Friday, May 14, 2021


Top 5 Albums That We Need This Year.

April 4, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Almost four months into this year, I think that we can all agree that this year has been pretty dry as far as major albums go. Sure, we are getting a greater variety of different artist releasing music but there is nothing like those heavy hitting releases or that release from the up and comer that we have been waiting for. Here... [Read more...]

5 Classic Metal Vocalists for Beginner Metalheads.

April 3, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Knowing the names behind something is important. Who plays that character? What is the name of that guitarist in that band? Who are all the members of Wu-Tang Clan’s Killer Bs? In rock and heavy metal—as with any genre of music—a performance or sound will catch your attention and you want to know who is the singer or the... [Read more...]

Young Money: The Fall of an Empire.

March 29, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In the early 2010s, Lil Wayne’s Young Money record label was poised to be the top record label in the music game with many heavy hitters and a few up and commers with major potential. Sadly, it did not work out this way and the label is all but closed down now with much of its star power either leaving to form their own labels... [Read more...]

5 Overlooked Metal Singers Who Got The Boot.

March 28, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The longer a band is around, the more likely it is that members will be replaced. It’s very rare that the founding line-up, the classic line-up, and the current line-up are all in tact unless it’s a younger band. Sometimes a member is replaced because their sound or playing just no longer fits the band’s direction. Other... [Read more...]

5 Vintage Metal and Rock Live Albums to Check Out.

March 27, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) The live album is something heavily associated with rock music. Hip-hop tends not to feature live albums although there was a period when the live concert DVD was a thing. Basically, the company will film a tour stop or show and release it as an album or DVD. It’s both for diehard fans and fans who can’t make the shows in... [Read more...]

5 More Classic Metal Vocalists for Beginner Metalheads.

March 27, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) If you rocked with ThyBlackMan as part of your heavy metal journey, then you’ll be thrilled with five more classic metal singers that aspiring metalheads should check out. “Classic” just means metal from the formative decades of the 1970s and 1980s, so it can be any genre besides traditional heavy metal—but will it be?... [Read more...]

2021 – Cultural Outrage.

March 11, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Today, we live in a society where we seem to sprint from one manufactured cultural outrage to the next. The goal posts seem to keep moving regarding what’s appropriate and what’s not, and frankly, it’s quite exhausting. But that’s what the left wants: a numbing of traditional virtues and the degrading... [Read more...]

Why Was Pop Smoke So Popular?

February 21, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Even though New York rapper Pop Smoke was on his way to becoming a legend in rap before his death in February of 2020, his popularity continued to rise after afterwards and his debut studio album Shoot For The Stars, Aim For The Moon made him a household name around the world. This is rare for anyone, even a popular artist. What... [Read more...]

Top 5 Drake Albums.

February 20, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) At the moment, Drake is preparing to drop his new album, Certified Lover Boy. While he hasn’t been as active last year as he usually is, he steadily dropped a single or album here and there. One thing that you can be sure of is that whatever he releases will have the highest level of replay value, one of the things that sets... [Read more...]

Six Rappers to Watch from Toronto’s Hip-Hop Scene.

February 19, 2021 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Since December 2020, DJ Akademiks has used the Twitch wing of his platform to promote and introduce the new wave of talent from the Toronto hip-hop scene. To say that the scene is full of characters would be something of an understatement. The YouTube mini-documentary series Savages from the 6ix on the mindsoul6ix channel is... [Read more...]

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