Kyle Rittenhouse Is A Monster That America Created

So, I won’t lie, son. On the real, I feel very scatterbrained today. Like, I have so many thoughts right now that I’m not exactly sure how to structure it all. The fact of the matter is, Kyle Rittenhouse is a vigilante, a terrorist and a monster that America created. I mean, just think about it, man: Rittenhouse shot three people who were protesting the fact that the police shot Jacob Blake. Essentially, two people died because they were upset that ANOTHER unarmed Black man got shot. *Sigh* I literally can’t make this shit up, fam.

Ok, for those who missed it, Kenosha, Wisconsin just became even more of a shit-show. Now, after the shooting of Jacob Blake, protestors have taken to the streets. As expected, folks are fucking outraged that yet another Black person has been victimized by law enforcement. However, instead of acknowledging the reason for people’s rage, detractors and media personalities just demonize the way that folks protest. And THIS is exactly the reason why murderers like Rittenhouse exist.

Look, it happens time and time again, bruh. Racists constantly spin the narrative to distract from what people are protesting about. Instead of recognizing the injustice, they talk about the manner in which people react. But, we all know that this has nothing to do with “riots,” son. Shit, all Colin Kaepernick did was kneel (at the behest of a veteran) and the nation lost its fucking mind. So, miss me with all of that, man. The problem is, painting protestors as “thugs” and “degenerates” is precisely why killers like Rittenhouse feel emboldened.

Hell, let’s be clear, fam. Rittenhouse came from Antioch, Illinois, a town 30 minutes away from Kenosha, to “protect” a car dealership that wasn’t his. In addition, despite the fact that Kenosha is an open carry state, Rittenhouse is too young to even qualify. On top of that, he was outside after curfew, just like all of the protestors that police chief Daniel Miskinis was criticizing. The fact of the matter is, Rittenhouse is a documented Blue Lives Matter zealot who took it upon himself to kill protestors.

The way I see it, Rittenhouse is a product of the narrative that’s permeated through right-wing America. For so long, they’ve denied the agency of Black people, criticized anyone who’s dared to speak out and blindly support our victimizers. All in all, this is the world that Rittenhouse subscribes to. So, it makes perfect sense that he would take this type of action. He’s just espousing the beliefs that he’s been subjected to. With all of that being said, the entire country is responsible for the deeds of that 17-year-old terrorist.

In the end, I’m beyond tired, bruh. Ultimately, I’ve said that before, but I legitimately shed a tear last night. By and by, it’s still painful to see that a large portion of the country doesn’t give a flying shit about us. At the end of the day, the idea that we’re desensitized is nonsense. The truth is, I still feel EVERYTHING, son. Everything. That is all. LC out.

P.S. From the depths of my soul, I want to say FUCK TUCKER CARLSON! Ok, yes, he’s always been a piece of shit, but last night was a new low, even for him. This clown-cake really suggested that Rittenhouse was dispensing justice because the police wouldn’t. Like, I don’t even know how to properly respond to that statement. Listen, I know the game that Fox News is playing, but this is too far, man. Honestly, they need to take some type of action against him ASAP. Fin.

Please Survive, Jacob Blake

So, I won’t lie, son. On the real, I did something that I said I’d never do again: I watched the shooting of another Black person by the police. *Sigh* What the fuck, son? Like, honestly, what the entire fuck, man?! I mean, this Jacob Blake situation is beyond belief, fam. All I know is, our rage means nothing if these cowards aren’t held accountable for their actions.

Ok, for those who are unaware, yet another Black person has suffered harm at the hands of law enforcement. Now, over in Kenosha, Wisconsin, witnesses say that Blake, a 29-year-old father of three, was trying to break up an argument between two women. However, instead of being thanked for his seeming attempt at being a peacemaker, Blake was instead rewarded with seven shots to his back. Even worse, he was violated with his three sons watching from his car. Real talk, I’m at an absolute loss for words, bruh.

Now, as of right now, Blake has thankfully managed to survived. According to reports, he’s in stable condition, despite the rumors that he may be paralyzed. *Sigh* If that’s the case, yeah it’s great that he’s alive, but what kind of standard of living is this, son? For God‘s sake, why do we always end up in the same fucking spot, man? People have been pissed ALL of 2020 and NOTHING has changed, fam. Why? Because these motherfuckers never get in trouble for anything!

