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"Ive been through more things than you think Raheem" Julia said softly. "I know about trauma and pain just like you do. You see me holding this pen, and you think its a piercing sword. I know all to much about weapons, and in a way, I'm just like you. This pen is a tool, a tool of choice. A tool I chose to use to help and heal, not hurt."
You see the flyer for yourself! It went down October 9th on Caffeine TV. The Card was eagerly anticipated by battle rappers and battle rap fans. Coming off of the Summer Madness XI card, URL looked to keep their momentum going, with this action packed card. As good as the card looked on paper it didn't quite live up to the expectations of what we thought. Two of the the battles that were scheduled to be on the card were cancelled. Ryda vs Emerson Kennedy and Danny Myers vs Fonz were the two battles that didn't get a chance to happen. Hopefully URL can make those battles happen in the future as they are competitive matchups.
Sudoku was always a game I was curious about. Even when I was younger I would watch people play this game and cringe at the very thought of getting the puzzle wrong. It wasn't Chess or Checkers, but it required just as much strategy and detail. I've heard people call this game "The Devil" because it can really be that tedious, depending on your strategy and mastery level.
SUMMER MADNESS XI
It's been approximately five days since battle raps Super Bowl happened, of course I'm referencing Ultimate Rap league's Summer Madness. It is the 11th year of the event. It went down this year in Houston, Texas, and thousands of fans showed up for the event. As a veteran spectator of battle rap, it felt good to see the fans back outside and in the element of the sport. Whether they were their for certain battles, certain battle rappers, first time spectators, or if they were their just to check it out, it was an amazing thing to see.
URL Presents: Summer Madness XI
It's the biggest event in battle rap and it comes around every year in the summer. It's the eleventh year of URL TV's Summer Madness and it takes Place in Houston Texas. Its the company's first big stage event back since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in 202o. It takes place in Houston, Texas this year. Its also the same places where N.O.M.E's (Night Of Main Events) eight, nine, and Summer Impact took place. Summer Impact was a more popularized version of URL's Double Impact that was comprised of battle raps biggest stars. Those events were a huge success drawing huge crowds. Even Houston stars such as J Prince Jr were in attendance.
RUSSELL SIMMONS PRESENTS "THE SHOW" SOUNDTRACK
I sit here in disbelief because its hard to believe that 25 years has passed since the release of Russell Simmons Presents: "The Show" soundtrack. It was released on August 15th 1995 through Def Jam Records. Russell Simmons, one of Def Jam Co-Founders, executive produced the project. The Show is a Hip Hop documentary that captured the lives of Hip Hop Artists on tour. It gives the audience a behind the scenes look on the artists lives on tour, their thoughts and perspectives on the current state of Hip Hop at that time, and a minor look at their personal lives.
MARY J. BLIGE'S MY LIFE
If you are a R&B fan like me that grew up in the 90's than chances are, you are a huge Mary J. Blige fan. This young lady's career has been nothing short of extraordinary. She has won over nine Grammys and sold over 50 million albums worldwide. Dubbed the Queen of Hip Hop and R&B soul, her debut album: "Whats The 411" sold over 2 million records, touching fans world wide and sending the music world in to a frenzy. Hits such as "Real Love" and "You Remind Me" were smashes on the billboard charts that launched her in to immediate superstardom.
Classic-An outstanding example of a particular style, something of lasting worth or timeless quality. The album Reasonable Doubt almost supersedes the actual definition of Classic itself. Still in the stages of building his empire ROC-A-FELLA in 1996 Jay-Z, Dame Dash, and the rest of his team locked in to create one of the best hip hop albums in existence. At the time the 26 year old from Marcy Projects in Brooklyn, NY was looking to defy the odds.