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“I am the stone that the builder refused
I am the visual, the inspiration
That made lady sing the blues
I’m the spark that makes your idea bright… 341 more words

Prov Thoughts

Diamond District - "March on Washington"

There’s no sophomore slump here folks.  Diamond District pick-up right where they left off (from their debut offering “In the Ruff”) with “March on Washington,” an album that expands on their social commentary, and musical and lyrical range.  75 more words

Kennedy Center To Feature Questlove, Black Thought

WASHINGTON (AP) — Questlove and Black Thought from The Roots are performing at the Kennedy Center this weekend to celebrate the winners of a national spoken word competition. 115 more words

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Asheru and The Funk Ark | Funky DC

HAD to share this joint from the homie Asheru, a DC native, educator, and very influential MC (on a global level), who also created the theme song for Aaron Macgruder’s… 25 more words

'Gauteng', 'Love On The Go' & 'So Amazing' - Asheru

African-American Hip Hop artist Asheru just released his new excellent LP entitled ‘Sleepless in Soweto‘. It is a product of his collaboration with Hip Hop artists there and the inspiration he received during his stays in the rainbow nation. 115 more words

South Africa

One Big Chess Game

Here is a special essay I wrote as a guest blogger on New Black Man, ran by super historian  Mark  Anthony  Neal. 

My first few days teaching life strategies to at-risk and gang impacted youth using chess, I met three Latino boys. 102 more words