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Sunday, May 26, 2019


R. Kelly’s PR Team Constantly Drops The Ball.

March 11, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Recently, R&B singer R. Kelly did an interview with Gayle King for CBS. Knowing his history with being put on the stove over these underaged girls, you’d think he’d avoid interviews in general. Even if he has a show, tour or album to promote just avoid interviews, man. Now with Surviving R. Kelly, his kingdom is starting... [Read more...]

Talking about the Musical Film “Revival” with Kirk Taylor.

March 11, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are actors that leaving a lasting memory with us in a film, yet we may not know who they are. They may not be the lead we always see out front, but their contribution to the films that mean so much. Kirk Taylor has played in many films we’ve grown to love such as: School Daze, The Last Dragon, and Full Metal Jacket.... [Read more...]

Vy Higginsen Pays Tribute to Jazz Legends and Their Music at Harlem’s Historic Minton’s Playhouse.

February 22, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Vy Higginsen’s Harlem Sings Jazz opens Wednesday, February 27th at Minton’s Playhouse in Harlem, NY. A tribute to the greats! The pioneering legends of jazz come alive in Vy Higginsen’s recreation of the mid-century night club experience. A quartet of unmatched vocal talent backed by a three-piece jazz band evoke the intimate... [Read more...]

Defending R. Kelly Ain’t It.

January 23, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Whether it’s on social media or conversations offline people are weighing in on R. Kelly. The Surviving R. Kelly documentary really did a number on the R&B legend’s reputation and that’s concerning. There’s Nothing New Here With R. Kelly No, this isn’t a “Leave R. Kelly alone!” stance, oh hell no. The concerning... [Read more...]

Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em.

January 19, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The rapper Soulja Boy was recently interviewed by DJ Akademiks and it has gone viral all over social media as the rapper makes aggressive claims of giving birth to a lot of well-known rappers, careers even down to the B-list rappers such as Tyga, Sean Kingston, etc.  The problem is, although his alleged hierarchy claims in... [Read more...]

Surviving R. Kelly – My Thoughts.

January 15, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I’m not writing this article to defend sexual predators like R. Kelly because I have a deep seated hatred for sexual predators especially those in our community like R. Kelly. Sexual predators like Kelly are among the most hated of inmates in jail and prison because if you ask any other inmate in jail or in prison which type... [Read more...]

The Hypocrisy Surrounding the R. Kelly Debate My People.

January 14, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) I usually don’t write about salacious issues involving sex, scandal, and other issues I consider a waste of time; but because of the volume of calls and emails asking me to give my take on Robert Kelly, a.k.a. R. Kelly, I will make an exception and share my thoughts. I have worked in and around the entertainment industry for... [Read more...]

An Unconscionable Hatred; Why Some Sistas Have Chosen To Attack Black Girls Instead Of Nasty R. Kelly.

January 10, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) When provided the benefit of hindsight, so many things become absurdly ironic. One of the most ironic items is my beloved mother’s constant refrain that there were some crimes that Black people did not commit; it actually became a running joke between us. When a crime was reported on a news station, my mother would shout from... [Read more...]

The ‘Black Tax’; The Most Logical Explanation Why So Many Black Are Supporting RnB King R. Kelly.

January 10, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There is an intangible element called the “Black Tax” that many Blacks cite as the cost of being Black in America. I am sure that many are wondering what the “Black Tax” is? Well, I will tell you that it is an extra cost of doing business in America for Black Americans. Unbeknownst to most, the “Black Tax” is not... [Read more...]

Female Predators!!

January 8, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Michael Jackson called them “dangerous”.   BBD called them “poison”. Then Usher came along and enabled them by sounding desperate. Janet made it about what we have to do for them.  Beyonce’ pushed the female domination over men. Feminism made it all the man’s fault. And the Me-Too movement... [Read more...]

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