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Amir Clemons: Foster Child, Singer, Rising Star and “Anywhere But Here”

Amir Clemons is bucking the odds every single day.  Not many people can go through the struggles he has faced and come out with the optimism and drive that Amir possesses. At a young age Amir lost father while at the same time his mother was unfit to take care of him due to her own battle with…

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Ghostface Killah: From Behind The Mask To The Front of The Clan | @ghostfacekillah

It was the winter of ’92 when I would first become familiar with The Wu.  I had just made a run by the mall and copped the new Clue? Tape that had come out. As usual it had bangers from all the top rappers in New York at the time, as well as exclusives you…

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“Cap & Gowns and Participation Trophies are One & The Same” by BMW

Recently Pittsburgh Steeler running back posted a video that went viral regarding teaching his children a very important value. I’m here to take that one step further. Check the video below: For those that lack the interest I’ll summarize. Basically his point is that we as parents should not allow our kids to accept the…

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“Killing a Pre-teen will cost you $6Ms but no Jail Time” (God Bless Tamir Rice) by BMW

In November 2014 Officer Timothy Loehmann shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice after responding to a 9-1-1 call. This murder will cost the city of Cleveland $6 million, but Loehmann won’t see a day in jail. A Grand Jury declined to prosecute despite the horrific incident being caught on film. A man who was hired…

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Brain Food: “Harriet Tubman Will Be on US Currency, Oh Yay” by BMW

The news just broke that the legendary freedom fighter Harriet Tubman will be immortalized on the $20 bill per CNN.  I don’t want to take anything away from the Tubman family for them this is a great accomplishment and I’m glad that it is taking place. I just feel I need to share my views…

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Songwriting Tip Why You Still Should Register A Copyrighted Work

Brain Food: Songwriting Tip: Why You Still Should Register A “Copyrighted” Work by Justin M. Jacobson, Esq

While many creatives in the entertainment industry believe (and are partly correct) that a work is copyrighted as soon as it is fixed in a tangible medium it still pays, often literally, to formally register the work with the U.S. Copyright Office, particularly where legal issues are concerned. A common misconception in the entertainment industry…

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“Top 10 Must See Movies Of 2016” by Blade Brown

With 2015 being such a huge year for cinemas, 2016 has its work cut out for it. But with the lineup of films coming out, we’re in for another big year. With a summer movie season that’s full of blockbusters and acclaimed directors releasing movies throughout the year, movie-goers should be more than content all…

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“Top 10 Movies Of 2015” by Blade Brown

As 2015 comes to an end, I sit back and realize that there were a lot of great movies released this year. In a year where we got three Adam Sandler movies, no one could’ve predicted that this year would be an exceptional one for movie lovers like myself. The hardest part of the year…

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“Fall Movie Preview” by Blade Brown

Fall Movie Season usually isn’t as big as the Summer, but it’s just as important. This is the time where studios release their movies with the best Academy Award chances. Not to say that there won’t be blockbuster movies to come out in the next few months, but the quality of the movies are slightly…

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“Top 10 Movies of the Summer (2015)” by Blade Brown

As September finally rolls around, we’ve gone through another stellar summer movie season. While there were undoubtedly some misfires, this summer gave a lot of great movies. Some with huge budgets, some through independent releases. With four more months and a handful of blockbusters still to be released, 2015 is looking to be a great…

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“Top 5 Worst Movies Of The Year …So Far” by Blade Brown

We are officially passed the halfway mark of 2015. For the most part, it has been a stellar year full of surprises. While some may have thought the latest Terminator movie would bomb (Arnold can’t even save the franchise at this point), I don’t think anyone foreseen Jurassic World becoming the third highest grossing movie…

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“Ranking the Movies of the Marvel Cinematic Universe” by Blade Brown

The release of this weeks Ant Man marks the 12th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in seven years. What started in 2008 with Iron Man has blossomed into the most lucrative movie franchise in history! With Ant Man primed to be another critical and financial success, the future of the MCU looks as bright…

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