the public sphere due to a joke by comedian Hanibal Burress, who said “You rape women.”  This stunning remark led the public to go back and review the sexual assault allegations against Cosby and where they came from. This takes us to the story... [Read more...]

Four Reasons Why Actress Halle Berry’s Child Support Outrage Is Kinda Funny.

October 18, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Actress Halle Berry is having one heck of a time dealing with her child support situation.  According to various media outlets, the actress is fighting it out in child support court with her daughter’s father, Gabriel Aubry.  Aubry and Berry have agreed to share custody of their six year old daughter Nahla, and the situation... [Read more...]

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