Monthly Archives: March 2011

Ode to Eazy-E: Bone Thugs-N-Harmony – Tha Crossroads

R.I.P. Eric “Eazy-E” Wright September 7, 1963 – March 26, 1995

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John Legend – Rolling in the Deep (Adele Cover)

John Legend covers Adele’s first single and rocks it. Nuff said. P.S. I need that tweed jacket in my life.

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Captain America: The First Avenger (Official Trailer)

Marvel does it again. Set during World War II, Steve Rogers (played by Chris Evans) undergoes an experimental metamorphosis that transforms him from a skinny, wanna-be soldier to an American superhero. The aforementioned transformation is graphically impressive. Captain America: The First Avenger will … Continue reading

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Kendrick Lamar: My Favorite Verse (Video)

Kendrick Lamar, one of hip-hop’s legends-in-the-making, chats with SoulCulture about his verse on The Heart Pt. 2, designating it as his favorite, “hands down.” Sure enough, this song is the reason I’m a fan of Kendrick’s. It’s one of  those rare, raw and passionate hip-hop songs…never to … Continue reading

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Remembering B.I.G.: 14 Quotables

“Yo, remember when Big died?” Those old enough to remember will begin to vividly recall where they were and who delivered the news that the Notorious B.I.G. had been fatally shot on March 9, 1997 (just two weeks before his classic … Continue reading

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Wiz Khalifa – Young, Wild & Free ft. Snoop Dogg

Although I’m not totally in love with the message and I don’t think a song like this belongs on the radio, Wiz delivers a feel-good sing-along song featuring the great D-O-double-G.

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Iconology: Kuti

“Death doesn’t worry me…I believe there is a plan… I believe there is no accident in our lives… I will do my part…then I’ll just go, man…just go!” —Fela Kuti

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Coolest Award: 2011 Oscar’s Best Dressed Man is…

Christian Bale! It took all of five minutes watching Bale as crack-addicted, boxing has-been Dicky Eklund in 2010’s The Fighter for me to know that he’d be nominated for Best Supporting Actor. But, if you would’ve told me then that … Continue reading

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Jay-Z: The Evolution of My Style (Video)

Jay-Z discusses how he went from polishing his technique to developing his message. Interesting how he goes on (in a tangent-like way) to talk about the realities of the ‘hood and how that environment breeds complex people with a complex message. … Continue reading

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