Connecting Those Connected! (Est. 2005)

Community Development (online + offline)

“…a global highway for Afrik/can people…” ~ Fela Kuti via Jidenna’s Worth the Weight ft. Seun Kuti [WOKE HOP]

https://youtu.be/DdeKOG22gNU?list=PLnKbEZAr8TUK9bYLQl-s1dOoTP903TJJl Jidenna – Worth the Weight ft. Seun Kuti   Afrispora has been [rimarily one human’s ‘tool’/vehicle’ to consistently  in inFORMal + FORMal ways SUPPORT +SUPPPLEMENT socio-cultural + sociopolitical happenings in typically progressive + pan-Afrik/can ways… #DrClayborneSayings TITLE: “…a global highway for Afrik/can people…” ~ Fela Kuti via Jidenna’s Worth the Weight ft. Seun Kuti

Better Than This – Dego & Kaidi Tatham + Omar Lye Fook + 2000Black +++ [LIFE ANTHEMS]

Picture of Dontraneil Clayborne at age 20 at the University of Ghana, Legon in 1993…pre-Internet 😒😆🤷‍♂️😜😜✌👌🤔❤ Me pe Ghana na Ghanafo…the UC San Diego alumnus in the Gap outfit and black suede Vans chukka boots, that mildewed in the humidity of Accra, Ghana..a lot of leg though ha. FOR ME THESE TRACKS ARE TRANCE-INDUCING…YOU LIKE?

STEADY LOUNGIN’ I + II + III = Superior Compilations by #DrDDClayborne of Afrispora [FOR HIRE]

STEADY LOUNGIN’ I ~ DJs Twin Tables = Jeanette + Tanya STEADY LOUNGIN’ II ~ DJs Twin Tables = Tanya+ Jeanette STEADY LOUNGIN III ~ Rebirth of Don Dada aka Kwame Tumi = Dr. Dontraneil D. Clayborne + DJs Twin Tables’ Google Podcast Much love and respect to these cool sistahs who are dope DJs. 

WAY TO BALL! = Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

MOST RECENT! Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk filled the stat sheet w/ 22 points in upset over Spain. Yes, I would say so, he did fill it up. But to think of the good fortune it is to have the opportunity to ball out in an international with your countryperson that is returning to add to national basketball

Anderson .Paak (2016-2019) In case you missed these Historically Epic live performances +++ [REPOSTS]

UPDATE OF MY FOLKS SHOWS! Feck at the time of posting I need to catch up on 1 1/2 concerts…join me in enjoying my bruh’s dope sounds. Righteous Breezy, well done fellas respect to Jose Rios + Ron Avant + other Fellas So proud of bruh, quite inspiring https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVMSK1i_uksa4FrXZZqGYvw

Agreed! Well Said! [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

“Despite this, and despite Levine’s vigorous attempts at wiggling and jumping around to the beat of what may be the whitest drumline in Atlanta, the real star of the show was the pyrotechnics team. ” ~ Bwahaha https://www.salon.com/2019/02/04/super-bowl-in-the-age-of-anxiety-maroon-5s-boring-halftime-show-was-a-symptom-not-the-disease/ Wack game as a Rams fan and EVEN wacker performance, ijs. #DrDDClayborne #BlackStarSports

Dr. Oop (Droop Capone) [SALUTE!]

[UPDATED: Fe. 2019] I forget that my friend in real life is a fresh ass rapper and collabed on one of my favorite Life Anthems, like really though [OLD] …Long overdue, I just had an Aha Moment as I heard this dopest….wait Dr. Oop is my folks from way back on a personal note! “…Bobby

Dang, bruh! RIP Mac Miller (Updated + Fixed 8/7/19) [SALUTE!]

[SEEING HIM ON VIDEO AS A KID IS TRES SPECIAL!]Upset about needing to show proper respects in Reblogging for the wrong reason. Props since you popped on the tellie with my folks, Anderson .Paak…But when I heard/saw him flowing the “Hip 2 Da Game” track by Lord Finesse, I knew he was official hip hop

Viva Dirk! (2019 Update) [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

Salute to you Dirk! 1 MORE YEAR, NICE. From Detlef to Dirk to Dennis to ? –> 2019 Update to Doncic to Porzingis to? READ: http://www.nba.com/article/2018/07/23/report-dirk-nowitzki-expected-sign-contract-dallas-mavericks Loved Detlef unless he was playing the Lakers, of course Post-Tradeline Deadline + Pre-Allstar Update Doncic from the Euroleague to the Mavs is a ROY candidate …Porzingis liberated from

