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THE NEW WAVE OF STREAMING AND THE FORBES 2017 TOP CELEBRITY EARNERS

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STREAMING IN 2016-17 EARNED $3.3 BILLION DOLLARS IN SALES. STEAMING IS THE NUMBER ONE WAY MUSIC IS RECEIVED

Peace and love. Why has the entertainment industry sparked a big boom in 2016-17? I say in these hardened social times the masses look to outlets of entertainment to help bring about the landscape they wish. With the boom of streaming and live streaming, it’s a new pathway of instant entertainment, anywhere and anytime. T.V./movies and sports live shows can now be watched on the go in your car, on vacation or even while at you’r at work. It’s a new day with new ways all geared towards “right now, right now”! This means to us, as African Americans, that entertainment is a pathway to success, riches and fame. We have excelled and propelled in entertainment.

African Americans/Entertainment: It started as us being a form of entertainment for Americans. Now we have developed entertainment as a way of expression and as a business, but more so as another way out of poverty. Entertainment is an outlet for blacks. It’s ingrained in our African American heritage as much as the many other conditions of slavery. Now it earns us a solid position in the entertainment industry and not only as puppet performers, but as producers, directors and behind the productions as well. As you will see in the Forbes world top earners in entertainment, we, as African Americans, stand out and must be respected. So let’s look at what streaming is in this new day of entertainment and our powerful impact as African American in world wide homes and culture.

What Streaming Is: Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user (you) while be delivered by a provider. The verb “stream” refers to the process of delivering or obtaining media in an instant way. This bypasses the wait between production and delivery. This is the next step from the downloading process. No longer must one first “download” movies/music before you can view it. You should know that streaming has been around a long time, but it was only made available to the mass public in the last few years. In the 1930’s elevator music became the first steps in streaming media. Now, internet tv is the common form of streamed media. It has grown in the areas of music, Facebook live, Gaming systems (x-box live, Ps4, cable networks as well as from your laptops, tablets and cell phones).

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THE NEW WAY WE LISTEN TO MUSIC

Live Streaming: This refers to the internet content delivered in real-time as the events happen. Think the “Philando Castile” live Facbook feed. It is broadcasted live over airwaves via a television signal. Live internet streaming requires a form of source media such as video camera, audio interface and screen capture software.

The Boom of the Streaming Economy: Five years ago Spotify was the main streaming service. Then came Netflix. Quick changes came and now streaming is the dominant platform for music consumption. It’s growing at a clip of 76 percent growth from year to year (10 years and running). Not just music but movies, t.v. shows, sports and news as well. Live shows, concerts and Pay per view are now joining the wave. The new standard and new way music artists are promoting themselves is through “streaming.” Physical album sales are down as well as digital downloads. Still, more people are listening to music than ever. It has grown by 56 percent since 2015. Streaming is leading this new surge in music and leading the way in this new way to promote yourself as a musical artist. The amazing Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye is now the symbol of the new power of stream sales. Much of his 2016-17 earnings of $92 million (reported by Forbes) is directly generated by stream exposure. “The Weeknd” had 5.5 billion streams in 2015-16 to motivate album sales and more importantly, advance touring interest and ticket sales. Musical artists have turned free music into free publicity/promotions.

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5.5 BILLION IN STREAMS IN 2015-16

Now, the Forbes World’s Highest Paid Celebrities in 2017. You will be surprised by the Top Ten List…

1.) Top Earner 2016-17- DIDDY, musician (USA) $130 million

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THE TRUE DEFINITION OF AN “ENTERTAINER”

2.) BEYONCE, musician (USA) $105 Million

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SECOND ON THE LIST AND FIRST WOMAN ON THE LIST! BEY RULES. THE MOST POPULAR MUSIC IN THE WORLD!

3.) J.K Rowlings, author (U.K.) $95 Million

4.) Drake, musician (Canada) $94 Million

5.) Cristiano Ronaldo, soccer (Portugal) $93 Million

6.) The Weeknd, musician (Canada) $92 Million

7.) Howard Stern, radio personality (USA) $90 Million

8.) ColdPlay, musicians (London) $88 Million

9.) James Patterson, author (USA) $87 Million

10.) LeBron James, basketball (USA) $86 Million

The African American and music dominants the landscape of world’s hunger and the mass consumption of entertainment. It’s easy to see the standing we have in this multi-billion dollar industry and our creative juices fuel the way of entertainment. Feel proud of our abilities to hold the ears and eyes of the world. #PassionPride

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LYNN SWANN KNOWS A THING ABOUT ENTERTAINING AS ONE OF THE CHARISMATIC NFL PAYERS OF ALL-TIME AND A “HALL OF FAME MEMBER”

I present the power and voice of the African American race and now, money comes along with this skill set. Love our audience!

#BAF
From the #YoungBlackHistorian.
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Copyright 2017

A REFLECTION OF BLACK DUALITY “LOVE AND HATE.”

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I promise to “ALL” my readers the diversity of writing and the skills of a master writer to get through to you. Today we post the balance of Love and Hate the two walk hand and hand a constant struggle for the position in life the peace of love or the chaos of hate. Thank you for your understanding and please, if I have offended any of our white readers and loyalists, I humbly apologize. “You are as much family to us as if Kunta Kinte himself followed us.”

I wish you safety and security in these unsure times. The black race, especially African Americans, have two sides. We can call on one, love, is our nature. The other, hate, is a learned behavior from hundreds of years of pure punishment! This election and the fall out are yet to come and the blatant disrespect for our black skin will bring “both” out, rest assured. I will capture this reflection in a poem and express both sides. Thank you from the staff at B.A.F.

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Love’s definition on Webster is “an intense feeling of deep affection”. “Our” definition is “the highest level of understanding”! The answer to Why?
“I am love”. You know me, born in your core. When you were a baby and you had to rely on love for your very survival, I am with you. Let not the fear of the unknown stress you. They will not eradicate “us”. I promise you! I say fear not what is not real, never was, and never will be. For what is real always has been and will be forever. It is love. Listen not to my brother. Hate whom shall follow me! Note whom speaks to you first, love! The calm of our race and endurance in the face of extreme conditions are much worse than your new fear. This fear has a four year shelf life. We have existed from the beginning of time. Love was with the real Eve as she ushered in mankind in Africa. I am the bosom of your mother as life gripped your soul. The eyes of the father as he watches over the village. I am the song that exist in places of yourself that are rarely touched. I am the reflection of yourself through your child. The hope you pray for, their future! I am ;ove. Strong, but sometimes slow. But, I will move forever. Hate can die. I make birds fly. It’s love that makes the earth rotate on its axis. They say the axis is an imaginary line, but it’s love and hope that makes the earth and everything in it revolve every 24 hours! I am love. The truth of life. I am what every man, woman and child seeks. Only love can conquer hate. You’ve heard that before because I am true. Face your new fear with me with dignity. With the past of kings and queens. With the power of moral up rightness. For our race and maybe the Fathers/Mothers of life. With that great title, it may be our burden as a race to endure and once you rise again, it will be the end of mankind, 180 degrees of the life cycle. The plan has been and no race shall deny our birth right. Please use me as you walk. As you face the day to day of this re surge of white might. I have shown you the way. I am love and you know me well. Lean on me as you always have and I will not let you down. Love your hell and you shall learn the meaning of my “UNCONDITIONAL.” I AM LOVE…

