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STEALING BLACK MUSIC
With the recent court case of Marvin Gaye's estate vs. Robin Thicke, the topic of "others" stealing Black music has risen again.
The history of popular music in America is indeed the history of the taking of Black music, from the early days of Rock to the current days of Hip Hop. Robin Thicke is a glaring example of what can go wrong and Iggy Azalea is an example of everything that is wrong.
Is there a difference between being "inspired" by music that someone else created and outright stealing it? What about sampling in Hip Hop?
We will discuss all of these issues and more, along with our SPECIAL GUEST: BIG GIP, FROM THE GOODIE MOB!
Tune in to The Bridge Radio this Sunday at 4pm Pacific as we discuss the stealing of Black Music with our Special Guest Big Gipp from the GOOdie Mob. Also, we'll have new music courtesy of DJ Gates.
Listen to The Bridge Radio Today at 4pm Pacific as we discuss Sex & Sould For Sale. Join Award-Winning Author Darryl James and co-hosts Tracy Powell, Dr. John Hamilton, Marcus D. LeGall III and DJ Gates on one of the most intellectually stimulating shows on radio.
Tune in each Sunday at 4PM Pacific Time for "The Bridge," a smarter radio show.
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Join MC Brooks this Saturday night at 5pm EST and he makes his return to the air as he discusses the gentrification of black music, specifically hip hop. He will discuss commentary by Lord Jamar, Macklemore, and a variety of other relevant topics. Tune in at 5pm. DON'T MISS IT.
On this episode of Field Afrikan Radio we're going to take a break from "heavy" discussions and have some fun discussing the culture of Hip-Hop. We're going to give our top 5 list on questions like "Best lyricist", "Best Producers", "Our Personal Favorite Top 5 emcees" etc. We will discuss why we think certain rap music is labeled "real Hip-hop" and why other styles aren't which means the subject of regional/coastal prejudices will be discussed. We will also discuss the politics of what is happening in the Hip-Hop culture in general. If you enjoy Black music and the artistry of the Hip-Hop culture come and build with us. We're bringing the barbershop to the Field Afrikan Radio Show and remember everything we discuss is always from a RBG perspective.
Join us this Wednesday night at 9pm for a very special show family. We are going to discuss is D'Angelo's latest album titled "BLACK MESSIAH". Our show topic will be "Will Black Messiah Restore Black Music". This album came out of no where around 11pm this past Sunday night. I have listened to it about 10 times in less than 24 hours. It is certainly a instant classic family. So what we are going to do this week. I'm going to have a round table with some music industry heavyweights to build on this album and black music. I will be joined by former Bad Boy A&R "Barry Bondz" aka Hustle Management. I will also have the Founder and Owner of Smashmouth FM Mr. N'gai Scriven. We will also be joined by musician, songwriter, producer and performer Brian Keith. I had to have my Brotha from Dayton, Ohio on this show as well. The homie Chris Surratt. He is a member of the trio called Christopher as well as a producer and songwriter. We will also have a few other guest on the show that will be named later on. So please tell a friend and relative about this powerful show. Our call in number is 619-393-2813.
Recently a satirical letter to black artists, demanding that they move out of the way for white artists doing hip hop and R&B, has made its rounds on the internet. While the letter was made in comedic fashion, it has sent shockwaves throughout the music business. This Thursday on Talk of the Town, The Middle Men will break down the letter, and its impact on black music makers.
June is the month to celebrate our most memorable black artists from jazz, blues, cabaret, pop, rap, etc. Don't hesitate to let me know what artist you want to hear. When I am on the air you can call in at 347-426-3751. You can even email at firstname.lastname@example.org, tweet @tday60, Facebook @The Bright Side with Tekneshia.
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is the hostess of Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio on behalf of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net). On this episode, she continues the celebration of Black Music Month 2014 with an examination of the spirituals which were created on the Sea Islands and the role of their use in the civil rights and human rights movements. Tune een fa yeddi we sho-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio!
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is the hostess of Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio on behalf of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net). She begins Black Music Month 2014 with this broadcast focused on the global impacts of music done by Gullah/Geechees. Tune een fa yeddi we sho-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio!
Travis L. Gosa is Assistant Professor of Africana Studies at Cornell University. An interdisciplinary social scientist, he holds faculty appointments in Education, American Studies, and the Center for the Study of Inequality. Since 2008, he has advised Cornell’s Hip Hop Collection, the largest archive on early hip hop culture in the United States. Gosa is editor of Remixing Change: Hip Hop & Obama (Oxford University Press, 2014). His most recent academic work has been published with peer-reviewed journals Poetics, Journal of Popular Music Studies, Teacher’s College Record, Popular Music and Society, and the Journal of American Culture. He has contributed scholarly essays to many critical anthologies including The Cambridge Companion To Hip Hop(Cambridge University Press, 2014) and Social Media: Impact & Usage (Lexington Books, 2012). He has written for various media outlets, including Ebony, The Root, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Black Commentator, FoxNews, and Hip Hop Republican. His book-in-progress examines the relationship between hip hop culture and Black student achievement.
He is editor of the book Remixing Change: Hip Hop & Obama, and he regularly writes about race and politics at TheRoot.com. You can follow him on Twitter @basedprof.
Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah/Geechee Nation (www.QueenQuet.com) is the hostess of Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio on behalf of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition (www.gullahgeechee.net). On this broadcast, she continues the celebration of Black Music Month with a roll call of world known musical artists that have roots in the Gullah/Geechee Nation. Tune een fa yeddi we sho-Gullah/Geechee Riddim Radio!
What I have always noticed is when looking at other cultures there is always a clear definition or line of demarcation between what or who is good,and what or who is evil.Good eventually triumps over evil.Justice prevails.It has been 400 years since the first Africans were brought to America,but no justice has been done for them.No reparations,no land of their own ect.Now some of you will immediately talk about the White man and White Supremacy as if it is some supernatural force and the White man is some God in the sky controlling every move you make.That is coonery.The truth is what keeps us as bottom feeders in Western Civilization are the race traitors who walk around open and free with no fear of retribution for their insolence and treachery.The worst of these are the Black Scoundrels.These are the people who benefit from crasp psuedo revolutionary rhetoric that saps the enery and distract people from real nation building.This is what destroyed the Black Power movement in the 1970's.Scoundrels posing as militants inflitrated the movement and began steering the movement off a cliff with violent base criminal acts.Scoundrels come where there is an opportunity.They would like to take over BAIO but as long as Kalagenesis is around they know to stay clear.Tonight I will unlease rage and fury and I deliver a late Fire and Brimstone Sunday Night Sermon on Monday!
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