Linafornia #2 [SALUTE]

This beat is STUPID DOPE! Great shot, I see the African print and Henna, spiritually stylish my dear. Dope. Long time and the best Like I said Did not even know a website existed since I only searched to have a pic for the blog.   UPDATE 1/16/19 keep rockin’ sis! Much love, Don Dada

Respect to Craig Hodges [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

This interview was taped  25 Years after being banned from the NBA. I have vivid memories of this dishonorable episode of mistreatment by his organization and the NBA. In these times, you see any connections? Give thanks… Dr. Clayborne A quick Google search Keep Marching – SLAM Magazine

Hip Hop Knowledge! = Hopsin + J. Cole [WOKE HOP]

Caught a bit of Hopsin’s live IG session then was inspired to dig!  Glad I did and knew I was a recent fan of sorts in my mind this thus the tune in on IG but the track above is dope and so familiar of how I process the matters he raps about so well…Much

Using ConferNow (ConferZoom – Zoom) in Canvas LMS [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

#ACADEMICFREESTYLE #YETUMIACADEMY Good to see that the video made by a colleague at L.A. Southwest College, Mrs. Drawbond’s (Who trained a lot of us there) came up first in my search. YOU MUST SET UP AN ACCOUNT AT ConferZoom.org — Then watch the videos to get more of a clue and even clues on how to

Afrispora/Globalspora = Support + Supplementation via The Triple ‘A’ Approach: Arts + Academics + Athletics

Afrispora = Globalspora Afrispora = Support + Supplementation via The Triple ‘A’ Approach: Arts + Academics + Athletics Supporting Culturally relevant Community Development Informally and Formally Supplementing, not Competing, what exists that is Beneficial Dr. Clayborne has been an ambassador (cultural liaison) Afrispora Radio [www.Soundcloud.com/Globalspora]  

“Our History Is The Future” ~ Nick Estes = Yup! ~ Pequot Massacre at Thanksgiving to Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance Repression today: Dedicated to my HIST 5: ‘History of the Americas’ students at LA Southwest College [ACADEMIC FREESTYLE]

This informative video Seems to have done a ‘spot on’ job based on what I have learned over the decades and first learned at 18 as aa freshman at UC San Diego + outstanding animation – helps with recalling historical knowledge immensely in my educational experience. Stating the facts as they existed and exist HAS

“America’sGreat Indian Nations” (PBS) to Indian Removal to Cochise to…[ACADEMIC FREESTYLE]

DOCUMENTARY CONTENT A. IROQUOIS (Start min,  ~Six Nations – Handsome Lake-Longhouse Religion – ‘Canada’ means community in the Iroquois language B. SEMINOLES (Start min.  13:20) ~ 3 wars took half the U.S. army = Longest resistance + added Creek nation + African slaves led to the Seminole name – 1817 – General Andrew Jackson was

“Ghettos of the Mind”[LIFE ANTHEMS]

…teaching “History of the Americas” at L.A. Southwest College this Fall has t lead me to complete some critical thoughts…not limited to the limitations of my mind.   Genetic proof that folks from the Catalina Islands made their way by boat to inhabit Central America and South America. #DrDDClayborne

Liverpool FC (= LeBron’s squad) players +++ react to FIFA rating [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

= Heck! You are a good player(better than most) just to be in a game! [GAMER GURUS] + BLACK STAR SPORTS I enjoyed this. Appreciate the content, let me know via a comment. If you do not ask you are likely for various reasons not to receive what has been requested. #DrDDClayborne Reward below for

Bob McAdoo = Lesser Known Beast! [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

As often put in a Facebook-based NBA-focused basketball group, “How good was he?” (Note: A lowlight was the posting of Kirk Hinrich in this as the subject/focus for this. Not that I do respect his game and any NBA-level player, yet folks called out the ‘huhness’ of the post. I think I offered a thoughtful

2000Black = Most Me riddim I have ever heard + ~ + ~ + ~ [WOW!]

WOW! = I love life! Never heard this until this moment and I AM SO… = No words, just listen and Feel It, the warmth of that organ, slick snares and vibey drum bottom + the ‘key’s of life’! Life Vibe / Life Anthem – I MUST PLAY THIS FOR THE PEOPLE A DANCE IS

inFORMal suppleMENTAL PROmo = allamaforacause.com [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

All Amma For A Cause http://www.allamaforacause.com/ “Allama For A Cause is an Entrepreneurial Program designed to educate and empower youth interested in exploring the fashion industry. Young men and women are provided with a hands on experience into the fashion business within a boutique setting. This innovative program offers various services which include job training,