Sunday, December 11, 2016


Prince, I May Never Get Over Mr. Purple Rain.

December 10, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) April 21, 2016 we were forced to say goodbye to the man we know as Prince. To me that was one of the darkest days of this year. How do I acknowledge the passing of an artist whose music meant to much to my life, and whose music saw me through so any rough times? I know I’m not the only person that feels this way, but I feel... [Read more...]

Michael Jackson Taught Us…

December 10, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I admit I miss Michael Jackson. I can’t lie his music, creativity and the humanity he possessed are the things I miss the most. People can say what they want…I don’t believe he was wacko, and the world seemed to be a better place when he was in it. Though songs like “Human Nature” and “Stanger in Moscow” will speak... [Read more...]

Gucci Mane 2016 was something to remember.

December 7, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In 2015, I was a 23 year old workaholic who was 274-78 pounds and quite unhealthy. I ate out at least four times a week and didn’t get any sleep because of anxiety issues. I relied on food as a coping mechanism to deal with the rigors of working 11 hours a day. While of course it tasted good, I didn’t realized the... [Read more...]

The Beyhive is filled with Simpletons Or Why the Political Acumen of Beyoncé and Jay Z Count for Nothing.

November 30, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I found it thoroughly comical and insulting that during the final stretch of the general election that instead of stating policy specifics, or going around from county to county, Hillary Clinton fell back on staying to large urban cities and using the classic pandering strategy of pulling out entertainers to appeal to that portion... [Read more...]

Krazy Kanye West.

November 23, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In recent news, it has been reported that Kanye West has been on a ranting binge. It has been said that nearly twenty thousand people, regularly, pay thousands of dollars to buy outfits, tickets, albums, clothes and other musical paraphernalia related to the Hip-Hop genius. However, now, many of his loyalists are rumored to... [Read more...]

Kanye West Felt Powerless.

October 17, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I can’t imagine my spouse being robbed at gunpoint and I’m a woman. One could only image the horror of a husband when he gets a call informing him that his wife was robbed at gunpoint. That she was overseas, and men broke into her apartment, held her at gunpoint, and restrained her in the bathroom. This is enough to drive... [Read more...]

Eminem: What Makes Him a Great Rapper?

October 4, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Talk of a rapper with the perfect combo of almost everything that makes one the greatest rapper of all time—from a wicked sense of humor, technical complexity, a knack for storytelling, all the way to the number of verses that have managed to pass as rap quotes or hip hop staples—Eminem, or better, the great Slim Shady,... [Read more...]

Rapper Lil Wayne Doesn’t See Racism, Yet Sell Out For Money.

September 21, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) So… Rapper Lil’ Wayne apparently thinks racism doesn’t exist. The rapper was asked by Skip Bayless, co-host of the Fox Sports talk show Undisputed, about his opinion about the controversy surrounding 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick. Lil’ Wayne asserted that he believed, “there was no such thing as racism.” Lil’... [Read more...]

Lil Wayne, Colorism Within The Africans In America Community.

August 28, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As I sit here and think about what’s going on in my mind today, I became more aware of an issue that has greatly bothered me over this past year: colorism One of the biggest weapons that The System likes to use to divide us is “The Light Brown Skin vs Dark Brown Skin” thing that was greatly glorified in a few... [Read more...]

Presenting Ms. Rita Edmond – Meet The Contemporary Face of True Jazz Royalty.

August 23, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you’re a jazz lover and want to look upon the contemporary face of jazz royalty, take a moment to go check out Ms. Rita Edmond on Youtube. She’s the jazz world’s best kept secret.  She’s currently working on her third CD, but even on her first CD, she made it abundantly clear to this writer that she... [Read more...]

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