It's Halloween time people! Now I personally don't celebrate Halloween, but I don't see anything wrong with stepping out and enjoying the festivities in a positive manner if that's your thing. Over the years, rap music has even embraced fright night with it's fair share of horror themed songs and videos. So for those out there celebrating pumpkin day, here is The Urban Advocate's Top 5 Halloween Videos!
And people don't understand why I stay away from alcohol. It's because alcohol is a catalyst for people to make bad decisions and have an excuse. No good ever comes from drinking too much alcohol. Another example of this comes after these two guys shoot up a party over losing a game of beer pong. I hope it was worth going to prison for. Vice News reports:
Publicly I have purposely steered away from the whole Ebola conversation. Reason: Too much content not enough context! There's a lot of histeria surrounding what the media is reporting and not nearly enough fact and transparency. I have some serious reservations about the whole thing and will share them at another time. For now, there was a protest in Dallas regarding skepticism over the death of Eric Duncan. Dallas Morning News has more:
Christian based hip-hop is started making it's way to the mainstream as of late. With the recent success of Lecrae's new album Anomaly, which debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts, a more positive brand of rap is in high-demand at the moment. As hip-hop music starts to soar at new heights, there's no surprise Reach Records would capitalize off this momentum with Trip Lee's new joint, Rise. Trip Lee teamed with Vibe.com yesterday to give everyone a preview of the new album. Vibe.com has more:
Shout out to the big homie, Trill OG Bun B because today he was honored for the work he's doing educated the next generation in Houston, TX. Allhiphop.com has more on the story:
Houston representative Sheila Jackson Lee has awarded Texas legend Bun B with a Certificate of Congressional Recognition in relation to his extensive work with the University of Houston-Downtown to motivate students and residents to vote.
With August 30th already designated as Bun B Day, in addition to his community endeavors, he has also received praise for his lectures on Religion & the Culture of Hip Hop at the prestigious Rice University, where he has served as a distinguished lecturer since 2011.
On Saturday November 1st, the Austin Street Shelter will open up it's doors once again to Counter Culture to present Karaoke & Game Night!
What better way to escape your reality than to sing, dance, and play games? CounterCulture will be hosting a karaoke/game night for 400 of our homeless friends at the Austin Street Shelter as an extension of our HOME RUN program. We will provide them with dinner as well.
If you would like to take part in this fun-filled evening, it takes place Saturday, November 1, 2014 at the Austin Street Shelter (2929 Hickory Street, Dallas, TX 75226) from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM CST. For more information please visit ilivebackwards.org!
Remon is a multi-media personality. He is the founder of The Urban Advocate, co-host of The Vincent Tucker Radio Show and videographer.