Official Petra’s event flier for Poet, Umar Bin Hassan of legendary spoken word group The Last Poets.
It’s hard to believe it’s been one whole year since Brooklyn rap phenomenon Pop Smoke (born Bashar Barakah Jackson) passed away. The young, talented rapper was just getting his feet wet and becoming a huge force to be reckoned with in the music world when he was taken away from us during a home invasionContinue reading “Audrey Jackson Is Making Sure the Legacy of #PopSmoke Continues Through His #ShootForTheStars Foundation!”
This Sunday we’re celebrating 🎉 the 50th Anniversary of #TheLastPoets in Washington D.C. with performances by #TalibKweli and #SmifNWessun and #BrooklynGirlCode™ will be there!
“Now when freaks get dressed to go out at night They like to wear leather jackets, chains and spikes They wear rips and zippers all in their shirts Real tight pants or fresh mini skirts All kinds of colors runnin’ through their hair And you could just about spot a freak anywhere But then again,Continue reading “#BrooklynGirlCode’s #TBT #TimeMachine: “Freaks Come Out At Night” Whodini (1984)”
“Get your @$$ up and be inspired!!! You know how many bodies in the street? Take the mask off so you can see!” – Kendrick Lamar, “Mask Off (Remix)” Nothing like some good morning inspiration from Mr. Kendrick Lamar to get your day started. Hit play below and enjoy our Tuesday! xoxo – #BrooklynGirlCode
Have you ever listened to TLC’s mega hit “Waterfalls?” Have you ever played your Stankonia CD by OutKast so many times that it just completely stopped working? Perhaps you’ve sung En Vogue‘s 1996 hit “Don’t Let Go (Love)” or Xscape‘s 1995 song “Keep It On The Real” at the top of your lungs so high that you completely lostContinue reading “Organized Noize Speak On Putting Southern Hip-Hop on The Map, Bringing Creativity Back to The Game & Their New Critically Acclaimed Self-Titled EP”
Check it/ I grew up a fuckin’ screw-up/ Got introduced to the game/ Got an ounce/ and fuckin’ blew up – The Notorious B.I.G., “Runnin’” What a difference twenty years can make. Or, in this case, what a difference twenty years can not make! It’s been two decades since The Notorious B.I.G. was tragically gunned downContinue reading “#InMemoriam The Notorious B.I.G. Twenty Years Later”
“We used to be like distant cousins/ fightin’/ playin’ dozens/ whole neighborhood buzzin’/ knowing that we wasn’t.” – Tupac Shakur, “I Ain’t Mad At Cha.” It’s difficult to believe that today marks the twentieth anniversary of the death of Tupac Amaru Shakur who was known to the world as just “Tupac.” Although the prolific Hip-HopContinue reading “#RIPTupacShakur”