Arthur Ashe Featured in Black History Month

      Arthur Robert Ashe Jr. was born on July 10, 1943, in Richmond, Virginia. The oldest of Arthur Ashe Sr. and Mattie Cunningham's two sons, Arthur Ashe Jr. blended finesse and power to forge a groundbreaking tennis game. Ashe would go on to achieve a number of African-American "firsts," including becoming the first African-American male player to win the U.S. Open (1968) and Wimbeldon (1975), the first African-American player to be ranked No. 1 in the world, and the first black American to be inducted into the ... [read more]

Parents Should Consider the Cord Blood Bank

“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Dad Central for the Cord Blood Registry. I received promotional item to thank me for my participation.”       I remember many years ago when I first learned that I was going to become a father so many thoughts going through my mind and I was a little nervous and scared. The first time I learned I was going to be a father I just turned 20 years old and with everything I go through in life I started to look at the big picture, how it would affect me and how can I become the ... [read more]

Sponsored: The Marriott Rewards Program is Great For Everyone

“I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Dad Central for Marriott Rewards. I received Marriott Points to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Is an out of town trip in your plans in the future? Do you just want to get away a weekend with your spouse? Maybe you just need to have some time to yourself and spend a night or 2 in a hotel? Does any of this hit home and if so, why not head to my favorite hotel and that’s the Marriott. When you decide to stay there, make sure you sign up ... [read more]

Black History: Charles H. Houston

    Charles Hamilton Houston, generally known as Charles H. Houston, was born on September 3, 1895, in Washington, D.C. In 1915, he graduated from Amherst College, where he was one of six valedictorians and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He taught English at Howard University before joining the U.S. Army during World War I. While serving in a segregated military unit, Houston saw that African-American service members were treated poorly, and could be convicted of crimes without any substantial evidence against them. Witnessing ... [read more]

Mixtape Friday: Tapemasters Inc. Presents Classics: Ohh What A Night Pt. 1

Since today is Valentine's Day I decided to have an old school slow jam mixtape as my Mixtape Friday. I absolutely love this mixtape and I listen to this all the time, so I decided to share it. Enjoy!!!!!!   Tracklisting   1. Rather Be With You- Bootsy Collins 2. For The Lover In You- Shalamar 3. Fantasy- Earth, Wind and Fire 4. Mary Jane- Rick James 5. Off On Your Own Girl- Al B. Sure 6. Heartbeat- Tanaa Gardner 7. Funky Sensation- Gwen McRae 8. Somebody Else's Guy- Jocelyn Brown 9. I Found Lovin- Fatback Band 10. ... [read more]

Black History: Bill Cosby

    Of course, this is Bill Cosby and I don't need to say anything about him. Great actor, motivational speaker, comedian and television producer.       ... [read more]

Throwback Thursday 2/13/2014

Since tomorrow is Valentine's Day I have to select a slow jam, preferably an old school track. My track is from Shalamar and it's there hit, This Is For the Lover in You. Happy Valentine's Day everyone!!! Enjoy!!!!! ... [read more]

True Magazine certified I GOT NEXT Artist: Billy Bang – Kickin’ Game (Official Lyric Video)

  We got New Music for your ears by a upcoming artist by the name of “Billy Bang” out of Queens, New York who linked up with Entertainment company “The Chemists”. Billy Bang gives his latest track “Kickin’ Game” a visual treatment with a break down of the song in this Lyric Video. Check out the following video and tell us what you think? Be on the look out for Billy Bang upcoming project featuring producer Drumma Boy, C-Note and many more coming soon. ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents WWE Monday Night Raw Review 2/10/2014

Welcome to another edition of Monday Night Raw, live from Los Angeles, California. In the audience Wiz Khalifi was spotted and this crowd was hot all night with alot of Daniel Bryan and CM Punk chants. Let's get to the review!!!!   Good   The Shield/Wyatt Family Confrontation: Really looking forward to their match at Elimination Chamber.   The Opening Segment: I know some people hated it, but I thought was alright with it because it’s creating a bigger rift between Bryan and the Authority. Also seeing Orton in kiss ass ... [read more]

Black History: Ella Baker

  Born in Norfolk, Virginia, on December 13, 1903, Ella Baker was one of the leading figures in the civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s. She grew up in rural North Carolina. Baker was close to her grandmother, a former slave. Her grandmother told Baker many stories about her life, including a whipping she had received at the hands of her owner. A bright student, Baker eventually went to Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. She was the class valedictorian when she graduated in 1927. After she completed her degree, ... [read more]