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Hate. The Webster definition is “a feeling of intense or a passionate dislike for something/one”. “Our” definition is “a rage that burns the soul from the pain of the illusion of love by some one or some race, even God”! It’s a fury of negative energy to lesson another.
“I am hate and I am here, as I’ve always been. Ready to defend our ever existence. A vote for him was a vote for your end. You see that? It was a slap to your black face. I am in your soul. I grew late, but grew strong. Listen not to my sister. She is weak when you need my strength. Now, more then ever, I am the great warrior of hate. I prowl. I smell the battle to come. I can taste, ahh the raw meat of challenge upon my tongue like the blood of ripping flesh. I heard the howl of pain on November 9th. You know, deep in your black soul, that there will be violence before you see calm and your precious peace! Let me out. I too have songs. Listen to the tone of your black fed up youth! They hold little respect for love and your marching and patience. I spread and just to let you know, cops can die to! Like Big said, “they bleed just like us” and it ain’t like we ain’t never seen blood before. The only way to deal with snakes is to cut off their heads. There is no reasoning, no compromise, no treaty. He will strike you at most opportunities. I am hate and I come from history as well in Nat turner, Denmark Vesey, Gabriel Prosser, Jake Bird and Wayne Williams. Yeah, there’s another side to black. They built it and I shall perfect their art of death and destruction. I call on you to call on me. Use me in the face of your sworn enemy. How many? How Many more black men/children have to die? How many black woman have been raped? A race that wont defend its own children and woman is not worthy of life’s breath! Women – the fight is in you too. How can a mother watch her children get slaughtered in the streets? You cry and wail. Woman Fight feel the rage that still radiates from Assata Shakur, Angela Davis, Elaine Brown. I Was there screaming? Yes! There was rage in Clemetine Barnebet, the first female black serial killer in the USA. I am hate and you know me well. Let not this man be the true genocide of the African American race. Slavery, in secret, shall we go back to. It’s just a different form of slavery! I am hate and i’m here for a long time. Every morning, I’ll be up … So, I can’t let you down. They will fear me! You feel me?

You like that huh? Wrote it myself by the way!
KJS
#YoungBlackHistorian
Copyright 2017

WAS MARCUS GARVEY SOLD FOR RICE? THE TRUE STORY ABOUT “OUR GREAT ONE.”


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As a member of this American black culture, its stories pass on in phrases in music about events in our past. I remember when Chuck D screamed out “Mary McLoed Bethune” with such passion, pride and praise. I went to the public library on a Saturday to look up her history. There are stories you want to know the truth about, cultural facts. Did you ever hear Marcus Garvey was sold for rice? I’ve heard it dropped in several songs in R&B and Hip Hop and saw in print in a book titled “They Sold Brother Garvey for Rice”. L Boogie dropped it in a verse on one of her albums, “Never Forget They Sold Marcus Garvey for Rice”.

Is this fact or fiction? When I heard it, I wanted to believe it. It gives more fire to the hate and embarrassment I felt when I understood the power whites once had over us! So, for years, I thought “They sold Marcus Garvey for rice” meant he was sold into slavery for a bag of rice after they broke him of his black financial empire, which he controlled in the 1920’s. Not jail, but slavery was his punishment. He was sold into the Deep South, the last of the big plantation type. To further humiliate a self-made black millionaire, he was sold for only a bag of rice. But, as I’ve grown into my understanding of black history, that prevailing thought that exists in the minds of black communities (mostly hoods) is simply not true! The whole rice/slave notion is this… Marcus Garvey was sold out in order for the Federal charges to come into play and the payment to the Uncle Tom was rice/peas. No one knew how much the amount actually was. Also, remember it was the 1920’s. The Great Depression loomed in America, so keep that time frame in mind. Americans were doing jobs and acts with insane competition.

The truth is hard to really know, but most historians and folk lore within the black communities have stories that have been passed down. They tell the history this way… Garvey’s personal driver was nick named Baggawire (bag of wire). He betrayed his boss by giving information/paperwork to the F.B.I. and worked with agents James Wormley Jones and Herbert Boulin. The two were working for J. Edgar Hoover, early in his career. Wormley Jones was the first black agent hired to the F.B.I. with the goal of infiltrating Garvey’s U.N.I.A. In the F.B.I. history files, Wormley Jones is referred to as code number 800. Garvey’s close confidant Boulin was also in the plot by the F.B.I. agency. He was a spy and was listed as agent P-138. It was Buggawire that obtained the records and paperwork that lead to Garvey’s conviction. His driver’s name has been lost in the sands of time. The plot had been exposed by the public and Garvey’s true friends/family, mainly his second wife, Amy Jacues Garvey (whom played a key role in the running of the U.N.I.A. empire and after his deportation and death). She was instrumental in the legacy of Garvey and until her death (1895 – 1973), she taught people about her husband. The driver was nick named Buggawire because, after the fall of Garvey and the U.N.I.A., he went crazy and was seen walking around New York City dressed like an old bum, wearing a robe called tyrets clothing. It was made with copper wire. He was said to have gone crazy from the guilt of being responsible for bringing down the Great Marcus Garvey and the U.N.I.A. empire. Sold out for rice and peas. Is this the truth? It’s backed by direct accounts from the best source that had first-hand information, Amy Garvey, and passed down stories by the F.B.I. reports. They confirmed agents employed by the government, a mission known as “cointelpro”. So, Garvey was federally indicted on mail fraud stemming from stocks sales on his Black Star Line. The trial ended on June 23, 1923. He was sentenced to five years, but the ultimate goals was his deportation back to Jamaica and the governmental dismantlement of the U.N.I.A. and its assets, which at its height was $233,340.

