Posts Tagged ‘Michigan’

Denver Black Economic Summit

April 12, 2013 Leave a comment

Success 2013
Denver, CO ( — The Mountain Region Black Economic Summit has announced the 8th Annual MRBES Success Summit & Expo to be held on May 31 and June 1 at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center. The theme is “Inform, Inspire, Imagine!”

The summit, which seeks to improve the economic standing of minority communities, is the only event of its kind in the mountain states. More than 750 people are expected to attend.

MRBES Executive Director Carla Ladd, who has forged unique collaborations for an information-packed summit, says, “We have booked highly-respected nonprofit and corporate professionals to facilitate a host of panels, workshops and seminars addressing topics from social media business etiquette to how to empower women for ministry.” Read more…


Fans Show Overwhelming Response to Las Vegas Rapper Dizzy Wright “Solo Dolo” Release on Funk Volume

February 7, 2012 3 comments

On January 30, 2012 Dizzy Wright, the newest member to join the Funk Volume family released a video for the first song off his forthcoming “SmokeOut Conversations” debut album.  The song which is titled “Solo Dolo” has received an overwhelming response from the young hip-hop lyricist fans.


In just two days the video has received over 40,000+ views collectively from the combined websites in which the video is currently featured on.  The main website YouTube; currently has more than 39,000 views.  Other sites that have featured the Las Vegas raised rapper include:,,,, and more.

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{My Four Sons} The Sorrowful Last Days of “Who Would Win In A Fight”

September 12, 2011 Leave a comment

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I think, on average, that ten is the cut-off age.

It’s around that time that boys begin to almost completely lose the innocence that we secretly wish that they could retain a sliver of; you know, just enough to continue to be inquisitive, creative, and oozing with zeal and optimism. But not so much that they’ll be swindled, bamboozled, and hood winked by every Peter Popoff waiting around the corner.

Ten is the prepubescent calm before the pimply, metal-mouthed, squeaky voiced, embarrassing involuntary erection, peach-fuzzed storm. It’s before they start to believe that they can really take their old man; they’ll think they can beat you in a wrestling match, push-up and chin-up contests, they’ll think they can belch with a deeper and more manly presence. And probably, most disturbing, from what I’ve observed from my buddies with older, teen sons is that somehow, these little rascals start to believe that they know just as much as you do. Just months ago you were the coolest guy in their world. Now, you might as well be Steve Urkel’s drooling, cock-eyed, smelly step-brother, Lee Lee Urkel. Read more…

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