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Orlando & Our Christian Hypocrisy & Complicity

Orlando & Our Christian Hypocrisy & Complicity

By Khalil Amani

When that white boy (Dylann Roof) went into an all-black church (Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church) in Charleston, S.C. and gunned down…

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Added by Khalil Amani on June 18, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

Dying Without Jesus

Dying Without Jesus

By Khalil Amani

Consciousness. As the child of former slaves of the Diaspora I consider myself “conscious”—meaning aware of who I am as a black man in America—meaning that I’m…

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Added by Khalil Amani on June 8, 2016 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Roto-Rootering Snoop’s “Roots” Rant!

Roto-Rootering Snoop’s “Roots” Rant!

By Khalil Amani

Nothing unclogs a toilet like the Roto-Rooter man! He’ll take that snake and stick it down your toilet and start turning & cranking that…

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Added by Khalil Amani on May 31, 2016 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Bambaataa’s Pederasty Exposes Conscious Community’s Homophobia.

Bambaataa’s Pederasty Exposes Conscious Community’s Homophobia.

By khalil Amani

Just in case you think I write from some coonerific point of view—that I have not…

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Added by Khalil Amani on May 12, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

On King James Side-Eyeing Afrika Bambaataa

On King James Side-Eyeing Afrika Bambaataa

By Khalil Amani

When it comes to this Afrika Bambaataa thingy, everybody prefaces their words with “allegedly”—as though they have something worth being sued over. I won’t be…

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Added by Khalil Amani on May 8, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

Even My Old Ass Could Beat Up Young Thug!

Even My Old Ass Could Beat Up Young Thug!

By Khalil Amani

Smh. In 2012 I wrote a blog called, “Top 10 Rappers I Think I Could Beat Up”-(The Khalil Amani Reader:…

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Added by Khalil Amani on April 25, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Birdman! Do You Want Respeck or Respect?

Birdman! Do You Want Respeck or Respect?

By Khalil Amani

Oh the fuckery in hip-hop! So ya boy Birdman aka Baby aka Man-Kisser came on the The Breakfast Club for the…

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Added by Khalil Amani on April 22, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Zulu Nation: What in the Bamdusky Are You Talumbout?

Zulu Nation: What in the Bamdusky Are You Talumbout?

By Khalil Amani

Before I get started up in here, I’m prefacing every assertion with a big fat “allegedly”—not…

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Added by Khalil Amani on April 14, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Afrika Bambaataa Got Some ‘Splainin’ To Do—Now!

Afrika Bambaataa Got Some ‘Splainin’ To Do—Now!

By Khalil Amani

There is a scripture in the Bible which says, “For nothing is secret, that shall not be…

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Added by Khalil Amani on April 7, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Afrika Bambaataa: On Shaking the Gay Rumors.

Afrika Bambaataa: On Shaking the Gay Rumors.

By Khalil Amani





I came on the hip-hop blogging scene in 2007, writing for an obscure website called “Hoodgrownonline.com.” My steez was I’m “Ya Gay Friend’s Favorite Straight Friend.” I was the only straight dude championing the cause of gay & lesbian rappers entertaining…

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Added by Khalil Amani on March 31, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Transgender Women & Tranny Dudes.

Transgender Women & Tranny Dudes.

By Khalil Amani

There are transgender women (which I wholeheartedly respect) and then there are tranny dudes who are out to expose “trade.” Such was the case some years ago when…

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Added by Khalil Amani on March 26, 2016 at 5:30pm — No Comments

50 Cent & Effen Vodka: Marketing for the People!

 

50 Cent & Effen Vodka: Marketing for the People!

By Khalil Amani

Rappers have come & gone—hocking their wares to the people without ever stepping out and touching the people. (Diddy and those Ciroc boys ain’t…

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Added by Khalil Amani on March 13, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Chris Brown: Summoning the Pseudo-Gangsta Ghost of Tupac.

Chris Brown: Summoning the Pseudo-Gangsta Ghost of Tupac.

By Khalil Amani…

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Added by Khalil Amani on March 10, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Troy Ave and his Dumb Christian Religiosity!

Troy Ave and his Dumb Christian Religiosity!

By Khalil Amani

The Latin phrase "De mortuis nihil nisi bonum," coined by …

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Added by Khalil Amani on March 2, 2016 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Rappers Got That Donald Trump Phallus Breath!

Rappers Got That Donald Trump Phallus Breath!

By Khalil Amani

Before I gets ta writing this editorial I wanna give a big ol’ FUCK YOU and a double MIDDLE-FINGER to any and all black people who hated on President Barack Obama over these last seven plus years! To rapper Kevin…

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Added by Khalil Amani on February 29, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

What Am I? A Championship Magnet?

What Am I? A Championship Magnet? By Khalil Amani

What am I? A championship magnet? I stays in championship cities like shit on stink!

I live in Denver. I’ve been a Denver Broncos fan since moving here in 1996. Shortly after relocating to Denver we won two Super Bowls (1997 & 1998). It was as satisfying as winning the Super Bowl when I was…

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Added by Khalil Amani on February 7, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Eating His Groceries: Taboo or Nah?

Eating His Groceries: Taboo or Nah?

By Khalil Amani

A straight black man will rarely admit to having his ass played with in some capacity. Certainly, male hip-hop heads avoid getting their booty-holes played with, but I think there’s some lying going on.…

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Added by Khalil Amani on January 31, 2016 at 1:30am — No Comments

Cardi B: If Sigmund Freud & J. Lo Had a Love Child!

                                                               Cardi B:

                 If Sigmund Freud & J. Lo Had a Love  Child!

                                                                By Khalil…

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Added by Khalil Amani on January 20, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Bill Cosby: Between Pills & Poontang

Bill Cosby: Between Pills & Poontang.

                                                        By Khalil Amani

Everybody knows some part of Bill Cosby. Stretching back to his stand-up comedy shows and then his appearance on TV in…

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Added by Khalil Amani on January 13, 2016 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Boosie’s Sympathetic Cancer or That Monster?

                                     Boosie’s Sympathetic Cancer or That Monster?

                                                                by Khalil Amani

Indeed! Cancer is a muthafucka! My mother died at 42 from all sorts of cancers. I was only 19 years old. It started in her breast…

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Added by Khalil Amani on January 12, 2016 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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