Tag: culture

Allen Iverson: The NBA’s Rebel Man

Image: lovingbasketball.tumblr.com Background: Basketball is one of America’s most popular sports and is highly appealing. Allen Iverson is one of the most popular basketball players in NBA history. I was curious about his life story and decided to conduct research: read articles, viewed interviews, documentaries, and speeches. Of course, these sources would barely be enough…

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Similarities Between Lloyd Avery II and Tupac Shakur

Image: pinterest.com Hood films depict the everyday lives of African Americans and Hispanic Americans in inner-city communities. These films explore various topics and issues including gang activity, gun violence, abuse of different aspects, poverty/financial obstacles, racial issues, parenting, educational gaps/disadvantages, drugs, hood professions, romantic relationships, and generational curses. Hip-Hop also heavily influences these films and…

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Becoming a Well-Cultured Individual

Well-cultured people have a lot of knowledge about the world. They’re well rounded individuals who are intelligent and limitless in their abilities. Some may see these people as Bourgeoisie (Boujee), but they’re self aware and appreciate valuable experiences and cherish unforgettable moments. It can be problematic lacking in certain areas because it can hinder abilities…

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WALLIE THE SENSEI TEAMS WITH 42 DUGG FOR SMOOTH “SCANDALOUS” REMIX

Los Angeles rapper Wallie the Sensei throws a fresh coat of paint on his hit single “Scandalous,” with an impassioned remix featuring Detroit’s 42 Dugg, out now on Capitol Records. You can listen to Wallie’s all-new version of the braggadocious track HERE. Wallie has met his match in 42 Dugg. The places they’re from seem entirely different on paper — but they both…

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Be Kind To Your Mind

Make your mental health a priority. Mental health is just as important as physical health. “Our mental health helps lay the groundwork for how we live in this world,” said Cori Dixon-Fyle, LCSW, a psychotherapist and founder of Thriving Path, LLC, a private counseling practice in Chicago, Ill. At the point when we think of…

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Mavericks owner Mark Cuban: ‘National Anthem Police in this country are out of control’

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban declared that the “National Anthem Police in this country are out of control,” leading to a tense exchange on Twitter with Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican who represents Texas. Cuban initially tweeted “Bye” on Sunday evening in response to a tweet from Mark Davis in which the Dallas-based conservative talk…

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Idioms: A Look at Language and Culture

Merriam-Webster defines the word Idiom as, an expression in the usage of a language that is peculiar to itself either in having a meaning that cannot be derived from the conjoined meanings of its elements (such as up in the air for “undecided”) or in its grammatically atypical use of words (such as give way) “Idiom.” Merriam-Webster, Merriam-Webster,…

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Culture Life of New Orleans

Video from Alijah Jett Covid-19 isn’t stopping the rhythm and beat of New Orleans. The crescent city is known for its music, food, and culture. A few reasons why many come to visit the Big Easy! Today a local second-line band paraded through the streets of NOLA. You can see folks dancing and pretty much…

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Keep it Funky!

Calling all Cartoon and Music fans! I have a show that is the perfect combination of musical history, drugs, sex, and of course animation! The show was created by an animation icon Mike Judge, and is conveniently titled Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus. This show is not a brand new show, and…

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