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Ranking Lupe Fiasco’s Albums by Blade Brown

Last week saw the release of Lupe Fiasco’s fifth, and presumably last album. Ever since his debut album in 2006, Lupe has without a doubt been one of the most lyrically gifted MCs in Hip-Hop. But he’s had several issues with the politics of the industry, and it seems as if he’s finally throwing in the…

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“Get Funk Flex The Eff Outta Here” by BMW

So by now you have heard Hot 97’s Funk Master Flex’s rant about Jay-z’s lifeandtimes.com from last week. I just want to start by saying Get Funk Flex the F*Ck Outta Here! I’m not about to defend Jay-z he can do that on his own & I will bet some sort of response will come…

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Top Albums of 2005 by Blade Brown

Today is the first Friday of 2015. Which means this year will be the ten year reunion for my graduating class of high school. With that nostalgia in mind, I’ve decided to go back and visit what I feel were the best rap albums of 2005. Honorable Mentions: Harlem: Diary of A Summer-Jim Jones Get…

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Songwriting Tip: A Demo A Day by Joe Bouchard

When many of the great rock songs were written in the ’60s, writers would hack out a song in an hour or two. For example, “A Hard Day’s Night” was written by John Lennon overnight. The next morning it was done and ready to record in a few hours. I’m very happy with the songs…

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Kwanzaa: Day 7 Imani (Faith)

Happy NEW YEAR!!!! Lets start 2015 out the right way! Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held & recognized throughout parts of the U.S., Africa as well as in other nations of the Americas. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture, and is observed from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a feast and…

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Top Movies of 2014 by Blade Brown

Its almost time to bring out a new calendar. But before we walk into 2015, I want to recap what I feel were the best movies of 2014. Honorable Mentions: “Bad Words“ “The Equalizer“ “Dear White People“ “Stretch“ “Birdman“ 10. “Snowpiercer” Snowpiercer was one of the most original movies I’ve seen in a long time….

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Kwanzaa: Day 6 Kuumba (Creativity)

Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held & recognized throughout parts of the U.S., Africa as well as in other nations of the Americas. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture, and is observed from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a feast and gift-giving. Kwanzaa is based on seven core principles (Nguzo Saba)….

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Kwanzaa: Day 5 Nia (Purpose)

Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held & recognized throughout parts of the U.S., Africa as well as in other nations of the Americas. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture, and is observed from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a feast and gift-giving. Kwanzaa is based on seven core principles (Nguzo Saba)….

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Kwanzaa: Day 4 Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics)

Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held & recognized throughout parts of the U.S., Africa as well as in other nations of the Americas. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture, and is observed from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a feast and gift-giving. Kwanzaa is based on seven core principles (Nguzo Saba)….

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Best Albums of 2014 by Blade Brown

With New Year’s Day rapidly approaching, 2014’s days are numbered. With that being said, its time to take a look back at what I feel were the year’s best albums. Honorable Mentions: “PRhyme” Royce Da 5’9 & DJ Premier “The Beauty Of Independence“- G-Unit “RetorHash“ Asher Roth “The Young OG” Fabolous “Testimony” August Alsina 15….

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Kwanzaa: Day 2 Kujichagulia (Self-Determination)

Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held & recognized throughout parts of the U.S., Africa as well as in other nations of the Americas. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture, and is observed from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a feast and gift-giving. Kwanzaa is based on seven core principles (Nguzo Saba)….

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Kwanzaa: Day 1 Umoja (Unity)

Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held & recognized throughout parts of the U.S., Africa as well as in other nations of the Americas. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture, and is observed from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a feast and gift-giving. Kwanzaa is based on seven core principles (Nguzo Saba)….

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