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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

Stitches Got Stitches: White Rapper Fail

Stitches Got Stitches: White Rapper Fail

By Khalil Amani

As a proud 305 representer—a Miami native, I pride myself on being from the same hood/school/city as Rick Ross,…

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Added by Khalil Amani on December 5, 2015 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Slim Jesus: Fake is the New Real!

Slim Jesus: Fake is the New Real!

By Khalil Amani

Lord Jamar was right! Hip-hop/rap is a black/Latino art-form and anybody—meaning any other race of people that chooses to be part of hip-hop…

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Added by Khalil Amani on November 28, 2015 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Before VH1's Gay Rappers...

Before VH1's Gay Rappers...

By Khalil Amani

 

Now that mainstream hip-hop has finally chosen to deal with its homosexual “Elephant in the Room” via VH1’s Love & Hip-Hop Hollywood—there are a few things that should be said and…

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Added by Khalil Amani on October 18, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

40 Glocc and the Degangsterization of Gangsterism.

40 Glocc and the Degangsterization of Gangsterism.

By Khalil Amani

The streets and the Internet have spoken! With a resounding, “Fuck are you doin’ 40 Glocc?”—this guy is trying to…

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Added by Khalil Amani on October 11, 2015 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Notes From an Ex-Hebrew Israelite on Homosexuality & Kemetic Thought.

Notes From an Ex-Hebrew Israelite on Homosexuality & Kemetic Thought.

By Khalil Amani

Yo! My name is Khalil Amani. If you read hip-hop you might’ve come across one of my editorials at Allhiphop.com…

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Added by Khalil Amani on September 19, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Counterpoint: Pseudo-Black Revolutionary’s Hate For N.W.A.

Counterpoint: Pseudo-Black Revolutionary’s Hate For N.W.A.

By Khalil Amani

Wasn't "Straight Outta Compton" a great movie? Of course it was, but, like clockwork the "blacker-than-thou" folks are…

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Added by Khalil Amani on August 15, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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