The Black Dot
The Black Dot is a writer, author, lecturer, and emcee. The Black Dot began his career as a columnist for the underground Hip Hop newspaper called, “4 Korners.” His knowledge and wisdom of the metaphysical aspects of the culture provided great insight into the potential of Hip Hop’s future beyond the physical components of the art form. The Black Dot is the author of the underground, cult classic book, “Hip Hop Decoded," and his newest edition "Urban Culture Decoded." He is also an international lecturer who has taught about the culture of Hip Hop in Germany, London, Bermuda, Toronto, as well as HBCUs like Spellman and Howard. He also lectures at schools, bookstores, and street corners.
As an emcee, The Black Dot released his first album in 1988 under the infamous B-Boy records label as a part of a group called, “Tall, Dark, and Handsome.” In 1994, he then went on to start his own label and released his second album called, “A&R Killer, Da Hip Hop Play” as a part of a group called, “The Lethahedz” which uncovered many of the injustices that are still relevant in the music industry today.