Because it’s Friday (Flash Back Friday) and we made it through another terrible work week and because it just wouldn’t be #BrooklynGirlCode™ without the Brooklyn Bad Boy himself… Eddie Murphy! Hit the link below to watch Murphy’s 1982 critically acclaimed stand-up comedy Delirious that many say was the pivotal film of his legendary career. It’sContinue reading “#BrooklynGirlCode™ #FlashBackFridays: #EddieMurphy #Delirious”
Is Future the best rapper alive? GQ magazine surely thinks so! The Hip-Hop star covers the May 2022 issue of the popular men’s magazine and he came dressed to impress! Ever since Future first stepped on the scene back in the early 2010’s releasing his series of classic mixtapes 1000, Dirty Sprite, True Story, theContinue reading “Is #Future the #Best #Rapper Alive?!!”
“In the whole world you know, there’s a million boys and girls who are young, gifted and Black. And that’s a fact!” -Nina Simone It was the summer of 1969. Singer/songwriter Nina Simone was at the height of her career. Simone was performing at the Harlem Cultural Festival in New York City and decided toContinue reading “#BrooklynGirlCode™ #TBT’s: Nina Simone’s “To Be Young Gifted and Black!””
According to the Merriam-Webster online dictionary, the word “Murraya” is defined as a genus of tropical Asiatic and Australian trees (family Rutaceae) having pinnate leaves and flowers with imbricated petals. However, to a young 14-year-old girl from New Orleans, Louisiana by the name of Zaila Avant-garde, the word “Murraya” means a whole lot more thanContinue reading “Congrats to #ZailaAvantGarde on Winning the #Scripps National #SpellingBee!!”
Peter Westbrook speaking to his Fencers at the Fencers Club in New York City.
It’s hard to believe it’s been one whole year since Brooklyn rap phenomenon Pop Smoke (born Bashar Barakah Jackson) passed away. The young, talented rapper was just getting his feet wet and becoming a huge force to be reckoned with in the music world when he was taken away from us during a home invasionContinue reading “Audrey Jackson Is Making Sure the Legacy of #PopSmoke Continues Through His #ShootForTheStars Foundation!”
Brother Malcolm (born Malcolm Little) passed away on this day, February 21st 1965 in Harlem, New York at the Audubon Ballroom. Born in Omaha, Nebraska on 1925, Malcolm X (later becoming known as El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz) would go on to become a leader for Civil Rights for Black people all over the world. Black PantherContinue reading ““You Can Kill the #Revolutionary But, You Can’t Kill the #Revolution!” – #FredHampton”
Today marks the 84th party of Black Panther Party founder, political activist Bobby Seale. Bobby Seale was born in Liberty, Texas on October 22nd, 1936. The party which eventually dissolved in 1982 aimed to inform African-Americans on their civil rights and provide free food to residents in inner-city communities.
It was “Ladies Night” this past Monday, August 31st, when music legends Brandy and Monica put their differences aside and came together for one night only to perform their classic R&B hits for Verzuz. The battle which was streamed live on Instagram and Apple Music broke the internet with more than one million viewers tuningContinue reading “#Brandy and #Monica Take Us Down #MemoryLane With a Record-Breaking #Verzuz Battle!”