Jose Vilson with Chuck Mangione

Feels So Good

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Humble. That’s the one word I would use for 2-time Grammy winning jazz artist, Chuck Mangione. He’s made the theme song for millions (no, really, he was commissioned to make …

Tay Zonday: Original Gangsta

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On April 22nd, 2007, Tay Zonday releases “Chocolate Rain” to the Internet world. 3 months later, the YouTube showing is the most popular viral video in the world, garnering thousands …

Crazy Eights

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Borrowed from J. Dakar: The Rules: 1. We have to post these rules before we give you the facts. 2. Players start with eight random facts/habits about themselves. 3. People …

More or Less

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Many of you are familiar with Talib Kweli the artist. Since the days of Black Star, he’s blossomed into a premier face for hip-hop music. Unfortunately, because of the topics …

Follow the Leader

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I wrote this a few weeks ago in another site in response to someone’s inquiry as to why I believe Rakim’s the greatest rapper of all time. It bothers me …

Supernatural Force

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Law #27 in Robert Greene’s 48 Laws of Power states: “Play on People’s Need to Believe to Create a Cultlike Following” Yesterday, Maná demonstrated that law in Madison Square Garden, …

I Wish I Wrote That Song

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*** Quick Update on the last blog: Soon after I wrote this blog, massive reports came out about the tons of violence that happened during that weekend. Superficially, one would …

40 Acres and a Basketball

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This weekend is probably one of my favorite weekends of the year, as it commemorates … the NBA’s All-Star Weekend. Every year, before I even think of the holiday dedicated …

I Am the Eggman

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Let me preface this by saying that anything I write here might actually have to do with my thoughts on myself. That may seem like a wild idea in this …