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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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“How To Write A Hit Song” by Mark Cawley

If chart success is your songwriting goal, then you need to pay attention to how today’s hits are actually written. MARK CAWLEY of iDoCoach.com shares some thoughts on breaking into a very competitive field.. Even as I sit down to write this, I can hear the groans. “Who is this guy? How can he claim…

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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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“Is the Confederate Flag the Problem?” by BMW

I wasn’t really going to touch on this issue BUT since I saw Nas post an interesting quote on IG I figured I should “DO my googles”*Fredro Starr Voice*. Once I did some research I was able to confirm what Nas posted was true at least in part. The quote was quote from the original…

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Top 10 90s Action Films by Blade Brown

The 90s were a fantastic decade for action movies. While the icons of the 80s were still very much prominent, a new wave of actors like Will Smith, Wesley Snipes, Keanu Reeves and Nicolas Cage made big splashes in the action world. Two movies that won’t be on this list, are Braveheart & Heat. Heat…

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“My Hero” by BMW

With some recent happenings it seems as though there’s a debate on social media about what a hero is, who a hero is or can be and what’s heroic. The context of the debate is something I care not to touch with a 20 foot poll , however, I would like to talk about my…

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Underrated: Ja Rule by Blade Brown

Artist: Ja Rule (@ruleyork) Albums: 8 Mixtapes: 1 Albums Sold: 30 Million Worldwide Ja Rule is one of the most underrated MCs of all time. Ja is a true hit maker. With several top ten & #1 singles in his resume, you’d be hard pressed to find a rapper who’s had a more successful career…

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Flashback Friday: “Top Ten 80s Action Movies” by Blade Brown

Ah, the 80s. The “Golden Era” of action movies. This was the decade that actors such as Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone became superstars. Many of the films from the 80s started franchises that have either since been rebooted or have continued on over the years. While the Star Wars and Indiana Jones…

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Emanny S.A.H. 2 Vlog One (Peace Sign)

As he prepares to release his “Songs About Her 2” project Emanny gives use a glimpse into one of the tracks on the project called “Peace Sign” in part 1 of this 5 part Vlog series. You can pre-order “Songs About Her 2” via iTunes or be a weirdo & wait until 10/21 & grab…

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“5 Things I’ve Learned About Having A Long Music Career” by Jason Miles

Jason Miles is a Grammy winning producer, keyboardist, synthesist, composer, and arranger who has worked with Miles Davis, Sting, and Michael Jackson. His latest project with his band Global Noize is a groove/jazz/ world tribute to Sly and the Family Stone called Sly Reimagined. There are many intricacies to having a long-lasting career in music….

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