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Category : Music

August 6, 2010

The other night I was put up on a website created by Kenan Banks dedicated to celebrity stories written by ?uestlove, ummmm that’s ?uestlove from The Roots. Many of the stories are absolutely hilarious! Like this one on Bjork Bjork: “she broke my heart in 94. i was her bi

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July 31, 2010

Last night I attended the Urban Organic Eric Roberson performance at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History & enjoyed one helluva show. As you can see in the video above, things were quite electric, which is always the case when Eric is on the stage. I l

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July 7, 2010

The other day, I was telling Cousin Dee about Cee-Lo's new mix tape "Stray Bullets" & how much I loved it. During the conversation The Yellow African chimed in & stated how he wasn't feeling Cee-Lo's singing voice, which I get. Cousin Dee & I both countered with h

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June 27, 2010

I feel bad for liking this but I do. I love Youtube

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June 21, 2010

It's officially summertime & no song gets me more excited about summer than Doug E Fresh's "Summertime." "Summertime" was released back in 1989 & I recall Detroit radio station 107.5 WGPR being the only station playing the hell out of this song. 1989 was also the year

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June 10, 2010

I used to love walking to my job at KFC (Highland Park, MI: Davison & Woodward) listening to my Crystal Waters "Making Happy" maxi single cassette back in the spring/summer of 1991. "Surprise" was & still is my jam. I had so many maxi cassettes & cassette singles

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June 5, 2010

When Monica Blaire is on stage, you are always in for a soulfully energetic show & last night at Bravo Bravo was no exception. After Monica's performance, we talked briefly & she said they weren't ready. I laughed because no one is ready for Monica because she brings it

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June 1, 2010

Last year when I left the Detroit Electronic Music Festival (DEMF), I said that it was my last time attending. Basically, I grew tired of the same musty suburban kids dressed all weird & shit or barely dressed. The music was good last year but I can only take so much electr

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April 24, 2010

I fucking love this sing!!!! If you've never heard it & have the new Erykah Badu release then"Arrow Through Me" should sound familiar. Hint: "Gone Baby, Don't Be Long" Erykay Badu got the clearance to use a sample of this songs shortly before her album; New Amerykah Part

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April 19, 2010

One of my all time favorite songs performed by Nina Simone is "Lilac Wine." The song is as simple and sweet as the blooms of a lilac tree itself. When I left my 9-5 today I noticed that that lilac tree was blooming & I instantly heard Nina crooning in my head. This is all

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A Word

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Do yourself a favor… fuck mistakes & read between the lines! Just Saying…