Friday, May 24, 2019

Official Music Video: "STEADY LOVE" by India Arie (More Powerful Images of BLACK LOVE)



Watch the newest music video from India Arie titled "Steady Love" co-starring David Banner in the video.  Watch the heart warming images of true black love while listening to India Arie's powerful lyrics. 

Keep checking for more powerful images of BLACK LOVE here on BLACKTOPIA. 

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A Better Chance A Better Community (ABC2) was founded in 2012 by Mr. Chester Williams to “empower young people by providing a life skills program that promotes positive values, healthy habits, and education through community development, culture, and awareness– resulting in real life power, World Changers as Game Changers”

The World Changers Program is a network of youth working collectively for positive community change.

In the seven years since its founding, A Better Chance, A Better Community(ABC2) has played a major role in the positive transformation of the Roanoke Valley from an area with too many unproductive, unsupervised kids with too much time to get into trouble to one providing young people with a valuable structured program which focuses on community development, youth engagement and fun.

ABC2’s signature program, The World Changers, is for young people ages 10 - 24 of various academic levels, demographics, and living in Halifax, Warren, Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson and Northampton Counties. Areas which suffers from health disparities and disproportionate systems of care & resources.


Some of the World Changers’ first projects were community garden plots at farmers market, state youth trainings, and launching a Summer Fitness Program for Teens. The young people drives the passion and mission of ABC2’s work.

Donate to the our World Changers program because the youth needs support and access to resources to Change The World One Community At A Time!
Cash App: $ABC2NC

In The Spirit Of Community
E-mail Ceo@abc2Nc.org


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Purchase the book of poetry titled BUTTERFLY FLOW from Adrienne Charleston at her official website http://www.Adrienne-Charleston.com


STRONG WORDS from Author and Poetess Supreme TAMMY THOMAS


Author and Poetess TAMMY THOMAS always shares here powerful words and strong quotes for the world to read, and take heed to.  You can always find her words of wisdom on her social media pages, or laced within the pages of her critically acclaimed book release "The Emotional Soul of a Poetess" which is available on Amazon at the direct link below

Purchase the book Emotional Soul of a Poetess on Amazon by TAMMY THOMAS
https://www.amazon.com/Emotional-Soul-Poetess-Tammy-Thomas/dp/1945791179


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A Better Chance A Better Community (ABC2) was founded in 2012 by Mr. Chester Williams to “empower young people by providing a life skills program that promotes positive values, healthy habits, and education through community development, culture, and awareness– resulting in real life power, World Changers as Game Changers”

The World Changers Program is a network of youth working collectively for positive community change.

In the seven years since its founding, A Better Chance, A Better Community(ABC2) has played a major role in the positive transformation of the Roanoke Valley from an area with too many unproductive, unsupervised kids with too much time to get into trouble to one providing young people with a valuable structured program which focuses on community development, youth engagement and fun.

ABC2’s signature program, The World Changers, is for young people ages 10 - 24 of various academic levels, demographics, and living in Halifax, Warren, Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson and Northampton Counties. Areas which suffers from health disparities and disproportionate systems of care & resources.


Some of the World Changers’ first projects were community garden plots at farmers market, state youth trainings, and launching a Summer Fitness Program for Teens. The young people drives the passion and mission of ABC2’s work.

Donate to the our World Changers program because the youth needs support and access to resources to Change The World One Community At A Time!
Cash App: $ABC2NC

In The Spirit Of Community
E-mail Ceo@abc2Nc.org


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Purchase the book of poetry titled BUTTERFLY FLOW from Adrienne Charleston at her official website http://www.Adrienne-Charleston.com

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A Better Chance A Better Community (ABC2) was founded in 2012 by Mr. Chester Williams to “empower young people by providing a life skills program that promotes positive values, healthy habits, and education through community development, culture, and awareness– resulting in real life power, World Changers as Game Changers”

The World Changers Program is a network of youth working collectively for positive community change.

In the seven years since its founding, A Better Chance, A Better Community(ABC2) has played a major role in the positive transformation of the Roanoke Valley from an area with too many unproductive, unsupervised kids with too much time to get into trouble to one providing young people with a valuable structured program which focuses on community development, youth engagement and fun.

ABC2’s signature program, The World Changers, is for young people ages 10 - 24 of various academic levels, demographics, and living in Halifax, Warren, Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson and Northampton Counties. Areas which suffers from health disparities and disproportionate systems of care & resources.


Some of the World Changers’ first projects were community garden plots at farmers market, state youth trainings, and launching a Summer Fitness Program for Teens. The young people drives the passion and mission of ABC2’s work.

