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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

King Kendrick Lamar Albums, Hip Hop Royalty.

May 20, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) King Kendrick Lamar, but Kung Fu Kenny is what they call him. Of course, Kendrick Lamar reigns supreme as the new age’s savior of rap and the old age’s reincarnation of Nasty Nas. I was listening to some of Nas this morning and his classic album Illmatic got constant spin. 23 years after the release and some of his lyrics... [Read more...]

Where Can I Find and Listen to NY Underground Rap?  

May 12, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) NY has some amazing places in it that wouldn’t be as much fun if everyone knew about it. The second a mainstream magazine does a story about something cool that’s happening without the help of a corporation, the second it becomes swamped with people who may not really understand what it’s all about. This has certainly... [Read more...]

Bill Cosby Daughter Evin Speaks Out.

April 28, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I am the youngest of five. I remember our family trips and moving to NYC just so we could be closer to my father as he worked. From the time he worked in Las Vegas to the Cosby show in NYC, he always wanted us to be close, to be a part of his whole life, at home and on stage. I felt loved and remembered loving the moments that... [Read more...]

Actor Samuel L. Jackson Betrayed Blacks Again in Georgia.

April 18, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Award winning black actor and civil rights activist Samuel L. Jackson cut a radio ad for the congressional special election in Georgia. Jackson urged Georgia voters to vote democrat to stop racist and sexist Donald Trump. http://bit.ly/2pJHfSy Folks, as an American who happens to be black, I respectfully report that Mr Jackson... [Read more...]

Several Reasons Why Many Relationships And Marriages In The Urban Community In America Have Declined Today.

April 18, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Back in the day when I was coming up, relationships and marriages were about trust, love, honor, respect, admiration, weathering out the storm, and staying committed to one another. These days in the urban community in America, a very disturbing trend has become very common amongst young urban millennials in particular: It’s... [Read more...]

Janet Jackson, Wissam Al Mana split – Leave the Queen alone.

April 12, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Unless you live under a social media rock, you are likely aware that it was reported very recently that (as Alex Hardy refers to her) Saint Janet Damita Jo Jackson and her husband, Wissam Al Mana, have split after 5.16666667 years of marriage. You also know that Janet Jackson is reportedly worth $175 million (according to reports,... [Read more...]

Celluloid Experience Gives Way To Laptops and Tablets.

April 10, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The history of cinema can be traced back to the 1800s and currently has served over 200 years. Cinema is on a constant run for innovation and techniques, which continue to appeal the audience across the world. What began as silent cinema and reels gave way to sound, music, special effects to name a few. The 1920s was the pivotal... [Read more...]

Smart Ways To Make Money Under the Trump Administration.

March 27, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) With Donald Trump having been in office for a few months, there continues to be a lot of political turmoil and division. The heated political environment is on display everywhere, from the front pages of newspapers, to within the entertainment world. Hollywood’s top celebrities have been attending large-scale protests, and... [Read more...]

Solange’s Weary Music Video Short Film/Treatment.

March 20, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) From Mother to Son, my mum would often say: “nothing beats a failure but a try”, below is my attempt at trying to get Solange to consider shooting my Music Video treatment for her song Weary. Check it out. The subtle yet meditative vibe of Solange’s Weary inspired me to write the following short film/music video treatment,... [Read more...]

Lil Wayne’s 2007 Run Was Epic.

March 17, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) 2007 was a year for me I’ll never forget. My oldest brother, Landrum, was killed in a car accident in May of that year. It was a traumatic event for me and my family. It was hard for us because he was a minister/musician, 22 years old and was to be married in two months. But one thing we all missed, was his passion for music.... [Read more...]

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