Its KEY

Archive for February 27th, 2016|Daily archive page

About PAUL

In News on February 27, 2016 at 9:14 pm

The Real Negrodamus

Qui Entertainment Magazine

Oh yes – About Paul Mooney… He is one of the most funny, wise and tactfully blunt brothers that I have ever observed. Surely you’ve seen him on David Letterman, or talking about Oprah on an occasion, or just being Negrodamas on The Dave Chappell Show?

No?

Well perhaps you remember him from his DVD “KNOW YOUR HISTORY – Jesus was black“?

No?Yes? I thought so! How could you NOT KNOW Paul Mooney. The brother is edgy and real. Almost too real to be on film, but not really. Thank goodness for DVD’s and edgy comedy show productions that bring Mr. Mooneys wise comedy to life.

☁ ☁ ☁ ☁ ✈

Paul was born August 4, which makes him a Leo and even bolder than that– he shares the same birthdate as President Barack Obama. In fact Paul wrote a comedy sketch for “The…

View original post 750 more words

Icon in the Making

In News on February 27, 2016 at 9:13 pm

Qui Entertainment Magazine

Janelle Monae’ inspires herself.

The new face of Afro-Futurism The new face of Afro-Futurism

This is not to say that she’s an egoist or that she doesn’t take inspiration from life and objects around her. But it is to say that in her own struggle to complete the painting and to name the colorful woman depicted, she wound up jpenning an album. And not just a regular ole two-major-hits album, The Electric Lady offers 12 tracks of great listens.

Under Big Boi’s esoteric tutelage, she’s had several well received projects; however, the this is the one that will probablhy launch Monae’ , 27, from underground indie-cool popularity to NBA Finals halftime show superstardom. Yes, it’s that good, and yes, she’s that good live. It also doesn’t hurt that she snagged Prince as a collaborator and didn’t shy away from instructing him on how to improve his studio sound.

Nervy? Hell, yeah. But tha’s Monae’. “I…

View original post 499 more words

Advice to Black Boys

In News on February 27, 2016 at 9:12 pm

Qui Entertainment Magazine

My only son turned five years old last week. He is a handsome, articulate, energetic, intelligent, fun-loving and gentle young man. He is the apple of my eye!

There’s only one problem; he is Black.
And as his father, I am challenged to do for him what generations of African American fathers have had to do for their sons for far too long in this country; I must inform him that because of his unique blend of gender and pigmentation, there are a different set of rules with which he must contend while growing up.

Nineteen years ago, on a frigid December night in Waco, Texas, what was intended to be a quick stop at the convenience store turned into a two-hour lesson on the racial history of America. A teenager, I was wearing a large jacket with a hood. As I readied myself to exit the car, my…

View original post 736 more words