Look, maybe I’m oversimplifying everything, but the answer is simple to me: murderers and attempted murderers need to go to fucking prison. Now, of course we can have substantive debates about updating our laws. All of that is factual, bruh. But, some of the laws we currently have work, son. Like, sending a motherfucker to prison if he/she wrongfully shoots someone. Shit, that law already exists, man. The fact of the matter is, police are NEVER held to the same standard of laws they’re SUPPOSED to uphold. All in all, it’s fucking disgusting, fam.

In the end, all prayers to Jacob Blake and his family. Ultimately, I really hope that he survives his ordeal. By and by, I also hope that justice is done for him. Then again, hope alone isn’t enough, brethren. So, we can all start by calling the Kenosha City Attorney at (262) 653-4170, the Kenosha Mayor at (262) 653-4000, the Kenosha Police Non-Emergency Line at (262) 656-1234 and the Wisconsin Department of Justice at (608) 266-1221. The way I see it, heads need to roll for this shit. Let’s get this done, folks. That is all. LC out.

Megan Thee Stallion Isn’t A Snitch

So, I won’t lie, son. On the real, a lot of folks are the internet are goofy, man. I mean, do cats even know what an actual snitch is? Like, the real street definition of the word “snitch”? If they did, then they’d know that this doesn’t apply to Megan Thee Stallion. The way I see it, all of this fake hood shit on social media is the absolute corniest, fam.

Ok, for those who missed it, the dingbats on social media are it again. Now, just a few days ago, Megan got on Instagram Live and publicly stated what we already knew: Tory Lanez shot her. Moving on, even though it’s obvious that she left out certain details about their argument, Megan still painted a pretty clear picture. So, according to her, she decided to finally speak her peace because of underhanded attacks that she felt were coming from Lanez’ camp. With that being said, she wanted to clarify a few things. Namely, that she never hit Lanez, the debacle wasn’t over Kylie Jenner and he apparently shot her from the back seat after she got out of their car.

Now, based on all of this new information, it remains to be seen what will happen legally. However, the response on the internet has been baffling, bruh. Like, there are really a number of people out there who are calling Megan a snitch. For real? A snitch? Are people fucking serious, son?! Listen, if Megan was committing crimes with Lanez and threw him under the bus for a reduced sentence, THEN she’d be snitching, man. Shit, that’s EXACTLY what 6ix9ine did and also why I don’t understand people’s sympathy for him. That clown was using his money to fund nefarious activities, he was putting hits out on other artists and THEN he told on everybody. Nah, these situations aren’t even remotely the same, fam. All I know is, Megan is a civilian and a domestic violence victim. She had/has every fucking right to tell on Lanez, brethren.

Even crazier, based on Megan’s account, she didn’t immediately tell the cops about what happened to her because she was scared for her life. She was scared for her life AND the livelihood of everyone else in the vehicle. Hell, from her perspective, telling the police that there was a gun in the car was an easy way to get murdered by the authorities. Now, think about that, son. This woman was already a gunshot victim and STILL didn’t trust the cops. THAT’S how much Black people don’t believe that they’ll do the right thing, man. All in all, this whole situation is a bucket of fuckery, fam.

In the end, I’m tired of the peanut gallery on the internet, bruh. Ultimately, people be so fucking strong and wrong, son. By and by, Megan Thee Stallion had/has NO obligation to hold Tory Lanez down. Frankly, his ass should’ve been in jail sooner, man. At the end of the day, there is NO excuse for what he did. Plain and simple. That is all. LC out.

Randi B. & LC: Kamala Harris, Being Woke & The Electoral College

What’s good, brethren? On this episode, Randi B. and I were back on Facebook Live talking about Kamala Harris, being woke and the Electoral College. It evolved into a conversation that included Joe Biden, Beyoncé, Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, gun rights and the Coronavirus. Check it out on YouTube below. Yessir!

Miocic & Cormier: Why The Outrage Over Eye Pokes Now?

So, here we are, son. After two years and three fights, the rivalry between Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier is finally over. In any case, after nine rounds between these two fighters, we definitively know who’s the best: Miocic. However, despite the fact that Miocic has established himself as the best Heavyweight in UFC history, everyone is talking about something else: eye pokes. All I want to know is, where was all of this outrage when Cormier was stabbing the shit out of Miocic’s eyes?

