Sunday, October 2, 2022

Black American? African American? Uplift The Community.

October 1, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( Rappers Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, Kanye West, “P” Diddy, 50 cent, and hip-hop businessmen Russell Simmons, and Snoop Dog, just to name a few, are members of the 250 million Dollar Club—Robert Johnson perhaps being the lone billionaire. The accomplishments that each has attained is remarkable; however, the means to which they used... [Read more...]

Are Black Men (Of All Ages) Engaged In A Civil War?

September 10, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( On January 15, 1991, famed rap group Gang Starr released their legendary album, Step in the Arena. It is no overstatement to say that Guru and DJ Premier’s contribution to Hip-Hop culture still reverberates at the present moment. Some music outlets went so far as to call the album “the greatest Hip-Hop album of all time.” For... [Read more...]

Film Review; José Feliciano: Behind This Guitar.

September 6, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( (***) He came before them… Before Jimi Hendrix and Whitney Houston took creative license with “The Star-Spangled Banner” and before Marc Anthony and Bad Bunny sang salsa and reggaeton, José Monserrate Feliciano Garcia blazed a path. And now this nostalgic scrapbook of his life catalogues his trials and triumphs. Born blind... [Read more...]

America there is NO Culture without Black People.

August 29, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( Cultural appropriation is an ongoing ill people of color face all over the world. When we look at the plight of black people in the Unites States the culture of the people has given so much to what would be termed as American culture from its inception. The problem is it okay for others to look like, and play black while blacks... [Read more...]

Rapper/Fashion Designer Kanye West is a Mirror of Many African Americans.

August 27, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( Life asked death: “Why do people love me but hate you?” Death said: “Because you are a beautiful lie and I’m the painful truth.” Kanye West’s incomprehensible and mindless comment that “slavery was a choice”, this along with his support of Trump have stirred up the wrath of many in the black... [Read more...]

10 African-American Guitar Players You Should Check Out.

August 22, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( 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...]

Black People, Especially Black Musicians Occupy Your Music!

August 18, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( Stop and listen for a minute … have you ever noticed that the whole world is listening to our music? Then take a minute to wonder … how is it, if our music is being bought and sold across the whole world, that we as a community of Black people remain impoverished? A little history is in order.  Every form of popular music... [Read more...]

Can White People Play Black Americans Music.

August 18, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( Have you ever wondered how jazz, and then later rock ‘n’ roll, developed out of the blues? How Black music came to be America’s music? Whether or not people who are not Black can really play Black music? Amiri Baraka speaks on these things in his 1963 classic, Blues People. “There was a body music that came to exist from... [Read more...]

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

August 15, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( 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...]

A Message to Black Rappers destroying the Black Community!

August 11, 2022 by  
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Tweet ( To all black rappers, hip hop, R&B singers, artist, entertainers and musicians who are destroying the African American community with your degeneracy, vulgarity, pedophilia, drugs, alcohol, violence, thug behavior, loud, disorderly conduct etc. we the good people of Black America are asking you to stop making our African... [Read more...]

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