Jesse Bonds Weaver Jr. better known by the stage name Schoolly D, is an American rapper from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Schoolly D teamed up with DJ Code Money in the mid-1980s, his lyrics reflected urban realism and sexual bravado, making Schoolly D the first gangsta rapper. He is interviewed in the 1986 cult documentary Big Fun in the Big Town, he embraced an Afrocentric style, bringing Afrocentric culture to hip hop along with KRS-One. Schoolly D contributed songs and music to many Abel Ferrara films, including "P. S. K." and "Saturday Night" as well as "King of New York" to Ferrara's film of the same name and the title track from Am I Black Enough For You?, played during the climactic shoot-out in that film, the title track from How a Black Man Feels, "Signifying Rapper", used in Ferrara's film Bad Lieutenant. Because Led Zeppelin sued due to an uncleared interpolation of its song "Kashmir" in "Signifying Rapper", the song was omitted from the soundtrack of the film and from subsequent releases of the film.
Composer Joe Delia tapped Schoolly to co-write and record "The Player" for Ferrara's film The Blackout, which Delia scored. Schoolly wrote the score to Ferrara's'R Xmas. In 2006, Schoolly D co-wrote the indie film soundtrack of the historical science fiction thriller Order of the Quest with Chuck Treece; the project series is produced by Benjamin Barnett, Jay D Clark of Media Bureau. His last album, Funk'N Pussy, on Jeff "Met" Thies' Chord Recordings features guest appearances by Public Enemy's Chuck D, Chuck Chillout, Lady B and a drum and bass remix of the classic Schoolly D track "Mr. Big Dick". Schoolly performed the music and occasional narration for the cult animated series Aqua Teen Hunger Force on the Cartoon Network's Adult Swim programming block, he was a guest on an episode of Space Ghost Coast to Coast. He created the song "Sharkian Nights" for the 12 oz. Mouse; the character Jesse B. Weaver from The Rudy and Gogo World Famous Cartoon Show was named after him. In November 2006 Schoolly D and Cartoon Network were sued over the Aqua Teen Hunger Force theme music.
A drummer by the name of Terence Yerves claimed he had written the theme music alongside Schoolly D in 1999 while working at the Meat Locker Studio. Yerves was aware the song would be used for a television series but did not approve of it being used for Aqua Teen Hunger Force, did not file the copyright to the Library of Congress until May 2006, after the series' fourth season had started airing. In the lawsuit Yerves demanded he receive $150,000 for every time the series was aired after the lawsuit was filed, he demanded that all existing copies of the series' DVDs be impounded and for Aqua Teen Hunger Force to cease broadcast. Rapper Ice-T, given credit for the creation of gangsta rap, says that Schoolly D was the first gangsta rapper; the first record that came out along those lines was Schoolly D's "P. S. K." The syncopation of that rap was used by me when I made "6 in the Mornin'." The vocal delivery was the same: "... P. S. K. is makin' that green," "...six in the morning, police at my door."
When I heard that record I was like, "Oh shit!" and call it a bite or what you will but I dug that record. My record didn't sound like "P. S. K." But I liked the way. "P. S. K." was talking about Park Side Killers but it was vague. That was the only difference, when Schoolly did it, it was "...one by one, I'm knockin' em out." All he did was represent a gang on his record. I took that and wrote a record about guns, beating people down, all that with "6 in the Mornin'." In the DVD extra on the King of New York, Schoolly D claims to have independently invented the sport of snowboarding by sledding down Philadelphia hills on pieces of linoleum. Funk metal band Primus mentions Schoolly D in their song "Harold of the Rocks" on the album Frizzle Fry; the Beastie Boys sampled Schoolly D's song "Gucci Time" on their 1986 hit "Time to Get Ill." 1985: Schoolly D 1987: Saturday Night! – The Album 1988: Smoke Some Kill 1989: Am I Black Enough for You? 1991: How a Black Man Feels 1994: Welcome to America 1995: Reservoir Dog 2000: Funk'N Pussy 2010: International Supersport 2019: The Real Hardcore 1987: The Adventures of Schoolly D 1995: The Jive Collection, Vol. 3 1996: A Gangster's Story: 1984–1996 2000: Best on Wax 2003: The Best of Schoolly D Schoolly D on IMDb Schoolly D at AllMusic Schoolly D discography at Discogs Schoolly D's ArtistDirect entry Global Darkness interviews Article about his graphic career as an album cover designer
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Cave Canem Foundation is an American 501 organization founded in 1996 by poets Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady to remedy the under-representation and isolation of African-American poets in Master of Fine Arts programs and writing workshops across the United States. It is based in New York. Cave Canem programs include an annual summer retreat, regional workshops, first- and second-book poetry prizes, anthology publication and national readings and panels; the organization has published two anthologies, Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem’s First Decade, edited by Derricotte and Eady, The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South, edited by Nikky Finney. In September 2016, National Book Foundation awarded Cave Canem the Literarian Award for service to the American literary community. Founded in 1996 by poets Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady, Cave Canem Foundation began as a week-long writing retreat for selected African-American poets at Mount St. Alphonsus Conference Center in Esopus, New York.