Ok, before I continue, let me make something clear: eye pokes are fucked up. I mean, they’re a really unfortunate part of the MMA game, man. Shit, for years, people have debated on how to fix this problem. So far, I’ve heard suggestions like altering the gloves or increasing the penalties. Either way, it’s not a good look to have fighters poking each other in the eye, pun intended.

Now, with all of that being said, let’s get to Miocic and Cormier. Apparently, after their fight on Saturday, Cormier now has a torn cornea that may or may not need surgery. This occurred as a result of an eye poke from Miocic. With all of that being said, I’m seeing people on the internet losing their shit about Cormier’s injury. Hell, I’ve seen a lot of “how did this fight continue” or “Cormier would’ve won if his eye wasn’t messed up” comments. The way I see it, all of that is bullshit, fam.

First off, in the three fights that these two men have had, Miocic has eye poked him once. In comparison, Cormier has eye poked Miocic AT LEAST a dozen times. Bruh, Cormier even did it the round before Miocic did. On top of that, after their second fight (which Miocic still won), Miocic needed surgery for a torn retina. Like, Cormier’s eye poking problem was so bad that the referee had to be put on notice beforehand.

Look, if we’re being honest, Cormier eye poked Miocic right before he knocked him out in their first fight. Frankly, I didn’t see all of these people complaining on behalf of Miocic. In fact, Miocic never made an excuse for any of it. He just came back and won both of the rematches. Real talk, it truly sucks that Cormier was injured during the match, but he’s in no position to complain, son. Keeping it a buck, he has like a 13-to-1 lead on Miocic when it comes to eye pokes.

In the end, this post isn’t really about Cormier or Miocic. Ultimately, it’s about the fans and media personalities who can’t keep their opinions straight. By and by, if people weren’t outraged about Cormier eye poking the bejesus out of Miocic, then don’t be outraged when the opposite happens. In addition, Cormier was a REPEAT offender, man. At the end of the day, it’s just an unfortunate byproduct of the sport. All in all, the powers that be need to find a way to fix it ASAP. That is all. LC out.

This Nas ‘Ultra Black’ Song Is Fuego!

So, I won’t lie, son. On the real, I can’t count how many times I’ve said “I’m going to keep this post short today” and never did it. However, I shall be a man of my word today. The fact of the matter is, this new Nas song is fuego, man! All I can say is, if this song is an indicator of what his Hit-Boy-produced album will sound like, then I’m absolutely ready for it, fam.

Ok, for those who missed it, Nas is dropping an album called King’s Disease on August 21st. Now, the album is set to be produced by super producer Hit-Boy. In any case, Nas’ beat selection has always been his Achilles heel. Frankly, all I’ve ever wanted was for a producer to take over the reins from him. I mean, think about it, bruh. Illmatic was overseen by Large Professor and It Was Written was overseen by Trackmasters. It’s not a coincidence that they’re both classics, brethren. He’s also made amazing records when Rick Ross was picking the beats. Side note, I still want Ross to executive produce a Nas album. Son, the music would be fucking INCREDIBLE, man!

In any case, this new “Ultra Black” son is tough, fam. The beat is the right tempo, the piano is dope and the bars are sharp. Shit, he even got Doja Cat the fuck up outta here, which is always welcomed. With all of that being said, everyone can listen to the track below. At the end of the day, I can’t wait for next week, bruh. That is all. LC out.

I’m Voting For Biden & Harris, But…

So, I won’t lie, son. On the real, I’m fully aware of the fact that I’m going to piss some people off with this post. However, I wouldn’t be me if I wasn’t objective, man. Now, with that being said, I don’t like this trend that I’m seeing among people. There’s this idea that we can’t critique folks and still support them. All I can say is, this presidential election has REALLY highlighted this phenomenon. I mean, the need to remove Donald Trump has been so strong, we’ve been willing to settle for whoever has been presented to us. In any case, while I definitely intend to vote for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in November, I reserve the right to question some of their past actions.

