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Black Masculinity and Crossover Success: Prince, A Case Study

Divergent preferences in music facilitate the strategic decisions of the music industry.  The preferred method of marketing music is to segment the market, whereby members of the population are clustered together into sub-markets according to their demographic similarities.  2,208 more words

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Why 4:44 Will Be My First Jay-Z Album

I am 38 years old.  I grew up listening to hip-hop. I know Jay-Z but never bought a single album…until today.  If you haven’t read… 407 more words

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Moonlight and Black Masculinity

“It cannot be taken lightly that white men are in control of the record industry as a whole (even with a few Black entrepreneurs), and control what images get played.

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Episode 19: The God Body & Masculinity 

As a man, it is a must that you get your body in order. If you’re a husband, father, or even a big brother you have to be in a shape. 405 more words

Royal Fanfare

I remember coming up in the early 2000’s riding down the Foothill strip with a car full of people that ain’t here no more. These people were my cousin’s potnas and I was just with my cousin because he didn’t want to go home, so he spent the night on our couch. 1,220 more words

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Why I'm Leaving my HBCU, part 2: "All the Blacks are Men"

This is about black conservatism. Black conservatism ultimately privileging black masculinity as the only construct in need of protection. Because, under its tenets, once black maleness is protected then everything else falls in line. 563 more words