Daily Archives: December 8, 2008

Russell Simmons Weigh In: Do The Right Thing- Part2 Detroit: Check It Out On Globalgrind.com


I was thrilled and inspired by President-Elect Obama’s choice of Senator Hillary Clinton for Secretary of State, a subject I blogged about on Global Grind in the face of stiff opposition from some quarters. I felt if Obama was to reach across the political divides in our country to get the best talent at this crucial time in our history he needed to start with his own party – and he did that.

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John Lee Hooker Jr. Secures Grammy Nomination!


After performing in front of sold out crowds in Europe, Turkey and Russia “superhero” blues man, John Lee Hooker, Jr., son of the late blues legend, John Lee Hooker, returned to the states just in time to receive news of his Grammy nomination, for his third CD release “All Odds Against Me.” This is the second Grammy nomination for Hooker, Jr. who is nominated in the Best Traditional Blues Album category.

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