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April 2015
Volume 9 Issue 2
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Contributors
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Geechee One and Abigail Magazine was


invited by Ms. TJ to the revealing of her
new cosmetics line entitled Glamorous
Eye Candy. I must say we were honored
to be invited, and to my satisfaction to
see some of the most beautiful makeovers
with her lines skin complementing tones.
The models were already hot young ladies, but the cosmetics made them head
turning and sophisticated looking women.
The crowd was awed by the various tones
she displayed to match anyone's unique
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offer and said they had their money ready
when she's ready to sell! The DJ kept the
mood cool, calm, and chill while the cake
as they say topped it off. Geechee One and
Abigail Magazine looks forward to
anything else Ms. Glamorous Eye Candy
has to offer and wishes her the best in
everything she does. We support Ms. TJ
and her product because she is very
passionate and took the time out to
critique her products so that it's able to
blend with the colors of the world. You go
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As-Salaam-Alaikum. I come in peace. I


would like to share an opinion that has
no secret motives nor any hidden agendas. Its simply an opinion. MY OPINION!

disparities in how people of color are


continuously misrepresented in the media. Heres a quote from our distinguished Brother Malcolm X; He said;
The media's the most powerful entity on
All we hear about in the news, on televiearth. They have the power to make the
sion and the radio is, BLACK ON BLACK
innocent guilty and to make the guilty
crime. If we let them tell it, blacks are the
innocent, and that's power. Because they
only ones committing crime. Yeah
control the minds of the masses. The
Right! That fact alone made me wonder
brother identified the Medias obsessions
why is it that when White on White
over Black on Black violence and how
crime takes place its never talked about
they rarely mention the problem of White
the way it is when Blacks commit crimes.
on White violence.
I think I figured it out. Check this out;
History has showed us that crimes comHere in the South Carolina, (from statismitted by White people are explained as
tics found in the South Carolina Bureau
being perpetrated by the individual and
of Justice Statistics homicide data rehave nothing to do with the white race as
ports) a White person is almost ten times
a whole, but crimes committed by Blacks
more likely to be killed by another White
are somehow attributed to the whole Afperson than by a Black person. Thats one
rican American race. Those little "cats"
percent higher than the FBI statistics for
running around Charleston with their
BLACK ON BLACK crime. If we do the repants hanging off their butt have somesearch we would see that in states like
how become a symbol for all Black men
Mississippi, Arkansas, and North Caroliin white Americas eye, but the media
na there were more cases of Whites killwont pay the same attention to the brutal
ing Whites than there were Blacks killing
murders committed by Neo-Nazi skinBlacks. Now dont take my word for it.
heads.
GOOGLE IT! And for those who see the
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Now Im not going to sugar-coat anything, when it comes to how and why
people kill. The brothers in fact outnumber Whites in gun-related homicides,
mainly because of drug-related offenses.
But in most every other category white
men top the list. Wives cheat, they kill
them. Lose their job, they kill the boss.
Go bankrupt, they kill their damn selves.
Get bullied on in school, they come to
school and kill everybody in sight. Hate
their mother and father, they go to a
movie auditorium and kill everybody. I
think you get the point.
Im going to close with this. The South
Carolina Bureau of Justice Statistics that
our governor Nikki Haley doesnt want
to talk about this because of the kick
back she get from the NRA, found that
compared to Blacks . Whites were
more likely to kill children, the elderly,
family members, and their significant
others. They commit more sex-related
crimes, gang related crimes, and are
more likely to kill at their places of
employment. But with all this data. All
we ever hear about is Knuck-Knuck and
Pookie.
Please think about it the next time
someone comes complaining to you
about BLACK ON BLACK crime. Tell them
crime isnt a thing solely of race. Tell
them crime is a thing solely of evil, and
then ask them why does America still
perpetuate the lie of Black criminality?
I must go now giving much respect to
Geechee One for allowing me the opportunity to express my opinions. Peace
and Blessings to you all.
I am, Christopher Poppa Smurf Cason
~The Coalition Working Hand n Hand~
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Exclusive interview with one of the hottest


night clubs in the Carolina. If youre looking for a place to party, relax, or to just get
something to drink Brass Elephant has
something for you. Club owner Ronald
Palmer shares how his hideaway is not
only different but how they can treat every
customer like a VIP.

