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#lookingboychallenge

September 7, 2016

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#lookingboychallenge #endrapeculture floss looking boy, boss looking boy, at the bar showing off looking boy that’s just a decoy for the pills you deployed took her home and enjoyed rick ross lookin boy ioeno why you free looking boy rob women of their bodies looking boy then treat her like a toy, are you trying […]

#stakesishighchallenge

September 2, 2016

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#stakesishighchallenge Good thing I put shea butter on my elbows. Spitting some grown man shit about how high the stakes are for me right now.Teige Jireh you ever have a moment when realities of life spoke to you? that happened when i got this track to put my vocals to stakes getting higher each stage […]

Bomani on the Global African for The Real News Network

July 13, 2015

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I had the extreme pleasure of appearing on the Global African with Bill Fletcher Jr.  Here is the video and the transcript of my interview.  Click the link here to find out more about The Global African and the Real News Network! BILL FLETCHER, HOST, THE GLOBAL AFRICAN: Today on The Global African, we’ll talk […]

Letter to the Front Line

October 24, 2013

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I read this tonight, flaws and all, at the Fighting Cancer with Poetry Event.  I was gonna lie, but i just wrote this today.  this topic deserved a poem, and this event was the impetus for it.  thanks for reading.   This is a letter to the front line. A telegram to the trenches in […]

5 WAYS YOU CAN HELP!

May 3, 2013

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So, I’m here with my family and co-conspirators putting together this years Malcolm X Birthday Celebration, and we realized why this is such an important event for us.  There should be more opportunities in our community to reflect on our shared legacy of struggle against oppression, celebrate our abilities and potential as a people, and […]

Why “Colored Folk” Should Care About Palestine

December 5, 2012

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“Until the philosophy which holds one race superior and another inferior is finally and permanently discredited and abandoned, everywhere is war…” – Emperor Haile Selassie This past Friday I had a great time raising money for medical relief in Gaza following the latest bombardment of the Palestinians there by the U.S. backed Israeli military.  There […]

The Angle Episode #6 (Art Enables)

August 1, 2012

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From the first time the Director for The Angle was introduced to Art Enables in 2009, he has been an advocate for this dynamic organization. When the idea that The Angle would have episodes, featuring Art Enables was early on the list to capture. Park Triangle featured the organization a few years back for The […]

Get Out DC July 30, 2012

July 30, 2012

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Your weekly breakdown of the live entertainment spots in DC this week. If you know just a little bit about me, then you know that I’m a huge fan of my favorite fruit…WATERMELON!!  This Friday, August 3rd, come join me and some of my favorite artists as we celebrate National Watermelon Day at Sankofa Video […]

Get Out DMV July 23, 2012

July 22, 2012

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Your weekly breakdown of the live entertainment spots in DC this week. “Where Langston Hughes meets Mos Def,” is a great way to describe DMV poetry and hip-hop vet Komplex.  Whether back in the day as an original member of the seminal poetry collective “The 5th L”, or as the emcee half of the Fly […]

Get Out DMV July 9, 2012

July 9, 2012

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Your weekly breakdown of the live entertainment spots in DC this week. I’m really having fun highlighting the great events that happen in Washington DC!  Make sure to check back to this blog anytime during the week when you get that itch to get out and have some live fun!  This weeks featured artist is […]

Get Out DMV July 2, 2012

July 2, 2012

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Your weekly breakdown of the live entertainment spots in DC this week. Another great week in the District.  Thanks to everyone who made the Upper Room at the Red Lounge a success last week.  This week the big show is yours truly with Immaletchufinish at Sankofa Video and Books.  Also, this is the week of […]

Recording Studio Tip #1

June 28, 2012

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A professional recording studio can be intimidating for a newbie.  The huge $1000 microphone, the flashing lights on the compressors and pre-amps, the moving faders and the wave lengths magically appearing on screen, all there to turn the songs you sang in the shower or spit in front of a sparse open mic crowd, into […]

Get Out DMV June 25, 2012

June 25, 2012

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Your weekly breakdown of the live entertainment spots in DC this week. Last week was another great week for the DC live music and art scene, and expect this week to be as good or even better.  You can catch two of my favorite percussionist/lyricist, Jali-D & Jabari “Auragin” Exum at two different open mics […]

The week of June 18, 2012

June 18, 2012

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Your weekly breakdown of the live entertainment spots in DC this week. I usually stay comfortable within the confines of the city on this weekly blog, but I gotta make sure that all my art a& culture lovers know about Artomatic!  Make sure you check out artomatic.org and go check out the 11 floors of […]

The week of June 11, 2012

June 11, 2012

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Your weekly breakdown of the live entertainment spots in DC this week. We are still perfecting this weekly blog about the best places to be for live entertainment, especially music and poetry.  Feel free to forward this to your friends asking for where to be, and hit me with feedback and places that I haven’t […]

The Angle Episode #3 (E. Ethelbert Miller)

May 2, 2012

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E. Ethelbert Miller is a literary activist. He is the board chairperson of the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS). He is a board member of The Writer’s Center and editor of Poet Lore magazine. Since 1974, he has been the director of the African American Resource Center at Howard University. Mr. Miller is the former […]

The week of April 30, 2012

April 30, 2012

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Your weekly breakdown of the live entertainment spots in DC this week. There are a couple of must sees this week.  You gotta make your way to Twelve Restaurant and Lounge, you gotta go see Bambu Station and Sahel at Liv, and you absolutely must come see Immaletchufinish at Sankofa Video & Books Cafe!  See […]

The week of April 23, 2012

April 23, 2012

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Your weekly breakdown of the live entertainment spots in DC this week. The Upper Room at Club 12 This is the last night the Upper Room will be hosted downstairs in the lounge at Twelve Restaurant & Lounge. I will be the final feature before we literally take it to The Upper Room.  Join me […]

The week of April 16, 2012

April 16, 2012

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Your weekly breakdown of the live entertainment spots in DC this week. The Upper Room at Club 12 Welcome to the Upper Room Tuesdays at Club XII. This is where you go to experience the upper echelon of food, drink and entertainment in Washington DC. Located in the historic H Street corridor, The Upper is […]

Where to be in the (sigh) DMV

April 9, 2012

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Get ready for another exciting week of live entertainment in Washington DC.  Here’s what we’ve got planned for you!  Sorry I missed last week, but we are gonna keep this going.  Still no clever name for this post yet, because I damn sure ain’t gonna keep saying “DMV”.  Mattafact, all the gigs on here are […]

The Angle Episode #2 (Christylez Bacon)

April 4, 2012

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Christylez Bacon (pronounced: chris-styles) is a GRAMMY Nominated Progressive Hip-Hop artist and multi-instrumentalist from Southeast, Washington, DC. As a performer, Christylez multi-tasks between various instruments such as the West African djembe drum, acoustic guitar, and the human beat-box (oral percussion), all while continuing the oral tradition of storytelling through his lyrics. With a mission towards cultural […]

my weekly event blog that i still havent come up with a clever name for

March 26, 2012

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Once again, this is a test of the “get the hell out of the house on a weekday” emergency system.  There is never a reason to be bored in Washington DC, so here are the places to catch live entertainment.  Each venue and event is unique and entertaining in it’s own way, and each approved […]