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Thursday, May 28, 2015

CD Release; G Von Che’ I The G Spot.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) G Von Che’ is a rapper/poet/actor performing in the South Florida tri-county area of Miami-Dade/Broward/ Palm Beach.   G Von Che’ was born in Queens, New York City. Relocating to Florida to further his career in entertainment, the Queens native blends the streets with the sun. Whether it’s a club banger, music... [Read more...]

Ole Hollywood Actors and Economics 101.

April 23, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Welcome to Hollywood, where dreams become real — and where logic, reason and economics 101 become dreams. Take the current battle over the minimum wage. In Los Angeles County, the minimum wage is $9 per hour. Theater actors, however, can be paid as little as $7 a performance, and an actor can even work long rehearsal hours... [Read more...]

Ebony Magazine – Features Wendy Williams on May Cover.

April 22, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Wendy Williams, diva of dish and host of the wildly successful The Wendy Williams Show, willfully embraces her impact on pop culture while maintaining a laser sharp focus on what matters most, home. On Friday, April 24th audience and viewers will get a first look at the cover shoot, live on the show. Entering Wendy’s world... [Read more...]

Growing Up the Son of a ‘Mad Man’ – Recalling Advertising’s Golden Era Through a Father’s Work.

April 3, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are many memories of the so-called “golden era” of advertising that are conjured up expertly by Matthew Weiner’s TV show ‘Mad Men’ on AMC Networks. Largely, it is the effort to create a world that somehow captures the excitement of an era that stood for unyielding possibility. For someone like me, who was a small... [Read more...]

Is Rapper Common A Victim Of The New Inquisition?

April 2, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When John Stewart asked Common about how to deal with racism in America, Common answered by mumbling something about putting the past behind us and extending a hand in love and friendship. His answer was far from realistic or analytical.  But that was OK.  He is a poet, a songwriter, as such lives in the word of song writing... [Read more...]

The Soul Man: Lolli (Niecy Nash) Gets Wrongfully Accused of Shoplifting.

April 1, 2015 by  
Filed under Ent., Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When Lolli is wrongfully accused of shoplifting at a posh department store, Boyce rallies the community for a protest. Meanwhile, Stamps turns to Lester to help him get “rid” of his cupcake truck.  Tune-In Tonight at 10:30/9:30c on TV Land.   Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email Read More →

When Did Ole Rap Become So Ridiculous?

April 1, 2015 by  
Filed under Ent., Music, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’m sorry, but at what point do rappers become ridiculous? Yes, I understand that you’re insanely wealthy and you own 16 cars and ALL of your bitches (of which you have several) are extremely fly as well as half-naked, not to mention there’s a gigantic pool in your backyard where all of your fly bitches congregate. I get... [Read more...]

Being Mary Jane, I Have Every Reason To No Like It, But I Can’t Help But Watch.

March 31, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Being Mary Jane, the rom-com-tragedy by Mara Brock Akil, the creator of Girlfriends, premiered last year on BET and kicked off it’s second season a few of weeks ago. Gabrielle Union plays Mary Jane, a sleek, sexy and successful talk show host on the surface, but behind closed doors – she’s a post-it-note obsessed, sperm-stealing... [Read more...]

Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly: Redefining Freedom and the American Dream.

March 29, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) James Baldwin, one of the most prolific writers and intellectuals of the Harlem Renaissance, suggested a very specific process for escaping the crippling confines of hatred and oppression as a man of color in America. Deriving from the philosophy of existential alienation, Baldwin’s practice of Black Existentialism prescribed... [Read more...]

My final thoughts on Fox’s “Empire”, then I’m done.

March 24, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) One of the most interesting topics of conversation in my life over the last few days has been the hit Fox show, “Empire.”  I confess that I haven’t been comfortable with the show from its inception, and I’m extremely uncomfortable with its director, Lee Daniels.  Anyone who does some research into Daniels’ background... [Read more...]

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