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Sade- Sally

May 1, 2012 Leave a comment

Force MD’s- Let Me Love You

March 11, 2012 Leave a comment

Tony! Toni! Tone! – It Never Rains (In Southern California)

March 5, 2012 Leave a comment

Michael Jackson- It’s The Falling In Love

February 28, 2012 Leave a comment

Change featuring Luther Vandross- Searching

February 16, 2012 Leave a comment

Jay-Z: Politics As Usual

February 12, 2012 Leave a comment

Earth, Wind & Fire- Side By Side

February 4, 2012 Leave a comment

A Tribe Called Quest- Ham ‘N’ Eggs

February 1, 2012 Leave a comment

The O’Jays- Backstabbers

January 19, 2012 Leave a comment

Trends Of Culture- Off and On

January 17, 2012 Leave a comment

Redman- Time 4 Sum Aksion

January 16, 2012 Leave a comment

Eric Benet featuring Faith Evans- Georgy Porgy

January 11, 2012 Leave a comment

The Roots- Adrenaline

January 9, 2012 Leave a comment

Run-D.M.C.- What’s It All About?

January 4, 2012 Leave a comment

De La Soul- Ring Ring Ring (Ha Ha Hey)

January 2, 2012 Leave a comment

The Brothers Johnson- Stomp

December 31, 2011 Leave a comment

Shalamar- Sweeter As The Days Go By

December 29, 2011 Leave a comment

NaS Feat. Chrisette Michelle- Can’t Forget About You

December 28, 2011 Leave a comment

Jeru The Damaja- You Can’t Stop The Prophet

December 27, 2011 Leave a comment

Tracey Lee- Many Facez (Produced by BIG CED)

December 27, 2011 Leave a comment

Wishing Well- Terence Trent D’Arby

December 26, 2011 Leave a comment

Nas- I Gave You Power

December 20, 2011 Leave a comment

OutKast- Return of The ‘G’

December 11, 2011 Leave a comment

Run- D.M.C.- Rockbox

December 8, 2011 Leave a comment

Teddy Pendergrass- “You’re My Latest, My Greatest Inspiration”

December 7, 2011 Leave a comment

Nite and Day- Al B. Sure!

December 5, 2011 Leave a comment

Tracey Lee Featuring The Notorious B.I.G.- ‘Keep Your Hands High”

November 23, 2011 Leave a comment

Jodeci- Stay

November 23, 2011 1 comment

It Needs To Be CED- Responsible Media (Reposted from the archives of TheIndustrycosign.com- August 24, 2004)

November 9, 2011 1 comment

It Needs To Be CED- Responsible Media (Reposted from August 24, 2004)

Now regardless of what I say, certain people are going to take this the wrong way. But at this juncture of the game, I could care less. I’d like to think that I am a responsible person. And with being a responsible person, it is my duty to make sure that people around me are responsible as well. With that being CED, I am a responsible writer/journalist/media person, whatever you want to call me. So with that responsibility, I have to say what’s on my mind when something is bothering me, especially when it affects my community and specifically our children!

As black people or minorities or as people of color, we are always judged by false or negative images that are perpetuated by one or even a small percentage of ‘our people’. We know that we are viewed negatively in the media and as much as we complain, we don’t do what’s necessary to showcase the positives, which is at a higher percentage of our race, culture and community. With this being stated why is it that the Black media joins in? It is common knowledge among the minorities that the majority of us are law-abiding, good-natured citizens, but yet, because of a small number of ignorant people amongst us, we are seen as ignorant as well. What makes this problem worse is the influence it has on children. Read more…

The Industry Cosign’s Top Ten Magazines (Reposted from The Industry Cosign- August 19, 2004)

November 1, 2011 Leave a comment

 (Reprinted with permission from the original author, BIG CED, from TheIndustryCosign.com- August 19, 2004)

OK, I’m back and I think I’m staying this time! Between trying to bring great writers and content to the site and the overall business of the site, I have neglected my duties as an All Around Good Guy. I am bringing back the Top Ten list! And more blaring Cedit, oops, I mean, more interesting topics and discussions that Needs To Be Ced!

Anyway, we all read or at least we should all be reading and i have soooooooo many magazine subcriptions that I can open up my own newstand! With that being CED, here are 10 of my favorite magazines! (In no particular order!)

1. Vibe- The leader in urban entertainment, you can’t front! A good set of writers and stability.
2. XXL- Arguably, the best Hip-Hop magazine currently on newstands, The YN, Elliot Wilson, arrogant and all (and with every reason to be!), sets the tone and raises the bar when it comes to journalism and not holdiing tongues!
3. Blender- A good music magazine that usually has a great number of reviews in each issue. Read more…

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