Donate to the our World Changers program because the youth needs support and access to resources to Change The World One Community At A Time!
Cash App: $ABC2NC

In The Spirit Of Community
E-mail Ceo@abc2Nc.org


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Purchase the book of poetry titled BUTTERFLY FLOW from Adrienne Charleston at her official website http://www.Adrienne-Charleston.com


Tuesday, May 21, 2019

GHANAIAN pop singer TWICY takes the readers on a journey through his HOMELAND in new INTERVIEW


Rising Ghana based pop singer TWICY sits down for a one on one interview with BLACKTOPIA to educate the viewers about his neck of the woods Agona Swedru in Ghana.  Sit back and enjoy the interview as the bright young artist educates you on one of the most beautiful places in the motherland.  




Blacktopia:  Hello Twicy how are you?
Twicy:  I am good by God's grace hope you are too.

Blacktopia:  Where in Ghana were you raised and where do you currently reside?
Twicy:  In Ghana I was born in Agona Swedru a town in the central region of Ghana and that was where I was raised i am currently residing in Agona Swedru the same town.


Blacktopia: How would you describe Ghana to those who have never been?
Twicy:  Ghana is a peaceful country with lot of tourist attraction, we have good food especially Ghana jollof is a food you really have to taste when you come to Ghana.


Blacktopia:  What would you say your region is known for?
Twicy:  My region is well known for having lot of schools and great history of the slave trade and we have most of the tourist attractions in Ghana.

Blacktopia:  What are some of the customs and traditions you all have?
Twicy:  We have 32 festivals that we celebrate every year soo many ethnic groups and languages as well , i speak twi and fante language and we are religious as well


Blacktopia:  If you took someone on a tour through your area where would you take them?
Twicy:  I will take them to Cape Coast where we have the castle, and most of the tourist sites like the Kakum national park etc.



Blacktopia:  Aside from Jollof, what are some of the other amazing Ghanaian dishes?
Twicy:  We have fufu and groundnut soup, wakye, ghana jollof, yam with cabbage stew etc.
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Blacktopia:  How is the Entertainment scene as a whole in Ghana?
Twicy:  It's hot I mean when you have a hit song you ain't gonna sleep because you're always playing shows and the people are musically minded they also wanna see you the artist to be rich before they give you that much attention.  It's kinda hard to breakthrough when you don't have enough budget to promote your brand unless GODS favor fall on you. 


Blacktopia:  What languages do you speak?
Twicy:  We speak lot of languages but the one that is common is twi, ga and fante.


Blacktopia:  Do you show some of that Ghanaian pride in your music?
Twicy:  Yeah, I use our languages in my music mostly because you cant run from that.  You know I also did a song titled central region where i talked of what my country and my region have and showed how i am proud of my region and country.

Blacktopia:  Now let's talk about the single "Rock Your Body", how would you describe it to those who haven't heard it yet?
Twicy:  That song is hot and it heals the soul so everyone should go download it.


Blacktopia:  What are your plans for the single?
Twicy:  My manager is putting things in order for us to get it on all platforms and video follows so fans should anticipate.

Blacktopia:  Speaking of plans, what do you have planned for the rest of 2019?
Twicy:  We praying for a good deal and we working hard to get a hit song within the year so may God help us to get there amen WATCHOUT FOR DAILEYS ENTERTAINMENT!


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Twicy "Rock Your Body"
LINK:  https://www.spreaker.com/user/southeasthiphop/twicy-rock-your-body-by-twicy

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A Better Chance A Better Community (ABC2) was founded in 2012 by Mr. Chester Williams to “empower young people by providing a life skills program that promotes positive values, healthy habits, and education through community development, culture, and awareness– resulting in real life power, World Changers as Game Changers”

The World Changers Program is a network of youth working collectively for positive community change.

In the seven years since its founding, A Better Chance, A Better Community(ABC2) has played a major role in the positive transformation of the Roanoke Valley from an area with too many unproductive, unsupervised kids with too much time to get into trouble to one providing young people with a valuable structured program which focuses on community development, youth engagement and fun.

ABC2’s signature program, The World Changers, is for young people ages 10 - 24 of various academic levels, demographics, and living in Halifax, Warren, Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson and Northampton Counties. Areas which suffers from health disparities and disproportionate systems of care & resources.


Some of the World Changers’ first projects were community garden plots at farmers market, state youth trainings, and launching a Summer Fitness Program for Teens. The young people drives the passion and mission of ABC2’s work.

Donate to the our World Changers program because the youth needs support and access to resources to Change The World One Community At A Time!
Cash App: $ABC2NC

In The Spirit Of Community
E-mail Ceo@abc2Nc.org


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Purchase the book of poetry titled BUTTERFLY FLOW from Adrienne Charleston at her official website http://www.Adrienne-Charleston.com

BLACK AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Shantina Wilson



This week's BLACK AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT is on Shantina Wilson!  

