Common Performs at the White House (2011)

After all that hoopla this is what Common performed at the White House this week. Well they say there is no such thing as bad publicity, so thank you media storm, you helped to accentuate another talented artist. Video of the entire evening below.

Blame It on Black Male Pathology: Why Bella Gonzalez Can’t Just Have a Fatty

During this weekend’s main event, Showtime Pay-Per-View sandwiched eight rounds of anti-climactic boxing between two spectacular events.  If you watched the fight, you saw them: in round 3, Manny Pacquiao hit Shane Mosley with a beautiful straight left that put him on the canvas, and drew the obligatory “Ohhhhh!” from the guys with whom I […]

Phylicia Rashad Shopping for Chicago Jazz at Amoeba

Phylicia Rashad is making her Los Angeles directorial debut with the Ebony Repertory Theatre’s production of Lorraine Hansberry’s classic play “A RAISIN IN THE SUN.” While in town she stopped by one of MY favorite haunts, Amoeba Record Store, to pick up some 1950’s Chicago Jazz.

Happy Mother’s Day from Dead-Prez – The Beauty Within

Dead Prez “The Beauty Within” is dedicated to the natural beauty of women of color. These brothers are about activism on all levels, this time pushing hard for self-esteem. Be sure to be on the lookout for Dead-Prez on tour in your area, and check them out at DeadPrez.com.