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Yejide The Mama Wize – Ageless Hip Hop Sound

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YEJIDE THE MAMA WIZE

Yejide was raised in music. Being the youngest of 7, she was exposed to several genres of music, including her father’s Be-Bop and Jazz, her mother’s Rhythm and Blues and Disco and her siblings love for Funk, Soul and Hip Hop. Her older brother had her writing rhymes and blending and mixing records by 1980. She was an excellent student in school and was a technically trained dancer from the age of 8 until her sophomore year at Brooklyn Technical HS.

Her love of dance and music became her signature. She’s danced Jazz, Ballet, Tap, Modern, Bolero & East Indian Mudrahs on the stages of Lincoln Center, Avery Fisher Hall, Alice Tully Hall and the world renowned Carnegie Hall. She won 1st place for singing at the NAACP-sponsored ACTSO Award for the Brooklyn Youth Council and was a delegate at the NAACP conventions for 3 consecutive years, introducing new bills to the legislative branch, before the age of 17.

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Yejide was given the name, “The Night Queen”, by her mother because she always came home at the darkest of night.  Yejide danced with a crew called the X-Men and they named her Storm because of the “powers and elements that awakened when she ‘tranced’ out on the dance floor”.

Simultaneously, she became a staple on the undergound Hip Hop and Spoken Word circuit, sometimes doing two or three shows a week. Since 1993, Yejide has accumulated thousands of physical photographs and tens of Hi8 analog video tapes of the underground House scene, the NYC Hip Hop scene, live shows and several parties and celebrations. She never leaves home without her camera.

Yejide was a contributing writer for Red Eye Mag and a few online periodicals. She had her own column in The Black Track Newspaper called, “Let Me Just Remind You” that covered African American socio-political topics and music reviews. In 1997, after she graduated John Jay College with her Bachelor’s Of Science in Criminal Justice, she created We Manifest, a performance and production company. She saw a need for talented women to express themselves without a man’s influence, and created the D.A.W.T.A.H.Z. Series: a 6-year running showcase featuring female artists that traveled throughout NYC.

Yejide was featured in Blu Magazine, Mass Appeal, Shout, Urb and Red Eye Mag for her thoughts on female MCs, We Manifest and the DAWTAHZ series. She danced for Fonda Rae, Afrika Bambaatah, Colonel Abrams, Barbara Tucker, Michael Watford and Whodini. She’s proud to have lyrically blessed stages with Pam Africa, KRS-One, Apani, Baba Israel, Lady Blue, Mos Def, The Anomolies Crew, Strong Hold, Jessica Care Moore, 3 Bean Stew, Second 2 Last, Imani Uzuri, Wunmi, Full Circle, INI Mighty Lock Down, StaHHr, Hydra and Scienz Of Life, to name a few. She’s performed at Theater Barbey in Bordeau, France with Breez Evahflowin and Poison Pen for “Per4Mentalz”, a 4-day Hip Hop Concert in 2000. She drove down to State of the Union in DC with Tah Phrum Da Bush to perform with Tha Remainz and Jasiri X. She dropped Seventh, her first CD in 2000, with production from Scienz Of Life, Mic One of Animated Cartunes and the world famous, DJ Evil Dee. She kept performing and being The Mama Wize throughout NYC and the college circuit for the next 5 years.

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We Manifest branched out into: Hair By Nature – a natural hair maintenance service; Balance~Wearable Art – innovative, eclectic and colorful jewelry, oils, books and all-natural body products; and Finger Food & Photos – a cypher with business owners, activists, writers and artists building and reasoning while enjoying The Mama Wize’s culinary treats. As an avid party-goer and performer, she’s been a welcome family member of Da BeatMinerz since 1995, dancing to their selections at Sputnik, Opus 21, Joe’s Pub and their annual Bearthday parties at Sutra during the Memorial Day weekends!

Currently, Yejide is on DJ Evil Dee’s “Broadcasting Live” Mixtape Album and working on new music, selling Balance ~ Wearable Art at festivals and online, writing the BEATMINERZ Radio blog and building up the We Manifest brand. Thank you for your interest and look out for The Mama Wize.

 

 

Burlesque Brought Sexy Back – Brown Sugar Is Bubbling Over In Brooklyn

Mo Betta Burlesque

Essence Revealed knows how to captivate a crowd. And we all know she is just bubblin’ over with Brown Sugar- delicious! If you don’t get all you desire in your basket this Easter- Essence will surely satisfy that sweet tooth! Mo Betta Burlesque – MONDAY April 6! 10pm! No Cover. Mo’s Fort Greene!

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Check out Essence on her website: http://www.theessencerevealed.com

Sexy is back and in a wonderful way, the way of Burlesque.

The Conversation Project – Will You Join In The Conversation?

