Cracc – YouTube #LocT

Cracc – YouTube #LocTheBlacktopper I am Enough: ht I am Enough:

**DOPE NEW VIDEO** Kendrick Lamar – For Free? (Interlude)

Article – This Is Why Most Rappers Today Suck | IllMuzik – Hip Hop Production

Article – This Is Why Most Rappers Today Suck | IllMuzik – Hip Hop Production.

Why I Dropped Everything And Started Teaching Kendrick Lamar’s New Album

Great insight!

Brian Mooney

When Kendrick Lamar released his sophomore album, To Pimp A Butterfly (2015), I was in the middle of teaching a unit on Toni Morrison’s novel, The Bluest Eye (1970). My freshmen students were grappling with some big ideas and some really complex language. Framing the unit as an “Anti-Oppression” study, we took special efforts to define and explore the kinds of institutional and internalized racism that manifest in the lives of Morrison’s African-American characters, particularly the 11-year-old Pecola Breedlove and her mother, Pauline. We posed questions about oppression and the media – and after looking at the Dick & Jane primers that serve as precursors to each chapter, considered the influence of a “master narrative” that always privileges whiteness.

Set in the 1940s, the Breedlove family lives in poverty. Their only escape is the silver screen, a place where they idolize the glamorous stars of the film industry. Given the historical context…

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Watch “DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince-Rock The House” on YouTube

DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince-Rock The House:
Happy Valentines Day to one of my first loves. Hip-Hop Music! This song captured the essence and was one of my personal favorites as a young lad. I hope you enjoy!

Watch “D’Angelo, The Vanguard – The Charade (Live on SNL)” on YouTube

D’Angelo, The Vanguard – The Charade (Live on SNL):