Since Cave Canem "has grown from an initial gathering of 26 poets to become an influential movement with a renowned faculty and a high-achieving national fellowship" of over 300. The Foundation's name, Cave Canem, is Latin for "Beware of the Dog" and refers to a sign that Derricotte spotted while visiting the House of the Tragic Poet in the volcanic ash covered city of Pompeii. Writing for The New York Times in 2015, Stephen Burt described Cave Canem as "a major incubator for the current renaissance in black poetry, which includes the poets Tracy K. Smith, who won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize in poetry. Held annually at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, Cave Canem’s tuition-free retreat is a week of faculty-led writing workshops and poetry readings for African-American poets. Accepted applicants may participate for a maximum of three summers within a five-year period. Past faculty have included Presidential Inaugural poet Elizabeth Alexander. Cave Canem Foundation sponsors two annual book prizes.
One is the Cave Canem Poetry Prize, awarded for an exceptional first book by an African-American poet and published by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Other winners have included Donika Kelly for her book, Bestiary; the second is the Cave Canem Northwestern University Press Poetry Prize, a second-book award established in 2009 that "celebrates and publishes works of lasting cultural value and literary excellence" by African-American poets. Established in 2001, these moderated discussions feature poets and scholars who "have played historic roles in African-American poetry." Participants have included Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott, Pulitzer Prize winner Rita Dove, poet and activist Amiri Baraka. Launched in 2008, Poets on Craft features “award-winning poets in the early-to-middle stages of their careers. Poets meet in moderated conversation, discussing aesthetics, the role of the contemporary poet and other topical issues.” Participants have included National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Major Jackson and Walt Whitman Award winner Suji Kwock Kim.
Established in 1999, workshops for emerging poets of color are held semi-annually in New York City and, more in Columbia, South Carolina, in partnership with the South Carolina Poetry Initiative. Instructors have included former Poet Laureate of Connecticut, Marilyn Nelson, Whiting Writers' Award winner Tyehimba Jess, American Book Award winner, Kimiko Hahn. In 2016, Cave Canem became the first organization to win the National Book Foundation's Literarian Award for service to the American literary community; the National Book Foundation's executive director Lisa Lucas said: "Cave Canem’s innovative and effective literary activism has been transformative to the world of letters. Their ongoing commitment to provide supportive channels for African American poets to thrive has yielded works that enrich the world’s literary culture." 2006: Gathering Ground: a Reader Celebrating Cave Canem's First Decade ISBN 9780472099245 OCLC 62133808 2007: The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South ISBN 9780820329253 OCLC 71369370 CantoMundo Kundiman
Scapania is a genus of plant in Scapaniaceae, a family of liverworts. It contains the following species: Scapania aequiloba Dumort. Scapania apiculata Spruce Scapania aspera M. Bernet & Bernet Scapania brevicaulis Taylor 1846 Scapania calcicola Ingham Scapania compacta Dumort. Scapania curta Dumort. Scapania cuspiduligera Müll. Frib. Scapania gracilis Lindb. 1873 Scapania helvetica Gottsche Scapania irrigua Nees Scapania lingulata H. Buch Scapania mucronata H. Buch 1916 Scapania nemorea Grolle Scapania paludicola Loeske & Müll. Frib. Scapania paludosa Müll. Frib. Scapania praetervisa Meyl. Scapania sphaerifera, Buch & Tuom. Scapania subalpina Dumort. Scapania uliginosa Dumort. Scapania umbrosa Dumort. Scapania undulata Dumort
Brampton Manor Academy is an 11–18 mixed, secondary school and selective sixth form with academy status in East Ham, England. It is the second largest school in the London Borough of Newham. In 2019, 41 of its students were offered Oxbridge places, in 2020 this had increased to 51. Brampton Girls School was built on the current site between 1957 and 1962, it converted to an academy in 2011. In 2019 the school expanded from 10 forms of entry to; the school's former purpose-built sixth form centre opened in September 2012. There have been extensive renovations of the school in since the school became an academy in 2011. A new sports hall was built and the old sports hall has been turned into a drama studio with a theatre at the front as Brampton Manor is now a specialist performing arts academy. There is a new Media/Art suite, with a chill out area and media rooms for both performing and dance use. In 2019 new accommodation has been started in a 5,339 sqm stand alone block for the incoming year sevens, grade 6 This is alongside an expanded sixth form centre.
