George Clinton – Deja Bond

GEORGE CLINTION WHO… Recording both as Parliament and Funkadelic, George Clinton revolutionized R&B during the ’70s, Twisting soul music into funk by adding influences from several late-’60s acid heroes: Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, and Sly Stone. The Parliament/Funkadelic machine ruled black music during the ’70s, capturing over 40 R&B hit singles (including three number ones) […]

Eddie Fowlkes – Deja Bond

founding father of techno “I was fascinated by the mixing aspect of DJing and tried to figure out how he [Shannon] was creating the music,” Fowlkes recalled. He caught the DJ bug. Eddie received a mixer for Christmas in1978, a pivotal moment in his life that not only led him to actualize his […]

Does it Make a Difference or is the Difference Made? – Deja Bond

DOES IT MAKE A DIFFERENCE Do you hear the words differently Are your glasses wiped off or Did you ever have them on? How do you like your enlightenment? In the closet or on the doorstep like the morning newspaper Is this enlightenment like a diet You will stick to it for a while and […]

Going Forward-Deja Bond

GOING FORWARD   What have I been doing Honor roll Smart Nigga Spelman acceptance Nigga going to a little Nigga school Black woman in Computer Science Internship at the Smithsonian On the national mall Uncle Tom Nigga Overseas studying abroad Traveling Nigga Graduating early Fast Little Nigga Securing the bag Elite Nigga What can I […]

Rihanna- Deja Bond

BAD GAL RIH RIH EARLY RIHANNA It all began with an impromptu performance for vacationing new york city music producers evan rogers and carl sturken in 2003 which helped jumpstart 15-year-old rihanna’s multi faceted career. def jam released rihanna’s dynamic debut album, music of the sun, which garnered much attention due to the popularity of […]

Cardi B-Deja Bond

CARDI B Belcalis Almanza(born October 11, 1992), known professionally as Cardi B, is an American hip hop recording artist, as well as a television and social media personality. Born and raised in the Bronx borough of New York City, she first embarked in a career as a stripper and began to receive public attention as […]