Blake I. Collier | The Dirty Deacon

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Week 2 | September 1989 | Eyes On This by MC Lyte

"Rhyme Hangover" | Track # 10

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Week 2 | September 1989 | It’s A Big Daddy Thing by Big Daddy Kane

"Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now" | Track # 10

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Theory Hazit is easily my favorite Christian hip/hop artist. The dude doesn’t play it safe and he makes music for us hip/hop purists…

Check it.

"Ghetto"

Sadly more truth to this than anyone would like to admit.
Sadly more truth to this than anyone would like to admit.

Sadly more truth to this than anyone would like to admit.

Week 1 | September 1989 | Stone Cold Rhymin’ by Young MC

"Bust A Move" | Track # 3

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Week 5 | August 1989 | Cold Chillin’ In The Studio by Jazzy Jay

"I’m Not Playing" | Track # 1

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Carl & I dissect the latest addition to The Gaslight Anthem’s catalogue with Get Hurt over at Mockingbird! Check it out and, while you are there, check out the other wonderful resources and subscribe to their print quarterly, The Mockingbird!

The Gaslight Anthem Got Hurt

Week 5 | August 1989 | Escape From Havana by Mellow Man Ace

"Hip Hop Creature" | Track # 1

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Week 4 | August 1989 | I Gotta Habit by Cool C

"I Gotta Habit" | Track # 7

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The Hands-Up Getdown (via sonsofbyford)
A mix of modern day blues. Blues for #Ferguson. Blues for the gunned-down. THIS is the soundtrack to the Modern American Race Riot. Courtesy of Son of Byford.
Come check it HERE.
The Hands-Up Getdown (via sonsofbyford)
A mix of modern day blues. Blues for #Ferguson. Blues for the gunned-down. THIS is the soundtrack to the Modern American Race Riot. Courtesy of Son of Byford.
Come check it HERE.

The Hands-Up Getdown (via sonsofbyford)

A mix of modern day blues. Blues for #Ferguson. Blues for the gunned-down. THIS is the soundtrack to the Modern American Race Riot. Courtesy of Son of Byford.

Come check it HERE.

Week 3 | August 1989 | Am I Black Enough For You? by Schoolly D

"Black Jesus" | Track # 15

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Wrote a few reflections on the last thing I saw Robin Williams in before his death yesterday. In the days since I have realized that I may have missed his presence more than I had originally thought. Check it out over at Mockingbird:
In Memoriam: Robin Williams (1951-2014)
Wrote a few reflections on the last thing I saw Robin Williams in before his death yesterday. In the days since I have realized that I may have missed his presence more than I had originally thought. Check it out over at Mockingbird:
In Memoriam: Robin Williams (1951-2014)

Wrote a few reflections on the last thing I saw Robin Williams in before his death yesterday. In the days since I have realized that I may have missed his presence more than I had originally thought. Check it out over at Mockingbird:

In Memoriam: Robin Williams (1951-2014)

sonsofbyford:

Questlove Remembers the Late Robin Williams
Son of Byford is saddened to hear about the loss of Robin Williams and in honor of this delightfully funny man, here is a remembrance by The Roots’ Questlove about a very memorable moment in an elevator at the 2001 Grammys.

Rest in Peace, Robin Williams.
sonsofbyford:

Questlove Remembers the Late Robin Williams
Son of Byford is saddened to hear about the loss of Robin Williams and in honor of this delightfully funny man, here is a remembrance by The Roots’ Questlove about a very memorable moment in an elevator at the 2001 Grammys.

Rest in Peace, Robin Williams.

sonsofbyford:

Questlove Remembers the Late Robin Williams

Son of Byford is saddened to hear about the loss of Robin Williams and in honor of this delightfully funny man, here is a remembrance by The Roots’ Questlove about a very memorable moment in an elevator at the 2001 Grammys.

Rest in Peace, Robin Williams.

H. P. Lovecraft + Tintin = brilliance. 

(courtesy of ufunk.net: Quand Tintin Rencontre H.P. Lovecraft Et Cthulhu)

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