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 🌍! 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 #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 Vintage Babies Are on a Mission to Save Soul Music!

“Nobody is making Soul music today. “Soul” meaning music from the soul. We consider this type of music “vintage music” because this is the music of the past and this music made you feel good. We’re creating this type of music right now. So, we’re the babies of the vintage music. We’re the Vintage Babies!”Continue reading “The Vintage Babies Are on a Mission to Save Soul Music!”

It Was a Special Edition of #TBT at Brooklyn Bowl This Past Week and #BrooklynGirlCode was in the Building!

It was a special throw back night this past Thursday in Brooklyn at popular live music venue Brooklyn Bowl and you know #BrooklynGirlCode was in the building! Mannie Fresh, one half of the legendary Louisiana Hip-Hop duo “Big Tymer$” was on the 1’s and 2’s for Brooklyn Bowl’s special edition of “Bowl Train” and heContinue reading “It Was a Special Edition of #TBT at Brooklyn Bowl This Past Week and #BrooklynGirlCode was in the Building!”

#ForeverMJ 🎶🎵💙 #MJTurns59

Photo of a young Michael Jackson listening to music via Rolling Stone magazine’s official Instagram page. The King of Pop turns 59 years old today. One of the hardest working entertainers ever, Michael Jackson often shadowed the great musicians and artists around him such as James Brown, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder and several others. AsContinue reading “#ForeverMJ 🎶🎵💙 #MJTurns59”

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”

The #Artistry of #ChuckBerry

Today’s #TBT has to go to a true musical genius. R.est I.n M.usic P.aradise to legendary Rock ‘N’ Roll artist Chuck Berry! The music most certainly lives on!!! Check out Chuck Berry doing his famous “Duck Walk” via YouTube here.

The Life & Times of #Chrihanna (Chris Brown and Rihanna): Part I

*Ad* Sprayground has the coolest backpacks for any occasion. Click on the image below to get your new Sprayground backpack today! Hey friends! Despite what everybody says, I know Rihanna still loves her Chrissy Poo and vice versa. After I saw a post about Rihanna and Drake’s abrupt split earlier this week in the IBTimesContinue reading “The Life & Times of #Chrihanna (Chris Brown and Rihanna): Part I”