That Feeling Of Murder (By TonyBeenChi)

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Have you ever had a close family member or friend that has been murdered? Even if you haven’t I’m pretty sure the thought of it is terrifying enough. Imagine living everyday of your life with the nagging fear of having a close friend or family member taken away from you prematurely, by the hands of another human. Imagine being afraid of receiving that late night phone call or message, of someone telling you that someone you loved is no longer with us because they were murdered. Continue reading “That Feeling Of Murder (By TonyBeenChi)”

Black self hate in the late 2010s (Are you guilty?) By TonyBeenChi

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Black self hate in 2017

It’s crazy how a lot of us were trained to hate ourselves and don’t even realize it.

So let me give you a few examples on a few common mindsets that a lot of us have, that’s fueling the fire of self hate in 2017.

  1. If you are a black man who doesn’t date black women for whatever reason. This is a form of self hate. And vice versa for black women, who too says she doesn’t date black men for whatever reason.
  2. If you are a black person who refuses to conceive with someone who is either darker than your skin tone or about the same tone as you. For the sole reason of increasing the chance of having a baby with a light complexion. Then this is a form of self hate.

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What If Jay Z Never Returned To Rap After Retirement? (By TonyBeenChi)

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Shawn Carter better known as ‘Jay z’ is a musical legend. I of course would have told you this in 1998. But i was 3-4 years ahead of mainstream hip hop critics who considered him a hip hop legend after the release of “The Blueprint” in 2001. And i can’t pinpoint the exact time when in general mainstream music began considering him a musical legend, but it was definitely after 2001, i know that much.

Maybe after “The Black Album” was released in 2003.But again i would’ve told you this in 1998. Speaking of “The Black Album” that was originally supposed to be Jay z’s final album. (Thank the good lord that it wasn’t). But it was supposed to be. Continue reading “What If Jay Z Never Returned To Rap After Retirement? (By TonyBeenChi)”