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Legally Disadvantaged

Posted by khine_johnson on

Legally Disadvantaged A Revolution illegaly couldn't stand it Arms race held by racist arms, dogs, bombs, police and blazed alarms ...Looking through this glass prism defining a culture of black symptoms Rage, hate, tears, death crying babies ...staggered...breaths God Save Me Lynched chest eroding churches blowing Up What? Trust Us? You must be jive'n Maybe we meant to be screwed? Black skin is tougher..maybe we meant to be bruised? Worked so hard like...we meant to be used Again..back to the prism back to the pen back to the vision slight sight through the lens backed by the prisons Childs' play...

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Rhymefest Announces Give It To Me Contest!

Posted by dwalkerspeaking on

Grammy Award winning rapper, Rhymefest, is giving fans the opportunity to be featured on his highly anticipated sophomore album El Che. All unsigned emcees are encouraged to submit their hottest 16 bars to be considered for placement on the Scram Jones produced anthem “Give It To Me.” Ruby Hornet, in conjunction with Rhymefest’s new label home dN|Be Entertainment, will be accepting verses online beginning October 13th, 2009. Contestants will have until October 27th to submit their feature at RubyHornet.com. With the “Give It To Me” contest, Rhymefest is giving back to the fans that have inspired him to keep making...

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ZEALE Drops The Microphone of Time

Posted by dwalkerspeaking on

If you haven't heard of ZEALE before, get your mind right... the budding star is about to be all over your radio, internets, and movie screens.  Since dN partnered with the lyrical assassin back in January, we've watched ZEALE make major headway in this Hip Hop game.  There was the global tour he did of the middle east this February.  Then we shadowed him as he ripped over 20 stages at Austin's SXSW in March (FOOTAGE HERE).  Finally we watched the dude light up the silver screen with his role in the major motion picture Bandslam.  2009 isn't even over...

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What The Murder of Derrion Albert Says About America

Posted by dwalkerspeaking on

by Demetrius D. Walker You've seen it by now.  The whole world has seen the carnage that ensued amidst the brawl that resulted in Derrion Albert losing his life.  Shock, astonishment, and tearful resentment filled your psyche as you watched Black youth try their best to destroy each other on a Chicago street corner.  Some of you implicate the parents, while others blame the lack of police intervention.  Many of you disgustedly threw your arms in the air and simply muttered "ni**az" out of frustration.  Regardless of the reaction, few people can point to the true root of the Hip...

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Constructing The Blueprint for Black Male Success

Posted by dwalkerspeaking on

By Demetrius D. Walker Prior to September 12th 2009, had someone  told me the blueprint for Black male success would arise from the state of Iowa I would have labeled them mentally deficient.  Invited to share my expertise on the topic "The New Grinding: Expanding Your Consciousness as Your Life's Work," I was nonetheless excited to impart the merits of entrepreneurship to a group that seldom receives this message.  It mattered not that this Fall retreat, titled "What's Stopping Us Now?", was being hosted for an assemblage of less than 50 students.  I was eager to participate in The Hubbard...

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