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THE WEEKND Continues To Astound With New Mixtape “THURSDAY”

Thursday is not a cash grab or some collection of b-sides, and it never feels forced. The Weeknd’s second album is a fully-formed album, thoroughly conceived and well-executed. And considering the fact that it’s being released less than a year after its predecessor, and it’s still really good, I’d say Thursday is a more-than-worthy follow-up.

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WATCH THE THRONE, And Why Jay-Z and Mitt Romney Have A LOT In Common

I doubt Mitt Romney understands the plight of the underprivileged. And I couldn’t tell you if he likes Black people, either. But if he’s a Hip Hop fan, I bet he’ll love Watch The Throne. Because Mitt Romney and Jay-Z actually have a lot in common.

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Not Even Black Toddlers Are Safe From Media Slander

Yes, the CBS station in Chicago chopped up an interview by a 4 year old to make it look like he was a thug in training, when he really wanted to be a police officer. I guess scary black men are an old hat and now we need a new boogie…um…boy. http://youtu.be/mu_LK_iEFE8v Check how the […]

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Xclusive Interview with Tazz Daddy, the DJ that Checked Kreayshawn Over the N-Word

Me and the homey Tazz Daddy( Empowerment Speaker, Life Coach, and DJ on Power 99 in Philly) go way back, so when he dropped the video of him asking rapper Kreayshawn of “Gucci Gucci” fame, a very fair and legitimate question about her and her White Girl Mob’s use of the dreaded N-Word, he hit […]

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Jay-Z and Kanye’s Out-Of-Touch, Wealth-Obsessed, Culturally-Irrelevant “Otis”

“Otis” is shallow, materialistic, wealth-worshiping nonsense. And if this “luxury rap” style is going to define Watch The Throne, Yeezy and Jigga might reemerge from their luxurious, million-dollar mansions in the sky to find themselves irrelevant to a culture founded on its ability to resonate with the common man.

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On This Day We Declare Independence From Glenn Beck

Yep, Glenn Beck’s show on Fox News has officially been terminated, thanks to his own insane rantings and a big push by activists that hounded his advertisers to abandon him, most notably Color of Change.  Justifiably, he went out with a whimper, although not the customary Glenn Beck tear filled whimper. Yeah, he has some […]

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The Enduring Power of Tupac Shakur

His work spoke truth to a racist, capitalistic power structure, while at the same time attempting to usurp and dominate that structure with its own values and tools.That is why Tupac’s music was so powerful and dangerous. There will never be another like him.

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Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way”: The Review

Lady Gaga clearly set out to make the greatest Pop album ever made. No hyperbole. No bullshit. Literally, the best ever. Did she achieve this? Eh, I doubt it. But you’ll be very, very glad she tried.

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“Slave” Marketing

Last Sunday I was blessed to be in sunny Los Angeles. After performing Saturday at the Our Communities Our Jobs rally, I decided to stay a few extra days to network and shoot some videos. My good friend Tahir Jahi was showing me the city and we decided to stop in North Hollywood to get […]

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