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Rhythm, Blue, Social Disorder

By Keantre Malone 6:08 pm September 25, 2012 httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F3cFVlKO8gA&feature=fvst The conscious humyn evaluates and integrates various influences of  style regardless of race, gender or and social divisions. If “male” has a significance, you could receive the conscious male and his personality as influenced by Sade or Nina Simone. He, or better the humyn, could express […]

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Bob Dylan: The Stigma of Slavery Ruined America

In a recent interview with Rolling Stone Magazine, Bob Dylan asserted that the stigma of slavery ruined America. Do you think it’s possible for America to one day get beyond racism, and the stigma of slavery?

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Prince Announces ‘Welcome 2 Chicago’ Residency at the United Center

Prince has just announced a multi-date residency at Chicago’s United Center.Dubbed “Welcome 2 Chicago,” the announcement follows similar residencies in Los Angeles and New York. So….who’s going?!

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Lupe Fiasco Premieres ‘B*tch Bad” Music Video

Lupe Fiasco recently premiered a music video for his much talked about track “Bitch Bad.” The video perfectly underscores the track’s examination the impact of our culture’s obsession with “positive” and “negative” uses of the word bitch. What are your thoughts on “Bitch Bad?”

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Nicki Minaj is Newest Judge on American Idol

According to US Weekly, Nicki Minaj has been confirmed as a judge on the next season of American Idol. Will Nicki make a good judge on Idol? Will you be watching?

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Janelle Monae is Newest CoverGirl Spokesmodel

inger and BYP fave, Janelle Monae has just been named the newest face for the CoverGirl brand. Monae, along with Queen Latifah (who has her own collection) and Paula Patton, is now one of a few CoverGirl black spokesmodels. Congratulations, Janelle!

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Happy Birthday, Whitney Houston!

We remember the life of Whitney Houston as today would have been her 49th birthday. What’s your favorite Whitney song? Will you be seeing Sparkle?

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Harry Belafonte: Jay-Z and Beyonce Have ‘Turned Their Backs on Social Responsibility’

In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, activist and showbiz legend Harry Belafonte took Jay-Z and Beyonce to task for ‘turning their backs on social responsibility. Do you agree?

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Lupe Fiasco Sheds Tears Over Lost Friends and Chicago Violence

Upon watching his appearance on a 2006 taping of “My Block: Chicago,” Lupe Fiasco became emotional, shedding tears for friends in the clip who have passed on, and mourning the continued violence that currently plagues the Windy City.

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Former BDP Member Ms. Melodie Has Died

Ramona Parker, more commonly known as Ms. Melodie, has died. Parker will most likely be remembered by her verse in the hip-hop classic, “Self-Destruction,” and her appearance in Queen Latifah’s “Ladies First” video. May she rest in peace.

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