Geechee One: Where did you get the


name Brass Elephant?
Ronald Palmer: I came up with the
name because I like to be different! When you do things different people notice!

RP: NO, again all me! I wanted something that would make people want to
spend the extra dollar to be in there as
well as making it comfortable.
GO: Can anyone just rent the VIP room?
RP: Oh yes!! We have the room for rent,
the price varies in accordance with the
event. We also have VIP booths that are
able to be rented as well.
GO: What's a normal night like at the
Brass Elephant?

RP: Its a night like no other! We get


rolling around 11pm (we dont have to
close at 2am) and from there it's a party!
We offer bottle service, which is the purRP: I like to collect different pieces that
chase of a bottle of your choice served
are unique and one of a kind. I am a colwith the sparkler on the top! Of course
lector of sorts. I find the pieces and then
we sell the hottest brands that are popuwork around them. For instance I have a
lar!
circus elephant in front of the club, the
kind you would see that makes a stateGO: What's the age limit?
ment without having to put up a sign or
RP: Because we are in a unique location
say a word. When you see it you know
we cater to everyone over the age of 21.
what it is and where you are at!
GO: What do you mean by unique
GO: The VIP room is very nice! Did anylocation?
one help you come up with the white
black and chrome concept?
GO: What made you decorate the club
the way you did?

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RP: We are located at 10114 Old Hwy 6


Vance, SC. Its at the corner of Hwy 310
and HWY 6 (the old Van Den Place).
GO: Do you run a safe place?
RP: Of course we do!!! We actually have
inside security and door security as well
as armed off duty police outside. Its a
very secure place and we dont have nor
do we tolerate any shenanigans!
GO: Well it was very nice speaking with
you! Is there anything else that you
would like for the readers to know?

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RP: We are open every Friday and


Saturday night. Doors open at 11p unless
we have a special event. We have some
of the best bartenders in the state, who
love what they do!!! If you want to know
what we have going on you can like us
on our Facebook page
www.facebook.com/Brasselephant.

Its the Best party spot this side of South


Carolina. We are very close to Santee SC
(only 3 miles) for those of you who
would like to stay overnight there are
several hotels close by!

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T-Boz, Larenz Tate, Prodigy, Tiki


Barber, Miles Davis: what do these
celebrities have in common? Well, by
looking at their outward appearance,
you would never guess. Sickle Cell
anemia affects over 100,000 Americans
each year. The majority of these
Americans are African American and
Hispanic American.

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disease, and are said to have the sickle


cell trait.
Although the disease causes several
complications throughout ones life, it is
not a death sentence. With the help of
antibiotics, the improvements of technology, and advances like bone marrow
transplants and blood transfusions, the
disease is becoming easier to deal with
and less painful. Although there is no
cure for the disease there are influential
people who donate time and money to
find one.

Sickle Cell Anemia is a hereditary


disease that affects the shape of your
normally round red blood cells, making
them a half-moon shape, or sickle. This
causes one to occasionally experience
If youre wondering if you too can help
pain, bacterial infections, stoke,
join in the fight against Sickle Cell
gallstones, jaundice, shortness of breath
Anemia, you can. If you know someone
or even death.
who has the disease, its good to read up
The disease is usually detected early on on it and learn its effects. Encourage
at birth or in children by a pediatrician, them to practice healthy habits and
and occurs when someone inherits two know the warning signs. This may seem
abnormal copies of the gene. If a person small, but could change and impact a
inherits only one abnormal gene, they
life.
do not experience symptoms of the

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Black love Unfortunately, when it comes


to Black love there appears to be a lot of
games. Im not saying that other races dont
play the same games but it is our observations that tell us we play a lot of games and
have so much more on the line The media
displays us with negative stereotypes,
music, television shows, and movies as well
as video games such as Grand Theft Auto.
You would think that in our everyday life we
would not be positioning ourselves to play
games especially when it comes to something as serious as our relationships, but yet
we do.