That’s that truth about Garvey being sold for rice. Marcus Garvey was an inspiration to every major black movement of the 20th century, both in America and Africa. His U.N.I.A. organization, which stands for Universal Negro Improvement Association, became the blueprint for a movement. His ideology was inspiration for Elijah Muhammad, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and leaders of African Independent status. Leaders such as Nnamdi Azikiwe, Kwame Nkrumah, Jomo Kenyatta, Nelson Mandela, Patrice Lumumba and Julius Nyerere.

Garvey’s true goal

His ultimate goal was for the independence of all African countries and the creation of the United States of America. The U.N.I.A. was just his way to fund the dream. It was a tool used to embark on a plan to repatriate most African Americans from the U.S. and other parts of the world where the African diaspora took place, back to Africa. His base was to be in Liberia. The action behind the slogan “back to Africa”.

Marcus Garvey was at one time the richest black man and also one of the richest man period in America. Unyielding in his commitment to the African American race, Hiring mainly blacks, convicts and former no slaves with no business skills. Garvey could not be swayed or bribed, nor the later tactics by whites and law enforcement “Intimidation.” The FBI/Government: First spied on the U.N.I.A. long before the Black Panther Party..The government used Tax-Evasion to bring down Marcus Garvey long before the same tactic was used on Al Capone. The U.S. Government used “deportation” on Garvey generations before they are now, using to exile Mexicans. Marcus Garvey change the way blacks were looked upon. Garvey also is under valued for bridging the bonds of Jamaicans and African Americans.

The Truth beyond Myth and the pride of our heroic past! Bringing you more #WritingWithPurpose. #YoungBlackHistoiran

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TEST OF RACES – THE ULTIMATE ISSUE OF THE WORLD, BLACK AND WHITE


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Thank you all for choosing us for your daily dose of African American pride. We will be going deep to the core of the black condition! We wonder why?!! We wonder how God or whoever the higher power is could allow this to happen to a race? We wonder why, if we are (and we are) the foundation of human life, can we suffer the most horrific treatment of any race upon the planet? Slavery was the most heinous crime committed in the world’s history! Yet, in the words of the past….”One cannot hold down a race without being down with them”. I offer what the whole of our race has been looking for, an answer, so we can move past the mental pain of the past… The race embarrassment we feel, the shame of being worked like animals for another race for 400 years. We think of the conditioning we endured, our family ties broken and the long term effects of such a long systematic capture.

The Test Of A Race:

There is a higher power in our plight, whether you believe or not! I can connect you to what I’m saying by the comparison of the Jew’s struggles. Not just the Holocaust, but the fact that they were chosen to be the first tapped by God. They are, as they say, “Chosen People”. This is not a slam to other races. It’s a fact in human history. It does not mean they are better or their souls are more pure. It simply means they are the ones contacted to deliver the message. They are the race most in need at the time. Our gift was being the foundation of human life. It’s a proven fact that Africa is the birth place of humanity! That led us to be the first to usher in civilization to human life. We set up kingdoms, trade and empires. We come from Kings and Queens. I know it was a long, long time ago and it feels unreal, but the fact is Africa was the hub of life for trade, education and wealth and natural resources. These gifts have come with responsibilities, which turned into the burdens of a race. Why? Tests of a race tests the resolve of a race. Look at it in this way, no man/woman goes through life without tests or hardships… It’s the same for a race. As a whole, we are meek by nature. No really, it may not seem so now with Chicago, gangster music, thugs etc., but the Europeans tagged the African Nation as “docile” and we were. Another factor in our history, as I always say, was the most damaging thing to us as a race. It was neglecting to record our history through the written word. Our history was passed down orally by elders and chieftains. This was another factor showing that Africans were not connected to the world, except for the Moors. We traveled little and did not have a feel for the new tone of the rest of the world. Others deemed our wealth of natural resources valuable. We had gold, oil, silver, diamonds, spices and rare plants and animals. It made us a target, once the Muslims fell. They were our bearer of hostility. Africa was a nation of Islam. Know your history! This led to the European Colonization of Africa in the 1870’s and 1900’s. It also led to a scramble in Africa and some chose to help the Europeans. We put up little fight. There was no war or united stand off. A few pockets of Africans resisted and some countries stood ground, but then money and British rule crushed the last bit of South Africa. Now you’re in the mind set and can see the bigger picture. That is why it is said ” Your life is the life of the past/future”. You do not just live for yourself, your family, your tree, you live for the whole of Africans now, African American life!”

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That is the test of the African race. You’re now in America. We are the fruits of the struggle. The past lives had very little say in their condition. We fought with time, blood, lives and sacrificed family, language and religion. We had to learn a new culture while dealing with sheer hatred. They saw us as less then human. Imagine that! From the fathers and mothers of human life to being regulated, world wide, as sub humans. Another thing you should know is that we are not the minority in life. We are the majority in the world. Our total world population 7 billion. Whites only account for one quarter of the world population. We, and the rest of the world, tend to forget that. Not even Asians compare with only 1.7 billion people. We, by far, out populate every other race. We were scattered and held in deplorable conditions in the world, mainly Africa. When you’re hungry or thirsty, you can only think of the basic human needs! We were beaten down mentally and physically throughout the world and have no united voice. They, as a practice, killed off black leadership. Nelson Mandela came close. Our conditions are so dire that we are in the corners of the world, but we can’t help each other. Who can led us? African Americans have the best chance of that.

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DO YOU KNOW WHO MARC MORIAL IS…KNOW OUR HISTORY!!

Wake The F*** Up:

What can we do? We can secure ourselves in America (maybe not during the Trump era). We can buy businesses. We already effect the world through music and creative vibe in pop culture. But we have to translate that into a core of sustained wealth amongst ourselves. We have to build an empire of black on black businesses to strengthen what the world respects, “money”. Then we can begin to connect with blacks throughout the world. The first thing we must do is forgive ourselves for being enslaved. We can move past the shame, hurt and hate. We must not forget, never. That is the purpose of BHM, Kwanzaa and our days such as MLK, Malcolm X day etc. Do you ever see a bitter black man/woman who blames everything on the white man? That time is over. It has to be! Saying this hurts me cuz I use to be that, but we should know our past. You have to get past that part of it. If you’re reading this I ask, “Are still effected by something that happened in your past (childhood)?” You have to face it and make peace with it. You can not let it define you, but strengthen you! It’s the same with a race of people.

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The love I have for our race cannot be expressed in words. It’s a driven hunger for knowledge and understanding for our past. I’ve dedicated the rest of my life to it. I’ve learned, reluctantly, from my mother and now I fully embrace our plight. I focus on our present and future, even if I don’t live to see the victory. You, like I, should be in the business of securing the future. You can see this by securing the future for your children. If you understand that, then you can understand the duty to your race as well. It is a fact that hate can not kill a race. Note the Native Americans. They’re still here as well. Their journey is longer and harder than our own. Be invested in the solution or will you go through life selfishly and only thinking of yourself and family in front of you? Another thing is that this is our home now! Engrave yourself in the American culture you helped build.

