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Tuesday, May 3, 2016


A Genius In Search Of Himself: Kanye West Has Made Us Forget About His Genius.

March 26, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Not since Michael Jackson has a pop star so gifted has had his persona tainted via his actions by the public. Also, not since Jackson, has an artist with such profound gifts let his public persona get in the way of his genius that is spread among his musical catalog. That artist name? Kanye Omari West. To the rest of America... [Read more...]

Essence Festival New Orleans 2016 – Empowerment Experience Stage Lineup.

Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Time Inc.’s, ESSENCE Festival New Orleans announces its star-studded daytime lineup for the signature event’s ESSENCE Empowerment Experience Stage, taking place Fourth of July Weekend, July 1–3, 2016, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. Free and open to the public, the ESSENCE Empowerment Experience... [Read more...]

Nancy Reagan is Dead. Why Consider Doing The Fool.

March 13, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We all have a right to our feelings, and opinions. However this doesn’t make them fact nor should we always act on them. Throughout our history in this country, as Black People, we have been fighting oppression. So many different leaders have been at the head of harming us it’s hard to keep count. With that being said one... [Read more...]

Kanye West What’s Going On.

March 6, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Dear Kanye West, Please allow me to say I have known pain, and hardship in my life. However, in don’t know the pain of having lost a mother…I said a prayer for you when your mom passed. To this day you still have my deepest sympathy.  Your music is profound, and rather artistic…I must admit your first three albums (The... [Read more...]

Here’s How To Turn Your Passion For Music Into A Career.

March 2, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Over the past 20 years, the music industry has changed dramatically. Gone are the days when the only ways to achieve musical greatness was by being talented spotted. Today, there are many paths into the music industry. Each person’s path into the industry is unique, and it’s important to realize that. Nevertheless, if you... [Read more...]

Kendrick Lamar’s Haunting Grammy Performance.

February 17, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Apparently, Black music still matters and kicks ass. Snatches wigs. Chokes Th(r)oats. Makes white folks extremely uncomfortable. In other words, black folks jumping off the porch, with squinted eyes, asking “who you is and what you here for?” Chile. Kendrick Lamar jumped off the porch and said he was a “proud monkey”... [Read more...]

Earth, Wind & Fire Maurice White: A Musical Shinning Star is Dimmed.

February 17, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Every man has a place In his heart there’s a space And the world can’t erase his fantasies Take a ride in the sky On our ship, fantasize All your dreams will come true right away And we will live together Until the twelfth of never Our voices will ring forever, as one — “Fantasy,”  Earth, Wind & Fire In an era... [Read more...]

Ol Beyonce Should Stick to Music Not Politics.

February 11, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) While I admit I’m a fan of Beyoncé and like the artistry to her new song formation and think she’s a great black performer, she should stick to music not politics. Basically, Beyoncé and her Black Panther groupies gave young black men license to kill last night during the Super Bowl as if they need more encouragement. Black... [Read more...]

Beyonce; On ‘Jackson Five Nostrils,’ Creole vs. ‘Negro’ and Beefing Over Beyoncé’s ‘Formation’.

February 9, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I was born and raised in New Awlins and never miss the opportunity to remind folks of that. So when Beyoncé’s video for “Formation” dropped on Saturday, I, like the majority of my homegirls, was hype. I wasn’t excited because I’m a certified Beyoncé stan, because the video is visually stunning, or because this... [Read more...]

A Bad Breakup & 8 Mile Walk Led to the Most Amazing Love Album of Our Time.

February 7, 2016 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) A few years ago, Dr. Samori Swygert went through a bad breakup after a long term relationship. So what? Many of us have gone through a bad breakup. But this man, a pharmacist by trade, concocted the perfect formula for an amazing piece of art out of the hurt he suffered from the demise of his relationship. One evening in Virginia,... [Read more...]

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