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away as he answers in the wrong way? If he


states his opinion, he will be in trouble if he
tells you exactly what he thinks you look
like in those pants, youre going to be
f***ing mad about it, so why do it?
CONVERSATION GAME

Why are you interrupting me while Im


watching this Duke vs Wisconsin finals
game? Is what you have to tell me so
important that youre interrupting this
game? Women do this in means to elicit
control but this is not a game you want to
play. It would only drive your man to
become angry or ignore you altogether.
BAIT GAME
There is plenty of time to have that
A game that often leads to hurt feelings and conversation later when he is not so
arguments would be a bait game. Why ask preoccupied, so think about what you want
him a question that you obviously know the to say and say it then.
answer to? What do you want to hear?
Arent you purposely trying to push him
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DUMB GAME

she wants the d**? Why is that? This game


really has no value because no matter how
Why do some women pretend like they are
it goes down hes going to do what he was
not as smart as their counterpart in order
going to do anyway despite how much time
to deem themselves more attractive? Do
he waits. If he was going to dog her out he
you think being dumb is cute? I mean if you
was going to do that despite how much
really are dumb, if you had an IEP in High
time he had to wait to be able to position
School, or learning disorder of some sort,
himself to do it If he was going to be a
mentally retarded, terminal brain injury or
gentleman, waiting may turn him into more
whatever, then being dumb is understood.
of a thug in his approach to her womanWhat if you truly have some type of
hood.
intelligence and are dumbing yourself down
because you feel blondes have more fun
And while there are other games that
then it must be because they are dumb,
people play in relationships, it is important
well youre sadly mistaken, there is nothing to remember that when it comes to Black
cute about being stupid. Get your honor roll love there is no time for games.
on girl.
HARD TO GET GAME
Now this was a popular song back in the 90s
but honestly it has no place in a
relationship. A lot of women play this game
towards the beginning of a relationship but
honestly you are wasting your time and his.
Some women say that they are trying to
test the waters to make sure he is the
one. But while youre waiting to see if he
is the one, he is banging or messing around
with another one, its almost guaranteed.
Women say this is a defense method in
order for them to prevent from being hurt
in a relationship. B.S.!
WAITING GAME
Many men would say that the most B.S.
game is the one called the waiting game.
And why does she play such a game? She
wants it to appear that she has better
things to do? That she does not want to
seek his affection? That she wants to put
her 90 day rule into effect though she know
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An entrepreneur, a graphic genius and an


individual with a creative sense of style and
charm. All of these things describe the man
behind the thousands of flyers, posters and
various forms of artwork youve seen
floating around from the low-country to the
midlands, to the upstate and beyond state
lines. He goes by the name of Faazon, or as
his reputable moniker suggests, Faazon
Graphics.
With hundreds of awards to co-sign his
expertise, national recognition in TV
commercials, Faazon the Flyer Man has
proven to reign king of creativity. His unique
technique is undoubtedly held in high
regard when it comes to proper propaganda
for any event. From club events, charity
organizations, business cards and even
church functions, Faazon delivers every
time.
A former rapper in the local music scene, his
love for art and style along with his
popularity has proven insurmountable.
His work mimics his creative flair and
individuality. Rocking an unruffled Mohawk
and a tailored debonair blazer to
complement his equally clad swagger, he
can be spotted at some of the classiest
events in and around the Charleston area.
When in need of a flyer for that special
event, the first name that comes to mind is
Faazon, and it has been that way for years.
Award after award and one accolade after
another, Faazon holds on to his title as one
of the best graphic designers in the area.
But dont take our word for it. Look him up
and see for yourself, we guarantee you
wont be disappointed.
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Exclusive interview with female hip-hop artist Slim.

Where did idea of underdog come from?


Because it felt like underdog who make
good music so that's why I named it
"Underdog Vol.1 Mix tape".
How long have you been rapping?
I started doing music at 13 and never
looked back.
What separates you from any other artist here?
I am in my own lane and I have my own
style in my music and I read beats and
freestyles and write my own music .
Do you travel for shows?
Yes I do travel shows.
Do you like you get more love in your
home town or out of state?

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Being a gay artist you have to work extra


hard on your music because a lot of people don't like doing music with gay people.
Do you prefer to stay indie or to sign a
deal?
If a right deal come by I will sign.
What's your next move?
Working on a movie.
If you could sign a deal with a label what
would it be?
Grand Hustle.
Where can we find you on social media?
You can find me on Facebook under
getitent Anderson Instagram85 , twitter85, Google+85, and reverb getitent85.

