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We Remember Hal Jackson

Posted in Black History Month with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on May 24, 2012 by jaguargold

HAL JACKSON RADIO PIONEER

IF YOU DONT KNOW NOW YOU DO

Hal Jackson, a veteran broadcaster who broke down racial barriers, becoming one of the first black disc jockeys to reach a large white audience and an omnipresent voice on New York City radio for more than 50 years, died on Wednesday in Manhattan. He was 96.

His death was announced by WBLS (107.5 FM), the New York station where he continued to host a weekly program until a few weeks before his death.

Mr. Jackson, whose eclectic musical taste and laid-back manner helped define black radio, began his career in the late 1930s, when it was a challenge for a black announcer just to get a foot in the door.

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2Pac – Dear Mama [Music Video]

Posted in Hip-Hop, Music Video's, Video with tags , , on May 8, 2011 by East Flat

Happy Mother’s Day!!! To all the Moms out there, you are appreciated.

I know, I know this song is so predictable on a day like Mother’s Day, but no one really makes songs shoutin’ out Mom Dukes no more.

Classic Song Of The Day: Big L ’98 Freestyle [Freestyle]

Posted in Freestyle, Hip-Hop with tags , , on April 25, 2011 by East Flat

After the Knicks got swept, I been thinking maybe Big L was on to something when he said, “I’m from New York and never was a fan of the Knicks.”

Just a thought…

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