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Daily Word: Be Stubborn!!

Greetings and Salutations! Welcome to a new day and a new opportunity to do it better! Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to being stubborn!! Soooooo…… I don’t know whether it was the weather, something in the air, or mercury retrograde (for all my astrology folks out there), but yesterday was an interesting day to say the least. I receive e-mails… Read more »

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Lifestyle Leather Brand ‘Mifland’ Takes Center Stage in New “Made” Visual

Look familiar? That’s because it’s created a stir within the social realm on sites like Tumblr, with hundreds of cool kids sharing the photo and stanning over their simplistic yet genuis creations. Behind the popular Mifland leather sensation are Atlanta-based college friends Bjorn Crooks and Tobi Egberongbe. They came together on their latest project, “Made”,… Read more »

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Daily Word: Be Certain!!!

Tremendous Tuesday, my Talented and Tenacious!! Welcome to the day that you re-realize your power! They say that the only certainty in life is death and taxes… They say that nothing is more certain than uncertainty…. While some of that may have truth to it, it is imperative that you are certain about who you… Read more »

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Daily Word: Be Specific!!

Happy Monday, my Creators of Life! Welcome to the beginning of a wonderful week! Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to being specific! What I am about to say may upset some and become an eyeopener for others…. Either way, take heed and do what you have to do to change your life in the right… Read more »

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Sa-Ra Member Taz Arnold Releases Solo Mixtape “Rad America”; Speaks On Future Fashion Ventures

Fashion designer and one-third of Sa-Ra Creative Partners, Taz Arnold, has just released his debut solo project titled Rad America for free. The 21-track mixtape features samples from Meek Mill, Drake, Chris Brown, and many more and acts as an introduction to Tesla, a new alias that Taz has created. Download Taz’s album Rad America,… Read more »

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Pics: Evander Holyfield Referees at Phoenix Suns Celebrity Shootout

Photo credit: Hernan Rodriguez, hernanphotography.com Over the past weekend, Evander Holyfield joined a number of athletes, musicians, actors, and entertainment personalities for a celebrity shootout and basketball game at the US Airways Center, home to the Phoenix Suns. Isaiah Rider, Anthony Anderson, Calais Campbell, Donald Faison, Terrell Owens, Columbus Short, Bubba Watson, JoJo, Brian White,… Read more »

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Daily Word: WAKE UP!!!

TGI…Everyday!! Welcome to the end of a wonderful week! Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to waking up and turning your dreams into reality! I know it sounds like a cliche’, but if you can dream it, then you can make it happen! Your thoughts are the most powerful tool you have in your arsenal, and… Read more »

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Daily Word: Think Bigger!!!

Happy Take-Over Thursday! Welcome to the first of the month and the day that you continue to take-over your life! Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to thinking bigger! I’ll keep this short and sweet! You are what you think about the most! If you keep concentrating on the things in life that don’t matter, that… Read more »

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Amazing New Trailer For This Summer’s “The Avengers” Debuts

Marvel Studios and Disney have just released the new, adnd what many believe to be the final. theatrical trailer for this summer’s epic superhero blockbuster The Avengers. The Avengers, which is being directed by Joss Whedon, of course stars Robert Downey Jr. as Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Chris Evans as Captain America, Mark Ruffalo… Read more »

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Daily Word: Take The Leap!!

Happy Leap Day, my Creatures of Adventure! Welcome to the day that comes every four years – February 29th! As we celebrate this moment, we are dedicating today’s Daily Word to taking the leap! You have nothing to lose and everything to gain! Playing it safe isn’t only a waste of talent, it is a… Read more »

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Beyonce and Mother Tina Knowles Design T-Shirts for Obama’s “Runway To Win” Initiative

Sixteen-time Grammy Award-winner and new mom Beyonce Knowles-Carter, along with her mother Tina Knowles, are just two of 27 designers who have created unique apparel in support of President Barack Obama’s 2012 presidential re-election as part of the Runway to Win initiative. The initiative, which is one of the top Obama fundraisers in the country, was… Read more »

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Daily Word: Just Ask!!!

Happy Friday, my Creators of Life! Welcome to the end of a wonderful week! Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to Asking! Life is simple if we allow it to be! Everything you want is yours for the taking, if you simply just ask! Many times, we tip toe around our dreams and aspirations, putting limitations… Read more »

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Daily Word: By Any Means Necessary!!!