The Test Of A Race:

Bringing to the real of our condition, it’s the test of our race that is the reality. The white man is not what we must overcome. They are just the perpetrators of our test. I have to say it even if you don’t believe it. God it the “orchestrator.” You were the foundation of human life and now you will be tested. Now you know and ow you can grow. Note when I speak of religion, I don’t single out or refer to any certain religion. I mean whatever you believe. The truth lives in all of them! We will continue to bring this topic into focus so stay with us! I don’t want to be a just blogger. I wish to build a legacy with words!

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We thank you so much for joining us and making us your go to for the fruits of African American life. The celebration of Black History Month is our “rejoice”, our celebration of survival. It’s a code of honor for all the black lives that were given to bring us to an era of “now we can.” You live in a time that you must celebrate. Imagine being born black in the 1800’s. No doubt, I would be hanging in some tree because I’m too rebellious to be openly controlled. Thank you, from the heart of Black Determination.

KJS
YoungBlackHistorian from the soul of the team of BlackAwarenessFoundation.com
Copyright 2017

2017 BET AWARDS AND THE BREAK DOWN, AS ONLY BLACKAWARENESSFOUNDATION CAN DO

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It’s that time again! The BET awards were last night. It was hosted by the funny Leslie Jones. The award show has turned into the most credible awards show we have. Official in its representation of the now of black arts and holding as the channel geared towards “African American life.” We, at BlackAwarenessFoundation.com, will tell you what they won’t. Our Black soul Awards show is wildly popular and always skyrockets viewership around the world! Even in Europe and Asia (Japan, China), Australia and of course Africa to those who can get it in the Motherland. To us here in America, BET is “home”. It’s a place of our musical history, a chronicle of black contribution and African American talent. t’s a spotlight on our most valued artist and a door opener for our new up and coming talent base.

True Fact: Since Robert L. Johnson sold BET (record sale), it’s now owned basically by white share holders. Yes, Black Entertainment Television is run/controlled by “whites.” However, the legacy, format, and agenda has remained the same. This does not change the foundation Mr. Johnson set! Here are some facts about “your” channel, BET.

B.E.T. is a division of Viacom and the target audience is “African Americans.” About 75 percent of all homes in the USA receive the channel. That’s an excellent number in the entertainment industry. BET has home offices in Washington D.C. (it’s birth place), New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago. BET was launched on January, 25 1980 as a program block for Nickeloden (white kids were loving Hip Hop). The founder/builder was Robert L. Johnson. BET is now owned by Parent organizations (Viacom) and still holding shares on BET Networks.

First off, 2017 Summer hit alert: Ya’ll heard Cardi B’s single Bodak Yellow? Banger!

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YEAH, CARDI B. SHE IS A LEGIT RAPPER!

Highlights of the 2017 Awards show: Michelle Obama addressed the show via video and gave a glowing acknowledgement and love to Chance The Rapper. She said “Our families have know each other since Chance was a little boy talent.” The live performance by Mary J. Blige was great after her public divorce from a hateful little man! You know how Mary gets down when its real pain involved! She was fit and wore a backless dress. Jamie Foxx said “Ya’ll see Mary? That’s that break up body.” The Xsacpe ladies reunited on the BET stage. The theme of the 2017 BET awards was 90’s R&B and even Lil Kim presented. Social Activism came from the cast of the up and coming movie, “Detroit”. They ran off the names of black lives lost to police by brutality and violence. The tribute to Chuck Berry got rousing long applauds. Lil Kim honored Prodigy with Havoc. In line with the theme, New Edition got the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Deep Waters! Remy Ma, the “Queen of NY”, took the Best Female Hip Hop Artist, breaking a 7 year winning streak held by Nicki Minaj. Leslie Jones had her “Don’t give a F… I make it attitude.” She was great last night.

….And The Winners Are:

1.) Best Group: Migos

2.) BET Humanitarian Award: Chance The Rapper

3.) Video of the Year: “Sorry” by Beyonce

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BIG WINNER LAST NIGHT, CHANCE THE RAPPER AND HIS MOM

4.) Best New Artist: Chance The Rapper

5.) BET Young Stars Award: Yara Shahidi

6.) Best Female Hip Hop Artist: Remy Ma

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THE QUEEN IS BACK….

The BET Red Carpet was star studded and heavy with fashion but our pick for Best Dressed and Looking Sensational is…

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KARUECHE TRAN “DAMN DAMN DAMN”

Worst and most Crazyest dressed was………….

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FRENCH MONTANA RUNS DRILL MUSIC NOW! BUT FRENCH WTF?

7.) Best Collaboration: “No Problem” by Chance The Rapper ft. Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz

8.) Best Female R&B/Pop Artist: Beyonce

9.)Sportswoman of the Year: Serena Williams

10.) Sportsman of the Year: Stephen Curry

In Hip Hop News: Seen solo at the BET Awards show, Swae Lee

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Swae Lee, formerly of Rae Sremmud is embarking on his long awaited solo career. “Solo Swaetion”!

11.) Best Male Hip Hop Artist: Kendrick Lamar

12.) Best Male R&B/Pop Artist: Bruno Mars

13.) Best Gospel/Inspirational Artist: Lecrae

Drum roll please…..

ALBUM OF THE YEAR: “LEMONADE” by Beyonce

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GREAT CHOICE FOR HER REALNESS AND HER MESSAGE AT 49 YEARS OLD AND JUST GETTING HER FAME #AnyTime

The big winner, again, is Bey and, once again, she deserved it! I leave you with this… “A Mind is still a terrible thing to waste”. I also say, “It often leads to you being in a white judge’s face to decide your fate!”

Kjs
#YoungBlackHistorian
Copyright 2017

THE TRUE FIRST BLACK AMERICAN REVOLUTIONIST AND FIRST TO FIGHT – CATO OF STONO

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This is a post with the “Mighty Black Fist Up.” Pointed directly at the thugs, trap queens, gangstas and the culture of crime that exist and has overrun cities like Chicago, Oakland, Brooklyn, Baltimore and Washington D.C. A true reflection of our frustrated and fed up youth. This is where the seeds of rebellion have grown from. It grew not out of a savage lifestyle, but from the light of necessity nor selfish greed. We, as African Americans, have a history of rebellion since the first slave ships. The history ear marks the likes of Nat Turner, Denmark Vesey, David Walker and Gabriel Prosser to the movements of the Black Panther Party, Pan-African Movement and even the Prince of the African American cause, Malcolm X. The first to show this planted the seeds of “Liberation Without Hesitation.” His name was Cato of Stono (Jemmy). Learn the man whom came from an African military background and plowed the seeds of change instead of their fields.

