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2006 Stories by Greg Tate

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  • Eulogy for Black Caesar

    published December 26, 2006

    Eeeeeeyow. Gud gaad. Aintit fonkeenah? James Brown knew how to freak the tribal speak and the tribal feet alike—the... More >>

  • All Money, No Blood

    published May 23, 2006

    Who doesn't feel sorry for the artists formerly known as Mobb Deep? After years of blithely carrying the torch for Queensbridge murda muzik, they... More >>

  • Loving the Ironman

    published April 25, 2006

    Five years ago it was clear that Ghostface Killah was going to be the last Wu-Tang Clansman standing. Career-wise, not literally, Russell Jones... More >>

  • Gordon Parks, 1912-2006

    published March 7, 2006

    Talk about flipping the script: Gordon Parks was born dead and damn near buried alive. Then went on to live to the ripe young age of 93.... More >>

  • A Soldier's Hagiography

    published January 31, 2006

    The buildup to the God Rakim Allah's performance at B.B. King's was so fabulously alive with chest-beating and biblical portent that the real... More >>

  • Blood of the Ham

    published January 17, 2006

    On Ain't Nobody Worryin', Anthony Hamilton once again brings the drama. The kind best described as blue-collar-Black- Southern-soul-... More >>

  • The New King

    published January 10, 2006

    Fluck Howard Stern and let's make it official—Jamie Foxx is the new king of all media. From Keenan to Cruise to Ray, from Oprah to Oscar to... More >>

  • The MVP of Black Cinema

    published January 10, 2006

    Melvin Van Peebles is still free. One of the last free Black men on earth, in fact—an elite category of uppity, accomplished, streetwise... More >>

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