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Thursday, April 24, 2014


Mimi Faust: The Porn Star?

April 23, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Earlier this week many news outlets, including the Huffington Post reported that fans of  Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta were “sent into a frenzy on Monday, with the announcement of not only the show’s forthcoming Season 3 premiere on May 5, but also the forthcoming release of a sex tape featuring two of the show’s stars,”... [Read more...]

Two More Black actors Lost in the Hollywood shuffle?.

April 23, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) They tell me that in order to make it in Hollywood you have to first sit on the casting couch. The casting couch basically means have sexual relations of all kinds with people in the industry who are well connected and in power. They include directors, agents, producers, etc. When I read that Will Smith’s son was going to wear... [Read more...]

7 Ways VH1 Is Destroying The Black Community.

April 22, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Due to their interesting choices in programming, VH1 might be better referred to as “The Evil Empire.”  Their endless stream of reality TV shows tend to focus on taking otherwise irrelevant black people and making them as  recognizable as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr (I’m serious:  There are black kids who could identify... [Read more...]

The State of Hip Hop.

April 20, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Time has brought about an immeasurable amount of change. In hip hop’s heyday, rap music was, without question, authentic and thorough; nowadays, people march to a different drum. It appears that only one vainglorious record is all that is required for an individual to be awarded a multi-million dollar recording contract. As... [Read more...]

Manager Matthew Knowles Former Mistress Alexsandra Wright: A Case Of Manipulated Sympathy Gone Wrong?

April 14, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Matthew Knowles, Beyonce’s father and former manager, has dirty laundry that has been all out in the public for years and many are taking different stances in the classic case of an affair gone terribly wrong. In case you haven’t been following the story, Alexsandra Wright is the woman who had a son by Beyonce’s Father,... [Read more...]

Lupita Nyong’o Lancôme Cosmetics Spokeswoman.

April 8, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Mexican born actress and new “it” girl Lupita Nyong’o is now the new face of Lancôme cosmetics.  The French based cosmetic and skincare company announced last Friday that Lupita Nyong’o will be the new brand ambassador.  Starting in September, the Oscar award winning actress will star in ads that will spearhead Lancôme’s... [Read more...]

Rapper Trick Daddy Being Arrested Is One Of The Benefits Of Thug Life!

April 5, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Does living the Thug Life really pay? It was yesterday when I caught the news online (I don’t really ever watch television anymore) about the arrest of Florida Rapper Trick Daddy on several charges which included possession of cocaine and possession of a weapon and ammunition. A Broward County Drug Task Force was conducting... [Read more...]

Jay-Z/Drake: Has a new war in hip hop begun? Hopefully, no.

April 3, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) At one point, Jay-Z was the king of hip hop.  Editors Note: Please don’t get your panties in a bunch over that statement, stans.   Choosing during the composition of his second album to stray lines of pop-rap record magnitudes, Jay-Z went from the guy hip hop heads could clamor over to the rapper all the suburban kids... [Read more...]

The Beyonce Effect and the Re-Negrofication of Black America.

March 28, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently I have been thinking, that I am glad South African apartheid was gone before Alicia Keyes, Rihanna & Beyoncé were born because I really believe that they would have performed there just to get a check.  Now I am not holding the aforementioned to the platitudes of others like Stevie Wonder or an AliceWalker or MayaAngelou,... [Read more...]

Eminem isn’t America’s white hope for rap, he’s its true Rap God?…

March 24, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The general consensus of America doesn’t like the idea of a musician dominating in a genre that they are naturally gravitated to succeed in; Chuck Berry with Rock, Michael Jackson initially with pop, and now Eminem with rap music. Pound for pound in terms of record sales and pop culture, no one has had a bigger impact globally... [Read more...]

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