T.I. “We Will Not” Official Music Video – Best Song of the Year, 2016

When I first heard T.I.’s new song “We Will Not” I knew the video would be epic. The record itself is incredibly powerful as it touches on the daily and historical struggles that black people continue to endure here in America. So T.I. clearly isn’t playing on this track and Continue Reading

The First Memorial Day; Celebrated by African Americans to Honor the Dead/ Video of Yale University Professor David Blight Lecture

As they say, you learn something new everyday. Well as you continue to indulge in your Memorial Day Weekend festivities, take a few minutes and watch this video of Yale Professor David Blight and his discovery of the true origins of this national holiday. “And then on May 1st 1865, Continue Reading

Prince Ea “BACKWARDS RAPPERS” Official Music Video

WHOA! My words can’t even begin to speak on the complexity of this record. In “Backwards Rappers” Prince Ea does what Nas does on “Rewind” but even better! He literally wrote a 16 that is split in half and can be rapped both forward and backwards. And not only does Continue Reading

MC Lyte ft Common “Dear John” Official Record/ #EducateOURMen

Damn after at least 10 years since I’ve heard any music from MC Lyte, she drops some new heat just as it’s starting to get colder up here in the North East. As always, she’s spitting some knowledge that needs to be heard by many of y’all brothas out here. Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading