"One spent years repping the Bloods. The other spent years repping the Crips. But now two former gang members are repping one thing: food.
Malachi Jenkins, a former member of the Crips, and Roberto Smith, a former member of the Bloods, both got tired of running the streets and hustling. And when a mutual friend introduced them, despite their involvement with the gangs at the time, they hit it off and then shortly realized they both had enough of the life they were leading.
Jenkins, aka Chef Spanky, enrolled in Le Cordon Bleu, and after graduating, he started posting pictures of his dishes on Instagram.
After becoming Instagram famous, the two started their new business venture, Trap Kitchen LA. “The gang stuff, the shootings, now that I’m in this kitchen, I don’t go through none of that,” Smith said. -- Read more at Mediablackoutusa.com (Link in their bio) #TrapKitchen
Official Video for JUNE's latest single titled N.W.A produced by Dj GetOnUp inspired by the motion picture "Straight Outta Compton" JUNE does a clear-cut job expressing both ends trying to escape poverty and the mean streets as a black man in America growing up in the hood.
"Pay close attention when I say a N!GG* with an Attitude. I'm basically saying no matter how much we succeed society tends to downplay accomplishments by people of color. They will only see "A N!GG* With an Attitude. So I want to empower people to know you don't have to live up to those stereotypes. You can be successful outside of dealing and rapping. If you are take what you make and turn it into a positive."- JUNE
Featuring hiphop recording artist KRS-One, Nas, and David Banner along side Paul Mooney, Tariq Nasheed and a host of others...
Hidden Colors is a documentary series about the real and untold history of people of color around the globe. These films discusses some of the reasons the contributions of African and aboriginal people have been left out of the pages of history. It is a great series of hidden knowledge that has been eliminated from our history books.
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"Beloveds, don't be afraid to admit when you're wrong. It is okay to make a mistake. A mistake, an error, a poor choice, or bad decision does not mean there is something wrong with you. We make mistakes because we are human." - Iyanla Vanzant
Alicia Keys took to Instagram to announce that she is pregnant with husband Swizz Beatz's 2nd child (Swizz's 5th child)
Via Alicia Keys ...
Happy Anniversary to the love of my life @therealswizzz !! And to make it even sweeter we've been blessed with another angel on the way!! 🎊🎉🎊🎉 You make me happier than I have ever known! Here's to many many more years of the best parts of life! 😍☺️