With all the Hook Filled Songs & Trivial Singers & Rappers Out there on The Radio…We Still got Some Artists Laying down Profound Lyrics & Music.
As long as these Djelis/Griots/Oral Historians/Timeless Lyricists Remain/We won’t go Insane/–d Slavemaster thought we was 100% cut off/–dude done lost his brain/–Mother Africa’s children, breaking ball & chain.
Listen to John Legend & The Roots version of “Little Ghetto Boy.”
*(Original Version–Donny Hathaway–1970’s)
Listen to Black Thought of The Roots drop them bars/–putting healing balm on scars, kicking down mental bars, we getting ours/–QuestLove, on d Drums, hitting wt Power, Rhythm, Freedom/–pulling minds 4rm slums/–John Legend, coming in wt harmony in his voice/–Break Free Little Ghetto Boy, No Choice/–Mother Africa Ain’t Forgot You/–Lyrical Freedom Fighters Coming after You.
* Watch “E:60 Cam Newton (Part 1)”
* Watch “E:60 Cam Newton (Part 2)”
Don’t misjudge the quality of knowledge you can acquire. You might not have the money to go to college. Some of the world’s greatest men & women burned the midnight oil.
Be aggressive for knowledge, especially things you have a passion for. Buy books, search the on internet, go to workshops, talk to people with knowledge. Reach for knowledge, & work for it. It will work for you.
Applied Knowledge…is Most High
how many youth
have u cleared they eye
did u redirect they minds
give them jewels
to break out these man-made confines
talk & theory 4 d birds
realness & production
where the proof at?
running mouth & shoes ova like a 4 leaf clover
wish upon a star
but never raising d bar
like a engine without d car.
A 5-6 Year Old that can Do Intro Algebra & Geometry is Not More Exciting and Worth Spreading the Good News to the Degree of A 5-6 Year Old that can Run 5 Touchdowns in Football Game or Score 30 Points in A Basketball Game.
But just watch very soon, That Very Same Intro to Algebra & Geometry & Word Problems will Be the Very Same Subject to Cause Many Youth to Drop Out of School or Break their Confidence in Themselves.
The Material 5-6 Year Olds Have To Do Today, is what 7-9 Year Olds Had to do A Decade or More Ago.
Just Watch & See How this Thing Pan Out. On the Real, the Frustration & Giving Up Feeling of Many Youth are in Full Effect Right Now.
There is No Grey Area when it Comes it Math…Either You Know It or Not.
Some People Can Duck & Weave their Way through Other Subjects. But the Duck & Weave Stops when it Comes to Math. You Can’t Sugar Foot Your Way through Math.
The Test Makers are Shrewd with Language when to Comes to Math. Let Me Go Deeper down the Rabbit Hole.
Math is Now Shrouded in Word Problems. You Got to Break Down the Language to get to the Root of the Math Problems More and More. Here is where it gets deeper into the Abyss.
If you can’t Strip Down the Language and Put the Wording Correctly to Mathematical Symbols, You Into More Difficulty.
Reading Comprehension is Major Factor in Doing Math Now. If you can’t Break Down the Wording…More Frustration.
Most People…let these Words Fall on Deaf Ears…just keep your Eyes & Ears Open and See and Hear how Many More Youth will Continue To Drop Out of School & Get Frustrated with School…While Sports & Entertainment take Priority over Our Youth’s Real Education. Real Education Is About Inventing, Producing & Manufacturing.
What is Education, if it is Only Quotes, Slogans, Hyped Up Talk, Rituals, Rote Learning, Non-Productive?