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CFTC presents to you the first installment of our new weekly series #MusicMondays where we’ll throw a spotlight on unsung creators for The Culture making music you NEED to hear. And for our first installment we’re featuring the band Louis York.

DJ Akademiks

THE FEAT. – Youtuber DJ Akademics

#RunTheCulture Today we feature hip-hop YouTuber, TV host, and…rapper?!? DJ Akademiks. DJ Akademiks is a Jamaican born, NY raised entertainment media personality and creator for The Culture. He covers various hip-hop news and entertainment items on the YouTube, TV, radio and on social media. His videos are composed of his raw, off-the-cuff audio commentaries layered on top of stitched-together video clips…

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Every Black 2019 Oscar Nominee

#RunTheCulture The nominees for the 2019 Academy Awards were just announced and several years removed from #OscarsSoWhite creators for The Culture showed up and showed out. Black Panther, BlacKKKlansman, and If Beale Street Could Talk were the big winners (metaphorically speaking). Highlights include the legendary Spike Lee finally getting his first nod for Best Director…

Martin Luther King Jr

The Best of MLK In The Culture

#RunTheCulture Today we celebreate the life and birthday of the one and only Martin Luther King Jr. Civil rights leader, activist, minister, and one of the greatest Americans in our country’s history. Today we make a list of the top pieces of content related to Dr. King, his legacy, and his work. We have the…

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THE FEAT. – Black Sci-Fi Blog

#RunTheCulture Today on The Feat. we’re featuring the black sci-fi blog appropriately titled BlackSci-Fi.com. Here’s how the blacksci-fi.com crew explains what they do: Black Sci-Fi.com is the premier digital destination for Sci-Fi news, events, culture, and entertainment, and the measure of their impact on Black culture. We seek to inform and inspire the imagination of…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Sade “Paradise”

#RunTheCulture This week legendary soul singer Sade turned 60. Six. Zero. And we have to honor her in this week’s #CultreClassics and shine a light on her classic song “Paradise”. Helen Folasade Adu aka Sade is the British Nigerian singer, songwriter and creator for The Culture famous for her distinctive voice and smooth and sultry delivery.…

NWA Members Ranked

Ranked: NWA Members

#RunTheCulture N.W.A. the world’s most dangerous group, pioneers of west coast and gangsta rap, and one of the greatest and most influential groups in hip hop history. All that despite only being active from 1986 to 1991. In that 5 years the group endured controversies including being banned from many mainstream radio stations due to their…

Still Processing Podcast

THE FEAT. – Still Processing Podcast

#RunTheCulture Today on The Feat. we’re featuring the black pop culture/lifestyle podcast Still Processing. Hosts Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham, two culture writers for The New York Times take on TV, movies, art, music and the internet. Basically everything pop-culturebut also the culture of work, dating, race and how they all fit together. They discuss the things that move…