Here’s when you can expect racial minorities to be the majority in each state

Interesting numbers….

The percentage of racial and ethnic minorities — people who identify as Hispanic, black, Asian, or “other” — in New Mexico eclipsed the percentage of white residents way back in 1994. California, New Mexico, and Texas weren’t far behind.

And by the year 2060, a total of 22 states are projected to have what demographers call, somewhat oxymoronically, “majority-minority” populations. Continue reading

Loyalty No Royalty, The Breakup Of Tony! Toni! Ton’e! Full Documentary W/ Out takes

Always wondered what happened with them….

LTNFF Winner for Best Documentary Loyalty No Royalty, the untold story of the break up of the legendary R&B band from Oakland, CA. The trio, in fact began as a six member band in 1988 and successfully climbed the charts into the late 1990’s. Unfortunately greed fueled mistrust and eventually the demise of the original band. EXTRA CREDITS TO SOUL TRAIN AND SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO. Soundtrack and 3TOB single is available on ambitiousrecords.net
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Talib Kweli And Planet Asia Talk Cali Agents, Wu, Hieroglyphics, Alchemy, 5% Nation

This should be good…

On this episode of People’s Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with longtime friend, collaborator, and legendary West Coast lyricist — Planet Asia. Throughout the interview, we get profound insight into numerous topics including PA’s upbringing in Fresno, CA, linking up with Rasco to form their group Cali Agents, his desire to leave a legacy as an emcee staying true to form throughout his career, and carving out his niche in the game as a West Coast lyricist cut from the same cloth as East Coast acts like The Wu-Tang Clan. Yep, the deep hip-hop heads are gonna eat this up. Continue reading

Talib Kweli And Ras Kass Talk Nature Of A Threat, Dr. Dre, Jail Time, Royce da 5’9″

On this episode of People’s Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh converse with long-time friend and Kweli-collaborator Ras Kass. They discuss the MC’s legacy as a lyrical heavyweight on the west coast and he reflects on how he feels about his song “Nature Of A Threat” almost 25 years later. The trio also talks about the latest Ras Kass album “Soul On Ice 2” and how the original Soul on Ice album is more relevant today than ever. Continue reading

Judge Decreases Dying Black Man’s $289M Award From Monsanto To $39M – Black Main Street

Folks just determined to fuck this man over even when the jury gives him some restitution… so much for justice…

A California judge reduced a dying cancer patient’s $289 million punitive award granted by a jury in a case against the manufacturer of a weed killer, down to $39 million, even after the jury urged her not to. Continue reading

Talib Kweli And Crooked I Talk Tupac, Slaughterhouse, And Wu-Tang Biopic Writing | People’s Party

On this episode of People’s Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with a true veteran of the culture, Crooked I. They discuss his interview show “Crook’s Corner,” his work on the Hulu biopic “Wu-Tang: An American Saga,” his first time meeting Tupac, Long Beach gang affiliations, and how hip-hop can help foster black-brown unity. Continue reading

Murs & 9th Wonder | “Super Cojo Bros” featuring GQ & Cojo

Murs is soooo slept on….

“Super Cojo Bros” was inspired by love of video games, O.D.B. and Nottz’s production. We’ve (Nottz) been collaborating since 2008 and I was a super fan of his before that. So whenever I get a chance to do something with him. I’m super hype” Murs commented.

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Ed Buck Arrested After A Third Man Overdoes In His Home

So who are the superpredators again cuz I see a lot of YTs doin a lot of killin…

UPDATE: 1:44 p.m. EDT — Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement on Buck, “It’s incomprehensible to me that it took a third Black gay man to be attacked and almost die to finally dissolve the unconscionable apathy that has allowed Ed Buck, a racist sexual predator, to roam free. Everyone knew that he preyed on young Black men — two died in his apartment. The inaction in response had a message was loud and clear: Black gay lives obviously didn’t matter.” Continue reading