May 19th Marks The #50th Anniversary of #TheLastPoets Groundbreaking Debut #Album!

The year was 1968. In Harlem and all over the world an uprising was occurring due to the major events that had taken place earlier in the decade. For African-Americans, it seemed like all hope had been lost. All of our prominent leaders had been either erased or shot down by mysterious forces.   ¬†Continue reading “May 19th Marks The #50th Anniversary of #TheLastPoets Groundbreaking Debut #Album!”

#TheLastPoets 50th Anniversary Celebration Live This Weekend In #Philly!

Guess what?! Despite all that’s going on and has went on this month of February, it’s still Black History Month on the planet Earth ūüĆć! And in honor of their 50th Anniversary, my father’s group, the legendary Last Poets will be live in Philly this weekend with fellow poets Sonia Sanchez and Ursula Rucker toContinue reading “#TheLastPoets 50th Anniversary Celebration Live This Weekend In #Philly!”

#BrooklynGirlCode’s #TBT #TimeMachine: “Freaks Come Out At Night” Whodini (1984)

“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)”

#BrooklynGirlCode’s #FBF #TimeMachine: “Candy Girl” New Edition (1982)

“My girl’s like candy, a candy treat She knocks me high up off my feet She’s so fine as can be I know this girl is meant for me!” The year was 1982. Ronald Reagan was President of the United States. The average monthly rent was $335.00. The cost of a gallon of milk wasContinue reading “#BrooklynGirlCode’s #FBF #TimeMachine: “Candy Girl” New Edition (1982)”

The #Ultimate #WomensHistory Month #Playlist

Ladies… it’s still Women’s History Month and it’s Friday! To get your weekend started off on a good note, #BrooklynGirlCode has comprised the ultimate Women’s History Month playlist for all the music lovers out there. There’s music for everyone on this playlist, even the fellas! So sit back, relax, press play and enjoy! -xoxo #BrooklynGirlCodeContinue reading “The #Ultimate #WomensHistory Month #Playlist”

Organized Noize Speak On Putting Southern Hip-Hop on The Map, Bringing Creativity Back to The Game & Their New Critically Acclaimed Self-Titled EP

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”