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Quincy Jones ~ The True Essence of Music

“Music is the only art form that can evoke a visceral and spiritual emotion in a person.”

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Silence Through Gratitude!

Sometimes when you hear of a colleague’s passing, it really just kind of knocks the wind out of you a bit!

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Unacceptable!

good morning, dear Lord & thank YOU for another day. I awaken with Travon’s parents, as well as Sean Bell’s parents in my thoughts. Again, our world watched & waited for a decision to be made by 6 women and yet again we were disappointed, disgusted, outraged & hurt by the outcome. Initially I was ashamed to say that I am part of ‘the system’ — this very system — but you know what? My

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TFTD: Can’t Save the World

thought for this day: we can only pray on the shortcomings of others ~ we have to remember to allow others to build upon their own personal weaknesses no matter how much we would like to step in and fix their ills.

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Real Talk!

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July 21: A Call for Peace: Reclaiming Our Community

  Press Release appeared on Black News.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 11, 2012 CONTACT: Detrel Howell, Director of Program Development The Kareem D. Sapp Foundation, Inc. 646-339-6149 dhowell@kareemdsapp.org www.kareemdsapp.org A CALL FOR PEACE WILL RESONATE ON JULY 21, 2012 ON LONG ISLAND — Legendary R&B and Hip Hop Performers Featured at Community Event Aimed to Combat Violence Among Urban Youth — [Click to Enlarge] New York, NY (BlackNews.com) — The Kareem D. Sapp Foundation, Inc.

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Heads Up: Will i-SoulRadio.com Fill Your Soulful Void?

Sifting through FaceBook timelines can be extremely beneficial at times.  I hit the jackpot yesterday when I came across the news of a “preview” of an internet-based radio station which is rotating and blending music from the era when classic soul reigned, and including some of the tunes that is deemed as R&B, today.

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Bobbi Humphrey: An Unexpected Encounter & A Precious Gift

I went to pick up tickets for a free concert going on next week with Joe & Meli’sa Morgan and ran into Bobbi Humphrey.

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Never Forgotten: Phyllis Hyman ~ The Goddess

Since 1995 for me, the period between June 30th and July 6th has been a period where I’ve struggled with overwhelming sadness and had difficulty listening to the music of Phyllis Hyman without remembering that her music is what was left behind for the world to cherish.

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So Long: 98.7 KISS fm (NYC)

I found myself befuddled when I sat in my car expecting to hear Michael Baisden’s daily afternoon rant on 98.7 KISS fm because it wasn’t Baisden’s voice that I heard, but that of longtime on-air jock, Jeff Foxx.  He was not only doing his regular WBLS afternoon/early evening slot, but his show was also airing down the dial on 98.7 KISS fm.  I refused to pull the car away from the curb until I heard

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Classic Soul Comes to the ‘Burbs

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The Music of INTRO Will Never Die

My friend, Clinton (Buddy) Wike from the 90s group, Intro posted a mixtape link The Best of Intro: RIP Kenny Greene If you loved the music that INTRO left for us to cherish before Kenny Greene’s untimely death, like I did, then this mixtape <~~ right here is for you!!

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Pause…

Remembering: Michael Jackson Teena Marie Heavy D Don Cornelius Whitney Houston & The Mighty Etta James #amen It is not always easy to receive funds through other external resources, characteristically to deal with health care needs. Let’s find answers to your most important questions about online pharmacy. Antabuse treating alcoholism addiction, as part of a recovery program. Naturally, it may also be used to treat some other conditions as determined by your physician. Viagra is

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My Inner Soul Aches!!

The return of The Inner Soul was supposed to be the renewing of an upbeat spirit for me to share my thoughts about soul music, today and historically. But, these two short months of this new year have been filled with the most heart breaking loses our soul community has experienced in some time.

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