Shantina Wilson, born and raised in White Springs, Florida! Shantina published her first novel titled, “Think Before You React” in 2011. After she continued to surprise everyone, including herself when she released “Wanted Never Mix Business With Pleasure,” “Spoiled,” “Deion Washington” and “A Hard Pill To Swallow.” She is married and a mother of two!

Shantina’s Motto: Just because you are from a small town, don’t mean you can’t dream BIG!



Shantina's new book SECRET EYES is coming MAY 27th!

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The new album NO FAIRYTALE by R&B singer Nikia is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and everywhere music is being sold digitally.  


Monday, May 20, 2019

BLACKTOPIA BOOK OF THE WEEK: The Dick Had Me Dizzy (by author R. Coxton)



CHECK OUT THE BLACKTOPIA BOOK OF THE WEEK BY AUTHOR RANDY COXTON TITLED 
THE DICK HAD ME DIZZY

Synopsis.....Link to book click Here. 

“Money is the root of all evil” or so they say. For self-made millionaire Magnus Williams there’s no evil when the word “NO” doesn’t exist in your vocabulary that includes getting the women you want but don’t necessarily need. Cristal is the woman men only dream of having. Business savvy with a game plan to get to the top, she will ride with the perfect one as long as the price is right. But what happens when circumstances force the man who doesn’t understand the word “NO” and the woman who just wants to have it all together.


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The new album NO FAIRYTALE by R&B singer Nikia is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and everywhere music is being sold digitally.  

See Amazing performances at Richards Catering Hall in New York on June 29th


Come on out and see amazing performances at Richards Catering Hall on June 29th!  Show starts at 12 AM and it's $20 to attend!

See reggae soul singer Abiona and The Reggaelution as well as performances by many other reggae recording artists.

Richards Catering Hall 
940 Avenue L&94th street Brooklyn NY

Get more updates on Abiona by visiting http://www.AbionaMusic.blogspot.com

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A Better Chance A Better Community (ABC2) was founded in 2012 by Mr. Chester Williams to “empower young people by providing a life skills program that promotes positive values, healthy habits, and education through community development, culture, and awareness– resulting in real life power, World Changers as Game Changers”

The World Changers Program is a network of youth working collectively for positive community change.

In the seven years since its founding, A Better Chance, A Better Community(ABC2) has played a major role in the positive transformation of the Roanoke Valley from an area with too many unproductive, unsupervised kids with too much time to get into trouble to one providing young people with a valuable structured program which focuses on community development, youth engagement and fun.

ABC2’s signature program, The World Changers, is for young people ages 10 - 24 of various academic levels, demographics, and living in Halifax, Warren, Nash, Edgecombe, Wilson and Northampton Counties. Areas which suffers from health disparities and disproportionate systems of care & resources.


Some of the World Changers’ first projects were community garden plots at farmers market, state youth trainings, and launching a Summer Fitness Program for Teens. The young people drives the passion and mission of ABC2’s work.

Donate to the our World Changers program because the youth needs support and access to resources to Change The World One Community At A Time!
Cash App: $ABC2NC

In The Spirit Of Community
E-mail Ceo@abc2Nc.org

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Friday, May 17, 2019

The Month of May is MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH, see Adrienne Charleston




The Month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and for the month of May you owe it to yourself to educate yourself on mental health and to find out about your own mental well being.  Adrienne Charleston is a psychologist and a mental health professional that can answer all your questions and thoroughly assist you with any mental health needs and concerns.  Contact Adrienne Charleston by e-mail at ButterflyFlowLife@gmail.com,  or call 919 346 4617.

Get your mind right for the month of May and years to come.

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The new album NO FAIRYTALE by R&B singer Nikia is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and everywhere music is being sold digitally.  
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Poetess Supreme TAMMY THOMAS gets ready for her 2nd Book Release


The poetess supreme and proud Blacktopian TAMMY THOMAS is preparing to release the follow up to her classic anthology of poems EMOTIONAL SOUL OF A POETESS very soon and we all can't wait!  

In the meantime visit Amazon and purchase her authorial debut EMOTIONAL SOUL OF A POETESS at the direct link below 
https://www.amazon.com/Emotional-Soul-Poetess-Tammy-Thomas/dp/1945791179


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The new album NO FAIRYTALE by R&B singer Nikia is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and everywhere music is being sold digitally.  
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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Artist Spotlight: Reg



Reg is an artist hailing from Raleigh, NC. He raps, produces, and writes his own material. He also has experience writing poetry as well. His music would definitely range from conscious to dark when the time comes. His influences include Rakim, KRS-One, 2Pac, Nas, Pharoahe Monch, The Doors, Michael Jackson, Prince Among others

Instagram: @mcregmusic

Twitter: @MCReg1


Spotify: @MC Reg 


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Purchase the book of poetry titled BUTTERFLY FLOW from Adrienne Charleston at her official website http://www.Adrienne-Charleston.com