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John Lennon, Memes, and Time: John Lennon was murdered 38 years ago today. RIP to one of the most influential musicians of all time.

John Lennon was murdered 38 years ago today. RIP to one of the most influential musicians of all time.

Being Alone, Energy, and Memes: DID YOU KNOW? G: STANDUP9 1I Queen Elizabeth owns 1/6th of all the land on Earth. She coulo end world hunger and poverty I0 times over and still have a fortune. Her land alone is worth over $30 trillion. Instead of benefitting the planet, she and her minions plot to enslave us with the New World Order. Many forecast that the entities manipulating humanity are seriously running out of time as human consciousness is growing rapidly Most people are taking about celebrities, athletes, actors and musicians donating more money but no one ever brings up the most wealthy of people who no doubt it made they money off unethical practices and many of times their heritage can directly related to mass genocides that took place. We gotta stop fighting and bickering about the umbrella effect and start getting go core issues. It’s ten times harder and even more dangerous but the rewards of creating a better society for all that inhabit it and those who soon will. The fact is that our energy should be aimed at the very top of the 1%. Those who profit trillions, and who’s Fortunes could change entire continents let alone possibly the entire world. If you think asking for a society that uses alternative energy, higher quality materials, and easier more compassionate way of living is extreme, utopia, or something that’s not fathomable BUT have no problem that in our reality we have people that have enough resources to change history is ok then something is seriously wrong with your perception. standup911 - Follow @_standup911 backup page & @_meetingoftheminds - events

Most people are taking about celebrities, athletes, actors and musicians donating more money but no one ever brings up the most wealthy of p...

Anaconda, Apple, and Bad: Jay-Z, Diddy, and Dr. Dre Become The Richest American Musicians Of Any Genre As They Top Forbes' Wealthiest Hip Hop Artists List @balleralert Jay-Z, Diddy, and Dr. Dre Become The Richest American Musicians Of Any Genre As They Top Forbes’ Wealthiest Hip Hop Artists List - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Black Excellence is at an all-time high, and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. From the massive, record-breaking success of ‘Black Panther’ to the many successful business ventures of our favorite Black entertainers, the culture is thriving and it’s beautiful. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Thursday, Forbes released its annual list of the wealthiest hip-hop artists on the planet, and the top five entrants came as no surprise as it was very similar to last year’s list. However, there was a bit of a shift in the top two slots. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ After catapulting his net worth from $810 million to $900 million through his Armand de Brignac champagne and D’Usse cognac, in addition to his of his nine-figure ownership stakes in Roc Nation and Tidal, Jay-Z has landed the top spot on this year’s list, dethroning business mogul, Diddy. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ However, the Bad Boy CEO secured the No. 2 spot with the help of his interest in Ciroc and Revolt TV, increasing his network to $825 million. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In this year’s list, Dr. Dre held on to his No. 3 spot, but still increased his network form $740 million to $770 million. But, according to reports, Dre may be seeing an even bigger spike next year when he receives his Apple stock from his $3 billion buyout of Beats in 2014. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ As the top three contenders for the wealthiest hip-hop acts on the planet, according to Forbes, the three Hip-hop moguls have also become the richest American musicians of any genre in history. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Pulling up the rear of the Forbes Five list is none other than Eminem and Drake, who tied at an even $100 million apiece.

Jay-Z, Diddy, and Dr. Dre Become The Richest American Musicians Of Any Genre As They Top Forbes’ Wealthiest Hip Hop Artists List - blogged b...

