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Kanye West and Digging Deeper into the New Slave concept with THE FACTS.

So while many disagree with a lot about Kanye West, you can’t argue with the notion of him taking an amazing social stance on his song “New Slaves” off of his latest album Yeezus. Before you look away, check out … Continue reading

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Not your Brooklyn anymore..it’s MY Brooklyn

BROOOOOKLYN!!!!! Excuse me, but as a new Brooklynite who moved to the city about 2 and a half years ago I loved this place before I even got here and was oh so excited to get to live in the … Continue reading

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The Intellectual Revolution Makes Its Way To Twitter

Just a quick announcement people. Now we will be the 1st to tell you that we probably are not the most Twitter savvy group in the world, but in an effort to stay current with our readers we have launched … Continue reading

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Gregory Porter; If you don’t know, you certainly should!

This UBER talented soulful jazz singer is making waves and rightfully so. Shout out to the homie James for putting me on to this amazing talent. The vid is uber artsy too:) What do you all think?

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Christian Scott Quintet: Half Jazz Band, Half Amazing

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Where do I even begin. Just last night in this great Metropolis we call New York City I had the pleasure of going to the world famous Blue Note Jazz club to see New Orleans’ own Christian Scott aka Christian … Continue reading

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I Am Other- Stereotypes: Are You A Hipster

For those of you who don’t know, Pharell, of Neptunes and N.E.R.D fame, started a youtube station called I Am Other to showcase arts and culture that are a bit more outside the box. As a lover of the avant … Continue reading

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Black Collegiate Fraternities Given National Recognition

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Amongst all the negativity often surrounding collegiate fraternities, it was nice to see something that speaks to a portion of the good in which they are often engaged. A list was composed comparing the 75 fraternities that are members of the North-American … Continue reading

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Some HBCU Love

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I received an email from one of my frat brothers today about the top HBCUs in 2012. I was happy to see that our alma mater, none other than Xavier University of Louisiana, was tied for #5 of the 50 schools listed. Although … Continue reading

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Fashion and Poetry and Beauty…OH MY.

One of my fav NYC poets (Joshua Bennett) speaking on one of my fav topics, the NYC. This is a really groovy add for Ralph Lauren Rugby clothing line (ENDORSMENT WARNING, send checks to…:) with really dope visual effect. Did … Continue reading

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My Nigga, You Don’t Wanna Hear The Truth

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Recent events have led me to touch on this topic. Many of you have seen the YouTube clip above regarding the hysteria surrounding the new Jordan’s that were released a few days ago. In addition, a reader of the site … Continue reading

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