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Sa Neter's “Deafening Silence” on Khalil Amani!

Sa Neter's “Deafening Silence” on Khalil Amani!

By Khalil Amani

*Deafening Silence. Oxymoron. A conspicuous and striking lack of noise or…

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Added by Khalil Amani on January 14, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Looking for Poppy’s Transgender Daughter.

Looking for Poppy’s Transgender Daughter.

By Khalil Amani

Khalil Amani is, “Gay Hip-Hop’s Straight Advocate/Spiritual Advisor”—and by extension, a gay rights advocate. My advocacy for the inclusion of gay, lesbian, bi and trans rappers to be heard in mainstream media started way before we ever heard about the Afrika Bambaataa…

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Added by Khalil Amani on January 7, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Khalil Amani on The Opperman Report!

Khalil Amani on The Opperman Report!

By Khalil Amani

There has been lots of speculation surrounding Khalil Amani as a government operative. Indeed, he was a government informant, but don't be mislead and think that his story is your everyday garden variety "snitch" narrative.…

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Added by Khalil Amani on January 7, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Star’s Unasked Questions & Ahmad’s Bullshit Answers!

Star’s Unasked Questions & Ahmad’s Bullshit Answers!

By Khalil Amani

On May 5, 2016, Star interviewed Ahmad Henderson, the current head of the Zulu Nation on his Youtube Channel Shot97.com. The episode is entitled, “Afrika Bambaataa Roommate Finally Speaks Up!” I would post the video, but…

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Added by Khalil Amani on January 6, 2018 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Ahhhhh Yes! The Life of an Old Guy!

Ahhhhh Yes! The Life of an Old Guy!

By Khalil Amani

Poppy always sayin’ some dumb shit! Now he’s talllumbout Khalil Amani’s swag! In his young mind, old people are supposed to have a certain look—a certain glide in their stride—dip in their hip and wear “age appropriate” clothes. Yes! I’m three years shy of sixty and Poppy has me in a rocking chair. I don’t…

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Added by Khalil Amani on January 2, 2018 at 10:30pm — No Comments

The Moorish Zulu Nation, Afrika Bambaataa, Hakim Bey & NAMBLA: Coincidence Or Nah?

The Moorish Zulu Nation, Afrika Bambaataa, Hakim Bey & NAMBLA:

Coincidence Or Nah?

By Khalil Amani

We’ve all, at one time or another, put our figurative foot in our mouths! Why just the other day a female patient came into my office (Yes! I have an effing career!) with a young child and I said, “Is that your…

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Added by Khalil Amani on December 21, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Michael Edwards: One Man's Lonely Island!

Michael Edwards: One Man's Lonely Island!

By Khalil Amani

Before we get this show on the road, I’m-a need Michael Edwards to do two things: Fix the name of your YouTube channel title. It’s “ControverSial,” not “ControverTial.” AND! Go back to the video wherein you put me in the title and spell my goddamned name…

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Added by Khalil Amani on December 17, 2017 at 1:30am — No Comments

Zulu Nation: Flippin' Da Script on Khalil Amani!

Zulu Nation: Flippin' Da Script on Khalil Amani!

By Khalil Amani

The deceit and craftiness of the Zulu Nation is not to be taken lightly! When all this Afrika Bambaataa date-raping stuff hit the Internet, the Zulu Nation went into defense mode. I had first…

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Added by Khalil Amani on November 24, 2017 at 3:30am — No Comments

The Untold Media Outing of Afrika Bambaataa.

The Untold Media Outing of Afrika Bambaataa.

By Khalil Amani

Having to write this blog, I feel as sad and lonely as Isaac Hayes's 1969 opus, "Walk On By." Social Media and hip-hop has "walked on by me," but I'm-a tell my story anyway!…

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Added by Khalil Amani on November 15, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments

MICHAEL

Trump’s Michael The Blackman and Me:

The Students of Yahweh Ben Yahweh

By Khalil Amani

Donald Trump has said some horrendously insensitive things to people and groups. He has offended African Americans, Latinos, Mexicans, women, gays, Muslims, the disabled, Gold Star families and children. Had President Obama offended just one of these groups he would've never had a chance at the White House! Trump has been a political bully. As a…

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Added by Khalil Amani on October 30, 2017 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Damn Shame What They Did To That Dog!

Damn Shame What They Did To That Dog!

(Deconstructing the Biblical Polemic Against the Pharisees)

By Khalil Amani

Remember that scene in Coming To America where the landlord shows Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall that dirty-ass apartment—complete with a chalk outlining of a dead dog? The slumlord says,…

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Added by Khalil Amani on July 25, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Mumble Rap: This Ain’t That!

Mumble Rap: This Ain’t That!

By Khalil Amani

I don’ took all I’m gonna take! These young hip-hop heads tryna play musical gymnastics and…

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Added by Khalil Amani on July 18, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Midlife Crisis or Born Stunna?

Midlife Crisis or Born Stunna?

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Added by Khalil Amani on June 20, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments

FAMILY RANT. (15,000 mile in 3 weeks!)

FAMILY RANT. (15,000 mile in 3 weeks!)

By Khalil Amani

I just need to address a familial shit-uation, so indulge me please? If you ain't family it's just gonna be some good reading. Might even make you feel better about your OWN…

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Added by Khalil Amani on June 1, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Khalil Amani: The Irregular Regular!

Khalil Amani: The Irregular Regular!

By Khalil Amani

What it do? For the 10 year anniversary of Straight Stuntin Magazine I was supposed to write this awesome article on Brother Polight,…

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Added by Khalil Amani on April 3, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Zumba and the Old Guy!

Zumba and the Old Guy!

By Khalil Amani

This is a fun blog for me to write! As some of you already know, I’m a Zumba practitioner. I’m 57 years old and I’ve been doing…

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Added by Khalil Amani on March 12, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Kanye West: Faker Than My Fake Yeezys!

Kanye West: Faker Than My Fake Yeezys!

By Khalil Amani…

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Added by Khalil Amani on November 20, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Trump’s Michael The Blackman and Me: The Students of Yahweh Ben Yahweh and our Divergent Paths.

Trump’s Michael The Blackman and Me:

The Students of Yahweh Ben Yahweh and our Divergent Paths.

By Khalil Amani…

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Added by Khalil Amani on November 19, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Jim Jones 2.0: The Black Church Pastored By White Men.

Jim Jones 2.0: The Black Church Pastored By White Men.

By Khalil Amani…

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Added by Khalil Amani on October 23, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Wack 100: Anti-Suge or Boss Bully?

Wack 100: Anti-Suge or Boss Bully?

By Khalil Amani…

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Added by Khalil Amani on October 16, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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