Beijing, Black History Month, and College: <p>Black artist history day 28: Opera singer Camilla Williams.</p> <p>Camilla Williams was born in 1919 to a laundress and a chauffeur. She was the fourth and youngest child of the family. The Williams’ were poor, the music was an important part of their lives. Camilla’s grandfather was a choir leader and she grew up singing and playing piano.</p> <p>She later trained at Virginia State College, now Virginia State University, and received her bachelor&rsquo;s in music education. She was then awarded a scholarship to study music in Philadelphia with a prestigious voice instructor, Marion Szekely Freschl.</p> <p>In 1946 Williams became the first African American to receive a regular contract with a major American opera company, making her debut with the New York City Opera in the title role in Puccini&rsquo;s Madama Butterfly. She continued to sing throughout the United States and Europe with other opera companies and in 1951 she sang Bess in the landmark, first complete recording of Gershwin&rsquo;s Porgy and Bess.</p> <p>In 1977, she became the first African American appointed as Professor of Voice at Indiana University. She was also the first African-American vocal teacher at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China. </p> <p>I really hope you’ve enjoyed this series on black artists for Black history month. We’ve covered singers, dancers, actors, musicians, painters, sculptors, poets and more :D I’ve had a lot of fun researching for this project and sharing what I’ve discovered with you.</p>

Black artist history day 28: Opera singer Camilla Williams. Camilla Williams was born in 1919 to a laundress and a chauffeur. She was the f...

America, Black History Month, and Chicago: <p>Black history month day 11: Ragtime composer Scott Joplin.</p> <p>Stock Joplin was born just three years after the end of the Civil War in 1868, to a former slave man and freeborn black woman. His father worked as a laborer for the railroad and his mother was a maid. When not working, his father liked to play the violin for plantation parties in North Carolina while his mother sang and played the banjo. Joplin was given a rudimentary musical education by his family and from the age of seven he was allowed to play the piano while his mother cleaned.</p> <p>Joplin was ambitious about learning piano, often practicing after school. He was tutored for a while by German Jew who had emigrated to America. This teacher taught him folk, classical, and opera music, encouraging him to recognize music as an art form. Joplin never forgot the man’s kindness and sent the ill and aging man a gift of money once he had become successful.</p> <p>Jump and did some work as a real way labor but decided to abandon this in pursuit of a musical career. He soon realized that there were not a lot of opportunities for black musicians, churches and brothels being the primary places he could play piano. But he saw some minor success at the Chicago world‘s fair and went on to published several significantly popular ragtime pieces.</p> <p>He composed an opera and move to New York to get it published, unfortunately art music was a field largely closed off the African-Americans. He did not get to see the opera have any success in his lifetime, although it was successfully staged in the 1970s.</p>

Black history month day 11: Ragtime composer Scott Joplin. Stock Joplin was born just three years after the end of the Civil War in 1868, t...

Black History Month, Fire, and Life: <p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/170744530739/black-history-month-day-10-gospelblues-singer" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Black history month day 10: Gospel/Blues singer Blind Willie Johnson.</p> <p>Johnson was born to sharecroppers in a small town near Waco, Texas on January 25, 1897. His mother died when he was only 4, and his father remarried. When he was five years old his father gave him a cigar box guitar as his first instrument. He was not born blind, but acquired the condition early in life. It is unclear exactly how, although some historians agree that he was blinded after being splashed in the face with a caustic liquid by his stepmother. Other theories are that he was wearing the wrong glasses or that he viewed a partial solar eclipse that was visible over Texas in 1905. At any rate, Johnson became a musician and street preacher, earning change on street corners for his performances. In 1927 he recorded several sessions at a pop up studio with talent scout Frank Buckley Walker, Who also discovered stars such as Hank Williams. Johnson was given $50 for each usable side, plus a bonus for relinquishing any royalties from the sales of the records.</p> <p>He had four more recording sessions and a fairly successful career as a recording artist and street preacher until the great depression minimized his audience. In 1945, his home was destroyed by a fire but he continued to live in the ruins as he had nowhere else to go. Because of these living conditions he was exposed to the humidity and contracted malarial fever. The local hospitals would not admit him, either because of his visual impairment or because of his race. Over the course of the year his condition steadily worsened and he died on September 18, 1945. His death certificate reported syphilis and blindness as contributing factors.</p> <p>Johnson’s music was revived in the 1960s thanks in large part to his inclusion on Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music in 1952 and the efforts of the blues guitarist Reverend Gary Davis, a highly regarded figure in New York’s blossoming folk scene who taught Johnson’s music to young musicians. This led to his music being re-interpreted by acts like Peter, Paul and Mary and Bob Dylan. </p> <p>This is the only known picture of Blind Willie Johnson.</p></blockquote> <p>And I just have to include one of his most famous songs, in fact one that was selected by Carl Sagan and others to be placed on Voyager 1 (which is now the furthest man-made object from earth at over 10,000,000,000 miles away) in case extraterrestrial beings ever came across it and wanted to learn something about the people of earth. No words, just plaintive humming. Meant to represent abject and total loneliness: <a href="https://youtu.be/BNj2BXW852g">https://youtu.be/BNj2BXW852g</a></p>

