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Towards ‘Tyrannical-totalitarianism’ [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

Afrispora™ on 05/25/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #politics #tyrannicaltotalitarianism #unitedstates

Combining terms… to help pinpoint a description (which is fitting in this current domestic socio-political era) “The fasces was carried by the lictors, or attendants, and was characterized by an ax head projecting from a bundle of elm or birch rods about 5 feet (1.5 metres) long and tied together with a red strap; it symbolized … Read More

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LIFE ANTHEMS! ~ Games Begin

Afrispora™ on 05/04/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #delthafunkeehomosapien #delthefunkyhomosapien #futuredevelopment

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 … Read More

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Del The Funky (eFunkee) Homosapien [SALUTE!]

Afrispora™ on 05/04/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #criticalhiphop #delthafunkeehomosapien #hiphop #lifeanthems #salonculture #salute #socialculture #unitedstates #wokehop #yetumiacademy

Who else is a Del, for that matter Hip hop Eliteness ~ Hieroglyphics and Souls of Mischief head? Some choice music here…. “Hip hop Eliteness” #DrClayborneSayings One of the best to have done it! “…the slaves that are our ancestors…”

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Du Bois vs. Washington (YE TUMI ACADEMY)

Afrispora™ on 05/02/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #africa #film #politics #webdubois

Used for HIST 16 ~ Primary Source Essay assignment Dr. Clayborne Dr, DuBois meeting with Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the 1st President of the Republic of Ghana and his wife. Dr. DuBois is buried in Accra, Ghana at the DuBois Centre in a mausoleum.

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Cyberarchiving since 2005 via Afrispora

Afrispora™ on 04/22/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #cybercapital #drclaybornesayings

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

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SALUTE! ~ Black Panther’s director: ‘Brotha Kofi’ Ryan Coogler

Afrispora™ on 04/10/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #africa #blackpanther #director

Kofi is Ryan Coogler’s Akan Day Name. Like mine is Kwame (Saturday born), Kofi indicates that he was born on a Friday in 1986 in his case. Each day carries a variety of attributable spiritual (thus behavioral) traits. He is symbolically my/our folks now, so he gets a nickname as a term of endearment. Asante … Read More

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LIFE ANTHEMS! ~ Breathe – Something/StellaR

Afrispora™ on 04/08/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #afrisporamindstate #flyinglotus

The dopeness I feel listening to this, I have to share…how do it hit you Makes me wanna Freestyle dance EVERY TIME … become “Funky Pretzel”, my dancer name I just made up, ha All the best, Dr. Clayborne

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YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ okayAfrica.com

Afrispora™ on 03/15/2018 0 Comments

and Okayplayer.com from jump. Hope all is well.  Sonic heat thus far 1 track in an blogging. Yup, returning to that mid-2000s get down.  Collectively humanity Makes Progress #DrClayborneSayings #Afrispora http://www.okayafrica.com/african-music-songs-spoko-muthoni-tiwa/ All the best, Dr. Clayborne P.S. not that I have to tell you all but will, enjoy the vibes and please spread yours back … Read More

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LIFE ANTHEMS! ~ (How Could Anyone) Feel At Home

Afrispora™ on 03/15/2018 0 Comments

Yeah Mike, appreciate you! Onward bredren…multiversal! #DrClayborneSayings #Afrispora # https://www.mellomusicgroup.com/collections/cassettes/products/open-mike-eagle-brick-body-kids-still-daydream-cassette?variant=2681464356894 “…ain’t never been to this planet.” LIFE ANTHEMS! ~ (How Could Anyone) Feel At Home Yup off with you cretins, I knew what Michael meant but had to look up the spellings https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cretin

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YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ “China – world power again”

Afrispora™ on 03/11/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #china #empire #neocolonialism #unitedstates

See something just came of falling asleep while listening to news including the disturbing occurrences…you then wake up to what looks to be a credible documentary and Chinese folks accurately stating how American approaches to empire are way different than those of the government in China. Dr. Clayborne “Spreading the Three Es: Enlightenment, Empowerment and … Read More

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FWD ~ Tech N9ne leads me to new Tupac…Asante

Afrispora™ on 03/09/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #bltnbetterlatethannever #hiphop #techn9ne #tupac

  It’s ‘New” if you never ‘experienced it’ — hell and more evidence of QD3’s key role in the music ‘game’ from Sweden to the U.S. and beyond QD3 (Quincy Jones, Jr.)      

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FWD ~ Stay Inside with Earl Sweatshirt & Knxwledge

Afrispora™ on 12/02/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #earlsweatshirt #knxwledge #radioshow #stayinside

What what so much more Afrispora-type content exists since 2014 when we had or 3rd artist showcase “Future Endeavors” at Kaos Networks on February 28, 2014 and the three week period following before I had an Endocarditis-related stroke Nutty how life works…vibe out and “Stay Connected!”

