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The 5th Annual Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

Sometimes good music makes everything better. That was the case this rainy Saturday in Brooklyn's Empire Fulton Ferry State Park. Hip-Hop might have started in the Bronx, but there's never been a more vibrant ...
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Houston HIV/AIDs Awareness Campaign and Event

When it comes to HIV/AIDs within the black community it is kind of a sleeping giant, or the 700lbs gorrilla in the corner. Something that is publicly discussed, while privately neglected. A high level of atte...
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“The Understanding” by Mikey McFly- School Daze

What does a college education mean to you? For me, buy cialis it was an opportunity to get closer to a dream not a career, capsule a job, but a dream. That dream wasn’t based on anything sufficient like a 5...
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On Death, D.O.A. Just a Gimmick?

By: Oscar Black Jay-z, despite sounding the death knell, has given new life to the debate surrounding the autotune where functionality and plurality are concerned in hip hop.For one, D.O.A. (Death of Autot...
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Nas, Equality, and Environmentalism

I'm the type of person who primarily listens to independent hip-hop, feeling strongly that once MC's are signed to major record labels, contracts force them to lessen the intensity of their lyrics, in order ...
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The Only Goal Is Survival

As I watch The Dream and Rick Ross dance, sing and rap in the streets of Colombia it seems to me that Mr. M-I-YAYO is still standing and going strong in spite of the various online slings and arrows fired his...
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Socializing Overdose: When Updates Go Wrong

Do you Myspace? Do you Facebook? Do you blog, Instant Message or Twitter? Do you do all of the above? If you can answer yes to all of these then you may be part of the growing trend of easy access socializing. ...