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

FOR ME THESE TRACKS ARE TRANCE-INDUCING…YOU LIKE?   UPDATE TO BLOG = The official video for the track I was drawn to with the help of Kaidi and Dego’s musical treatment of this special sound art   Voila!     …sporting those Vans Chukka boots back in 1993 with the gap fit on at the

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

Meet Mr. Ian Lee = Toronto Raptors fan/ball boy to Hoop for Howard University Bison [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

GOOD WRITE-UP: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ian-lee-ncaa-commitment-1.5156377 WELL DONE, Howard University recruiters and coaches. WE NEED BALLERS BAD AT H.U. -smh – The ineptitude over the years has just beedln sad, even more wack than pitiful 🙂 I just saying Hope springs ….? Yup NBA champion Jeremy Lin (who as a California state champion in high school basketball before

Dr. Sebi on The Rock Newman Show [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

Primary sources are ESSENTIAL in establishing the validity of that whivh follows. I myself was enthused to find this video of the man speaking himself. I’ve to give right Newman props for having a consistently impressive guest list at my beloved how are University appropriately so. Let me watch again now that little distance has

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

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

WELL DONE BRUH: Pat Mahomes II = Pre-Super Bowl champion QB [#BLACK STAR SPORTS]

UPDATE!!! – SUPER BOWL CHAMP ALREADY THOUGH = AMAZINGLY GREAT FROM THE START!!! All this Kaepernick wackness has caused my viewership and thus the analysis of the NFL to be off QUITE a bit.  The full proof is that I am just now blogging about Pat Mahomes being a Bruh! I remember hearing and seeing

Naomi Osaka – Updated! U.S. Open tennis Champ [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

Nice seeing a new brown face in tennis. As a 3 year lettermen in boy’s tennis in high school at Chaffey High School in Ontario, CA Yup a fan of the Williams sister since young surely. WOW, CONGRATS ON THE U.S. OPEN WIN!!! (despite the controversy and all) SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE – OCTOBER 25 : Naomi

WELL DONE! ~ Boblo Boat to Boblo Island

Love all I can perceive about this track! WELL DONE FELLAS!  #BrilliantBrothas #SmartSistas #Afrispora #BobloBoat #BobloIsland #JCole #RoyceDa59 Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne aka Don Dada aka Kwame Tumi

LIFE ANTHEMS! ~ Games Begin

I love my friends! One of my MOSST MEANINGFUL favorite Life Anthems. Since, BUT Only for, this Post-Stroke Rehab period, AFRISPORA has turned into only a blog/vlog. Appreciate my real world and online folks that have ‘Held Me Down’ as I probably me first heard Q-Tip say in a verse. It radiated a MEANING then

Cyberarchiving since 2005 via Afrispora

Here is a TOO LONG A COMPILATION COMPILATION..of Inspirational stuff…Restaurant Chillouts, +park gatherings, bonfires, meetups at FREE musical events… Trying my best to have a calendar up by June, if possible sooner…in the meantime enjoy FIVE COMMON ARCHIVING MISTAKES

LIFE ANTHEMS ~ – “Somebody Else”

This has been MY CUT….seems to be playing during some pivotal moments over the years…the artistic notations suggest to me that I SHOULD STAY WHO I AM yet evolve. Agreed though it is interesting. #DrClayborneSayings #Afrispora A recent PIVOTAL moment was giving a 1 hour “Brief African History Overview” to the production staff at the

SALUTE! ~ Talib Kweli

Paused this post MONTHS AGO…now this banger with my folks Anderson .Paak, cool Well no time like now… Respect, fan since Black Star and it was fresh seeing you deejay an after hours over on Washington in L.A. Great vibes my brother. Salute, Dr. Clayborne Thank you for your service in the all to real

Nasheed x Sa Neter [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

Brotha Tariq Nasheed Interviewed by Sa Neter left some nuggets and identified so ‘boulders’ to crushed and moved out the way. Where here is #2 … peep the title for #3 though, yup on target. Respect all around, Dr. Clayborne

Ta-Nehisi Coates (fellow Bison!) on Democracy Now! (YE TUMI ACADEMY)

Post-Charlottesville I remember this guy from my graduate years at Howard University from 1996-8 and from around the region up to 2000 when I headed back home to Los Angeles. So proud of him and who would have thought? Yet why not? SALUTE! Bbbiiisssooonnn!!!, Dr. Clayborne Onward!

Dapper by Domo Genesis f. Anderson .Paak +++ [LIFE ANTHEMS]

Righteous fellas, A straight boogie joint, thanks! from Don Dada + UPDATE see Anderson .Paak tag IT LEADS TO EPICNESS trust me on this.  Please give me Jay-Z like credit and backup/support “…I reiterate…way too complacent in My Ways too often…tranquil…” = Unique Dopeness #DrClayborneSayings

SALUTE! ~ Yohance (Merc 80) of Merc80.com

Merc80 – The Jam – Episode 2 feat. Nola Darling The Story Behind the Story Teller. Source: The Jam – Episode 2 feat. Nola Darling – Merc80.com Throwback heat Continued success my folks, Dr. Clayborne Sisses y’all Got Flows…life happened 2014-now so I missed this one.  Nice vibes and FLOWS I hear you, wow. Love

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ AFRICA: The Bible & The Gun (Episode 5)

Video write ups on documentaries that are assigned as Homework, no longer simply Optional aasignments that 2-5% of the class would submit for Extra credit.  SMH “You must learn.” – as KRS-One put it.  Written & Presented by Basil Davidson , Executive Producer

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

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

SALUTE! ~ Dego mix on Gilles Peterson Worldwide

~Yes, I am a South-Central Los Angeles native that is a Anglophile musically at least….Thanks to my ear since a young person listening to the David Bowie my Mama was playing to watching the Eurythmics, Duran Duran, Boy George and such on MTV to chilling to Spandeau Ballet as my spun the record while we

Direct Involvement Movement ~ “The African Americans” as used in HIST 16 at Santa Monica College (Spring 2016)

” Hello all, I am requiring you all to view these documentary episodes in order to help you retain the course information and I KNOW THIS MULTIFACETED APPROACH TO HISTORICAL ANALYSIS WORKS! Documentary Preparation for the Mid-Term – Quiz on The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross Part 1 and 2 pOSTSCRIPT (P.S.) This past Fall

“12 Great Black Women You Should Know” [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

“12 Great African Women In History You Should-Know” Ahmose-Neferari AHMOSE-NEFERTARI “Queen Ahmose-Nefertari (circa 1570-1530 B.C.) was an active participant, along with her husband King Ahmose, in the final defeat and ejection from Africa of the hated Hyksos invaders and occupiers. As such, she was regarded as a national hero and one of the outstanding figures

“Coz Ov Money” starring Wanlov and his folks in Ghana, West Africa [MOVIESPORA]

  More info to come. was the presenter for a viewing of this film at Cal State, Los Angeles since I am friends with Dr. Msia Clark, who at the time was a prof professor of African hip hop among other topics there.She is now at Howard University. It was honored and proud to have