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[that’s racist] Getting Too Familiar

On Friday, I was commenting on a friend’s post of a Wale track featuring Rick Ross, from the DMV artist’s new album, Ambition. I noticed that the track played, with better rhymes, like Jay-Z and Kanye West’s ‘Niggas in Paris’. … Continue reading

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[and we’re back…] Eat your heart out

Birthday Radiohead surprise. What more could I ask for? Sorry for being off the grid lately, the protests in Cairo did not really motivate me to write. Rather, they turned me to Al Jazeera’s live coverage from Cairo and action … Continue reading

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[Das Racist, Rock N Roll Hotel] on friday i went to this concert…

I’ve only been to the Rock N Roll Hotel once before, with a couple of friends and on the night that somebody from the Real World DC was performing. The vibes of a pretty cool half-empty bar with decent drink … Continue reading

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A wonderful interview with Jay-Z

With Charlie Rose.┬áDo watch some. In retrospect, I find it sad that even my AP US History text never came close to touching on issues like blockbusting, redlining, police brutality, and of course, the crack epidemic (topics that, despite Wikipedia, … Continue reading

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