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SALUTE! ~ Mndsgn

Afrispora™ on 12/02/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #boilerroom #knxwledge #mndsgn

Overdue!  I was an instant fan, so not the first post. Hate that I was rehabbing from Spring 2014 thrugh Winter 2015, literally right as a number of my favorite artists, some of whom aremusical artists that across the board are Dope, but the Ras G + Mndgn gigs had to be interstellar. Now it … Read More

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GRIOTOCRACY ~ TREVOR NOAH = Town-cryer

Afrispora™ on 11/24/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #griots #jesters #trump

My ‘favorite’ but really I love all of the modern-day jester-satirists known in this age as ‘comedians’ yet as the this program shows. Thank you Mr. Noah for being so Spot on! as Anglophile Soccer folks are prone to saying,, ha #Afrispora #GlobalGriots #BrilliantBrothers #YeTumiAcademy Appreciate you!

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LIFE ANTHEMS ~ – “Somebody Else”

Afrispora™ on 11/19/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #africanhistory #afrispora #drclayborne #northhollywood #presentation #theafricachannel

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 … Read More

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SALUTE! ~ Talib Kweli

Afrispora™ on 11/19/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #laurynhill #salute #talibkweli #tribute

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 … Read More

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Verbal Anime by Herbaliser f Rakaa Iriscience [FWD]

Afrispora™ on 11/06/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #britishhiphop #findswhiledigginfwd #gamergurus #herbaliser #rakaa #rakaairiscienceanime

Super dopeness! FWD’sFWD’s( Finds While Diggin) tend to be impeccable moments when I stumbled upon epic art because I am flowing with the right vibes of my ‘mindspace’ at that moment of ‘discovery’ and this is surely the case this another installment from the Mar Vista Gardens (projects) z proof that “You are where you … Read More

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Nasheed x Sa Neter [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

Afrispora™ on 09/03/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #nasheed #saneter #unity

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

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BLACK STAR SPORTS ~ “Sky High Bruin”- Mr. Jayden Hands

Afrispora™ on 04/03/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #dunkcontest #jaylenhands #ucla

Future UCLA Bruin, Jaylen Hands ‘gots boosties’ as is called those with ‘hops’ (superior jumping ability) by those that have played basketball at a competitive level or with those that have ‘competed’. My folks’ son can “Sky High”, but does he win the dunk contest of All-AMERICANS? Whatever the outcome, happy he will be in … Read More

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Jaylen Hands is UCLA bound! [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

Afrispora™ on 03/18/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #athletics #basketball #sports #ucsandiego #ucla

I am very excited that the child of an undergraduate friend in Jaylen Hands, son of Ronnie and Ashanti Hands  IS UCLA BOUND! Ashanti is a fellow UC San Diego Triton ! Well first of all, CONGRATULATIONS and well done. Over the years I vaguely recall his birth from a distance and more recently had … Read More

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

Afrispora™ on 03/18/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #andersonpaak #domogenesis #losangeles #rollerskate #straightboogie #wokehop

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

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Apollo Brown & Ras Kass [SALUTE!]

Afrispora™ on 02/04/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #apollobrown #god #rasskass

As a resident of his hometown, Carson [then resident] I gotta show respect to Ras Kass and Apollo Brown…Soul on Ice is a must listen – Hip Hop classic!

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Jeremy Scahill on DN! [YE TUMI ACADEMY]

Afrispora™ on 01/27/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #democracynow #jeremyscahillinformary

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“Yeah Bruin!” – The Emergence of Norman Powell [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

Afrispora™ on 01/25/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #basketball

I know, I know It’s only pre-season, D and that is real true but I don’t need much of a reason to ‘Talk Bruin’ Way to Hoop, Mr. Powell NoPo in action! on NBA.com! 2017 2016   Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne, Doctorate in Urban Planning (Class of 2012)   TIME FOR AN UPDATE!!! — THE OTHER … Read More

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YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ Oddisee – Our People Are Trapped In A System That Is Designed To Make Us Fail (247HH)

Afrispora™ on 01/07/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #dmv #maryland #oddisee #washingtondc

A great thinker who happens to be a great musical artist ( lyricist and producer) I knew he has long been my favorite MC for years. Rigtheous thoughts good sir, respect Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne

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FWD ~ Nardwuar vs. Chance The Rapper

Afrispora™ on 01/06/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #chancetherapper #chicago #music #nuardwuar

If you are not up on Nardwuar,I will tell you laughs are in-store.  I want to know “Who the hell is Nardwuar? lol but yea?  There must be stuff on Youtube?I must lookit up. In the mean time, so ‘insight’ into ‘Chance The Rapper’ Check the catalog folks, I am only 7 or so in, … Read More

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SALUTE! ~ Q-Tip

Afrispora™ on 01/05/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #qtip

ManWomanBoogie He has literally NEVER failed on the mic. Such USEFUL lyrics… I could go on and most likely will later. Enjoy, Dr. Clayborne – lyricics for days, months #Afrispora #BlackExcellence This song’s are so empowering that I had fine themand add to post. ManWomanBoogie Q-Tip Lyrics Get down, (Make it easy)Good God, make it … Read More

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AFRISPORA TV (BETA) via Youtube

Afrispora™ on 01/05/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #africa #arts #favorite #music

Happy to say the interest is HIGH amongst my Santa Monica College and L.A. Southwest students in bringing this into FULL existence in 2018… stay connected, enjoy the Beta version and give feedback good folks https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnKbEZAr8TUK9bYLQl-s1dOoTP903TJJl