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What is Zap Mama doing in 2020? [SALUTE]

Afrispora™ on 11/04/2020 0 Comments • Tags: #zapmama

What is this ‘Bestowment’ for? What aim/purpose do I should I claim and pursue? FINDS WHILE DIGGIN

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

Afrispora™ on 02/14/2020 0 Comments • Tags: #felakuti #jidenna #musicisaweapon #seunkuti

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 … Read More

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

Afrispora™ on 10/25/2019 0 Comments

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? … Read More

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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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Hyperspace = SPATIAL HIP HOP [WOKE HOP]

Afrispora™ on 06/21/2019 0 Comments • Tags: #spatialhiphop #wokehop

SO ON POINT! Trying to stumbled my way to Fulfilling a ‘Charge’ one of my academic~intellectual

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From The New Negro Movement to ‘The New Negroes’ starring Open Mike Eagle & Baron Vaughn, simply brilliant! [ACADEMIC FREESTYLE]

Afrispora™ on 04/24/2019 0 Comments • Tags: #alainlocke #baronvaughn #comedy #getdowncollective #harlemrenaissance #hiphop #newnegro #openmikeeagle #thenewnegroes

From The New Negro to The New Negroes ~ Alain Locke to MLK, Jr. to Michael Eagle + Baron Vaughn

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

Afrispora™ on 09/08/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #macmiller

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 with it. when I was in the DMV for graduate school at Howard University (M.A. in History, Africa focus) I felt fresher … Read More

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Griot-Jester Lounge ~ 2018

Afrispora™ on 06/14/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #comedy #griots #jestesr #politics #sethmeyers #stephencolbert #trevornoah #unitedstates

Jesters (comedic entertainers) are the Griots of the present + Who knew? http://www.thejesterlounge.com/About.html From DaveTrevor to Seth to Steven to Jimmy +++ Well done fellas, keep it up We need you all and much much much more! Dr. Clayborne

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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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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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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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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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Maysa Leak [SALUTE!]

Afrispora™ on 02/24/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #incognito #maysaleak #soul

What a FWD: Find While Diggin …seeing that they are from the same region, the Mid-Atlantic (Maryland and Washington, DC)…I did not see this coming…or I saw a glimpse pre-Stroke? Either way, so feeling this track… Enjoy my folks, Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne (afrispora@gmail.com)

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LIVE INSPIRED! ~ Blu Matic Beats

Afrispora™ on 01/27/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #andersonpaak #blumatic #blumaticbeats #frankocean #kendricklamar #typebeats

IWOW what a find today…the joint “Ocean Breeze” even brought forth tears as I am dealing with some MAJOR life challenges that have me “off my square” as I have heard said but it was therapeutic to be thankful to be reflective and self-care via music as I have subconsciously and consciously been doing ALL … Read More

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YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ Newly Discovered 1964 MLK Speech

Afrispora™ on 01/15/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #democracynow #london #martinlutherkingjr #newspeech

Giving due honor and reflectiveness to my life and our lives… …his words TOO OFTEN seems to fit KWAME NKRUMAH & MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. ETERNAL RESPECT!  Dr. Dontraneil Clayborne

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SA-RA + TALIB KWELI + E. BADU [SALUTE!]

Afrispora™ on 01/04/2018 0 Comments • Tags: #afrispora #afrorithms #losangeles #sara #saracreativepartners #salute #watts

Finally feeling vibey again after some life changes..why are folks ‘Extra’ when one has ‘life challenges’…Acceptable yet often though not always unwarranted and typically unnecessary… Such is life, give thanks for great like Sa-Ra to ‘revigorate’ my ‘cool’ …”…sticky situations..can I licky…Rosebuds” https://youtu.be/JpBvgK-2NtYYup overdue on the ‘new’ Afrispora.com … gradual getting some ESSENTIAL artistic vibes … Read More

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OPEN MIKE EAGLE (AFRISPORA TV)

Afrispora™ on 12/07/2017 0 Comments • Tags: #americorps #chicago #hiphop #leimertpark #loveatfirstsightwitness #openmikeeagle #southernillinoisuniversity #special #transafricaforum #westlacollege

Righteous Mike, Appreciate you…from the 4Real H.O.P. Institute to present. Cool, did not know, now I do. Glad I found these… #4RealHOP #Afrispora All the best old friend, Dr. Clayborne Another dope blog on my brother. !!!, Dr. Clayborne Santa Monica College + Los Angeles Southwest College + Afrispora.com + Youtube.com/Afrispora +instagram/Afrispora + Afrispora.bandcamp.com + … Read More

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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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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