Archive for January 9, 2012

Op Ed: Common vs Drake? Hip-Hop beef needs a funeral and a proper burial

January 9, 2012 2 comments

by Brother Jesse Muhammad

Brother Jesse

“Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to pay our last respects to a ‘friend’ that has been dear to many musical artists, fans and readers….that ‘friend’ is HIP-HOP BEEF.”

What forward-moving purpose does Hip-Hop beef serve? Can someone please educate me? I was a little thrown aback by the recent beef that spread quickly throughout the Internet and radio shows involving Common and Drake. Frankly, I found it pretty weak for Common, an artist I respect, to engage in such nonsense. Read more…


The Roots- Adrenaline

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Picture Book Series, Black Superheroes

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— See what a group of young, black kids come up with when left to explore their own potential instead of sitting in front of a TV or video game? What adventures will Nathan, Joshua, Hannah, Daia and Chai uncover next? —

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Nationwide ( — Steven Johnson, Chief Development Officer of HNK Concepts, a product development company, has collaborated with author, Siphriah Davidson, to create the child superhero concept, Fearless Five(TM). The Fearless Five concept is based on a team of young, black children spending their free time using their imaginations to explore their own potential in creative play. “We are excited to be contributing to such an important subject as developing a positive self image in children, particularly our young, Black children,” said Mr. Johnson. “Enhancing the positive self concept of our children is critically important, given the fact that children in our community are bombarded early in life with imagery that effectively devalues their self concept at a critical stage.” Read more…

Rick Ross, Common, French Montana and Drake- Stay Schemin (Remix)

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Rick Ross feat. Wale & Meek Mill | Bag Of Money

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5 Guys To Avoid in the Club

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Categories: The Industry Cosign, Video

50 Cent ft. Jeremih- “Girls Go Wild”

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Will I. Am “Go Home”

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Recording Artist LeJuene Thompson Set To Release New Album…Thompson to Showcase at Stellar Awards Weekend Events

January 9, 2012 1 comment

Image Hosted by ImageShack.usUniversal Music Christian Group/Fontana recording artist LeJuene Thompson is set to release her third album, The Evolution of Me, in the spring of 2012. The lead single from the CD, “Let God Do It,” will impact gospel radio this month. Read more…

Dr. Boyce: MSNBC Suspends Pat Buchanan – Now They Need to Fire Him

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World.

MSNBC has suspended conservative commentator Pat Buchanan, according to Phil Griffin, the network’s president.  The suspension resulted  from words in Buchanan’s book, “Suicide of a Superpower.”   Buchanan has stated that President Obama arrived to the White House as a result of Affirmative Action and that the country “has been built, basically, by white folks.”

Griffin seems concerned about two of the chapters in Buchanan’s book, one of them titled “The End of White America,” and the other called “The Death of Christian America.” Read more…

Choc and Melo ( Season 2) Episode 5

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Categories: The Industry Cosign, Video
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