Do The Right Thing (Documentary)

    
Do The Right Thing (Documentary)



Man, it has been 25 years since the release of the Spike Lee Joint, "Do The Right Thing." This documentary captures just how you are feeling right now (esp. if you remember it hitting theaters back in the day) and impressions from actual Bed Stuy residents that live there and so much more!

You might shed a tear as we walk the real block with Spike (Mookie), Danny Aiello (Sal) and the production designer (Wynn Thomas) who created the hot block where it all went down oh so many years ago. You WILL raise a power fist by the time the Anniversary Block Party jumps off (with ... you already know ... PUBLIC ENEMY doing "Fight The Power")... along with an array of very spec ...READ MORE


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Singer Janelle Monae Shows Solidarity With Protesters In Ferguson, Missouri

Janelle Monae took a picture of herself and what appears to be her backup dancer to show solidarity for the protesters. Unfortunately, saying you do not have a gun and do not shoot, while raising...

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Power of a Smile...

    
Power of a Smile...

There is power in a smile. It is a simple, easy step you can take that will exert a positive, powerful influence in a variety of situations. It is one simple act that comes from the heart, a genuine smile.

When you smile, and not only does it improve your appearance, it improves all of you. Smile, and you cannot avoid being more positive toward life.
When you smile as you speak, your voice will be more confident, enthusiastic and convincing. The next time when you're talking over the phone and the person at the other end can't see you, smile and watch how much noticeable value will be added to the conversation.

If you strive to give a smile to others, you instantly improve the quality of each encounter. Smile to yourself, and watch the new positive possibilities come clearly into view.

There is power in a smile. A smile costs you nothing, and yet it can bring so much. Take a look around, and you'll see that the most fulfilled people are those who smile the most.

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Raekwon of Wu-Tang, Yelawolf, & Cyhi The Prynce on The Beat Break AM Show Saturday @ 10 AM

Before Yelawolf became larger than life in the rap game, The Beat Break was one of the first radio shows to introduce Yelawolf to the listening audience. Catch the exclusive interview with Yelawolf along with Raekwon from the Wu-Tang Clan and G.O.O.D. Music own Cyhi The Prynce on this throwback edition of The Beat Break Morning Show starting at 10am Saturday Morning on Beat Break 87 FM and beatbreakradiofm.com. You can also hear the show in syndication by logging onto www.blogtalkradio.com/hometeamradio and hometeamradio.com. Lastly, download the Beat Break 87 FM Atlanta app to listen to the show by downloading it here on blackvibes.com, Google Play, The App Store, Blackberry World, and I-Tunes under Home Team Radio.

Click on this link to hear the show. Call in @ 760-454-1118 to hear it live
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/hometeamradio
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Refuse Desperation...

    
Refuse Desperation...

It is often said that desperate times call for desperate measures. But when you're desperate to do something, I think the best thing to do is to wait. Wait until you can transform the desperation into a more positive force.
When you make decisions out of desperation, they are often weak and ill advised. Acting out of desperation will very likely magnify and extend your desperate circumstances.

Take the time to step back from the situation and refocus. Take the time and care to change the negative energy of desperation into a compelling, positive sense of determination.

Strive to not focus on running away from the way things are, instead, put your attention and energy into creating the life you want to live.
Remember that whatever you most intensely and consistently hold in your mind, you will manifest in your life. So refuse to dwell on negative thoughts and desperate feelings, instead strive to keep your mind filled with positive, meaningful visions.

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Indie Wednesdays: J Alston

    



Welcome back to another edition of Indie Wednesdays!
This week we present an emcee originally from Cameron, NC who goes by the name of J Alston.
Not long ago he made moves to Atlanta to further his dreams and now he's about to drop napalm with his LP later this month!
"We Good" the title of his leading single featuring "Rashine LoKey" is a melodic groove complimented with flows that cut through the track like a hot knife to butter, real smooth.
With a drake-esque hook and its mesmerizing production by "Kid Class", you are guaranteed to get pulled into a zone!
We decided to link up with "J" and ask him a few questions to learn more about his beginnings, his move to the "A", and his new album!

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Do Different and Make a Difference...

    
Do Different and Make a Difference...

Today is filled with new opportunities. The choice is yours what you do with them. In every moment, every action, every word and every thought there is an opportunity. In every place and every circumstance, opportunity is abundant. But you have to decide to seize the opportunity and turn it into something wonderful.

Today you can do different and make a difference. Take the opportunity as it presents itself and create a difference.

All your hopes, desires and dreams are yours for a reason. You have a unique, beautiful and vital purpose. Strive to find that purpose in every opportunity that you are given.

Even the smallest accomplishments from yesterday will move you forward.
Nothing about your day is ever wasted. Every moment, every action, every word and every thought contributed to where you are right now.
Today choose to give yourself permission to make something truly wonderful out of this day.

Seize the opportunity that is now within your reach. Success is y ...READ MORE


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Vinyl Destination | Ep. 16 'Proper Lube' On Season 2 With The Magnificent DJ Jazzy Jeff (Video)



Okay, okay. Been a minute since we came with the Vinyl Destination posts. Apologies all around to all appropriate parties. AND sooo... if you are a stickler for watching in order, we do a solid. Start by watching AFTER THE JUMP (start it from the bottom then come here).

So we come to day 3 of European jaunt for this Vinyl Destination episode. DJ Jazzy Jeff and the best in the biz, riding out in the world's smallest minivan, to Annecy, France. Not always 'deluxe accommodations' but chilling. Cookies and chips. Then...to get it IN... Pop Plage!! Then off Belfast, Ireland. Then to London...whew, they're working people! And before you ask, yes the title is indeed 'Proper Lube' and NO... not saying anymore about that here. Watch the vid.

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2014 Neighborhood Awards - Arrivals [PICS]

    
Actress Wendy Raquel Robinson

LisaRaye McCoy, Kandi Burruss, Michael Jai White, Chrisette Michele, and more....the celebrities were out to support Steve Harvey's 12th Annual Neighborhood Awards. Photographer Aaron J. and RedCarpetImages.net were there to bring you the experience! Previously in Las Vegas, Nevada, this year's event and weekend of activity was held in Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia World Congress Center. Many of the nation's neighborhood choirs, barbershops, community leaders, and more were recognized.

For more pics from this event's star studded blue carpet sponsored by Ford Motor Co, including many of the nominees and more of the celebrities, check out http://RedCarpetImages.net.

Actress Wendy Raquel Robinson

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