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Lauryn Hill, Haile Selassie & The Marley Legacy

August 18, 2011

On July 23, 2011 music superstar Lauryn Hill gave birth to her sixth (6) child, whose name at the time of this writing has not yet been released to the public. While most media attention circulated on who is the actual father of the child, the significance of the date of when the child was […]

All That Jazz: The Metaphysical Narrative Of Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk & Charlie Parker

February 20, 2011

  There are correspondences between individuals or events associated with the ruling elite and the lives of great musicians such as Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Thelonious Monk and Charlie Parker.  The lives of these four musicians together form a revealing metaphysical narrative which tell the story of the past, the present as well as future events.  Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and Thelonious […]

Resurgence Of The Beatles In Popular Culture Since The Death Of Michael Jackson

January 29, 2011

Master metaphysician Rev. Phil Valentine predicted that after the death of Michael Jackson, there would be a resurgence in the Beatles music in popular culture venues such as advertising, commercials and movies. Recent trends indicate that Rev. Phil Valentine was correct in his analysis. Michael Jackson passed away on June 25, 2009 and since then […]

The Black Cat Symbol, The Lion of Judah:Prince William, Kate Middleton and The Legacy Of Africa

November 25, 2010

The announcement of the engagement of Prince William to Kate Middleton, the scheduled date of their upcoming marriage,  as well as the plethora of news stories containing the embedded coded reference to the Black Cat Symbol are the metaphysical representations of the ongoing conflict between the ruling white elite and people of African ancestry. The key for the ruling […]

Peter Tosh: The Legacy Of A Revolutionary Artist

September 12, 2010

Reggae great and music pioneer Peter Tosh authored some of the most militant and conscious raising songs in music history such as “Get Up Stand Up”, “You Can’t Blame The Youth”, “Equal Rights”, “No Nuclear War” and “Legalize It” to name a few. His legacy as an artist has endured 23 years after his murder […]

Child Of The Black Panthers: Friday The 13th & Other Superstitions Surrounding The Death Of Tupac Shakur

September 4, 2010

    Tupac Amaru Shakur lived with us on the physical plane from June 16, 1971 to September 13, 1996. As most Blacks, people of African ancestry, he fought  external and internal battles against a system that viciously defined him. Through its apparatus of incantation commonly known as the media, the so-called fourth estate, white supremacy effectively normalizes lies about African people […]

Marcus Mosiah Garvey:Mystic Master Builder

August 17, 2010

The Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey from 1914 to 1940, led the largest mass movement of African people the world has ever seen then and now.  His spiritual imprint resonates in many individuals, organizations, nations and cultural expressions  and despite honors bestowed upon Marcus Garvey posthumously, he has yet to receive the recognition worthy of his life’s work and true historical significance. “Prior […]

To Abbey Lincoln(August 6, 1930 -August 14, 2010): A Poem for Aminata

August 16, 2010

Your songs nursed the revolutionary soul, searching for liberation movement rhythms  In the spirit we will applaud you with  private concerts as the music plays and Our memories weave between “would of “, “could of”, “I was there when she sang at…”  “do you have that album?” Colliding worlds of the real, fantasy and the yet to be I didn’t know you […]

The Spirit of Sankofa: Etana’s Song “Roots”

August 9, 2010

  Reggae female artist Etana’s song “Roots” is an anthem for the survival as well as the ascendancy of African culture through the commitment of and to the youth. The song is from her 2008 “The Strong One” album.  The title of the song as well as the symbols and cultural references seen in the video, display […]

Search For The Inner Black Christ: Esoteric Symbolism and The Name of Singer Chris Brown

August 7, 2010

  Chris Brown’s full name “Christopher Maurice Brown” has meaning rooted in esoteric symbolism.  First Name:Christopher His first name “Christopher”  means “bearing Christ inside” or “bearer of Christ”. “Christopher is derived from the Greek ‘christos’ (the anointed one, Christ) and ‘phero’ (I carry). Christopher is the patron saint of travellers and, according to the legend, Christopher carried […]