The Conversation Project

In the hopes of starting a positive healing process, after the lost lives of young people for what appears to be no reason other than the color of their skin, we came together – to talk. OPENLY, HONESTLY, CANDIDLY. Not to point fingers, not to incite, but to try to delve into the rawness of the truth so as to simply begin to heal and begin to work together towards solutions and STEPS FORWARD instead of feeling sucked into the abyss that evil forces are trying to keep our country in.

THE CONVERSATION (PART ONE) What It Means To Be Black In America In This Century

ELDERS LEADING THE CONVERSATION: Kenneth L. Foote, Mark Anthony Neal, Dr. Christopher Emdin

SQUIRES JOINING IN: Elijah M. Brown, Tywan Anthony

Concept by Carmen M Colon and Kenneth L. Foote, Directed by: Paul Mondesire Videotaped by: DK Knighton

TOPIC ONE: Justice or Just Us

 


 
Send in your conversations and let’s keep talking to each other. Submit your videos to: MFIR.RADIO@GMAIL.COM

DO THE RIGHT THING WAY – SPIKE LEE MAKES HISTORY

 

Spike Lee was given his own street by the City of New York. “Do The Right Thing Way” will replace Stuyvesant Street (Lexington and Quincy). Okay Brooklyn

 

 

The iconic “Do the Right Thing” (1989) by Spike Lee, was filmed entirely on this street – Stuyvesant between Lexington and Quincy – here in the Bed-Stuy section of Brooklyn. Here, Mookie (Spike Lee) the delivery man for the pizza place owned by Sal Frangione (Danny Aiello), reveals a story of racial tensions rise in the midst of a heatwave. The neighborhood becomes violent when two local African American men are apprehended by police and one, Radio Raheem (Bill Nunn), is killed. “Do the Right Thing” is one of the most controversial and greatest films of its time as it looks deep into race relations in the urban setting.

 

 

Do the Right Thing is a 1989 American comedy-drama film produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee, who also played the part of ‘Mookie’ in the film. Other members of the cast include Danny AielloOssie DavisRuby DeeRichard EdsonGiancarlo EspositoBill NunnJohn Turturro, and Samuel L. Jackson. It is also notably the feature film debuts of Martin Lawrence and Rosie Perez. The movie tells the story of a neighborhood’s simmering racial tension, which comes to a head and culminates in tragedy on the hottest day of the summer.

The film was a commercial success and received numerous accolades and awards, including an Academy Award nomination for Lee for Best Original Screenplay and one for Best Supporting Actor for Aiello’s portrayal of Sal the pizzeria owner. It is often listed among the greatest films of all time.[3][4][5][6] In 1999, it was deemed to be “culturally significant” by the U.S. Library of Congress, and was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry, one of just five films to have this honor in their first year of eligibility.

After Brooklyn Nets beat Toronto Raptors in Game 7, Jay Z ends his Twitter drought

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First, Drake took a shot at Jay Z, the former Nets owner. During an interview as a playoff game raged between the Brooklyn Nets and Toronto Raptors, Drake said Jay Z was probably somewhere wolfing down “a fondue plate.”

To get even, the Nets superimposed a Brookly jersey on Drake as he sat courtside for Game 6 at the Barclay’s Center.

And although he could’ve had the last laugh when the Nets won Game 7 on Sunday, 104-103, on Paul Pierce’s last-second block, Jay Z (who has 2.98 million followers on Twitter but hasdn’t tweeted since July) took the high road:

Video shoot for #TheHope – #TrayvonMartinTribute

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Official Video Shoot for @homicidehitman @iamlvthevoice for #TheHope

We need everyone to come out and support this video and movement. 

This is going to be a historic event

Attention all Mothers if you have a baby in a stroller and a child around 8-10 then bring him or contact myself or Shannon Evans in regards to having your child in the video for #TheHope remember We are also having a #TrayvonMartinTribute but not only for him if you have a picture of someone that you lost to the streets etc Then bring that love with you.  If you have a friend bring your friend with you we want as many ppl as possible. 

Remember for the  #TrayvonMartinTribute bring a Hoodie if you don’t have a Hoodie then print out a picture of him. 

This will not be your average video #TheHope is about bring life back to the Hood..  We need to stop all the killing our loved ones and children or not living longer than their parents etc.. 

So come out and support something other than the club….

#TheHope Hitman & LV The Voice ( 2013/2014 Humanitarian of the Year) 

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Man, 39, killed by teen gunman in B15 bus shooting in Brooklyn

Angel Rojas was an innocent bystander when sources said a 14-year-old started wildly firing off shots at a rival that boarded the B15 bus at Marcus Garvey Blvd. near Greene Ave. in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

 

 

 

A 14-year-old fiend turned a city bus into a murder scene in the flash of a gun Thursday when his bullet meant for a rival killed an innocent Brooklyn dad instead, sources said.

Angel Rojas, 39, was sitting on the B15 when the kid shot up the bus at about 6:20 p.m. at Marcus Garvey Blvd. near Greene Ave. in Bedford-Stuyvesant, cops said. Rojas, the married father of two, was shot in the back of the head.