libertarirynn: Black history month day 10: Gospel/Blues singer Blind Willie Johnson. Johnson was born to sharecroppers in a small town nea...

Black History Month, Fire, and Life: <p>Black history month day 10: Gospel/Blues singer Blind Willie Johnson.</p> <p>Johnson was born to sharecroppers in a small town near Waco, Texas on January 25, 1897. His mother died when he was only 4, and his father remarried. When he was five years old his father gave him a cigar box guitar as his first instrument. He was not born blind, but acquired the condition early in life. It is unclear exactly how, although some historians agree that he was blinded after being splashed in the face with a caustic liquid by his stepmother. Other theories are that he was wearing the wrong glasses or that he viewed a partial solar eclipse that was visible over Texas in 1905. At any rate, Johnson became a musician and street preacher, earning change on street corners for his performances. In 1927 he recorded several sessions at a pop up studio with talent scout Frank Buckley Walker, Who also discovered stars such as Hank Williams. Johnson was given $50 for each usable side, plus a bonus for relinquishing any royalties from the sales of the records.</p> <p>He had four more recording sessions and a fairly successful career as a recording artist and street preacher until the great depression minimized his audience. In 1945, his home was destroyed by a fire but he continued to live in the ruins as he had nowhere else to go. Because of these living conditions he was exposed to the humidity and contracted malarial fever. The local hospitals would not admit him, either because of his visual impairment or because of his race. Over the course of the year his condition steadily worsened and he died on September 18, 1945. His death certificate reported syphilis and blindness as contributing factors.</p> <p>Johnson&rsquo;s music was revived in the 1960s thanks in large part to his inclusion on Harry Smith&rsquo;s Anthology of American Folk Music in 1952 and the efforts of the blues guitarist Reverend Gary Davis, a highly regarded figure in New York&rsquo;s blossoming folk scene who taught Johnson&rsquo;s music to young musicians. This led to his music being re-interpreted by acts like Peter, Paul and Mary and Bob Dylan. </p> <p>This is the only known picture of Blind Willie Johnson.</p>

Black history month day 10: Gospel/Blues singer Blind Willie Johnson. Johnson was born to sharecroppers in a small town near Waco, Texas on...

