Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Those Who Took Over For Martin Luther King


This past Monday America celebrated the birthday, and legacy of Martin Luther King.  Reverend King dedicated his life toward promoting voting rights, equal opportunity and living a good Christian life, including taking personal responsibility for your own life.  In the years since his death, and after the passage of Civil Rights laws and the Great Society programs, the following Black icons have proven to be the most influential in the lives of African-Americans:

Jessie Jackson
Al Sharpton
Charley Rangel
Maxine Waters
O.J. Simpson
Barack Hussein Obama
The Reverend Jerimiah Wright
Henry Louis Wallace
Trayvon Martin
Huey Newton
Eldridge Cleaver
Bobby Seale
H. Rap Brown
Snoop Dog
Michael Vick
Terrell Owens
Marion Barry
Jessie Jackson Jr.
Van Jones
And those who brought Rap to the streets of Baltimore, Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles and Newark, now deceased:
Nate Dogg 
Notorious B.I.G. 
Cowboy ( from Grandmaster Flash & The Furious 5) 
MC Trouble 
Buffy (from the Fat Boys) 
Pimp C 
Grym Reaper aka Too Poetic 
ODB aka Old Dirty Bastard 
Big L 
Big Pun 
Scot La Rock 
Michael Menson ( from Double Trouble) 
Trouble T-Roy ( From Heavy D & The boys) 
Brandon Mitchell ( From Wreckx N Effect) 
Michael Robinson (a.k.a. The Mac) 
Deah Dame ( From Damian Dame) 
Mr. Cee (from Ruthless By Law) 
Yafeu Fula aka Yaki Kadafi, Young Hollywood (from Outlawz Immortalz) 
Fat Pat 
Souljah Slim 
Mac Dre 
Big Hawk 
Fat Tone 
Holy Quran 
Speedy Loc 
J.Dilla (He rapped but was better known as one of the best Hip hop producers of all time) 
Jam Master Jay 
Dj Screw ( Not a rapper but one of the founding father of Chopped and screwed mixing. Slowing down the track like slow motion and chopping it up) 
Big Moe 
Professor X 

Happy Birthday Dr. King.


  1. Well my goodnezz, so much and so many to be so proud of...what an accomplished society we are today! Thank you for all you gave us Dr. King, what happened to it all?

    gotta git back to ma bitches

  2. See Bill Cosby who tells it like it is.

  3. Yes, Stan. I've read about Bill Cosby's criticism of the hip hop culture and Black's own failures for their current status. Sadly, there's just not enough like him to tell it like it is.