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Wunmi From ALA (African Living Abroad) To The Future of the Global African Supershero

Wunmi From ALA (African Living Abroad) To The Future of the Global African Supershero

If there is a time more than ever when our little girls need a supershero from Africa to her Diaspora..it surely is Now. Issues from colorism, racism, sexism & all of our many global isms, skisms  etc. & overcoming themhas led to »

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Mac Tontoh -Legendary Hi-Life Musician Remembered By Friends & Fellow Legends of Hi-Life Music

Mac Tontoh -Legendary Hi-Life Musician Remembered By Friends & Fellow Legends of Hi-Life Music

On November 12, 2011 while visiting Ghana, I was delighted to attend a free tribute concert at Citizen Kofi in Osu dedicated to the memory of Hi-Life Music Legend Mac Tontoh- formerly of globally recognized mega Hi-Life bands Uhuru & Osibisa. Legends such as Ebo »

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Sylvia Vanderpool Robinson -HIP-HOP ICON -RIP (March 6, 1936 – September 29, 2011)

Behind every great man & every great movement, there is a greater woman. Today we lost one of the greatest in the movement & culture enjoyed globally as Hip-Hop. Sylvia Vanderpool Robinson known to some as the Godmother of Rap & the true First Lady »

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Chale Wote – Ghana’s Street Arts Festival -Honoring The Past By Building The Future

Chale Wote – Ghana’s Street Arts Festival -Honoring The Past By Building The Future

Sometimes in life what makes my day is to hear of other people’s accomplishments. Today is one of those days. As Ghanaians & people all over the world who respect freedom & the greatness of man to bring about a global mindset toward change & »

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While You Were Watching The Throne-The Revolution Was Being Televised & Missed

While You Were Watching The Throne-The Revolution Was Being Televised & Missed

While everyone & their momma was praising Kanye & Jay Z’s new album, the rest of the world was getting messed up & fighting for our lives.

Once again the internets were all a flutter over the release of Watch The Throne & the »

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Music Is A Weapon : Jay Z & Kanye West Drop “Otis”

Music Is A Weapon : Jay Z & Kanye West Drop “Otis”

By now we have all been bombarded on the internets with yet another so called “Highly Anticipated Album” from Jay &  Ye!  Well the album entitled “Watch The Throne” is still not out & is allegedly going to be out on August »

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Music Is A Weapon: K’Naan, The Somalia Story & HIP-HOP’s Legacy As The Voice of The People

Music Is A Weapon: K’Naan, The Somalia Story & HIP-HOP’s Legacy As The Voice of The People

The festering & expected tragedy of famine in Somalia that has now captured the world’s attention & caused the United Nations to declare a famine in two areas of southern Somalia as the region suffers the worst drought in more than half a century has »

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BET AWARDS 2011: Bringing Back American Soul Music & Missing the Boat on Truly Representing Global Blackness

BET AWARDS 2011: Bringing Back American Soul Music & Missing the Boat on Truly Representing Global Blackness

As much as most people love to hate on BET or we, Black folks worldwide seem to have a love/hate realtionship with ourselves & those who we pay & are sanctioned to represent us in the world ; I never see anyone coming with real »

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Osibi -Ghana’s Hi-Life & The Roots & Culture of Global African Music

Osibi -Ghana’s Hi-Life & The Roots & Culture of Global African Music

It should be no surprise to anyone that the roots of music came from Africa, but many still deny Africa of her contribution to the world, civilization  & the many enjoyable aspects of life that continues to touch our souls generation after generation. Music »

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Gil Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011)

As soon as Gil Scott Heron‘s death was announced , his image, music , poetry  and praises spread like wildfire on the “internets”, but how many people bought his new album  ”I’m New Here“or even thought about him yesterday? More & »

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