Ok, for those who are living under a rock, Biden recently announced that he wants Harris to be his running mate in the upcoming election. Now, this news has splintered segments of the internet. On one hand, a lot of people are excited that a Black woman is in this position for the first time in history. Frankly, from a political standpoint, Harris is more than qualified for the job. On the other hand, there are a number of folks who have The Rock eyebrow about the combo of Biden and Harris. All I know is, both sides have a legitimate point, fam.

Look, when we’re talking about Biden and Harris, they both have questionable moments in their history. Now, when it comes to Biden, look no further than the 1994 Crime Bill. Whether we’re speaking on longer prison sentences or the commission of more prisons, the bill was devastating for the Black community. Shit, the entire Bill Clinton administration built its “tough on crime” rep on the backs of countless minorities, bruh. So, I don’t understand why cats get upset when people bring that up. Like, it actually happened, son. It’s a hat that Biden has to wear. Plain and simple.

Now, in regards to Harris, she had an “interesting” run as a prosecutor in California. To be fair, she wasn’t some demon spawn who fucked over everyone she came across. However, there were numerous moments in her career that were troubling, son. Real talk, her office did a terrible job of protecting the rights of wrongfully convicted people. Her office also did a suspect job of investigating misconduct from various law enforcement officials. In both cases, she alleged that she wasn’t always aware of the actions of some of the individuals in her office. Either way, that’s not an acceptable answer, man.

In the end, I know what a lot of people may be thinking right now, fam. “LC, we don’t have time for this shit. We’re trying to get Trump out of office.” Ultimately, that is absolutely correct, fam. By and by, when November 3rd hits, I’ll be at the polls selecting Biden and Harris. But, I’m still a firm believer in calling out our elected officials. At the end of the day, they’re asking for OUR vote. Meaning, we should be able to question moments from their past. The way I see it, this “all or nothing” attitude that some people have spits in the face of objectivity. Keeping it a buck, these people are being chosen to support OUR needs. So, we need to make sure that we’re ALWAYS holding them accountable. That is all. LC out.

Randi B. & LC: Joe Biden, Beyoncé & Educating Non-Black Folk

What’s good, brethren? On this episode, Randi B. and I were back on Facebook Live talking about Joe Biden, Beyoncé‘s Black Is King and educating non-Black people about Black issues. It evolved into a conversation that included missing simple pleasures during quarantine and the upcoming Fred Hampton movie, Judas and the Black Messiah. Check it out on YouTube below. Let’s go!

Randi B. & LC: Herman Cain, Breonna Taylor, Defunding The Police & BLM

What’s good, brethren? On this episode, Randi B. and I were back on Facebook Live talking about Herman Cain, Breonna Taylor, defunding the police and infighting in the Black Lives Matter movement. It evolved into a conversation that included Donald Trump, the Coronavirus, Jeff Sessions, William Barr, Amadou Diallo and Verzuz. Check it out on YouTube below. Yessir!

Who’s Staying In Shape During Quarantine?

So, let’s skip the formalities and get straight to the point, son. Who’s staying in shape during quarantine, man? Who’s put on the COVID 15? On the real, as a collective, it feels like we’re all over the place, fam. I mean, it seems like a small percentage of us have stayed relatively the same. For the rest of us, we’re either battling weight gain or have been fortunate enough to lose a couple of pounds. All in all, how’s everyone doing out there?

Ok, I’ll keep it a buck, bruh. Real talk, I was doing better in the earlier days of the quarantine. Hell, between work, music, the blog and helping my kids with remote learning, I was/am generally crunched for time. So, I started to really embrace circuit training. Like, being able to cram a bunch of exercises into a short period of time was/is very beneficial to me, son. However, my progress has slowed down since the birth of my daughter. Shit, at this point, I’m SUPER sleep-deprived and running on ungodly amounts of coffee. But, luckily, I haven’t put on any additional weight. Thanks to the work that I put in at the beginning of the quarantine, I was able to lose an extra ten pounds. So far, I haven’t put it back on. All I know is, I better get to working out again to ensure that it stays that way, man.

In the end, how’s everyone else’s fitness journey going? Has the pandemic been kind to folks (besides the potential sickness and threat of unemployment)? Ultimately, I have no idea when life will be back to “normal.” All I can say is, I want to still be able to fit my clothes when it does. That is all. LC out.