The Philosophy and Opinions of Bushido Garvey

The boom-bap analysis, reflection, and expression of an educator.

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Top Ten Favorite Songs of All Time!

In the spirit of the holidays, I thought I would note a few of my favorite things. When I create lists like this it also helps me understand myself, and helps those who are interested understand me as well. We use the phrase “I love this song” relatively loosely. I can honestly say that I…

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Meeting DMC: “Take-Aways”

Daryl McDaniels (DMC) of the pioneering rap group RUN-DMC held a meet and greet and promoted his new album Back From the Dead: The Legend Lives at my illustriously dope employment Alma mater, the Record Archive! For those who don’t know, RUN-DMC played an extremely important role for how hip-hop music would sound (drum tracks and rock fusions),…

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So Much on My Mind, That I Can’t Design…

I, like many Americans, suffer from a plague of distraction that’s squatting in my brain. There are diverse forms of distraction and diverse reasons for their existence. I’ll speak on a few forms, and speak on one under-analyzed cause for its existence. It becomes clearer to me as I get older and more involved with…

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Reflection and Ticket Out the Door: The Supreme Dweebcast with Moses Rockwell

  Due to many reasons, I have been unable to present this to the world until now, but this is evidence that God’s timing is everything, even with smaller things.   Dag near a month ago I was on the Supreme Dweebcast With Moses Rockwell, and there we chopped it up about The New EP Our Battle…

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A Time For Blogging, A Time For Doing, and a Time For Both

I’ve been fairly quiet over the past two or so months, and some may declare that this is a bad time to stay quiet. I might push back on that. Too often, I feel like there is an intrinsic push to communicate via blogging, Facebook, Twitter, etc. that stems from an insecurity that this new…

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The Anatomy of an Activist: Part One

      Upon completion of my graduate program, I was excited to be done, but was equally excited and nervous to know that I wasn’t truly done. I knew that a lot more work had to be done, and none of it had to deal with credits, diplomas or assignments. I was now free…

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Reflection and Ticket Out the Door: The Bobb Mohommod Hip-Hop Show

      Due to many reasons, I have been unable to present this to the world until now, but this is evidence that God’s timing is everything, even with smaller things. Dag near a month ago I was on the Bobb Mohommod Hip-Hop Show, and there we chapped it up on Hip-Hop Culture and…

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