Police took the teen, identified by relatives as Kahton Anderson, into custody and recovered a gun and six shells, cops said.

Angel Rojas was killed while doing nothing else but riding a B15 through Brooklyn around rush hour Thursday.

COURTESY PHOTO TO THE NEW YORK DAILY NEWS FROM THE ROJAS FAMILY

Angel Rojas was killed while doing nothing else but riding a B15 through Brooklyn around rush hour Thursday.

The alleged killer and some other teens were in the rear of Brooklyn-to-JFK bus No. 4184 when an apparent rival boarded and started walking toward them, sources said.

“One kid pulls out a gun and he lets off a couple of rounds,” a source said. “He’s running out of the bus, still letting rounds go, and this poor guy gets shot in the back of the head. He wasn’t the intended victim.”

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Rojas' son Saury, 12, and his mom were at the hospital getting his broken finger treated when police notified them of their loss.

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Rojas’ son Saury, 12, and his mom were at the hospital getting his broken finger treated when police notified them of their loss.

Members of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Volunteer Ambulance Corps rushed Rojas, who still had a pulse, to Woodhull Hospital in critical condition, police and sources said.

But the mortally wounded man died there at about 7:50 p.m., police sources said.

Neighbors were dumbfounded by the loss.

Angel Rojas, pictured here with his wife, Maria, was shot to death on the B15 bus.

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Angel Rojas, pictured here with his wife, Maria, was shot to death on the B15 bus.

“He was such a good family man. All he would do is leave early to go to work, and look what happened,” said Yovanna Melo, 33, who lives next-door to the family. “This is terrible news for everyone that knew him.”

Rojas’ wife of 13 years, Maria, fell to her knees sobbing in the living room of the family’s small second-floor Brownsville apartment when she found out her husband was dead, family members said.

RELATED: WOUNDED ROOKIE COP RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL

Angel Rojas was killed while riding a B15 bus in Brooklyn after a teenager started firing off rounds toward a rival, police sources say.

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Angel Rojas was killed while riding a B15 bus in Brooklyn after a teenager started firing off rounds toward a rival, police sources say.

The victim’s 12-year-old son, Saury, and 8-year-old daughter, April, also crumbled at their mother’s side. The young boy tried to make sense of the senseless.

“I’m 12, he’s 14. He was too small to be around a gun like that,” Saury said. “My dad would still be alive right now . . .”

Rojas uprooted his family from their native Dominican Republic and came to America four years ago in search of a better life that didn’t come easy.

Police say a 14-year-old is behind the deadly shooting on a B15 bus that killed an bystander.

JESSE WARD FOR NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Police say a 14-year-old is behind the deadly shooting on a B15 bus that killed an bystander.

The hard-working dad took the B15 bus every morning at 6 a.m. to his job at a fruit stand on Grand Ave., his family said. He worked a 12-hour shift before coming home to rest and get ready for his second job at a deli on Clarkson St.

“My dad was a nice guy. Every day he’d work for us. Every time he came home he used to come give me a hug,” said Saury, who had tears in his eyes.

A source said the teen had been exiting the bus as he sprayed gunfire toward his rival inside. One of the bullets hit rider Angel Rojas in the head.

JESSE WARD FOR NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

A source said the teen had been exiting the bus as he sprayed gunfire toward his rival inside. One of the bullets hit rider Angel Rojas in the head.

Cops found their teen suspect with an unloaded gun shortly after the shooting, police said.

The alleged punk killer and two pals were taken into custody and brought to the 79th Precinct stationhouse for questioning, police sources said.

The six shell casings were found at the scene, police sources said.

The public transportation mayhem took place on a B15 bus near the intersection of Marcus Garvey Blvd. and Lafayette Ave. in Brooklyn.

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The public transportation mayhem took place on a B15 bus near the intersection of Marcus Garvey Blvd. and Lafayette Ave. in Brooklyn.

No charges had been filed in the killing by early Friday, police said.

“He’s just a good kid,” Anderson’s grandfather, William Green, said outside the stationhouse.

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“This is the ghetto. You hang out with the wrong crowd and things happen,” the Brooklyn resident said. “This is his first real contact with the police.”

The tragedy on the B15 comes almost three weeks after another shooting involving a Brooklyn bus. Police say rookie cop James Li, 26, was blasted three times in the legs in February by a fare beater who turned out to be wanted on a drug charge.

Rashun Robinson, 28, was leaving through the back door of the B46 bus on Empire Blvd. in Crown Heights at about 5 p.m. when he was caught by Li.

The ex-con and reputed Bloods member was determined to dodge jail time at any cost and opened fire while running from the bus, police said.

With Kerry Burke, Rocco Parascandola and Tina Moore

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/woman-shot-head-b15-bus-article-1.1728690#ixzz2wdIBAh7B

New Music from Hit Man – The Hope ft LV The Voice

New Music from

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