Necessary Blackness Podcast got the opportunity to interview the Goddess Aayanna while she was in town. We discussed whether Black Masculinity were under attack and why Black Love is Revolutionary. Check out the entire interview and indulge yourself in the divine feminine energy of the Goddess.
Sep 09 2022
Red Pill sat down with Necessary Blackness to talk about how MART 125 coincided with the golden era of “Hip-Hop” as it was evolving rapidly and how it was commodified as a lifestyle. He also discuses the Facts Initiative and what’s next for the Twin Pillars. Many don’t know the long and fought history of MART 125 in Harlem and how it was the epic center of Black consciousness shaped by hip-hop music. Red Pill breaks it down in this video.
Jul 05 2019
Necessary Blackness Podcast interviews Dr. Mia Walker a noted Chiropractor to speaks about health and wellness in the Black community and why visiting a chiropractor can help to eliminate several known and unknown illness. Dr. Walker explains how chiropractic care can help regulate and coordinate the body’s reaction to allergies and assist in the strength of the immune system.
Mar 18 2019
The half-time syncopated rhythms of trap music invaded our eardrums since the late 90’s to the delight of true hip-hop fans. Necessary Blackness Podcast talks with @ARSHAW23 about the stuttering kick drum, the dark ambiance sound, and lyrical content, as well as it’s international appeal. We also spoke about his forthcoming book, “The Birth of Trap History” Atlanta Culture, American Drug War, and the Birth of Trap Music” and his newly created Trap History Podcast.
Nov 29 2017
Necessary Blackness Podcast discusses the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, Bitcoin which is almost 900 percent this year. Investing in BitCoins is a gamble with better odds. The Chicago Metro Area with the zip code 6019 (Chatham, Avalon Park, and Greater Grand Crossing) purchased about $27 million of Lottery tickets in 2017. Imagine if they invested in Bitcoins as an investment group, every single resident will most likely be a billionaire by now.
Rahiem Shabazz get’s the inside scoop on investing in BitCoin with Chicago’s own Dr. Jackson 360.
Jul 05 2017
In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz, Goddess Funmi and Ashton Breon discuss the subject of Polygamy and how most woman are in a Polygamist relationship and don’t even know it.
The cultural relativity of Polygamy as practice is Africa, where a man would marry for social status and, more importantly, for economic gains, The practice was seen as an economic necessity, since multiple wives and their children provide unpaid labor in farm fields. Historically, the first wife helped choose her co-wives, because new brides essentially became her coworkers.
Here are a few reason for the practice of Polygamy.
Increase the probability of children, particularly when a wife is barren or gives birth to a female children only.
Increase the labor supply within a kinship network.
Deal with the “problem” or surplus women.
Expand the range of a man’s alliances so he is able to maintain or acquire a position of leadership.
Jun 28 2017
Necessary Blackness Ep. 24: Do Black Celebrities Have A Financial Obligation To The Black Community?
In this episode of Necessary Blackness Podcast, Rahiem Shabazz, the Goddess Funmi and Ashton Breon sit down to discuss ‘Do Black Celebrities Have A Financial Obligation To The Black Community’. The trio also discuss Stevie Wonder’s comments about Black Lives Mattering when we stop Black-on-Black crimes.
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May 31 2017
In this episode, we discuss the recent killings of Black men by white racist supremacist who are encourage by the current administration occupying the White House. From the killing of Tamir Rice, to the race soldier execution of unarmed Black men in the streets.
Apr 12 2017