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Tuesday, July 7, 2015


Motown Legend Smokey Robinson Gets His Boots On To Support America’s Military.

June 25, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame Heavyweight to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award, Thanks Veterans for the Freedom to Pursue his Dreams Boot Campaign announced today that legendary singer/songwriter Smokey Robinson joined the esteemed list of more than 400 celebrities getting their “boots on” to support the... [Read more...]

Yes, What Black Music Needs Now More Than Ever.

June 23, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As we mark the 36th anniversary of Black Music Month, I am grateful that there is a time dedicated to commemorating and celebrating the significance of black music. I have been in the music industry for over 40 years, and have had the privilege of witnessing the amazing evolution of black music. As a former senior executive at... [Read more...]

Party Like a VIP at the BET Awards and BET Experience in L.A.

June 20, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) It’s that time of year again. It’s the magical season when L.A. Live becomes one big rockin’, hip-hoppin’ party. It takes four magnificent days and three outstanding venues to accommodate all of the fun, good times and massive stars. Get ready to roll in the aisles because this mega event of peace, love... [Read more...]

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...]

When Did Ole Rap Become So Ridiculous?

April 1, 2015 by  
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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...]

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...]

The Fall of Kanye West.

March 16, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) As a first generation Hip-Hopper who was nearly born into the culture, I have witnessed every major Star come and go from the beginning of the genre. As a Hip-Hop executive, I can honestly say that I have my head around this culture and I’ve completely and intentionally submerged myself in the culture over the past three years... [Read more...]

Waka Flocka; Rappers, Let’s Stop Calling Black People Niggas.

March 12, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Last week, I was among the millions of people who were angry about the racist chant by members of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) fraternity.  The song, with the chorus, “There’ll never be a n*gger in SAE,” was heard around the world, leading to the University of Oklahoma cutting all ties to the fraternity. That’s a... [Read more...]

Bill Cosby: Icon Or Predator?

February 13, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Christopher Abernathy was just released after spending nearly 30 years in prison for a sexual assault and murder he did not commit. Modern DNA testing proved he was innocent. What if that was Bill Cosby? Bill Cosby, actor, beloved comedian, Ph.D. – but is he a sexual predator? Over the last year as many as 30 women or more... [Read more...]

The Whitney Houston Life Story: The Audacity Of Lifetime Television.

February 10, 2015 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This is my tribute to my icon, the late singer Whitney Houston, whom I adored and loved and still love.  Truth be told, in my short life I’ve only had four deaths surprises that really shook me to my core, one of which was the untimely death of my girl Whitney Houston.  I take the liberty of calling Ms. Houston my girl,... [Read more...]

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