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REMEMBER TO REMEMBER” [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

Afrispora™ on 11/03/2019 0 Comments • Tags: #remembertoremember

#DrDDClayborne at the University of Ghana in 1993 during my junior year of college as a UC San Diego as a UC exchange student
“Demonstrated Knowledge!” ~ Afrispora ~ “Connecting Those Connected” since 2005 via Afrispora

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Talk Some Sh!t ? (GoYama x Elaquent)[STUMBLED UPONS]

Afrispora™ on 11/01/2019 0 Comments • Tags: #canada #elaquent

As has become usual, I have Stumbled Upon quite A LOT of specialness while lounging + diggin’ Tres Nutella 🙂 Enjoy and give feedback

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

Afrispora™ on 09/07/2019 0 Comments • Tags: #akobennetwork #djstwintables #juju #soundproviders

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.  … Read More

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

Afrispora™ on 07/25/2019 0 Comments

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 … Read More

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Dr. Oop (Droop Capone) [SALUTE!]

Afrispora™ on 12/30/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #droop #droopcapone

[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 … Read More

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WELL DONE! ~ Boblo Boat to Boblo Island by Royce Da 5’9″ & J. Cole [AFRISPORA ACADEMY]

Afrispora™ on 05/12/2018 1 Comment • Tags: #bobloboat #bobloisland #canada #jcole #royceda59 #undergroundrailroad

Love all I can perceive about this track! WELL DONE FELLAS!  #BrilliantBrothas #SmartSistas #Afrispora #BobloBoat #BobloIsland #JCole #RoyceDa59 Dr. D.D. Clayborne aka Don Dada aka Kwame Tumi #AcademicFreestyle #AfrisporaAcademy This blog is a great example of the multifaceted and multidimensional the interconnectedness and interactivity of various endeavors in life that emerge and are identifiable as … Read More

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SALUTE! ~ Ras G

Afrispora™ on 03/21/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #music #producer #rasg

Appreciate you my brother!  Shit is knockin’ as always!  Ras G is “dat dude” that only keeps getting better with each solar return.  Want more check it FYI: I had planned on blogging again about my brother as I had done since like 2007 on the first iteration of Afrispora.com (2007-14) YUP! True! LOL YO … Read More

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“Everyday Sunshine” with Fishbone and Filmmakers, Lev Anderson and Chris Metzler [FINDS WHILE DIGGIN]

Afrispora™ on 09/18/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #fishbone

From my college days at UC San Diego… good times! A blend of funk, ska, reggae, hip hop and more, Fishbone is dope A good watch “Preserving ‘Cultural capital’ of note in order to better inform myself and others.” – Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne

Beat, mUSIC, Salon Culture

FWD ~ Mndsgn

Afrispora™ on 09/16/2016 0 Comments

I get a feeling this is the beginning of a new and bound-to-be long relationship musically. Instant fan…will have to check for more! Listen to Mndsgn – Use Ya Mnd (Twentyfourseven) by Stones Throw Records #np on #SoundCloud

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

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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

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

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STUMBLE UPONS ~ Fela Kuti Vs. De La Soul – Fela Soul (2011)

Afrispora™ on 07/14/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #delasoul #felakuti

I believe I heardthis track out right or maybe even a track off of this on a ‘mashup’, which emcompassed a lot of similar views and music culture sensibilities. Well, whatever happened exactly pre-Stroke?, I am so happy for this musical gem that was gifted somehow to me on a fitting day. Respect and happy … Read More

Academics, KPFK, radio, Salon Culture, Television, Ye Tumi Academy

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ DEMOCRACY NOW!: Progressive News

Afrispora™ on 07/02/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #democracynow

One of my most trusted sources for news! – It is that simple. DEMOCRACY NOW! Simply one of the most important news media outlets in this country! Thank you Pacifica Radio and the offshoots you all have launched. This nation has its ‘internal struggles’ as always its seems unfortunately. Yet your hard work has had … Read More

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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

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SALUTE! ~ Dego mix on Gilles Peterson Worldwide

Afrispora™ on 06/21/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #4hero #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 … Read More

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IF I: Was In London ~ Omar Lye Fook (music performance)

Afrispora™ on 06/21/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #favorite #live #omarlyefook #unitedkingdom

Omar at The Jazz Cafe (02 Jul 16) Sat, Jul 2, 2016 The Jazz Cafe, 5 Parkway, Camden, NW1 7PG, London, UK https://www.songkick.com/concerts/26961004-omar-at-jazz-cafe?utm_campaign=tracked_artist&utm_content=ZD0yNDU3NTU1JnU9MjA1MDI3MzQ%3D&utm_medium=feed&utm_source=ical Omar has been my favorite musical artist since my UC San Diegocolleague and  friend, Everett Williams [RIP Triton] introduced me to Omar (Lye Fook)back in 1993 or was it 1994? Well, what … Read More