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If you know me, you know I am about them Air Jordans. Ever since I was a young lad, I been about them Jordans. In fact to my long time friends Danny P and Jordans go together like Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes. Or Mike and high waters. I was wearing J-Bones when the […]

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Derek Holt said he wrote this song shortly after meeting his first wife. He says everything was going right in his world…his life, his dream, his music…and his Love. Derek wrote the song in 2 hours…and nobody else in the band even liked it. They said it was too ‘lovey’. We’ll take that… 🙂 (source: […]

Not sure who the photographer is…but it’s classic by UML standards 😉

  “Like It or Unfriend It?” was created by novelist Teddy Wayne, Vanity Fair staffer Mike Sacks and designer Thomas Ng.

Big Poppa’s little girl Tyanna graduated from high school yesterday and Lil Cease was in attendance to witness the event. “Congrads to my babygirl @tyanna810 4 a big acomplishment 2day… I’m truly am proud of u & I’m alway here 4 u!!” Cease tweeted to Tyanna.

 

It is said an Eastern monarch once charged his wise men to invent him a sentence to be ever in view, and which should be true and appropriate in all times and situations. They presented him the words: “And this, too, shall pass away.” How much it expresses! How chastening in the hour of pride! […]

The Obama Presidency has yielded some of the most riveting photographs of any in my recent memory. The country’s fascination with the first couple, for a multitude of reasons, has forced a level of transparency and openness that isn’t always seen. Amidst all of the controversy and pressure of position…it’s nice to see shots like […]

We hear that the Kennedy family has put pressure on the History channel to not air the Kennedy miniseries. The project starring Greg Kinnear, Tom Wilkinson, Barry Pepper and Katie Holmes will now be shopped to Showtime. We hope someone gets it, because this film seems major.

Something cool to hang on the wall of your Mogul Lounge…

Arno Bani is releasing a book of rare pictures of Michael Jackson captured in 1999. Bani captured the 700 pictures on a ‘secret photo shoot’, after Jackson contacted the Frenchman in July 1999. But the photos were ‘bypassed’ by Jackson’s record company for the cover of an album in 2001 and so have never appeared […]

Fans of American History and African-American History may enjoy this new, illustrated, 622p. Random House publication.  The new book by Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns, chronicles the migration of over 6 million African-Americans from the deep south from 1915-1970.  Click the image for the full review…

Fat Joe speaks up on behalf of the senior citizens of Hip Hop… Bronx bred emcee Fat Joe recently sat down to discuss the status of his relationship with fellow rapper Jay-Z. In the interview with VladTV.com, Fat Joe states that although there is no static between him and Jay Z, he has no plans […]

Below is a selection from the Black Republicans series on The Urban Politico  entitled “Black Republicans: The Beginning” This series was inspired by the following question heard all throughout the Black Community from the blogosphere to the barber shop: “How in the hell could a Black person ever vote Republican?!?!?” Although, lately, many of us […]

[vodpod id=Groupvideo.5299649&w=425&h=350&fv=] Chuck D was one of the first cats to introduce Farrakhan and knowledge to me. I remember listening to Public Enemy songs during the summer sittin on the porch will my guy did the Burger Bounce. I was too busy trying to figure out the raps I heard beneath the wall of music […]


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