Get more love out of state.


What's the biggest criticism you've faced
with your music?

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When we say S.U.V it's hard to believe


you'd here this with the name Lamborghini.
Okay we know Porsche came out with the
Cayenne a few years ago. So it's not that
strange to see that some other high-end car
companies taking notes. Bentley is also set
to release its version, but let's talk about
the "Lambo."
Lamborghini's version of the Sport Utility
Vehicles is called the "Urus". How did the
name come about? Well here's the history.
The "Urus" is an ancient ancestor of the
modern bull/cow. Only much larger. From
around 5-6ft tall weighing about 12001500lbs. That's a lot of steaks.
The style of the "Urus" comes from the
Aventador. So when you see this thing
you'll know it's a "Lambo". Being that it's
kind of fat. It still looks good from behind.
(Stop blushing ladies.) From the side view
you would think they put a super car on a
S.U.V frame. Sitting on some 24's and with
enough lift to make those country boys
want to go off road a tt. Lol.

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weight from the overall vehicle. All the controls are on the steering wheel via a multifunction mechanism but this might make
production due to some laws.
Now let's talk about this motor, like we
say down here. The " Urus" comes with a
4.0 liter twin-boosted V-8 engine. Kicking
out 600 hausses (horses).They don't have a
torque value but you can imagine. With a
dual-clutch automatic transmission they
will transfer these horses to an AWD system that is permanently on and enhanced
with traction control to keep your grip tight.
The price of this machine comes out to
around $208,000 U.S. dollars and is not due
out until 2017. That's one expensive S.U.V.
that only seats 4 but it gives you plenty of
time to save up.
-Jay Mixx

The interior is still sporty with luxurious


design and materials. Mostly reinforced
carbon fiber components. Taking a lot of
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Lashauna Shaw
Location: Sumter,S.C.
Occupation: customer service associate
Measurements: 38,28,38
Dislikes: I dislike disrespectful men, lazy men and uneducated men.
Likes: Tall chubby guys, focused men, sweet compassionate men, and
great fathers.
Goals: To be a better me every day and inspire the young ladies in my
community positively. Also to be successful in my endeavors so that
young people know anything is possible!
Pet peeves: People who cannot drive properly, judgmental men/
women, laziness, and people that thrive on drama and conflict.
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decide which one of his three sons is going


to take over his company after he dies. In
the midst of the drama and the amazingly
crafted cast, the show itself has some
pretty credible music scores and production. The show's soundtrack produced by
super producer Timberland hit number one
on the Billboard 200 charts, beating out
pop icon Madonna, making it the first TV
soundtrack series to peak an r&b/hip hop
album chart.
Like all good things, the negative critics
have taken their hand at the probability of
the show's lifespan as well. As if being
The most talked about show on television
picked up for a second season wasn't
with ratings through the roof and an all-star
enough proof of the show's success, it's
award winning cast to back it up. Terrence
been arguably compared to another draHoward and Taraji P. Henson, the stars of
matic TV show on the Starz network called
the hit show Empire have been heating
"Power," produced by Curtis "50 Cent"
up your Wednesday nights in the melodraJackson who argues that Empires mimics
matic hip-hop soap opera since the show
Power's artwork. Rap mogul P. Diddy also
debuted on Fox on January 7, 2015. It reresents the show, saying that it copies his
cently wrapped up its first season on March
life and that he deserves his cut. Despite
18th, with a jaw dropping two-hour season
the critics, fortunately for Empire its refinale watched by over 16 million viewers
turning again for a second season and its
and pulling a 6.5 rating, marking it as Fox's
dedicated audience is anxious to see if it
highest rated Wednesday night show in
continues to live up to the hype. - P.I.
more than three years.
The show depicts the lifestyle of notorious
drug dealer Lucious Lyon (Terrance Howard) turned rap mogul who founded an
entertainment/record label, Empire Enterprises in which his outspoken ex-wife Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) seeks to claim part of
after being released from prison. Lucious
suffers from ALS, causing him to have to
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