2022 Summer Reading List (Girl Power Edition)

This classic tale, by American novelist Alice Walker, set in the deep south shows the life of someone enslaved mentally and physically and follows the path of their liberation. This book is not for the weak at heart and will have the reader sympathizing with the main character, Celie, an ignorant young girl whose beenContinue reading “2022 Summer Reading List (Girl Power Edition)”

African Americans Break Technological Barriers That Change the World Forever

Blacks also known as people of African descent are advancing society technologically. The strides African Americans have made in innovation has changed the globe for the better. These inventions, advancements, and innovations are not only mind boggling, they are saving countless lives for the foreseeable future. A laundry list of ailments and systemic obstacles asContinue reading “African Americans Break Technological Barriers That Change the World Forever”

African American Woman Responsible for Modern Day Air Conditioning

Alice H. Parker a Howard University alum, shares the alma mater of the founder of DCS, Jesse Is Heavyweight, invented modern day air conditioning when she decided it was too cold in her east coast home and she invented a natural gas heating furnace. Alice Parker patented the invention and changed the course of historyContinue reading “African American Woman Responsible for Modern Day Air Conditioning”

BG | Spotlight

B.G. which traditionally means Baby Gangsta in black communities is the moniker donned by down south rap vet Christopher Dorsey. B.G. best friends with fallen soldier Soulja Slim and the first artist signed to Cash Money Records at 13 in the 90s made his name writing hood classics for years. B.G. even scored a goldContinue reading “BG | Spotlight”

Summer Summer Summer Time

Fresh Prince (better known today as Will Smith) and DJ Jazzy Jeff – Summer Time Summer Time by Will Smith goes down in history as a hip hop classic summer anthem. Others have tried and failed and none has stood the test of time like this song. Will takes you through a myriad of summerContinue reading “Summer Summer Summer Time”

Too Short | Spotlight

Too Short is an Oakland MC from the 80s who brought pimping into the rap game. Not only does he produce, write his own rhymes, but he has been doing it for almost 30 years straight! Arguably every MC has been influenced on some level or another by “Short Dawg”. With career ups and downs,Continue reading “Too Short | Spotlight”

Devin The Dude| SPOTLIGHT

Every so often an artist comes along and changes the course of things. Innovative original style. Edgy foresight. A stupid dope vision. These are a few of the components that make up some of the best artist of the times. Imagine if Micheal Jackson had’ve fizzled out after his Motown deal in the 70s. ImagineContinue reading “Devin The Dude| SPOTLIGHT”

Lil Boosie Before He Went To Prison Back In 2009

Lil Boosie has been killing the underground scene for quite some time. This video was shot by our personal friends at StreetHeat before Lil Boosie went to prison. Welcome Home Lil Boosie