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Thursday, April 24, 2014


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...]

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...]

Tylan Mitchell The Phantom.

March 16, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) He’s known by his stage name “Lil Tei” but goes by Tylan Mitchell another young black African American from West Coast California who trying to make his big come up. He started rapping at an young age and released his first now well known mixtape entitled “The Rise of The Phantom” which released... [Read more...]

Baton Rouge Rapper Lil Boosie Out Of Prison And His Babys Mamas May Already Have A Show.

March 15, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Baton Rouge Rapper Lil Boosie’s release from prison has some celebrating as if he were Nelson Mandela reincarnated.  While it’s debatable that the celebration was warranted, one thing that is not debatable is that the mainstream media is always happy to highlight black dysfunctionality whenever possible. So, in typical media... [Read more...]

Who is Ladell Parks?

March 5, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Over the last few years an actor been trying to find his way to fame but claim he hasn’t had any type of notices from the press or news media from the work he’s done. His name is Jeremy L. Murph an young African American actor who say’s he has played small roles for films such as “17 again with Zac Efron”... [Read more...]

Trayvon Martin; Four Reasons Why Rick Ross Needs To Leave Trayvons Name Out Of His Mouth.

February 26, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I think I speak for a lot of normal black people when I say that I sometimes grow tired of the rapper Rick Ross.  Ross has always been a creative, yet relatively useless public figure in the past, but his recent disrespect for the legacy of Trayvon Martin might be the straw that breaks the fat man’s back.  Rick’s use of... [Read more...]

Kanye West The College Dropout Was Released 10 Years Ago Today.

February 10, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) You may speak and ponder what you will about Kanye West, but it’s unbearable to refute his cultural impact as a rapper, songwriter, and producer/beat maker in music period. Ten years ago today, Kanye West released his groundbreaking debut, The College Dropout,  to critical appraise and rap fans who appealed most to the... [Read more...]

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