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Friday, June 23, 2017


2Pac Is All Of Us, Happy Birthday Tupac Shakur.

June 16, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If Tupac Shakur was still alive today, he would be turning 46 years old on June 16th. On one hand, it’s natural to be somber that one of the world’s most influential icons and hip hop music’s most beloved act-dead or alive, life was cut short at 25. But on the other hand, it’s difficult to find too much... [Read more...]

Fighting Negative Images; Gangsta Music Killing Our Youth.

June 11, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) “Your beliefs become your thoughts, your thoughts become your words, your words become your actions, your actions become your habits, your habits become your values, your values become your destiny.” — Mahatma Gandhi    The messages of Gandhi, King and others, whose lives have modeled the benefits of thinking on... [Read more...]

The Likes of Miley Cyrus and Hip-Hop.

June 9, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) So, Miley Cyrus has decided she wants to return to being a “wholesome” white girl that makes music in a manner that is acceptable. So, she decided she actually does want to marry, and marry “well”. Honestly, I have no problem with this at all. Truth be told Miley Cyrus, and no one like her, should have every been allowed... [Read more...]

Self-Segregation & Victimhood Doesn’t Mix.

June 9, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I love museums. Historical perspectives enrich our current perspectives…sometimes even change them. Recently, I went to a museum that, literally, touched my soul—Motown Records. I had a little time to explore as I was in Detroit to keynote an event for my nonprofit Radiance Foundation. How could I possibly pass up the opportunity... [Read more...]

Where Can I Find and Listen to NY Underground Rap?  

May 12, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) NY has some amazing places in it that wouldn’t be as much fun if everyone knew about it. The second a mainstream magazine does a story about something cool that’s happening without the help of a corporation, the second it becomes swamped with people who may not really understand what it’s all about. This has certainly... [Read more...]

Several Reasons Why Many Relationships And Marriages In The Urban Community In America Have Declined Today.

April 18, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Back in the day when I was coming up, relationships and marriages were about trust, love, honor, respect, admiration, weathering out the storm, and staying committed to one another. These days in the urban community in America, a very disturbing trend has become very common amongst young urban millennials in particular: It’s... [Read more...]

Janet Jackson, Wissam Al Mana split – Leave the Queen alone.

April 12, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Unless you live under a social media rock, you are likely aware that it was reported very recently that (as Alex Hardy refers to her) Saint Janet Damita Jo Jackson and her husband, Wissam Al Mana, have split after 5.16666667 years of marriage. You also know that Janet Jackson is reportedly worth $175 million (according to reports,... [Read more...]

Solange’s Weary Music Video Short Film/Treatment.

March 20, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) From Mother to Son, my mum would often say: “nothing beats a failure but a try”, below is my attempt at trying to get Solange to consider shooting my Music Video treatment for her song Weary. Check it out. The subtle yet meditative vibe of Solange’s Weary inspired me to write the following short film/music video treatment,... [Read more...]

Lil Wayne’s 2007 Run Was Epic.

March 17, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) 2007 was a year for me I’ll never forget. My oldest brother, Landrum, was killed in a car accident in May of that year. It was a traumatic event for me and my family. It was hard for us because he was a minister/musician, 22 years old and was to be married in two months. But one thing we all missed, was his passion for music.... [Read more...]

The Ignorance And Immaturity Of Soulja Boy.

March 15, 2017 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I personally don’t keep up with urban celebrities let alone not even liking to writing about them at all because I personally don’t like to write about things that really don’t matter like celebrities, conspiracy theories, etc. The only reason why I am writing about Soulja Boy is because the “Crank Dat”... [Read more...]

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