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Two rival gangs, one black and one Latino, join forces with a mentally ill stockbroker and use street moves to manipulate the stock market. Billions, bullets and bravery follow in David N. Donihue’s high octane action comedy THE BANG BANG BROKERS, where the underdogs take on the system and go after those who have been playing them against each other all along.
Focusing on the aftermath of the 2008 Financial Crisis, The Bang Bang Brokers tells the story of a hedge fund manager (based on a composit
The premiere performance of Kanye West's single "Black Skinhead" also written as BLKKK SKKKN HEAD on Saturday Night Live "SNL" in May sent chills up my spine. Spine-tingling fear and the aggression that can be found in the depths of the human spirit that resides in all of us ( even those with a "sunny" disposition ). Are we brave enough to tap into it? Are we able to go so deep into forsaken and/or unforeseen waters that we can at worst get lost in it and can't find our way out? Or will we be li
“S.K.P… We make this music for you to use it and lose touch with the daily routine. Reality is too much, too much. Escape, Escape, Escape, Escape!”
First of all I love the usage of the jazz horn in the background. It gives a soul-ful and Bluesy backdrop with these fellas ambitious, ready-for-the-world delivery. They speak as though they’ve done this many times before and with clear distinction. In the beginning a guy is sitting at the bus stop, minding his own business when four guys come up, ful
Nowadays hip hop is more than just drum beats, producers also use baselines and melodies in order to make beats. But it all started with the drums, for which hip hop music is known the most. Disc jockeys used to sample and isolate drums from music tracks, mostly from soul and funk music, to make their own, new sound. This was popular in the 80's, when people gathered together on block parties and used to dance on these new drum beats. Later on, the Djs started to scratch, pu
"I’m locked inside a cell in me, I know that there’s a jail in you"
Words I Never Said - Lupe Fiasco
People from across the country traveled for hours to attend the December rally in Chicago to demand the freedom of their beloved comrade in struggle. For hours, speaker after speaker pounded on the podium demanding that their brother be released so that he could, once again, be free to speak truth t
Nowadays hip hop is more than just drum beats, producers also use baselines and melodies in order to make beats. But it all started with the drums, for which hip hop music is known the most. Disc jockeys used to sample and isolate drums from music tracks, mostly from soul and funk music, to make their own, new sound. This was popular in the 80's, when people gathered together on block parties and used to dance on these new drum beats. Later on, the Djs started to scr
New book shows how Jimi's music expanded deep into other genres besides Rock40 Yrs. After his death, Jimi's influence is still felt!Augusta, GA – From author Corey Washington comes a book for die hard Hendrix fans, those sitting on the fence, and outsiders looking in. Forty years after Jimi's untimely death (Sept. 18th, 1970), Nobody Cages Me!explores his unassuming, yet ubiquitous influence over the genres of Jazz, Funk, R&B, and yes, even Hip-Hop.Jimi Hendrix is primarily looked at as a Rock m
Hummm! Is this the best we have to offer? I don't quite understand his reasons for being there. And what's up with the Godmother? She doesn't seem to speak good English herself. Did I hear her say 'mens'? As I recall, I was always taught 'men' is already plural.It's time for our community to realize that recognition is not always a symbol of positivity, but rather a facade. This is no different than painting our face white and tap dancing across the floor for entertainment. Do we really believe
Black Like He:
Will Obama Change Hip Hop?
by Paul Scott
Hate it or love it, the one good thing that can be said about commercialized
Hip Hop of the thuggish variety (gangsta rap) is its resilience.
The day after a nuclear holocaust, the only things that will be left on the
planet will be roaches, Spam and Snoop Dog.
Since its "official" coming out party in the form of NWA's "Straight Outta
Compton, a generation ago, the longevity of lyrics spoutin' tales of drug
slangin, gang bangin' and bli