Archive for June 23, 2011

Can a Woman Be Happy Without a Man in Her Life?

June 23, 2011 4 comments


single black female at counter with coffee cup


Ladies, do you suffer from that infamous curse of the single? Do people stare at the invisible S on your chest as if it is a Scarlet Letter burning through your soul? People have been writing about us—the single ladies—forever. How they pity us and how we need to compromise our standards to get the “right” guy. Well, I say kiss my behind and let me enjoy being single. Stop looking upon me and my girls as if we’re riddled with an infectious disease. It’s called singlehood and for those of you in the company of misery try it sometimes—trust me, you’ll like it. Read more…


Espy – “Morning Luv”

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Jean Grae ‘Cookies or Comas’ Free Mix CD

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Jean Grae ‘Cookies or Comas’ Free Mix CD 
Blacksmith Music emcee Jean Grae is giving away her cookies. Free mix cd, ‘Cookies or Comas‘ out now. The album is hosted by DJ Drama (A Gangsta Grillz Special Edition) & features Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, Styles P & Royce Da 5’ 9.”
@JEANGREASY ‘Cake or Death’ album out this Fall.
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BMI Showcases New Jazz Works at 23rd Annual Concert – July 1

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$3,000 Charlie Parker Jazz Composition Prize
to writer of best new work;previous winners
include premiere bassist Rufus Reid
& Secret Society bandleader Darcy J. Argue
NEW YORK, June 23, 2011– The BMI Jazz Composers Workshop, a noted creative forum for musical exploration and development, will highlight the best new jazz compositions created during the past year at its 23nd Annual Summer Showcase Concert. The concert is free to the public, and will be held on Friday, July 1 at Christ and St. Stephen’s Church (120 West 69th Street) at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature the BMI/New York Jazz Orchestra, a 17-piece modern repertory ensemble made up of leading New York musicians. Seating is first-come, first-served; doors open at 7:00 p.m.  Read more… Presents: Violating The Game: Chris Lighty Part 2

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Music World Gospel Presents an ESSENCE Music Festival Superlounge Showcase – 7/3

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Mathew Knowles and Music World Gospel Present an ESSENCE Music Festival Superlounge Showcase at the Louisiana Superdome on Sunday, July 3. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. and showtime is at 7:00 p.m.

The showcase features artists on the Music World Gospel roster, including Trin-i-tee 5:7, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Brian Courtney Wilson and Micah Stampley.  The event will be hosted by Pastor Rudy Rasmus, Music World Gospel Ambassador, and host of SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio’s new show, “Pastor Rudy’s Love Revolution.”

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Bannon – “HATE”

June 23, 2011 1 comment
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