We Made It in America: The Political Undertones of Pop-Culture & Hip-Hop [continued…]

In Part I of his interview with BBC broadcasted in 2009, prominent rapper & social icon Jay-Z expressed his views on many contentious issues gripping the politics of America & the international community today. The photograph above is very significant to this blog entry. It is a picture of Kanye West & Jay-Z during theirContinue reading “We Made It in America: The Political Undertones of Pop-Culture & Hip-Hop [continued…]”

#theworldtocome (continued…)

The struggle in Syria is inseparable from the struggle in Palestine. Oh God, thank you for inspiring me to write again. It has been some time. I must say this, for all the political pundits out there trying to draw quick conclusions and make premature correlations. Points: 1) Calling Hamas a terrorist organization for resistingContinue reading “#theworldtocome (continued…)”

PSEUDO CAPITALISTA

I believe the UAE is a grand example of why capitalism needs to slow its role when trying to convince the world it should be ‘unfettered’ – let me rephrase that. I believe blah blah blah is an example of why we need to distinguish between capitalism and pseudo-capitalism. I decided to reword it onceContinue reading “PSEUDO CAPITALISTA”

Sometimes we forget the horrors of slavery. We forget the horrors of our own suffering. I remember though. I remember very well. Now even, I fear it. I want my truth. I want my freedom, Lord.

Starting to remember shit, the way it used to be. Nature is greater than the tree it plants. Nature is greater than the minds it births. Therefore, leave it to Nature to teach you what you cannot know. Meanwhile, sow the seeds of your own individuality. Stand firm, for yourself and the brothers who moldContinue reading

What I’m Learning

Take matters into your own hands.

Trouble

The misery of the struggle to attain ideal happiness is almost unbearable. The system is made to break down and destroy. I hate to sound so philosophical but it’s true. I’m trying to stay real, faithful and honest. I am just worried about my desires. Like, I want them to be satisfied. Look at me.Continue reading “Trouble”

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Scrutinize the genius for your insecurity’s sake.

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