The catering facilities have been expanded to deal with the growing student population. The school was rated "outstanding" in its two most recent Ofsted inspections, which took place in 2012 and 2018. In the 2018 Department for Education school league tables, Brampton Manor Academy ranked the highest achieving school in Newham at GCSE, with a Progress 8 score of 1.15, an Attainment 8 score of 59.2, 86% of students entering Ebacc, an Ebacc Average Point Score of 5.25. The school achieves outstanding A-Level results. In 2017 the school achieved a progress score at A-level of 0.63, the highest in Newham, with the vast majority of sixth-form students progressing on to higher education at Russell Group universities. In 2019, 41 of its students were offered Oxbridge places. In 2020, this rose to 51 students. Ravi Bopara, professional cricketer for England and Essex. Jade Ewen, finalist performer at Eurovision 2009 and member of Sugababes Ghetts, grime music artist Rob May and record producer Dudley O'Shaughnessy and actor Dominic Poleon, Professional footballer for Bradford City A.
Henri Pierre Louis du Verdier de Genouillac, called Abbé Henri de Genouillac, was a French Roman catholic priest and archaeologist specializing in Assyriology. Henri de Genouillac was the son Casimir Charles Victor du Verdier, vicomte de Genouillac, a chevalier of the Légion d'honneur and Léontine Marc, he made an impression among Assyriologists when he published Tablettes sumériennes archaïques in 1909. Gaston Maspero made a lengthy review of the work in the Journal des débats dated 30 March 1909. In 1911, he published La Trouvaille de Dréhem, he brought back the volumes of the Inventaire des tablettes de Tello. In 1912, he published the Textes économiques d'Oumma in 1930, the Textes religieux sumériens du Louvre. A researcher at the Département des antiquités orientales du musée du Louvre, he was given the direction of the excavations at Kish between January and April 1912, allowing him to write the two volumes of the Fouilles françaises d'El-'Akhymer. In 1926 he published Céramique cappadocienne.
He was given the resumption of excavations on the site of Tello in 1929. The objects out clandestine excavations showed. There, he directed three excavation campaigns until 1931. After that, he considered his health did not allow him to keep going and handed André Parrot the direction of excavations. Returning to France, he wrote Fouilles de Telloh, he bequeathed the musée départemental des antiquités of Seine-Maritime in Rouen his collection de 620 objets qui est entrée au musée le 17 mai 1941. Premières recherches à Kish Fouilles de Telloh. Mission archéologique du Musée du du Ministère de l'Instruction Publique. Tome II: Époques d'Ur, IIIe dynastie et de Larsa L'Église chrétienne au temps de saint Ignace d'Antioche, G. Beauchesne, 1907. Textes économiques d'oumma de l'époque d'Our, 1921 Fouilles françaises d'El-'Akhymer: premières recherches archéologiques à Kich, Volumes 1 et 2, É. Champion, 1924, Fouilles de Telloh, P. Geuthner, 1934 André Parrot, "Henri de Genouillac", p. 299-300, in Syria, year 1941, n°22-3-4 Persée Premières recherches archéologiques à Kich on Persée Kish on Antikforever Genouillac, Henri de, Abbé on CDLI Collection Genouillac on Musée des antiquités