Anaconda, Empire, and Facebook: <p><a href="http://lol-coaster.tumblr.com/post/169157798412/kevin-zinger-owner-buckshot-gallery-suburban" class="tumblr_blog">lol-coaster</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><b>KEVIN ZINGER </b></p> <p>OWNER  |  Buckshot Gallery, Suburban Noize Records, Regime Management, SRH Clothing, Battle Axe Records, Island Empire Records, Faction Management, Skratch ’N Sniff radio + Empire Agency</p> <p>Kevin Zinger is a successful entrepreneur who has spent the last 25 years building a self-contained empire.  Suburban Noize Records + his other record labels (Battle Axe, Island Empire, etc.), are completely self-funded with thriving artist rosters + catalogues.  Zinger and his label groups have had over 30 records in the top 100, + focus on a wide variety of music from Rock to Hip Hop. </p> <p>Also owned + operated by Zinger, The Regime Management firm is a team of industry professionals who oversee the musical careers of a wide range of high profile clients (Everlast, Dilated Peoples, Pancho Sanchez, House Of Pain, RISK).  The Regime also houses The Empire Agency, which is a full-fledge booking agency for musicians, bands + personalities,  and has over 30 acts on the roster. <br/>In a time when many entertainment companies are plagued by layoffs + downsizing, Zinger’s companies continue to expand.</p> <p>SRH (Supporting Radical Habits) is a lifestyle brand founded by Zinger in the early 90s, with deep roots in the music + extreme sport industries.  With numerous endorsed athletes in surfing, skating, motocross + UFC, the SRH brand succeeds in creating new + distinctive culture by merging both sport + music.  SRH maintains strong alliances with athletes + musicians who embody the SRH lifestyle.  SRH’s unique brand of athletes + music has quietly cultivated a strong underground movement + loyal fanbase.</p> <p>In addition to Suburban Noize, The Regime, + SRH, Zinger has helped build the Skratch N’ Sniff radio program.  The radio show takes some of the biggest songs from rock + hip-hop and blends them together to make an unbelievable mix show that fans of both genres are tuning into in droves.  Since its debut on 91X in San Diego, the show has become a smash radio success with syndication to nearly 65 affiliates throughout the U.S., including New York, Boston, Tampa + Atlanta.</p> <p>Buckshot Gallery in Los Angeles and Faction Management are his most recent endeavors.  Buckshot Gallery has hosted gallery shows for some of the biggest names in art including Risk, Seen, Bates, TAZ, Estevan Oriol. Faction Management is a management + marketing collective that provides management services for over 7 management companies, representing top-tier artists including, Slaughterhouse, Ryan Bingham, Common Kings, and Thievery Corporation.  Faction is currently developing + launching a technology platform that will  redefine music management.</p> <p><b><a href="https://www.facebook.com/kevinzinger">https://www.facebook.com/kevinzinger</a><br/><a href="https://www.instagram.com/zingersrh">https://www.instagram.com/zingersrh</a><br/><a href="https://twitter.com/kevinzinger">https://twitter.com/kevinzinger</a><br/><a href="https://www.facebook.com/suburbannoizerecords">https://www.facebook.com/suburbannoizerecords</a></b></p> </blockquote>

lol-coaster: KEVIN ZINGER  OWNER  |  Buckshot Gallery, Suburban Noize Records, Regime Management, SRH Clothing, Battle Axe Records, Island E...

