“TRY HARD(ER)” Empowerment Documentary by Dante Luna

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Boston video producer and filmmaker Dante Luna has blessed us with this dope empowerment documentary called TRY HARD (ER) which is meant to do exactly what it sounds like, to help motivate you to try harder. Building self-confidence is incredibly important if you want to be successful so Dante has interviewed various people including celebrities, actors, entertainers, indie filmmakers and politicians while continuing his journey of photographing all 50 states of the United States of America.   Thus far Dante has visited 37 states so this 80-minute documentary has tons of…

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Nipsey Hussle’s Grind To Open His Business; Marathon Clothing Store (Video)

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With the release of new Tupac movie, All Eyez on Me I couldn’t help to think about the East Coast vs West Coast beef that derailed the hip hop culture 20 years ago. I mean, imagine how big Tupac and Biggie would be today if they were still alive or came together and joined forces to conquer the country from coast to coast. They would most likely be incredibly rich considering other top rap figures like Diddy, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, and Dr Dre among others. Today hip hop is worth well…

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The Perceptionist Official Mini Documentary with Mr . Lif and Akrobatik

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I gotta run so I’ll be quick. The local Massachusetts rap and hip hop community wouldn’t be what it is if it wasn’t for The Perceptionists which consists of Mr. Lif, Akrobatik, and DJ Fakts One! A lot of yall youngins that are new to the game and only know of Moufy and Cousin Stizz can learn a little about your history and check out this mini documentary. Despite having been around both of these brothers at least twice over the past 7 or 8 years, I don’t think I ever actually…

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Classified X / Documentary on the History of Racist Stereotypes of African Americans in Cinema

Recently a college professor suggested that I watch a documentary called Classified X from actor and director Melvin Van Peebles. Now the name rang a bell, but something was off… until it came to me, Mario Van Peebles. Mario was the actor from New Jack City, Ali, and Carlitos Way among many other movies and TV shows. Melvin is Mario’s father who played a critical role in the film industry, often credited for the first blaxploitation film with his movie Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song which was released before Shaft. But…

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“The Contrast of Evil” Documentary/ The Villain Character as a Theory

A brand new documentary from the homie Dante Luna, it looks at the significance of the evil villain or “the other” in movies and shows. Although the villain character is usually recognized, the elements that are required to actually construct this “other”are not examined, and this is where “The Contrast of Evil” comes into the picture. Definitely check it out, you will see many familiar faces… cough cough… the Power Rangers and Danny Glove among many others~ @DanteLuna @TheReelAce Filmed: Saturday 11/02/13 & Sunday 11/03/13 at the Rhode Island Comic…

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An Inside Look at the NYPD’s Stop-and-Frisk Video

Just the other day a friend and I were talking about the relationship between the police and us people. Now of course I need to define, us people… for the sake of this video, I will basically say young black adults, or even minorities in general. And although I have never been frisked or harassed like this, I can say that I have been racially profiled. This video gives us an inside look at one experience of a minority and his dealing with the NYPD that happens all the time…

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Edo G, the History of Rap and Hip Hop in Massachusetts/ Welcome To Beantown Episode 5

The Massachusetts rap and hip hop community that we know of today is what it is only because of what it was. Feel me? All y’all youngins that support local acts like Moufy and Cam Meekins need to especially pay attention since this episode of Welcome To Beantown speaks on the history of Massachusetts rap and hip hop.   Exclusive interview footage with legendary Boston rapper Edo G, and special appearances from TDS Mob and Made Men veteran Cool Gzus, and New York rapper Masta Ace. Speaking on the history…

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1% vs the American People; Koch Brothers Exposed and Park Avenue: Money, Power and The American Dream/ Two Documentaries that Reveal the Truth About the United States in 2012/ 2013

A few weeks ago I watched a documentary called Park Avenue: Money, Power & The American Dream, and I was honestly heated by the time I got to the end of it. I’ve already known the truth behind our so called American Dream, but this was eye opening. The idea of the American Dream, that everyone has an opportunity to “make it” is bull. The system is set up and continues to be influenced for the worse, by individuals like the Koch Brothers, to favor the wealthy and make it…

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Welcome To Beantown Episode #4/ Edo G talks about the ‘Current Mass Rap and Hip Hop Scene’

Welcome To Beantown Episode #4/ Edo G talks about the ‘Current Massachusetts Rap and Hip Hop Scene’… So here is the fourth episode of the WTB web-series. Unlike my previous episodes, I’ve decided to make them shorter, anywhere from 5 to about 9 minutes. During this episode, the legendary Boston rapper speaks about who he is and his role within the current Massachusetts rap and hip hop community. We also hear about the importance of “Threes” and Adidas, who are some of the best currently doing it and much more.…

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The History of Rugby Video / Documentary / Part 4,5, 6 and 7

The History of Rugby Video / Documentary / Part 4, 5, 6 and 7… So my sevens rugby season is coming to an end, only one more tournament after this weekend… sucks how quickly it seems to fly by. But at the same time, you definitely need a rest going from 7’s to 15’s. So as much as I wish it would go on, it’s needed if I want to do my best during the fall season. Which brings me back to the early days of rugby in the 1930’s…

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