African-American, hip hop, History, mUSIC, Post-Stroke 3-22-14), Salon Culture, Soul, Throwback, WELP!, Ye Tumi Academy

FWD ~ ‘De La Soul Is Dead’ 25th Anniversary Mixtape mixed by Chris Read

Afrispora™ on 08/14/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #25thanniversary #delasoul #nativetongues

In search of musical accompaniment to be played sans earphones at a public laundrymat, I decided to search for De La Soul on Soundcloud ‘jus cuzz’ and voila! I am a Hip Hop head until dearh … Ancestral Vibes through my endeavors to you. Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne De La Soul ‘De La Soul Is Dead’ … Read More

Academics, African-American, Black history, Dr. Clayborne Sayings, hip hop, IF I, Jazz, Life Anthem, Los Angeles, CA, mUSIC, Public History, Salon Culture, Throwback, Tribute, welp, Ye Tumi Academy

Was Ever In A Band – INCOGNITO would be it!!! [IF I]

Afrispora™ on 07/22/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #ifi #incognito

How does a native of South-Central Los Angeles become an avid listener of music and knowledge in general from around the globe and locally. I was born in 1973 to a mother who was an habitual music listener, who herself was descended from a lineage of music connoisseurs.   My family relocated from Houston, TX … Read More

Academics, Africa, African-American, Black history, Documentary Film, European-American History, History, Public History, Salon Culture, Tribute, WELP!, Ye Tumi Academy

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ ‘What to the Slave Is 4th of July?’: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass’ Historic Speech | Alternet

Afrispora™ on 07/14/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #4thofjuly #famesearljones #slavery #speech

Some historic words of wisdom from a historic human http://www.democracynow.org/2015/7/3/what_to_the_slave_is_4th http://www.democracynow.org/embed/story/2015/7/3/what_to_the_slave_is_4th http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/what-slave-4th-july-james-earl-jones-reads-frederick-douglass-historic-speech Democracynow.org

African-American, Cellphone Blogs, mUSIC, Pre-Stroke (before March 18, 2014)

FINDS WHILE DIGGIN (FWD) & ANCESTRAL WISDOM: ~ Black Male Beats

Afrispora™ on 07/14/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #blackmale #findswhilediggin

This could easily be an official Afrispora.com commissioned piece of music art. That is the highest compliment  I could give. Listen to Africa Fashion Guide – (Music Mix By Blackmale Beats) by Blackmale Beats #np on #SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/blackmale-beats/africa-fashion-guide-music-mix

Academics, African-American, Dr. Clayborne Sayings

Arts ~ ACADEMICS ~ Athletics = The Triple ‘A’ Approach

Afrispora™ on 07/14/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #approach #drclaybornessayings

Much respect good people. Arts ~ ACADEMICS ~ Athletics = The Triple ‘A’ Approach – Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne Connecting things much more academically moving forward. That is what ‘Future Developments’ artist showcases was about and held at KAOS Networks in Leimert Park in March 2014, three weeks before I had an Endocarditis related stroke by … Read More

AAA - Triple 'A' Approach, African-American, Bus / Rail / Tro Tro, Cellphone Blogs, Django, hip hop, Jazz, KPFK, Los Angeles, CA, mUSIC, Post-Stroke 3-22-14), SALUTE, Soul, Throwback, Tribute, welp, Ye Tumi Academy

SALUTE!~”Earthquake Raps” ~ Oxygen Eternal

Afrispora™ on 06/30/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #aotaradiodjangobenvera #benvera #kpfk

“We kick Earthquake Raps” – Oxygen Eternal (Django Craig), also catch him on AOTA Radio (Early A.M. on 90.7 FM -Los Angeles) Listen in on the site immediately after listening to a personal favorite greatly my public bus rides to and fro teaching introductory yet UC-transferable history courses at Los Angeles Southwest College,  Santa Monica … Read More

African-American

WELP!: ABF (Abstract Butta Fingas)

Afrispora™ on 06/15/2016 0 Comments

Once got to play some of his stuff under a different stage name on UCLA Radio back in 2011, so obiously along-time fan of a friend Listen to Sulfur (Produced By ABF) (Unofficial Mix) by AlyAboushaca #np on #SoundCloud

African-American

Salute!: W.E.B. DuBois

Afrispora™ on 06/15/2016 0 Comments

I had to stress in the African-Qmerican History clas I taught at Santa Monica College today as I stated last class that without DuBois and others of his ilk leading the way in bringing it ALL TOGETHER ALL OF THE HISTORIES ‘–> Public, Local, Community,  Regional, Intra-Regional, ‘Race’, Class, World, African, American, African-American, Black American, … Read More

A Tribe Called Quest), Africa, African-American, De La Soul, Ghana, hip hop, mUSIC, Pre-Stroke (before March 18, 2014)

LIFE ANTHEMS ~ De La Soul- Patti Dooke featuring Guru of Gang Starr

Afrispora™ on 06/11/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #delasoul #guru

~ I KNEW I WAS THE FRESHEST GUY at the University of Ghana (1993-4) will I got my brother Leon (formerly Brother Dvooa to mail me De La Soul’s Buhloone Mindstate and A Tribe Called Quest’s Beats, Rhymes and Life while I studied abroad for 8 months from August 1993-February 1994. Hell I was the … Read More