Archive for February, 2011

HAPPY BLACK HISTORY MONTH!

Monday, February 28th, 2011

from Ye’ Tudda and Mos Def

NYC IS THE NEW JIM CROW…

Monday, February 28th, 2011

New York City leads the nation in the re-establishment of Jim Crow laws aimed at the disenfranchisement of Black people. The public school system is designed to fail these kids at a young age thereby arresting their development and learning capabilities long before they enter high school. The resultant is that less Black kids enter […]

What Is Africa? Who Is Africa?

Monday, February 28th, 2011

My single drop in February recognizing Black History Month isn’t going to be about the state of the African American condition here in the United States. Black people in the U.S. are more marginalized than anytime in history since the Civil War. A very small number of Blacks (under a half a percentage point) exist […]

Do The XXL Freshmen Ever Graduate?

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

XXL magazine’s annual Freshmen cover always generates some controversy and discussion. The big argument with this year’s freshmen crop is that Yelawolf is now featured on two consecutive cover stories. Isn’t this is what pop culture does with their artists tho’? Cramming them down your throat whether you fux with them or not. XXL magazine […]

Show Ya’ Lifestyle…

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

My brother WIGGZ is a lifestyler extraordinaire. He created the website Show Ya’ LO and he travels far and wide to preach the gospel of the lifestyle. WIGGZ fell thru the other day for one of our SFU drops featuring New Balances because he thought we might have had our wires crossed on the style […]