Category: culture

The Impressions "Rhythm!"

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The Impressions have new music.  At last, here is new old school music.  Check it out.  RHYTHM.  If you are a fan check it out, if  you are new school wanting to hear great sounds,  listen up. Take a look behind the scenes of the recording. What do you think?

Harry Belafonte!

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Harry Belafonte won the NAACP Springarn Medal at the Image Awards.  His long time friend, Sidney Poitier, presented it to him.  It was a magical moment on  the stage to see the senior actors on stage together hugging and having the next generation witnessing greatest. Mr. Belafonte reminded us that he was not an actor... Read more »

An Evening with Barry Gordy at History Makers

It was a historic evening with Barry Gordy at The Art Institute for the History Makers affair, Saturday, November 17.  Barry Gordy, the musical icon was on stage being interviewed about his  luxurious career by award winning journalist Gwen Ifill. Gordy the creator of Motown revealed that he was the accomplished song writer in adddition... Read more »
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Obama needs us!

As a young black man in Chicago I’ve felt the strain.While talking with my guys recently I realized how much my president has done for me. Over these last four years I’ve received all kinds of support. I’ve gotten a job because of a Obama program,extended unemployment benefits when i lost that job because of Obama,extra scholarship,loan & grant... Read more »

Chicago is where it's at.

I wrote a post earlier this year about their being a surge in Chicago underground Hip Hop. I’ve seen alot of growth take place since I wrote the post. We’ve had around 10 artist ink major deals. Whether you support some of these artist like Chief Keef or not its still great exposure for our city.... Read more »

What Would Maggie Daley Say About Her Park?

SourceURL:file://localhost/Users/hermene/Desktop/2012%20Editorial%20/What%20Would%20Maggie%20Daley%20Say%20About%20Her%20Park.doc Mayor Rahm Emanuel recently announced along with Former Mayor Richard Daley and Family that a 20-acre portion of Grant Park will be dedicated to the former First Lady, Maggie Daley. The downtown world-class park will be transformed for $55 million and will have play space,  scheduled to open in 2015. This is a wonderful... Read more »
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St. Millie - Something Good [Official Music Video]

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” Headed to the top and I don’t know my way back.” -St. Millie This is the story of one who will take it to the limit to achieve. It seems that today, music artists are born overnight –leaving some with the absence of proper development and true understanding of the power within their craft.... Read more »

St. Millie - Something Good [Official Music Video]

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” Headed to the top and I don’t know my way back.” -St. Millie This is the story of one who will take it to the limit to achieve. It seems that today, music artists are born overnight –leaving some with the absence of proper development and true understanding of the power within their craft.... Read more »

Think Like A Man, Act Like A Woman- A Reality Portrait On Contemporary Relationships

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  Steve Harvey’s, new movie that is an offshoot of his book, Think Like a Man, Act Like a Woman is a marvelous concept.  It opens this week in theaters everywhere.  Take your date to see it.    The brilliance is taking the book about common sense relationships, as seen by Steve, did not change its... Read more »
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The Soul Train Impact

The death of Don Cornelius was major news.  I wonder if Cornelius himself realized his place on the American scene.    His impact was powerful with multiple dimensions.    Without a doubt he took Black music mainstream.    He gave contemporary artists   a TV platform that was little to non-existing.  Every now and then you saw James Brown,... Read more »