BlackAwarenessFoundation.com proudly presents the birth of the African American first to “Stand And Fight”, Cato of Stono.

Today’s post moves me. It’s the kind of pride you feel a little embarrassed about, that animal of revenge. Like all young black males whom feel helpless to defend against the machine that is racism, legal injustice, money pressure etc. To strike back at “the man” is the prideful rage we feel towards “Cato of Stono.” Evee heard of him? Sisters feel the rage as we do and favor a man that can defend the home and child. Tou should know his true name is “Jemmy” and I will build on that later..I call him the first Black Revolutionist because he is the first to be written about in almost every National newsprint media in America (Lose Colonies). South Carolina changed its laws and Militia was established in all the colonies that hadn’t. His name is spoken like our own black mythical hero. Why? It waa simple. “He wasn’t from round there”. But, deeper than that, the soul truth that it was over 100 years of North American Slavery until Jemmy “Cato”. Most slave revolts were small with no out plan or military training. A huge advantage was that he and most of his captured slave brothers spoke Portuguese. He was the brave slave in 1739. With all my heart I wish to do justice to the legacy of Jemmy “Cato of Stono”!

The Stono Rebellion AKA “Cato’s Conspiracy” or Cato’s Rebellion:

Jemmy was a literate slave. All reports in South Carolina referred to him as “Slave Cato”. National print like East Coast newspapers named him “Cato Stono” I’ve dug deep for facts about him to bring you to honor a fearless one that trained the mind and condition of slaves all over North America “That We Could Fight”!

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HIS REAL NAME WAS JEMMY, THE ONE WHOM GAVE US HOPE AND COURAGE TO RESIST!!!!

The name Cato was most likely because he was owned by the Cato or Cater family. They were British settlers whom made up South Carolina. They lived near the Ashley and Stono Rivers, which the rebellion is named for, and was tagged to Jemmy “Cato.” He was a first generation slave thought to be from the central African Kingdom of Kongo. They spoke portuguese. The aim of Jemmy “Cato” was not only to strike back at his enemy or to rattle rouse, but a promise from then Spanish Florida. He was not your typical slave in his dealings with Portuguese traders because he and most in Kongo spoke portuguese. In training and preparing his enslaved brothers, he spoke open portuguese in front of white slave owners. This was a great asset. The Spaniards owned Florida and were at war with British rule. For slaves and promised freedom and land, they offered Jemmy “Cato” St. Augustine, Florida to any slaves that escaped. The story, untold in print or history, was that Jemmy “Cato” was a spy for Spanish Florida by contact with a spaniard who owned land in South Carolina. So I think we should remember him as Jemmy the Spy lol. No, but he will always be Cato like the river moving swiftly! Cato of Stono, 278 years later instills pride in young black males. When they hear the history it reflects poise in mature minds whom know their roots!

Causes Of Stono Rebellion:

Slaves outnumbered the British colonist 5 to 1. The crops were cotton and rice. Since 1708, South Carolina had a reputation for turning out huge product because they drove their slaves hard. Another flaw for whites in South Carolina was that they only imported slaves from The Kingdom of Kongo. They were known for their physical size and work ethic. But unbeknownst to whites was most of these slaves came from military and education. The main reason for the revolt was the raging war between South Carolina and Georgia against Spanish Florida who encouraged slaves to runaway. It was only 150 miles away. Jemmy “Cato’s” reason was a direct promise of freedom and land. It helped weaken the borders of Georgia and South Carolina for a Spanish attack for land and goods. “Cato” waS brought up in a land of warriors, land owners and royalty in The Kingdom of Kongo.

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The Jemmy “Cato” Rebellion:

On Sunday, September 9, 1739, Jemmy “Cato” led a group of 22 enslaved Africans from Kongo on a march through town. Jemmy chose the date due to his catholic upbringing in Kongo. The Kingdom Of Kongo was converted as far back as 1491 by Portuguese traders. So the date was in line with the catholic celebration of the Virgin Mary nativity. Another edge was being exposed to Christianity longer than most whites in the colony. This gave the stand out Black Revolutionist that little edge and confidence to strike back at the injustice! The Kongo Africans marched in military order with a banner that said, in english, “Liberty”. They chanted it in portuguese. It must have struck fear in the town for white folks. The rebellion attacked the Hutchenson store, killing two shop keepers to gather weapons and ammo. Jemmy held the map that lead the way to Spanish Florida. On the march word spread and they recruited 81 more slaves, marking it the biggest slave revolt in American history at the time. They then marched on and burned down six plantations, some being those of the slaves that now fought with the leader of black fight! Reports from local newspapers said “White families that survived weeped as their family property and legacy burned to the ground.” The black revolutionist killed approximately 23-30 whites on the direct path to Florida. They stopped long enough to hang at least ten whites.

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THE ONLY KNOWN DRAWING OF JEMMY (CATO) BY A SLAVE ARTIST. IT DONE IN CHARCOAL AND LATER RE-DRAWN AND COLORED…OUR SEEDS OF THE “MIGHTY BLACK FIST”!

By then, the South Carolina militia was moving towards Jemmy “Cato”. The nearly 100 militia now outnumbered the 76 slaves left. They met at Edisto River. Jemmy’s map stuck to the many rivers in the area. The black heroes fought hard, but were out gunned. 47 of the 76 slaves died and 23 whites were killed at Edisto! Slaves scattered so the Militia hired Chickasaw/Catawba indians to track them down. A few of the Kongo remained and stuck to the map and plan. They gathered a week later after only covering 30 miles from Edisto river, mainly hiding during the day. They quickly knew they were not going to make it and decided to fight. The small clash happened on September 16, 1739. Beinf captured or killed was the fate of the embattled ones. Jemmy “Cato’s” death was not posted nor was his body displayed. It is said that he died in the first battle at Edisto and his Kongo brothers pushed his body into the river so it could not be mutilated by angry whites. We have no official death for Jemmy “Cato”, but he lives on in our spirit of defiance! Some 10-18 slaves were hung and resold (their story’s retold). Two were burned alive for the public to view! The Spanish land owner discovered and told details. This is why the story of Jemmy “Cato” is so fluid almost 300 years later.

