Posts Tagged ‘USA’

(NEW HEAT) Ballistic – “Did It For the Dream” (VIDEO)

Friday, July 27th, 2018

A dream is defined as a series or succession of thoughts and images seen by one’s mind while sleeping. But some people are so focused on making a mark on this world, that they dream with their eyes wide open. Enter Ballistic, a super dope artist/songwriter/entrepreneur whose art – and by “art”, we mean music – is making just such a mark.

The music is not only quality and definitely worth adding to your playlist, it is arranged with such zeal that it effects positivity and enlightenment.

Stay tuned for much more on Ballistic and the Death By Design (DBD) movement. DBD is a breath of fresh air and young energy fused with purpose. What’s that purpose you ask? Just wait and see. It will soon be evident and it involves change that will help to transform the world as we know it.

Watch/Comment/Share the “Did It For the Dream” video, exclusively on You Tube. The single is available for download and streaming on all digital platforms.

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Mother Of Six Trades In $96k House For Used Minivan

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

A mother living in Detroit, USA has traded in her four-bedroom home for a 2006 minivan.

LaWanda Flake, a 36-year-old disabled mother of six traded in her four-bedroom, three-bath house, located in one of the city’s better neighborhoods and valued at $96,000 for a 2006 Chevrolet Uplander with 85,000 miles, valued at between $5000 and $8,500.

“I had a lot of good offers, some from out of state. It turned out I took one of the first offers I got because I felt like it helped us both,” Flake told the Detroit News.

“They needed the house more than anyone I spoke with. They kept telling me it was a blessing to them. I really feel like I made a good decision.”

Flake said she posted the house offer on Craigslist because she needed a new car in order to get her children to school on time because the city’s bus system was proving unreliable.

Flake has an irregularly updated Twitter account, where you can see some of her complaints about the bus system.

Now, there are a couple of details that make this story far less crazy than it sounds at first. Number one, Flake and her six children are not living in the minivan. They’ve relocated to a three-bedroom home nearby that she was able to purchase on a $4,000 land contract.

And even though the house was once home to Diana Ross and the Supremes, Flake purchased it last year at a foreclosure sale for $3,600, not its near six-figure retail value.

The house reportedly has several thousand dollars worth of necessary repairs waiting for the new owners, including a new furnace and water heater.

The family who purchased Flake’s home has decided to stay anonymous for now. Flake agreed to not mention their names in the story, but she did note that she received several more lucrative offers for her home, including a Montana couple who offered Flake her choice of one of their four vehicles. And a man who recently moved back to Detroit from Las Vegas offered in trade his 1996 Bentley Brooklands luxury sedan, valued at about $20,000. A third trade offer was for a 1996 Corvette.

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Indiana State Fair Stage Collapse [VIDEO]

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Fan video of August 13, 2011, Sugarland Concert stage collapse at Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family Trailer

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Release Date: April 22nd, 2011 (wide)

Production Co: The Tyler Perry Company

Filming Locations: Los Angeles, California, USA

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Produced in: United States Madea, everyone’s favorite wise-cracking, take-no-prisoners grandma, jumps into action when her niece, Shirley, receives distressing news about her health. All Shirley wants is to gather her three adult children around her and share the news as a family. But Tammy, Kimberly and Byron are too distracted by their own problems: Tammy can’t manage her unruly children or her broken marriage; Kimberly is gripped with anger and takes it out on her husband; and Byron, after spending two years in jail, is under pressure to deal drugs again. It’s up to Madea, with the help of the equally rambunctious Aunt Bam, to gather the clan together and make things right the only way she knows how: with a lot of tough love, laughter… and the revelation of a long-buried family secret.