Sunday Swerve: The Hood Treason Is a Classic Edition

Posted in NYOIL on July 20th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

Listen people. I bought NYOIL’s cd this week and it’s the best thing I’ve heard in years.  Every track flows into the next. As I listened, I couldn’t help to smile. 

It actually made me happy.

Unreal actually brought me to tears (yeah I said it) the second time I played it because I strongly related. He speaks real rap on every track. If you want your soul enriched, go get it.

Thanks Chuck, Kris and everyone else who inspired this rap revolutionary.

Damn, it’s been a long time comin’…

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America Goes Nuts Regarding Jesse Jackson’s Off Air Comments About Barack Obama

Posted in 2008 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Blogroll, Ernie Johnson, Jesse Jackson, NYOIL on July 12th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

Without Jesse, there is no Barack

As I sit here a sports writer a little perturbed three White athletes got off (media coverage) because of Brett Favre’s right to change his mind (he’s a legend, when he’s gone, he’s gone), I have to step out of my box and write from a very neglected corner of my soul that is about to become the most vocal. I’m very appreciative for the NYOIL interview for it made peace the steps I personally need to take in whatever happens to me personally and professionally.

Just got off the air on WVON 1690 in Chicago–Curtis Monday’s Dollars and Sense show. I was part of a panel that included Jill Johnson–who works in IT and has done some stuff with the Department of Defense, and Bonita Parker, Chief Operating Officer, Operation Push.

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NYOIL Interview Part II: Hip Hop Ya Don’t Stop!

Posted in Blogroll, interviews, NYOIL on July 11th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

No intro. Starting right where we left off. Hood Treason out now! Move ya mind and go get it.

Michael Tillery: One more question brotha that I’ve always wanted to ask a Hip Hop artist. What the hell happened to Hip Hop after the 90’s explosion of mad talent and creativity that had so much promise? Why did it level off after say…1995?

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NYOIL Interview Part I: Hip Hop 1968 Black Is Back!

Posted in Barack Obama, Jemele Hill, Nas, Nassir Jones, NYOIL, Public Enemy, The State of Hip Hop, Ya'll Should All Get Lynched on July 9th, 2008 by Michael Tillery

Real Rap? Damn right! I gotta have this. Dropped yesterday. Get that!

This is what I’m talking about when I say Be Peace my people for the future I speak of is almost now…

I can’t knock the hustle of the brothas who don’t speak their true heart, but it’s time for the other side of the game.

Uh oh heads up cause we dropping some shit.

I can’t give up on Hip Hop. My sons deserve the right to pass it to their sons who will be grandfathers.

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This Is Why I’m Down With Bill Cosby

Posted in Awful Announcing, Blogroll, Don Imus, NYOIL on June 23rd, 2008 by Michael Tillery

I posted Nas yesterday…here’s NYOIL’s contribution. Go cop his piece

Side note: Imus is at it again. Dumb ass. (Awful Announcing)

Remember this all out conversation we all had? It was serious and I loved every minute of it.

I need to say something. When it comes to racial commentary I’m no longer pulling any punches. I could give a damn if people are offended because that shit is entrenched in fear. When you go through something it gives you a different sense of humanity and my time is now. Straight up…if you don’t like the writing you’ll see the next couple of weeks then Be Peace.

Those of you who are and will continue to support…thanks. Of course they’ll still be sports features posted on the site…this is just my opinion when it comes to race and only race.

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