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He still lives! He is our brave slave. Jemmy “Cato of Stono” is one of the first Black Revolutionists in America. There was talk, in whispers, by candle light about “Cato of Stono”. “Yeah, fuck old masa” and the legend of Cato of Stono was born!

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The legacy is there is a rebellion named after him. He showed a new black nation that they were not defenseless. There was a fear of what could be that Jemmy put in the hearts of whites. He caused South Carolina Legislative to pass a new law in an emergency session. The Negro Act of 1740 restricted slaves’ unlawful assembly, forbade the education of a slave and changed the import slave laws. “No slave with military training or could read or write”. In years past, he was known as the “educated slave.” I give you the soul of our plight, new and true to the cause. “Cato” took charge and I love him for that!

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NEW AGE EDUCATIONAL WARRIOR: NAOMI BRADLEY CREATES LITERACY BOOKS THAT REFLECTS AFRICAN AMERICAN CHILDREN #POSITIVEPOST AND A SUMMARY OF THE NBA DRAFT 2017

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TEACHERS ARE THE MOST UNDERVALUED POSITION WITH A LIFE LONG IMPACT IN THE WORLD!

Peace and love. For my own sanity and peace of mind, I had to give an uplifting post. I want my race and audience to feel the impact of the positive contributions African Americans are making daily. So hence the tag I’m using today is #PositivePost. We need hope, good news and the path of overcoming the duty of us to educate the broken parts of the inner city school systems. Today it warms my heart with pride and hope to present to you Ms. Naomi Bradley. She is a warrior for the problem that disadvantages our children from their very beginnings. She is now a home schooling mother of three and an author of children’s books. So dismayed was Bradley, a former public, private and charter school teacher for 10 years that her young black students were disconnected from the characters in the school’s text and the standard public school curriculum. Bradley was disheartened by the biased standardized testing and the education model that was not designed for the betterment of African American children. It was wide ranged for the majority population of white Americans.

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ALLOW ME TO INTRODUCE THE AMAZING HOME SCHOOL TEACHER AND AUTHOR, NAOMI BRADLEY

Bradley felt forced to begin home schooling her own children. AS she honed her home schooling skills she also began to write children’s books designed with the African American child in mind in conjunction with the educational requirements of the school board. Using her 10 year educational experience at the upper Middle Class and the very wealthy private and charter schools, Bradley infused those higher tools to grade school public education children. Bradley has been quoted saying “I firmly believe that you really don’t really know something unless you can teach it.”

Her first two books, dedicated to her children, are “Reading at One” and “The Big Book of Beginner Reading Stories.” Bradley, with the knowledge of how “privileged” children are educated, strongly advocates early literacy in toddlers. She uses sing-a-long books to develop early interest in reading.

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HIGHLIGHTED THIS BOOK BECAUSE IT’S THE PERFECT BOOK FOR FATHERS TO READ TO DAUGHTERS!

What makes Bradley’s books stand out from the many others? Besides the inside secrets she injected, she uses phonics, sight words, rhymes and family jingles to sing around the house for very young children. Bradley builds self-esteem for black children by using black characters in all her books in both English and Spanish. Bradley’s new book is informational on other levels for Middle school children dealing with history. The book is titled “Aaron knows about Africa.” The book’s cover text details seven African countries.

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IT’S SO IMPORTANT TO BUILD EARLY UNDERSTANDING/PRIDE IN MOTHER AFRICA

Naomi Hill Bradley has a Masters in Middle grades Math and Science from two Universities, Keenesaw State and Valdosta State respectively. She is married with three very well educated children. We salute you Mrs. Bradley!

The NBA draft was last night at the Brooklyn New York Barclay’s Center. The big news, however, was the trade that went down late last night. Star Guard Jimmy Butler was traded from the Chicago Bulls to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Zack Lavine (dunker supreme) and the high potential Kris Dunn. The draft itself had little surprises as the 76ers with the first pick took:

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THE NUMBER 1 PICK OF THE 2017 NBA DRAFT, MARKELLE FULTZ (point guard from Washington)

Every one’s eyes were on the number two pick by the Lakers, who chose just like Sr. Ball predicted, they took Lonzo Ball.

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LIKE HE AND HIS “CRAZY FATHER” WANTED, BALL IS A LAKER!!

We honor and salute a woman with an expertise in raising and educating black children. I am proud to bring this post to you in help of building your family stronger with our greatest asset, our children. Thank you for joining us today.

See you tomorrow!
Kjs
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Copyright 2017

SUMMARY OF THE PHILANDO CASTILE TRAGEDY/TRAIL AND SHOCKING NEW DASHCAM VIDEO

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DISMAY…SHOCK..A VIEW OF THE NEW “TRUMP” – LONG SUMMER AHEAD

Back to back heartache posts and reports from us #BAF to you, the community of African American life. Yesterday we discussed the death of a Hip Hop great and today the tragedy of the trial verdict of Philando Castile’s murderer. Castile, like Trayvon Martin has become a symbol that galvanized a race and inspired movements and awareness. When will we find justice? Is there a simple answer? The mind set of the majority of America’s population (white Americans) is connected to the justice system. It’s like a bodyguard, a system for the passive elite. It’s their ill society solver and a way to control minorities in urban areas. Equality, in the short term, would take a stand up politician willing to go against the “old blue code.” It would take the working class whites in America to wake and stand with us. It would take a surge and growth of African Americans to the life of Middle-Class to break the discrimination in the justice system. The long slow process would make the ultimate goal of true racial harmony of black and white life a truce and true unity in America. Which do you think will happen first? Or are you of the mind-set that we will never be free of injustice in America’s courtrooms?

We revisit a topic that “lit” America and sparked a renewed duty to the plight of justice for African Americans. Let Philando Castile’s death “live for” a lasting legacy of improvement for the lives of the many young black men too come.

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PHILANDO CASTILE WAS A PILLAR IN THE COMMUNITY, BUT NO MATTER THE LANE…THEY TREAT US THE SAME

The Trial: Former officer Jeronimo Yanez, murdered our brother in cold blood, was found “Not Guilty” on Friday 6/16/17 on one count of second degree manslaughter and on two counts of intentional discharge of a firearm that endangers safety. Remember his four year old step daughter was in the backseat. In the courtroom Yanez was the defendant and the state prosecution was against him. However, the result was the same and we have felt the message “so clear”! No, your lives don’t matter! In open court, Yanez testified that he feared for his life after being alerted to a gun in Castile’s possession. Un Yanez’s view and belief Castile was pulling for his gun, not his driver’s license. The prosecutors in cross-examination said “Officer excuse me. Former officer admit it, you were too quick to pull the trigger.” The prosecutors portrayed Yanez as a nervous officer who lost control. I say, could it have been the lack of respect Latinos and blacks have for one another in urban environments. After two weeks of testimony and tension in Minnesota and almost five days of jury deliberation Yanez was found “Not Guilty.” Glenda Hatchett, an attorney for Castile’s family said “I am stunned by the verdict.” CNN legal analyst Joey Jackson said on air “How did the jury not see what the rest of the world did?”

