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by BA - 11 months ago

that dank, opaque purple tape … the samples

medium.com - Mind-blowing that Raekwon’s masterful album Only Built For Cuban Linx turns 25 today. In celebration, I’ve compiled a nearly-comprehensive playlist of all the samples, available on TIDAL. There are a…Tweeted by @WALASIA https://twitter.com/WALASIA/status/1319768874649153536

by BA - 11 months ago

Breonna Taylor: calls rising for new prosecutor to review case

[Breonna Taylor] Yahoo News: "Two anonymous members of the grand jury in the Breonna Taylor case who spoke out this week about the deliberations had no agenda other than to pursue the truth, their lawyer told Yahoo News on Friday. " Photo: YouTube Tags:& Breonna TaylorRacial PolicingGrand JurorsKent...

by BA - 11 months ago

Demonstrators Near Presidential Debate Advocate Change

Vonda McDaniel, president of the Central Labor Council of Nashville/Middle Tennessee, led a march to the intersection of Wedgwood and Magnolia to join demonstrators near Belmont University before the presidential debate. Photo by Clint ConfehrBy Clint ConfehrEDGEHILL, TN — Jobs, good pay, health car...

by BA - 11 months ago

New Music: Kameron Corvet Releases New EP “Kathy’s Basement”

Amazing Multi-talented Grammy Award winning, vocalist, songwriter, guitarist and actor, Kameron Corvet releases new EP, “Kathy’s Basement” which he dedicates to his mother. With his  International Touring schedule has slowed due to the current pandemic, Corvet has been able to focu...

by BA - 11 months ago

House DHS chairman denounces Trump politicization of Federal civil service

[Trump\Federal Civil Service] Rep. Thompson: “President Trump’s executive order to politicize the Federal Civil Service serves no purpose other than his short-sighted political desire to rid the Federal government of policy experts who disagree with him in order to further his extremist agenda." Pho...

by BA - 11 months ago

The 2020 Election, Trumpism, And America’s Emerging Anti-Racism Revolution

[Trumpism & America's Anti-Racism Revolution] PeaceVoice\Koehler: "A real democracy, of course, has always been a terrible inconvenience to those in power, which is why, in the nearly two hundred and fifty years of the nation’s existence, voting — as well as acknowledgment of certain people’s hu...

by BA - 11 months ago

Saint Lucia Fire Service Records First COVID-19 Case

The Saint Lucia Fire Service (SLFS) has recorded its first case of COVID-19, Fire Chief Joseph Joseph, has confirmed. Joseph announced the development in a statement to the media Friday. The statement is reproduced below: On Thursday, October 22, 2020, the St. Lucia Fire Service recorded its first p...

by BA - 11 months ago

New Music: H.E.R. Drops New “DAMAGE” Single

Grammy Award-winner,  R&B singer/songwriter H.E.R. drops latest single titled “Damage”  from her highly anticipated and yet-to-be titled EP, which is slated for 2021 release.  In addition to dropping a new single, H.E.R. is scheduled to be the musical guest on NBC’s Saturday Ni...

by BA - 11 months ago

The Funky Demise of Black Bands (Beat Junkies) - part four

nelsongeorge.substack.com - One of my most significant memories of hip hop’s ‘80s rise was the sense I was existing simultaneously two time periods. The musical references points of my childhood, from James Brown’s screams to J…Tweeted by @nelsongeorge https://twitter.com/nelsongeorge/status/1319739...