That’s My Mens an’ ’em

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YouTube – True Hip-Hop Stories: The Homeless Emcee

YouTube – True Hip-Hop Stories: The Homeless Emcee: (Via YouTube.) Real.

Take a Chill Pill

YouTube – Barack Obama’s CHILL Pills!!! (First 100 Days): ““ (Via YouTube.) Hilarious as always.

What The Geese Are All Roaring About – Ta-Nehisi Coates

What The Geese Are All Roaring About – Ta-Nehisi Coates: “It’s true hip-hop has a problem respecting women, but this is a symptom of deeper truth–the music doesn’t respect men. It doesn’t respect that essentially male moment, when standing at the bus stop, when sitting in English class, when in that sales meeting, a dime-piece …

Even if I Stutter, I Will Still Come Off

King Asiatic Nobody’s Equal.

B.E.T. Honors

For much of the network’s life, I have not been a big fan of it’s social impact. Far too many booties shakin’, gangstas, and not enough positive images or ideas. But as of late, I’ve seen some pretty good programming. The kind of stuff the community has been clamoring for years despite Bob Johnson. This …

Real Hip Hop

“Age don’t count in the booth when ya flow stay submerged in the fountain of youth.” –Rakim Allah

What is Hip-Hop

I was asked recently what I thought was the state of hip-hop today. I felt inspired: Hip-hop is an art form that in classic African style, unites the word and the drum. It lives on in the hearts and minds of the true heads. You, me, that white girl with the nipple rings that knows …

Jay-Z Greatest MC of All Time?

MTV News – Jay, Nas, LL, More On Being The ‘Greatest MCs Of All Time’: I can buy Jay-Z being #1 hustler in the industry. I can buy him being the most successful artist. But #1 MC of all time?!?!? Oh hell naw! Rakim, Kane or Biggie could eat him alive lyrically. Sinead O’Connor was …