Happy Takeover Tuesday, my Revolutionaries! Welcome to the day that you take back full control of your life! Today marks the 47th anniversary of Malcolm X’s death, a day that has changed our country forever! In celebration of his life, we are dedicating today’s Daily Word to doing what is necessary! Martin Luther King once… Read more »

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Daily Word: No Is The Best Answer!!!

Happy Fearless Friday, my Warriors of Light! Welcome to the day you begin to reject all that you do not want to see in your life! You know what you want! You understand what would make your life the best life! With that knowledge, it is imperative to say NO to whatever doesn’t fit that… Read more »

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“Family Guy” Animator Andrew Burrell Talks Black Comic Book Heroes With Shawn Martinbrough

In 1998, native New Yorker Andrew Burrell moved to California to work as a background animator on the animated series “The Simpsons”. Then he moved on to do design work on the hit show, “Family Guy” where he continues to work. Burrell first encountered the work of Shawn Martinbrough while the two worked together at… Read more »

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New Action Figure Based On RZA’s “G.I. Joe Retaliation” Character Revealed At 2012 Toy Fair

An action figure based on the character Blind Master that rapper, producer, and actor RZA is portraying in this summer’s G.I. Joe Retaliation, has been revealed at the 109th Annual American International Toy Fair. Hasbro, who is creating the upcoming toy line for the film release on June 29, displayed figures for a number of the film’s characters, such… Read more »

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Daily Word: Celebrate Everyday!!!

TGI…..Everyday!!!! Welcome to the end of a great week and a great cause for celebration! According to various sources, on average, 146,000 people die worldwide each and every day! To put it in context, that’s a total 5,986,000 people gone so far in 2012. If you are reading these words, then congratulations… you were just… Read more »

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Daily Word: It’s All Possible!!!

Happy Thursday, my Miracle Makers! Welcome to the first day of the rest of your life! Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to making your dreams happen! There are many people who live within the limitations of what reality says is possible. There are many people who can only see within the four walls in the… Read more »

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Daily Word: The Secret of Success…

Happy Wins-Day, my blessed and highly favored! Welcome to the day that will change your life forever!! The day that you will learn how to get everything you desire… Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to the secret of success. There’s a secret that every successful person knows… This secret has been around for many years… Read more »

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Daily Word: Have Some Courage!!!

Great Morning, My Great People!! Welcome to the best week of your life!! Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to having some courage!! Effective immediately, I need you to start being more courageous! Effective immediately, I need you to stop allowing fear to stop you from doing what you ought to be doing! The life you… Read more »

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AllHipHop.com Previews Footage From “The Amazing Spider-Man” In New York City

Earlier today, (February 6), Sony Pictures held a worldwide event in select cities that allowed fans and movie-goers an exclusive preview of the new trailer and footage from the director Marc Webb’s upcoming film,The Amazing Spider-Man. The event was the perfect opportunity for the film’s creators and Sony Pictures to build anticipation and gauge reactions… Read more »

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Daily Word: Stay Strong!!!

Happy Friday, my determined, tenacious, gifted and talented! Welcome to the end of a wonderful week! We had our ups and downs, but the great news is that we are still here standing strong! Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to your strength! Contrary to popular belief, failing doesn’t make you a failure. Despite conventional wisdom,… Read more »

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The Rock Channels Jay-Z in “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” Film’s Super Bowl Spot

“Whatever deity guides my life/ Dear Lord, don’t let me die tonight.” -Jay-Z The “immortal words of Jay-Z” from his song “Don’t Let Me Die” have been so eloquently recited by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at the beginning of the new television spot for Paramount Pictures’ G.I. Joe: Retaliation, which is set to air this Sunday… Read more »

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Daily Word: Show Compassion (R.I.P. Don Cornelius)

Good Morning, my Grateful and Greatly Appreciated! Today’s Daily Word is dedicated to showing compassion. Yesterday morning, we were presented with the shocking news that “Soul Train” founder and dance television pioneer, Don Cornelius had died from an apparent suicide. Many couldn’t believe this transpired, but one can only imagine what would lead someone to… Read more »

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