Archives for April 2010

Guru Joins The Anscestors

Published on 20 Apr 2010 at 5:07 pm. No Comments.
Filed under Hip-Hip,obituary.

Guru passed away Monday after a lengthy battle with Cancer. He was 43 years old. The influential emcee was half of the legendary band Gangstarr and founder of the visionary jazz/Hip-Hop fusion experiment, Jazzmatazz. The best way to cherish Guru is to celebrate his life’s work and passion. Below, you will find a gem from […]

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial

Published on 19 Apr 2010 at 3:14 pm. 2 Comments.
Filed under black culture,education,history.

This April marks the 42nd anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the good folks at Build the Dream (dot org) are working on building a National Memorial in his name. They have raised over $100 million dollars and are only about $14 million away from their goal. The memorial will […]

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9th Wonder talks music, class & NC in Blackademics April Interview

Published on 16 Apr 2010 at 12:14 am. Comments Off on 9th Wonder talks music, class & NC in Blackademics April Interview.
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What a Wonderful month. This April, Grammy Award winning producer/Duke University professor 9th Wonder joins Blackademics from the set of the “Fired Up” music video shoot in Raleigh. Ladies and gentlemen, class is in session. Dr. Wonder is in the building. *FYI – this month’s “throwback interview” is my one-on-one with Rakim from back in […]

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