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President Barack Obama: Soul Man

Let’s put politics aside for a moment and just appreciate that this guy is smooth. Years after Clinton squawking away on a sax and eight arduous years of Bush trying to dance (or whatever that is), we finally have a President with at least a hint of musical acumen. Making the rounds this week is … Continue reading President Barack Obama: Soul Man

His house is all white!

Video: Young Jeezy and Jay-Z – “My President is Black” (remix, live on January 18, 2009) My President is Black, in fact he’s half white So even in a racist mind he’s half right Even in these racist times we alright My President is Black but his house is all white Rosa Parks sat so … Continue reading His house is all white!

Good Night Chicago: A Brief History

The Flag of the City of Chicago A bitter-sweet goodbye to the City of Broad Shoulders as a GLONO founder relocates to the Pacific Northwest.

Will Barack Obama Change Hip Hop?

The Chicago Tribune calls Barack Obama “The first hip-hop president” in an article that examines the President-Elect’s sometimes reluctant love of the genre. We’ve heard plenty about the forthcoming changes in economic policy and foreign relations, but we haven’t heard much about how the presidency of Barack Obama will affect music. Rev. Al Sharpton told … Continue reading Will Barack Obama Change Hip Hop?

GLONO’s Upright Standing Man of the Year 2007

Upright Standing Man of the YearBarack Obama wins the endorsement of influential music website, Glorious Noise, and its highly coveted “Upright Standing Man of the Year” award.