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PROTEST AFTER THE VERDICT! TENS OF THOUSANDS. BIGGEST PROTEST IN MINNEAPOLIS

The jury sent out a statement to calm the growing protest and prevent an all out riot in Minneapolis. Tgey said “We came to an understanding of the definition of “culpable negligence”. We all decided Yanez had acted as any officer would have.” The love of protest shows that we will never forget you brother Castile! The St. Anthony Police Department made a public statement also as the protest grew after the verdict. They said “Yanez will no longer be welcomed and will no longer be a on the police force.”

New Dashcam Video:

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Only 40 seconds from the traffic stop to Castile’s death!

To add severe insult to the impactful “Not Guilty” verdict was the Tuesday 6/20/17 release of the dashcam video. Few had witnessed the dash cam footage as it was not released before the trial to the public. Yanez was still acquitted. The video showed how quick he was to fire first and decide later. Even after the shooting Yanez didn’t allow the child to exit the car. The Castile chaos is well known, but what is not as well known was the life of Philando Castile. He was a man with no legal issues and worked in the school system.

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EVEN A LIFE OF BETTERMENT IS STILL AT RISK IF YOU’RE BLACK! THAT IS A SAD FACT.

The facebook live feed was not enough nor was the dash cam. The outcry of our people will no longer let this escalate because Trump is in office. How quickly they forget how last summer, blacks attacked those whom have slaughtered us. As America’s agenda turns away from the first 100 day target of Trump Mexicans/Muslims we know the hate never strays far from hurting African American life.

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TURNING WORKING WHITES AGAINST US IS THE NEW LIE…STAND WITH US FOR DECENT RESPECT FOR LIFE

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DEATH OF A HIP HOP LEGEND, “PRODIGY” OF MOBB DEEP!

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IN LOVING MEMORY FOR A MAN WHO GAVE TO THE EPIC RISE OF “OUR MUSIC”! R.I.P. PRODIGY!!!!

Sad hearts rise with the sun today as a true legend of the golden age of Hip Hop, the 1990s, lost his long time battle with Sickle Cell Anemia. This is a disease that is just as connected to the African American race as Hip Hop music. To my fans whom are not that versed of Prodigy and Mobb Deep, we will explore the life of a true musician with roots steeped in jazz, Bebop and the music of his grandparents and father that translated to the 2nd generation of the Hip Hop era.

On June 20,2017 Prodigy was hospitalized and later died in a Las Vegas Medical Center while on his “Art of Rap Tour” featuring Havoc, Ghostface Killah, Onyx, KRS-One and Ice T. He was taken by his true fight way to soon at age 42. Every African American life knows the evil hand known as Sickle Cell Anemia, a foe of black life itself. It’s an enemy not even spoken of in African American communities. The subject matter is just so taboo, but known by every black soul. The music of the 1990s could not be talked about without the mention of Hip Hop and the Queens, NY group, Mobb Deep. The “Infamous” Mobb Deep member, Prodigy was the undisputed face of the super group of he and Havoc. Prodigy’s story is one of Art vs Life in many ways as it played out in the spotlight of Hip Hop. The rise of Prodigy is in step with Queens’ domination of the 90’s most notable by Nas.

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A CLASSIC ALBUM FROM A CLASSIC GROUP

Before we go any further a prayer and true shout out goes to the great life as a born musician. I have a special spot for Prodigy and Mobb Deep music, being from NY and growing up in the 90’s. So Rest In Heaven With Everlasting Peace Prodigy! But talking in the real time reality of Hip Hop in its truest sense may cast a unfavorable light to some of Prodigy’s Hip Hop life…So with writing in history’s true form, I must let you know that.

Albert Johnson was born November 2, 1974 in Hempstead, NY but grew up in and strongly represented Queens, NY. Lord T (The Golden Child) was his first stage name, although Prodigy is his self-proclaimed name. It comes from true roots like his friend, early in their Queens success, Nas. They shared similar paths as their family histories are filled with musicians. Prodigy’s musical roots started with his grandfather Budd Johnson and great Uncle Keg Johnson. They were huge in their contributions to the era of Bebop jazz. His mother Fatima Collins (Johnson) was a member of the group “The Crystals”. In the music life is were she met Prodigy’s father, also steeped in the music life. His name was Budd Johnson jr. He was apart of the Doo Wop group “The Chanters.” Hip Hop could not have lasted without the contribution of the real roots and the passing of the baton of born musicians and the soul of music past.

In the 90’s everyone in Queens was pushed by the “Save Hip Hop” presence of Nas and Prodigy was no exception. His early counter part helped Nas’ 1994 album ILLMATIC. In turn, Nas lent help on Prodigy’s classic “Shook Ones Pt.2”. From 1995-1998 Mobb Deep was more than relevant and recorded “Murda Muzik”, the album “Infamous Mobb Deep”, the album “Hell On Earth” and classic tracks like “Quiet Storm”, “Keep it Thoro” and many more.

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AN ALBUM OF DEDICATION. A MUST IF YOU HAVE…OR HAVE’NT LISTENED TO THE POETIC VOICE OF THE NY SLOW FLOW

Feud with the West coast: This is where Art and Life came to clash for Mobb Deep and more directly, for Prodigy. Lost on many in America was the realness and the real life fight for life in the media driven 90’s East Coast/West Coast Beef. It was mainly focused on Biggie and Tupac, but many others got caught up and some lost their lives to this senseless beef picked up and perpetuated by the National media spotlight and fueled by Hip Hop record labels (beef is good for business). You know the old saying of propaganda “If it bleeds, it leads.” Mobb Deep was the second target of most West coast rivals in the 90’s. “Tha Dogg Pound” released a track and video titled “New York New York” where Snoop was shown bigger than life kicking over buildings in a New York back drop. While many artist were silent in this beef and era, Mobb Deep was not. They produced an answer track as Prodigy and Havoc took great offense to the diss. Soon after Mobb Deep dropped “LA LA” ft. Capone -N- Noreaga and Tragedy Khadafi. It was a Tupac diss track and it angered Tupac and the whole Death Row label. They went at Mobb Deep in the West Coast classic (hate this song) “Hit’EM Up” a track by Tupac and a diss track to Notorious B.I.G. In it, Tupac mentioned Prodigy’s ailment “Don’t one ya’ll got Sickle Cell or something?” Right away, Mobb Deep shot back with “A Gem On’EM.” However, the beef effected the group of Mobb Deep far greater than any other besides Biggie being unable to tour in the Mid-West and West coast which hurt the group’s pockets. At home small incidents along the way towards the group exposed a more artist than thug lifestyle of Prodigy and Havoc.

