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Color Struck

Color struck. Why Meek vs. Drake was bigger than HIPHOP White vs. black Light vs. dark Black vs. brown Up vs. down and it goes on and on… I must admit, the battle was entertaining… I’ve always felt that this sort of thing is what

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Super Bowl 2014

(A.k.A the Bud Bowl… Roll up!) It was Grammy weekend out here in L.A., So there were a plethora of industry “kiss-ass” party’s going on all over the place. Don’t ask how, but I found myself at one such event in the hills of Bel-Air,

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2013. (GONE, ALREADY?)

“Days gone past and as they past, time moves quicker…” – e.d.i “The Good Die Young” Happy New Year everybody, and if it hasn’t gotten off to a “happy” start, hopefully it’s a healthy beginning to the 14th year of the new millennium. That’s right,

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ITM: Inspirational Thug Musik

We @ O-4-L.com have always prided ourselves on being able to spot new and exciting talent. A few years back we introduced y’all to Aktual. The produced/artist met outlaw OG Edidon at a Galaxy Music store outside of Atlanta GA back in 2007. After shooting

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WHO’S RUNNING THE SHOW?

(OH, AND IT IS A SHOW…) shut em down, shut em down…. Public Enemy Here we go again! The ‘gubment’ is officially shut down! Actually if you needed me to tell you that, you either live in another country or you may need to remove

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Thug Life in 2013

(And Would Tupac still live it?) Greetings Earthlings! It’s ya friendly neighbor-hood Hopedealer. As I write this blog, it’s the eve of the 17th anniversary of my comrade Tupac Shakur’s way to early departure from this planet. It is always a reflective time for me

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STAND YOUR GROUND

It’s been along time, I shouldn’t of left you… RAKIM For all the readers and supporters of BLOG LIFE, I greet you with peace and love. We here in the US are right in the middle of summer, even though depending on what part of

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Guns In America PT2

(FROM CHICAGO TO SANDYHOOK) What happened in Boston this Monday, lends credence to what I already suspected a long time ago… “SOME PEOPLE JUST WANT TO SEE THE WORLD BURN” to quote Batman’s butler from the movie the‘Dark Night’. Some have a specific reason, most

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GUNS IN AMERICA PT.1

(FROM CHICAGO TO SANDY HOOK) I can remember very clearly the first time I laid my hands on a gun. I can still feel the immediate sense of power and electricity that surge from my hands to my brain. I couldn’t have been a day