Nicki Minaj Essence Music Festival 2022

Why wasn’t Nicki Minaj’s headlining show at the Essence Festival streamed on Hulu like the rest of the performers?    Are Ray J, Sammie, Bobby Valentino and Pleasure P.  really forming an R&B group called R.S.V.P. ?   Why did CNN publish an article giving Jamaican dancehall credit for creatingContinue Reading

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Why are so many artist catalogs being sold?    Is the February 2022 issue of British Vogue with all Black models on the cover an example of ‘Black Skin Porn?’ Related posts: Prince On Leno 3/26/09 Media Questions Of The Week Tribute To Prince At BET Awards 2010 R.I.P. DavidContinue Reading

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James Brown T.A.M.I. Show

Did the C.I.A. monitor James Brown?    Will the Kanye West and Drake’s benefit concert to free former gang leader Larry Hoover who is serving six life sentences get the authorities to reasess Hoover’s conviction?  Related posts: New Kanye West-Power Media Questions Of The Week Media Questions Of The WeekContinue Reading

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James Brown recorded “The Boss” for the Black Caesar soundtrack in 1973. Larry Cohen directed the movie that starred former football star Fred Williamson as the head of a Black crime syndicate. Brown’s theme song was quickly recognized for its funky guitar and ostentatious horns that fit Williamson’s gait, statusContinue Reading

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