A Dream, Apple, and Big Sean: This is Blade. The vet said Blade is a German Shepard and Coyote mix Pic: reddit u/meganfoxpoops @DrSmashlove Now look bruv on principle I’m never gon block a brother from getting his bread by means of gainful employment. I love seeing my brothers shining. However I’m also gon express my opinions without constraint and anyone could get this work 🤗😂. With that said, I have detailed on the pages of this account the musicians I love. Future. PNB. A Boogie. 21. H.E.R. Tiller. U feel me? Thugger. Dolph. Brent Faiyaz. DVSN. Party. 6lack. But I have steadfastly roasted one artist even as he grew to heights that quite honestly baffled me. I told a story of talking music with a ting and she liked old boy and knowing right then that it was doomed 🙂. A dude who has been wack to me since Day 1 and it took for him to release an album produced entirely by Young Metro (the GOAT) to make y’all wake up and realize this man is a walking, breathing trash dumpster 😂. That brother right there is Big Sean or, as I call him, Smedium Sean. Now I’m not gon add to the flames of the fire that has grown on social media roasting this poor soul. Imma just drop a few quotes from his new album and let y’all judge: “What goes around comes around faster than fidgets.” ☹️. “Ye found a pro, so I guess that means I’m profound.” 😥. “My step brother used to flip them bags outside the crib like it was trash day...no Kim K, but he bagged Ye.” 😰. “I had a dream I rode with Rosa Parks...” Do it. Redeem yourself, brother. In this era where Colin has awakened a nation, talk yo sh!t young Lion! ✊ “I had a dream I rode with Rosa Parks in the back of the ‘bach...and we was blowing a blunt...and she was packing a strap.” 🤓🔫 DELETE THIS ALBUM OFF APPLE MUSIC-SPOTIFY LIL BRO AND HIRE DRAKE’S GHOST WRITER - THIS IS NOT WHAT YOU WANT YOUR LEGACY TO BE - YOU CAN SAVE THIS TRAIN WRECK - BUT ONLY IF U ACT FAST - IF U TAKE A 18 MONTH BREAK FROM MUSIC U STILL HAVE A CHANCE TO COME BACK AS A CHRISTIAN GOSPEL RAPPER LIKE MASE BUT EVEN THAT WINDOW IS CLOSING ... ACTUALLY PLEASE DON’T ... IF I HEAR U SAY “I had a dream I was on a yacht with Jesus - Brown girls yellow girls in the mix like Reese’s Pieces” SOMEONE MIGHT ASSASSINATE U BRUV ... JUST TAKE A OATH OF SILENCE AND LET JENIH AKIKO DO THE MUSIC ... BLESS UP 🙌😂😂😂

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Brad Pitt, Family, and Grandma: Adam Morgarn @atommorgan A transgender four year old is like a vegan cat. We all know who's making the lifestyle choices. 9/1/16, 17:50 <p><a href="https://secret-knight.tumblr.com/post/165884404062/areasontobreathe-sari-y-fawr-so-very-true" class="tumblr_blog">secret-knight</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://areasontobreathe.tumblr.com/post/165883591624/sari-y-fawr-so-very-true-kids-that-young-are" class="tumblr_blog">areasontobreathe</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://sari-y-fawr.tumblr.com/post/165880361811/so-very-true" class="tumblr_blog">sari-y-fawr</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>So very true</p></blockquote> <p>Kids that young are essentially gender neutral, and are still being taught ‘gender norms’ by adults who should know better. </p> <p>I have the world’s most precious nephew.  When he was 3, he asked his mom and grandma if he could be a girl. Now, my family is smart.  Both his mom and his grandma asked “why?”  He said it was so he could have long hair. </p> <p>His mom showed him photos of famous musicians with long hair, along with Johnny Depp.  His grandma showed him photos of Brad Pitt, Troy Polamalu, and Jared Leto with long hair.  Then they told him “Boys can have long hair, see?”  He said “oh” and went on about his life being a boy.</p> <p>When he was 4, this same nephew decided again that he wanted to be a girl. This time, the reason was so he could wear skirts and paint his nails.  Same reaction: his mom and grandma showed him photos of men in kilts, and men with painted nails, and said “boys can do that, too.”  He said “oh”, and decided he was okay being a boy. </p> <p>At the root of it, he didn’t really want to be a girl. He just wanted to do the same things he saw his mama doing. When he understood he didn’t have to be a girl to do those things, he shrugged it off and was cool with being a boy.</p> <p>Now, if he ever adamantly decides that he is a girl, not that he wants to be a girl, myself, his mom, and his grandma will be okay with that. We just want to make sure he actually is transgender instead of deciding “oh he wants to do these things, so he is a girl.” We are extremely firm believers in making educated decisions. </p> <p>I feel that a transgender four year old is more like a cat who is vegan <b><i>because the cat’s owner’s misunderstood the cat eating grass to mean it is vegan.</i></b><br/></p> </blockquote> <p>👆👆👆👆👆👆👆👆👆👆</p></blockquote>

secret-knight: areasontobreathe: sari-y-fawr: So very true Kids that young are essentially gender neutral, and are still being taught ‘gend...