What’s up y’all. Today we will talk about this rapper that is internationally known and who has contributed to the HipHop industry with some really interesting songs. I am talking about Chamillionaire, straight outta Houston. He was born Hakeem Seriki on November 28, 1979. He has been a rapper and entrepreneur. Cham is the CEO for Chamillitary … More When Chamillionaire and I were Ridin’ Dirty together!
Whoa! What a nice thing I came by to share with y’all. My friend, the dedicated professional, linguist and English teacher Carina Fragozo, from English in Brazil had invited me to post an article on Black English (Text in Portuguese) and before it came out, I had been working on it for quite a while and you can … More Black English for Brazilians!
Have you ever said that Classic Music is bullshit and your thing is HipHop? Well, I have and I regret I’ve once said that! So, get ready to see one of the most incredible things I’ve ever bumped into. This post is dedicated to my brother from another mother: Aleks Mendonza. He knows how much … More When Hip Hop meets the Orchestra
Yo yo yo! What up, y’all, Today, we gon’ talk about’em: NWA and this intriguing and interesting movie that’s about to come out. Ain’t nothing but G thang goin’ on right here, huh! I personally have been waiting for this flick for a long time. We ain’t gon’ waste ya time! Git ready for Straight … More Straight Outta Compton – Ready for the Westcoast Monster?
What’s up guys, Today I am centering upon this outstanding comedian I came across this week. Without further ado, I would like to introduce y’all to Mr. Trevor Noah. His comedy show is simply amazing and caught my eyes right off the bat. Well, not only for the jokes themselves, but also for his linguistic … More The Best Comedian? I NOAH guy!
I experienced this sweet holiday back in 2007 at the St. Mary’ Community Center in Texas. That was definitely a turning point in my life. That was the moment I realized that Black English and culture in general was more amazing and longer than I imagined. I could interview people and participate in the service. … More Let’s Celebrate Juneteenth – Do you know what it is about?
Oh yeah, it is time to talk about languages and it makes me feel really good. Y’all know how much I love communications and how interested in language I have been since I was a little boy. So, this time I will highlight this amazingly distinct English-based language called Gullah. So, to set us off, … More Have you ever heard of Gullah English?