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#nowPlaying that Rapsody Tiny Desk Concert
Rapsody is nice or whatever. Here's her Tiny Desk joint... You want to hear that Beauty and the Beast EP now, don't you?  You're damn right you do. Yeah, you're welcome. I fux with NPR and dope lady emcees, so peace to the homey +Carlos Cheek for sharing th...
Queen Nanny - Black is Beautiful 11 - Nanny of the Maroons was born in Ghana in the 16th century. she went from being a free woman to being brought to Jamaica as a slave. The Maroons were grou... Blerds Online · Black Supervillain: Achebe - "That's it, ukat, I'll sell out my countrymen for the ...
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OH SNAP! New NUMBER13 in the works?!?
So you know I'm already geeking on Robert Love from the new Dark Horse project Children of the Plague he's been teasing about. Now I'm bugging about this new Number13 page he leaked on Facebook this week! "Here's the one and ONLY sneek preview of a Number 1...
So you know I'm already geeking on Robert Love from the new Dark Horse project Children of the Plague he's been teasing about. Now I'm bugging about this new Number13 page he leaked on Facebook this week! "Here's the one and ONLY sneek preview of a Number 13 short story in the works.
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"As a black comix pro and fan, it's striking how underrepresented we are in the business" @kwanzer #goBLACK
"What if only black people had superpowers?" Here's the sales pitch: Kwanza Osajyefo, Tim Smith 3, Jamal Igle, and Khary Randolph have teamed up to produce the graphic novel, BLACK. After
miraculously surviving being gunned down by police, a young man lear...
Here's the sales pitch: Kwanza Osajyefo, Tim Smith 3, Jamal Igle, and Khary Randolph have teamed up to produce the graphic novel, BLACK. After miraculously surviving being gunned down by police, a young man learns that he is part of the biggest lie in history. Now he must decide whether it's ...
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You had me at "Red Sonja and the Nubile Barbarians"...
I come close to posting about Red Sonja all the time, but stop short of doing it, but this banger from Dynamite's Red Sonja 1973 has a sista with a fro holding a sword nonchalantly, so... yeah I admit, I stole this from a post by my Facebook friend Militant...
I come close to posting about Red Sonja all the time, but stop short of doing it, but this banger from Dynamite's Red Sonja 1973 has a sista with a fro holding a sword nonchalantly, so... yeah. I admit, I stole this from a post by my Facebook friend Militant Mosby, so I'll let HIM tell it.
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Venomous is my spirit animal, yo...
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Okay... I'm fiending for Robert Love's upcoming @DarkHorseComics book CHILDREN OF THE PLAGUE!
 That dude Robert Love ( Chocolate Thunder, Blind Monkey Style , Number 13 ) is at it again. This time he's getting all post- apocalyptic on your ass in his upcoming Dark Horse comic book Children of the Plague . I couldn't find any real info on the series,...
That dude Robert Love (Chocolate Thunder, Blind Monkey Style, Number 13) is at it again. This time he's getting all post- apocalyptic on your ass in his upcoming Dark Horse comic book Children of the Plague. I couldn't find any real info on the series, so here is a small sample of random shits I ...
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New Live Art piece @SamaxAmen created at DaVerse Lounge
DaVerse 02-05-2016 by samax. 36" x 24" assorted markers on Bristol Drew this live in front of all the fine folks that attended DaVerse Lounge at Life In Deep Ellum on Friday. Couldn't have done it without Melody Memory creating the ambiance, and a flood of ...
Drew this live in front of all the fine folks that attended DaVerse Lounge at Life In Deep Ellum on Friday. Couldn't have done it without Melody Memory creating the ambiance, and a flood of powerful spoken word poetry delivered by all the young Dallas-area geniuses on the mic.
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a few words about pioneering cartoonist and entrepreneur Jackie Ormes, w/portrait by @RobertTRES Liu-Trujillo
Arie Monroe first introduced me to the story of Jackie Ormes, the first black female cartoonist, a few years ago. But this week,  one of my contributors shared a link to the BNP/CBLDF article on Jackie's career on the Facebook page , and then my dude TRES p...
After poking around the internet, I was impressed with the activist's voice in Ormes's comics, and with her entrepreneurial spirit. Jackie wasn't some pretty bird with a little drawing ability. She wasn't a humble working girl who knew her place. Jackie Ormes was the epitome of a Boss: A freshly ...
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"HOW TO ELIMINATE WACK RAPPERS FROM RECORDING" by Crank Lucas
If only it were this easy...   "Your verse was wack with no substance..."   I need that Golden Girls beat. Crank Lucas kilt me with this video. You have no idea how many emails I get from these non rapping dudes who want me to share their music.   NO. IDEA....
Museum Of UnCut Funk Partners With The Google Cultural Institute - The Museum Of UnCut Funk brings images from it's FUNKY Collection online with the Google Cultural Institute February 1st, 2016... Read More ». ghettoManga · You had me at "Red Sonja and the Nubile Barbarians".
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You like badass chicks, right? Check out @BOOMstudios' punk-rock Trade Paperback CURB STOMP!
Before I forget, here's a preview of that Curb Stomp trade paperback BOOM! is dropping this week... Here's the sales pitch: Three gangs. Five girls. No way out. Machete Betty
leads a small gang of women under the self-appointed task of protecting
their ho...
Before I forget, here's a preview of that Curb Stomp trade paperback BOOM! is dropping this week... Here's the sales pitch: Three gangs. Five girls. No way out. Machete Betty leads a small gang of women under the self-appointed task of protecting their home of Old Beach, one of three boroughs ...
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#MusicToDrawTo "Beat Reel 33" by @th3oryhazit, and some love for the mighty Richard Pryor (rip)
Theory Hazit is one of my favorite young emcees, but it's easy to forget he makes beats as well .  On Beat Reel 33 , Hazit passes the mic to late, great stand up philosopher Richard  Pryor. click here for more Theory Hazit beats Man, I miss Richard... We ar...
Richard Pryor's widow Jennifer Lee Pryor stops by Alison Rosen Is Your New Best Friend to talk about how she and Richard met, what she loved about him, what she misses about him, codependence, her relationship with his kids, drugs and threesomes, marrying, divorcing and marrying him again, ...
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Cartoonist, Illustrator, Writer, Publisher, Patriarch
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  • GhettoManga.com, Ziontific.com,
    Cartoonist, Illustrator, Publisher, present
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Dallas,TX
Previously
Killeen,TX
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I draw stuff for a living. Whenever possible, I make it awesome.
Introduction
Samax is a freelance cartoonist and illustrator who would make a lot more money if he didn't spend so much time watching movies and writing blogs. how he manages to find time to do his fan magazine ghettoManga Quarterly, draw comics, and take care of his wife and baby daughter is a mystery, but somehow he fits it all in...
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Was on the cover of local newspaper in Dallas. Got props from Fab 5 Freddy and Spike Lee. I'm kind of a big deal.
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  • Old School
    present
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