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Life

Tipping Point of Hip Hop

Hip Hop has become a satire of itself. Don’t believe me? Try to make a hook/chorus-line that’s so outrageously ignorant that it’s funny. Did it sound something like the Billboard Top 5 rap songs for the week of Sept 1, 2012? Is it just harmless entertainment? Lupe Fiasco doesn’t think so and I agree.

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BlacknessNews

Shootin’ in the gym

Drake’s line in Rick Ross’s “Stay Schemin’” has sparked somewhat of a viral cultural phenomenon. B!%@#, you wasn’t with me shootin’ in the gym. For those of you who aren’t a fan of Drake or Ross, the line refers to Kobe Bryant losing $50 million in his divorce. But more importantly, the line alludes to […]

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Blackness

The Power of Community

WE ARE LOSING; WE ARE DYING; WE ARE DOING IT TO OURSELVES. We have forgotten the sole point of life on this earth. TO SURVIVE AND THEN THRIVE.

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Blackness

Hip Hop and the path to hell

What do you think? Is modern hip hop culture creating a one way ticket to hell or is it simply a mirror of the mindset of today’s youth. Do any rappers come to mind that exemplify the Demonic Personality?

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entertainment

Clear! Breathing life into Hip Hop

It has been a great couple of months for Hip Hop. With stellar album/mixtape releases from Jay-Z, Slaughterhouse, M.O.P., Raekwon, Kid Cudi and Drake Hip Hop once again has become a marriage of beats, style and thought provoking lyrics. I have often blamed the south for killing hip hop but after having separate conversations with […]

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