Saturday, January 25, 2020


10 Black Guitar Players You Should Check Out.

January 19, 2020 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...]

5 Black Extreme Heavy Metal Musicians.

January 18, 2020 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...]

5 Black Rock and Heavy Metal Albums to Check Out.

January 11, 2020 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...]

Spotify vs Apple Music: Which Should You Subscribe To?

January 6, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Apple Music and Spotify are pretty much the two top music streaming services out there. You also have Tidal, Pandora, Amazon, and Google’s music offerings but Apple and Spotify are really where it’s at. While you could drop the cash for a subscription to both, this isn’t a difference between Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Video... [Read more...]

Music Artist Review; R.LUM.R

December 27, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) R.LUM.R is one of those extraordinary artists who has the uncanny ability to capture the thoughts and emotions that appear universal. He effortlessly expresses feelings of hurt, longing, loneliness, doubt, vulnerability as well as the effects of toxic femininity or toxic masculinity, mental health issues and (self)healing. Born... [Read more...]

Has the Opioid Crisis Hit the Black Community?

December 27, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The December 8th death of hip hop/emo rapper Jarad Higgins, known professionally as Juice WRLD following complications from a seizure from a not confirmed but apparent opioid overdose came as a surprise to those familiar with the up and coming artist. After his passing, his death made me question if the opioid crisis, thought... [Read more...]

Why Rapper 50 Cent’s Attack On Oprah Winfrey Says So Much About Black Men/Women Conflict.

December 25, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Before an attentive global audience, famed comedian Chris Rock simultaneously shocked Whites and angered Blacks by airing a portion of Black America’s “dirty laundry” before “mixed company.” According to Rock, There is a Civil War going on within Black America between Black folk and niggas. And niggas have got to... [Read more...]

Rubber or Glue? Top Personal Feuds of All Time.

December 15, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Whether it’s Hamilton and Burr or Biggie and Tupac, who are the personalities that have clashed the hardest throughout history? Find out in this guide to feuds. For whatever reason, we love to learn about other people’s feuds. Whether it’s rap beefs, colonial history, or anything in between, we can’t... [Read more...]

Where can I find a store to buy a handpan from RAV Vast?

December 12, 2019 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) You get your bread at a bakery and your tomatoes at a greengrocer’s. But where can you purchase a RAV Vast handpan? Let’s look at how to find a drum store and buy a RAV drum. How to choose and buy the RAV drum you want So you saw a RAV drum and instantly fell in love with it, wanting to get one for yourself. You start surfing... [Read more...]

5 Incredible Black Frontmen In Rock.

December 8, 2019 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...]

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