Monday, November 30, 2020


5 Metal Albums for Geeks and Nerds.

November 14, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) In Black nerd circles you’ll find many of us who rock with metal, punk, and rock music—among other genres. I love heavy metal and synthwave in addition to Southern hip-hop and trap. For some of us, metal and punk were easy to get into because it’s outsider music for outsiders. Although for the rest, they just love the music... [Read more...]

An Intro to Rapper Future In 7 Tracks.

October 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We haven’t gotten into a five dive lately, so let’s look at a modern day hit machine. Depending on the music fan, Future may or may not be included in a top list of lyricists. Even if you go “Enough from the old head delegation, music’s popularity is dictated by the youth” Future still might not crack that top five. Future... [Read more...]

Rapper Ice Cube Gets It — Almost.

October 22, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Rapper/actor Ice Cube is on the brink of understanding the left-wing con! He appears on the verge of understanding the fake product that the Democrats and the media have been peddling: that America remains guilty of “systemic racism.” In a video Cube posted on social media, he wondered what Blacks are getting in return... [Read more...]

Black Rock: 5 Militia Vox Songs You Must Hear.

October 7, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Originally, this Black Rock/5 Dive edition was going to be on “Being Black and Loving Black Metal” but it became too unwieldy of an article so expect that next time. This time we’re going into a Black rock vocalist I’ve mentioned before in Militia Vox. An Intro to Militia Vox Now, when it comes to rock music, I’m drawn... [Read more...]

5 Artists From The Bizarre Side of Hip-Hop.

October 5, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We’ll get back to heavy metal and hard rock next week but I wanted to look at the bizarre, dark side of hip-hop. Halloween’s next month and this brand of hip-hop tends to go unnoticed except for the hardcore hip-hop heads who delve below the surface of what hits commercially. So, let’s take a look at five artists who deliver... [Read more...]

Getting Into Extreme Metal As A Black Metalhead.

October 4, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Before I discussed being a Black metalhead. Just getting into heavy metal as a someone the genre might not seem to appeal to off the bat. Let’s go deeper into that and look at being a fan of extreme metal. How Is Extreme Metal Different? Extreme metal is basically a family of harder edged metal such as black metal, death metal,... [Read more...]

5 Modern Hip-Hop Collaborations To Check Out.

September 28, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Let’s look at five modern hip-hop collaborative albums. We’re going into the last ten years of music and this is by no means a definitive list. It also won’t be the last list but these are five collabs that immediately come to mind. Future & Drake – What a Time to Be Alive (2015) When I was being introduced to Drake... [Read more...]

5 Metal Albums For Nerds and Geeks: Part 3.

September 19, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) Are you ready for a third dose of heavy metal? We’re getting into five more metal albums for geeks and nerds. Whether you enjoy fantasy, sci-fi, history, or horror—metal has something for everyone. Let’s get into these five albums! Manilla Road – Crystal Logic (1983) I’ve gone into the difference between power metal... [Read more...]

Black Rock Deep Dive: Return of the Iron Messiah (2015).

September 9, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We’ve gone into the debut full-length of Cleveland metal legends and the first all-Black heavy metal band, Black Death. The self-titled album from 1984 was an album that touched on a few genres of metal without straying too far from traditional heavy metal. Black Death Resurrected has been bouncing around since the early 2010s.... [Read more...]

Black Rock Review: The Impaler – A Contract…

September 5, 2020 by  
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Tweet (ThyBlackMan.com) We’re going to look at a cult piece of Black rock in A Contract With Satan by The Impaler. I first discovered Anison Roberts—who performs as The Impaler—by chance while looking through playlists on Spotify. Anison Roberts AKA The Impaler It was both different and familiar. The Impaler’s approach puts me in the mind of... [Read more...]

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