Friday, January 27, 2023

African Americans: 10 Black Guitar Players You Should Check Out.

January 20, 2023 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We’re still diving into Black rock with guitarists! Black musicians have always been a part of hard rock and heavy metal whether it’s creating the music that inspired the path of these genres or being members of bands. Now, we all know Jimi and a lot are probably familiar with Slash of Guns N Roses (and Velvet Revolver).... [Read more...]

African Americans: 10 Black Films You Should’ve Already Seen.

January 18, 2023 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) There are so many Black movies out there that this list will be a hard one. There are films outside of genres that are typically associated with Black films that should’ve made the list as well. Historical dramas, action, comedies, romantic movies. Also, we’re trying to keep Denzel Dominance to a minimum here and that was... [Read more...]

African Americans: The lens of Color: Beyoncé wins, Dark chocolate loses.

January 7, 2023 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...]

Black Slavery Never Ended.

December 31, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Black slavery never ended, it just took root in the minds of black Americans. Roots that would continue to cause black people to stay divided, make excuses, sabotage themselves, abort their unborn children, allow the oppressor to define them, blame everybody else, always struggle, need help from the government, cheat, divorce,... [Read more...]

5 Powerful Whitney Houston Songs.

December 29, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Whitney Houston was a singer with an amazing voice and stage presence. Dropping her first solo album in 1985, she was also what you’d call a hit machine with a strong musical pedigree. One could say that she was going to be a star regardless but Whitney Houston had all the necessary tools to be a star. That’s why we’re... [Read more...]

Jimi Hendrix and Psychedelic Rock.

December 29, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Jimi Hendrix is one of the earliest guitar gods in rock history. The things we did with and to a guitar were groundbreaking in the 1960s. His playing became one of the concrete tracks in hard rock with a number of musicians pointing to him as an inspiration for their playing. Having that much influence out of a career that didn’t... [Read more...]

African Americans: Rock ‘N’ Roll Singer Little Richard Best 5 Songs From His 1957 Debut.

December 28, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) This five dive is a harder one as we go into the top five Little Richard songs from his 1957 full length debut. One of the earliest rock legends, Little Richard came from a gospel background which led to him getting into the business primarily performing R&B. An interesting note is that Little Richard was discovered by Black... [Read more...]

African Americans: 5 Incredible Black Frontmen In Rock.

December 28, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Our previous showcase on Black rock bands noted several acts for you to check out. However, not all of them featured the greatest Black lead singers in rock history. It was more about the artists as a band. Let’s look at five truly incredible Black frontmen. 5. Ice-T (Rock Career: 1990-present) We know Ice-T from delivering... [Read more...]

African Americans: 5 Black Extreme Heavy Metal Musicians.

December 26, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Extreme metal isn’t so much a subgenre of heavy metal as a category of a several subgenres. This is metal that more extreme than other genres—particularly traditional heavy metal, neo-classical, power metal—in speed, aggression, vocals, and content. Before we get into our five Black musicians in extreme metal, here’s... [Read more...]

African Americans: 5 Black Rock and Heavy Metal Albums to Check Out.

December 26, 2022 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We’re back on Black rock music! Last time, we looked at some Black frontmen of a few renown bands. In that article and our article on Black rock bands, I also mentioned albums to check out. Now we’re going to do a quick dive into five of those albums from both so that you know what to expect—if you haven’t checked them... [Read more...]

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