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Wednesday, August 20, 2014


Ferguson police want to kill your son, but not as much as some studio rappers.

August 17, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As our community seeks to understand the tragedy that occurred in Ferguson, Missouri, this might be a chance to reflect on the life of the black male in America. We all want black men to survive, and most of us are sick of police coming into our neighborhoods, disrespecting us in front of our children and shooting us like dogs... [Read more...]

Michael Jackson Vs. Prince.

August 15, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I wanted to speak on a matter that has been argued among blacks for generations , and that is the hypocritical argument of ” Unity “. As we know there are those blacks that get in public for the sake of appearance and argue that there should be more black unity. But behind the scenes their thoughts and actions are... [Read more...]

Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean and the curse of the classic album.

August 12, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) By 1986, the noted King of Pop, Michael Jackson was fresh off of the release of two commercial and critically acclaimed albums and enjoying his life as a global icon minus the rumors that were spreading about his personal life. Jackson set the goal for his next album, Bad,  to sell 100 million, far surpassing the mark Thriller... [Read more...]

The lens of Color: Beyoncé wins, dark chocolate loses.

August 10, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) To say their names in one sentence, together, is like committing an act of auto-lingual arousal. These two women have helped to cement a redefinition of beauty that boldly steps away from an otherwise bland field of homogenous features that all seem to glorify a very small global ethnic minority. For the millions of otherwise... [Read more...]

Four Reasons Why Rapper Future And Ciara Were Doomed From Day 1.

August 9, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Nayvadius DeMun Wilburn, aka “Future,” is the rapper who misled himself into believing that he’d be marrying the singer Ciara (aka Ciara Princess Harris).  To be honest, I knew that the relationship would probably last about as long as Future’s career, which is set to come to an end any day now.  In my book, “Financial... [Read more...]

Seven Reasons Hip Hop Has NO Billionaires!

August 9, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When it was announced that Apple was acquiring Beats for $3 Billion, the hip hop blogosphere exploded with talks of Dre being hip hop’s first billionaire. Being the nerd that I am and having followed the acquisitions of tech companies like Instagram and Whatsapp, I understood that there were finer financial intricacies at play... [Read more...]

Fredro Starr must remember it is 2014, not 1994.

August 9, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week, Fredro Starr made an appearance on Power 105.1′s “The Breakfast Club” and got into a heated debacle with the infamous show’s star and primary celeb antagonist, Charlamagne Tha God. Apparently, Charlamagne referred to a time Starr spoke and said he received fellatio from R&B singer Brandy (he... [Read more...]

Rapper Chuck D. & Mavis Staples Give We The Pride: The Return Of Real Music!

August 6, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Chuck D. and Mavis Staples teamed up for what I feel was a monumental move on their part to bring rap music and Hip Hop Culture back to where it should be with funky dynamic very appealing beats with a message to jolt the subconscious mind back into place where it should be. Their song entitled “Give We The Pride” hit me... [Read more...]

The Whitewashing of Soul Singer James Brown.

August 4, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There were several meetings. Eight white men and two white women. Was this a meeting of the Mormon Glee Club? The New White Citizens Council? Perhaps a Klan meeting? No. That meeting was the creative team for the new James Brown movie, “Get On Up.” Welcome to post-racial Hollywood where if you host a fundraiser for... [Read more...]

Rapper Dee-1; This Might Be A First A Rapper Makes A Song Called I Hate Money.

August 4, 2014 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Rapper Dee-1 appears to be the future of hip-hop.  As Americans grow tired of music that glorifies self-destructive behavior and excessive materialism, Dee-1 stands outside the crowd.  As a self-described “One Man Army,” this artist is determined to shift the power of hip-hop in a way that keeps black people from turning... [Read more...]

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