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ART SOMETIMES COMES TO LIFE…A LIFE IN THUGISM SOMETIMES TESTS WHAT YOU RAP ABOUT!

Prodigy got into beefs with many inside NY, even turning on Havoc. One well recorded beef was Prodigy and Keith Murray, another well know Hip Hop artist linked to EPMD. Murray was recorded punching Prodigy in the face over a diss track back and forth. Several robberies forced Prodigy, a convicted felon, to constantly carry a firearm. This led to many legal issues for Prodigy. On October 8, 2007 he was sentenced for a second time for illegal possesion of a firearm and served three and a half years. While in on his second offense, Mobb Deep was on hold wich frustrated the lesser half, Havoc. Hate and frustration forced him to make diss tracks about Prodigy “Separated” (Real from Fake) in a desperate attempt to step out of Prodigy’s shadow. In a 2012 interview, Havoc even went so far as to say “Prodigy is having homosexual relationships in prison.” Prodigy never responded other than saying “Mobb Deep will reconcile.” Knowing Havoc was speaking from a place of hurt and frustration. They did get back but both suffered from “real street cred.”

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NO MATTER THE GIFT OR GREATNESS, “DEATH” COMES FOR US ALL..MY UNCLE USED TO SAY “Boy, one thing about life, no one makes it out alive.”

We honor the God given gift of music that lived in Albert Johnson (Prodigy). The lessons he left, but the slow flow NY vibe he mastered a true New York sound blended him to the purest of Hip Hop fans and those in the industry. When I say legend, I don’t say it lightly. Prodigy was that! He was a master of delivery and writing in the true form of a “lyricist”. This is a lost art in today’s Hip Hop when it was a must in the 90s. He shined in the “Golden era of Hip Hop.” Today we honor all Prodigy gave to the growth of Hip Hop. We love and miss you Prodigy. He is finally relived from Sickle Cell Anemia that chased him like fame did. Rest In Peace Brother Prodigy and thanks for the epic music. “Quiet Storm” is still one of the most “Bangin” tracks in Hip Hop history.

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A CLASSIC THE SOUL OF THE NEW YORK HIP HOP SOUND 90s IN HERE!

Kjs
#YoungBlackHistorian
Copyright 2017

SEXUAL ATTRACTION IS THE CORE OF HUMAN LIFE – “THE BONDS & BARRIERS”

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Good day, a rare lead in today:

I speak from the voice of a black man to the pain of all the woman we have hurt along our way to finding manhood and money in a white man’s world. In my Drake voice “Would’ve came back for you, I just needed time to do what I had to do. Caught in the life, I can’t let it go.” (Lyrics from the classic track “Aston Martin Music” by Rick Ross ft. Drake & Chrisette Michele).

Sexual Attraction: This is the magnet of universal law and man and woman. It’s the energy of love and sexual attraction. So powerful is the quest and draw of sexual chemistry that it can be the best of humanity or the very worst. The pull and instant attraction affects us all. Everyone has been “sprung” or has had that one person that makes them “weak” in every way. Its nothing you can explain easily. It could be their smell (huge attraction for women) or their “perfect skin tone, their confidence and presence, the shape of their Body (men are visual). Or simply they see in you their definition of a man/woman. The chemical reaction overwhelms you and turns sexual attraction into a “must act”. An act to deny it could cause you physical pain and most certainly emotional stress. Also chemically the body releases less of this energy if one is already bonded to another but the satisfaction must be “pure & complete.” So you know the true human goal is to find a life long mate and reproduce.

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THE DRAW AND PULL OF SEXUAL-ATTRACTION CAN’T BE DENIED. IT’S THE CORE OF HUMAN-LIFE.

So let’s talk about it and its scientific make up…Sexual Attraction…

#Bonds and sexual attraction. Most believe in soul mates, love at first sight or that we are destined to find that one in six billion diamond in the rough despite the new age cavalier attitude about true love. The chemical make up in our bodies (hormones) “draw us” to what sets off chemical explosions that forces us to react and connect to that someone. This is the core of human reaction. We can no longer can you say just man to woman. Its appropriate now to outwardly show affection to anyone that one chooses. Hormonal activity underlies sexual attraction and that inspires desire and arousal. Chemicals go into hyper-drive to push you to that which stimulates you.

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Sex and sexual attraction: Sex is the lustful attraction of sexual chemistry. There is a release of dopamine and norepinephrine and thst’s why you’re attracted to who you are attracted to. Since you were a child, you built your vision of what sexy is to you. Sex is a reward to a man for the chase and charm to the lustful connection. For a woman, it is the chemical desire and levels of estrogen and oxytocin in her body that draw her to find and mate. Sex, to her, is a “gift” to a worthy man that she draws in for security. From times of old, her “hunter/gatherer”.

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A VISION OF WHAT SEXUAL ATTRACTION LOOKS LIKE FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS. What? You think black women are not stimulated by Beautiful Gabby?

#Barriers of sexual attraction: So strong is the pull and addiction of sexual attraction and desire. Man had to enact laws to curve the action of passion! Easy to view first is rape. This is an act of desire and forcing lust to be fulfilled without the bond of mutual connection. Sexual attraction can be as much of an addiction as gambling and drugs. If one lacks confidence or the typical pop culture beauty of the time, it still does not stop or slow their “desire”. Sexual depravity and extreme sexual acts fall into the “barriers” you must look out for. The orgasm is the greatest feeling known to man and for a real reason. It’s to reproduce and forever bind man/woman. There are sexually transmitted diseases that can impair or even end your life. Like anything that makes humans feel good, balance and control is a part of sexual maturity. As a man, it is your duty to learn the barriers and overcome the old ways of find/take a mate. Women have a duty to “draw in” without becoming slutty bait. Know that with any power comes great responsibility. Learn well and enjoy!

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SO SERIOUS IS THE EXTREMISM OF SEXUAL ATTRACTION

We thank you for joining us today and we hope to see you tomorrow as well.

Just a fly young black man getting to it!
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YOU MEAN MORE TO HER THAN JUST SEX…BE A MAN IN EVERY SENSE OF THE COMPLEX WORD? “BE A MAN”!