The Legend OF Frank Matthews***messymandella***


 
“Richer than Frank Lucas. More powerful than the Mafia. He was the biggest drug dealer in America. In 1973 he jumped bail and disappeared with 15 million dollars. He has never been seen again. Nearly four decades later, the fate of Frank Matthews remains a complete mystery. It s as if Matthews dropped off the face of the earth, explained Mike Pizzi, a retired U.S. Marshal who was involved with the hunt for Matthews, the fugitive, for several years.
 
The one hour and 23 minute documentary features rare archival footage, interviews with numerous sources who previously haven t talked on camera about Frank Matthews and never before seen photos of Matthews. The documentary explores several intriguing questions: how was Matthews been able to operate for several years without being detected? What was his relationship with La Cosa Nostra? Why did the CIA get involved in the Matthews investigation? Why has the mystery of his disappearance been so difficult to solve? Born in 1944 in Durham, North Carolina, Matthews left his hometown when he was a teenager, going first to Philadelphia and then to New York City. By the early 1970 s, Frank Matthews had become America’s biggest drug kingpin. His organization, headquartered in Brooklyn, stretched across more than 20 states, and he became the only Black gangster to establish direct ties to the French Connection heroin pipeline. To quote a federal prosecutor assigned to the Matthews case, Matthews was a pioneering giant of drug distribution.” Matthews organization eventually outgrew even the Italian Mafia, and when he built himself a mansion in Staten Island’s most exclusive neighborhood (and across the street from mobsters Paul Castellano and Three Finger Brown), he found himself on the verge of a war with La Cosa Nostra.
 
Matthews also battled militant Black Muslims for control in the streets of New Jersey and Philadelphia as he built his empire. The $15 to 20 million dollars he disappeared with is roughly equivalent to $100 million in today’s cash. What happened to Frank Matthews?
 
That’s the most intriguing questioning organized crime history, said Chepesiuk, who has spent five years researching the Frank Matthews story. Despite one of the largest man hunts in US history, there is no proof as to whether he is alive or dead.
About the Director
Alan ‘Al Profit’ Bradley has directed numerous true crime documentaries including ‘Motown Mafia’ and ‘Rollin: the Fall of the Auto Industry and the Rise of the Drug Economy in Detroit’ His first feature film, ‘Saint Aubin’ was also released in 2012. Ron Chepesiuk is the author of dozens of books and the director of a documentary on legendary heroin smuggler Ike Atkinson.”-MOVIE DESCRIPTION from uploader…

 
 

 
 
 
 

Happy Birthday To The Queen Of Pop! Madonna Is 58 Years Old Today!***messymandella***

 

Remember Madge in her Golden Years?

Wait, these are her Golden Years…

We love this Golden Cougar, and her longetivity!

Madonna has been a favorite of all women that are fighting to live their seventh childhood.

Some women use Madonna as a reminder of why everyone does NOT  have  to spend their Golden Years, in a nursing home.

I mean really, just look at Madonna, still sexxxy and confident.

She can send  Activia, Geritol, and  AARP  at a  stand still.

You can’t imagine, how much love Madonna has reserved in my heart.

When she throws those powdered shanks all over the stage,WE LOVE IT!

 

R.i.p. phife dawg!–A Tribe Called Quest + The Leaders Of The New School***messymandella***

 

Most read today! someone help bring closure for william “fernando” barnes aka dJ nando!***messymandella***


 
Rapper DJ Nando, a popular Strip Club DJ, was shot execution style outside of his dwelling. Some coward pulled the trigger from behind, and released the bullet into the back of his head, without any afterthought.We have lost faith in humanity and in each other and respect for our people. Whomever ended William Fernando Barnes life doesn’t know they are committing the exact vicious hatred as the Klu,Klux Klan. One less minority man breathing, or one that will end behind bars for one action that could have been avoided with self-control and communication.
 
        DJ Nando only spent 38 Years on this earth. That is a tragedy, but he lived longer that Lil Snupe, Lil JoJo, and Lil Phat also potentially celebrities cut down before their career catapulted into mainstream!
 
  Once again, Any coward that shoots you in the back of the head is not man enough to even confront you and has no regard for human life. While DJ Nando was leaving his show at approximately 3:00 A.M his life was stolen without any regard. No fight or argument took place, just him walking and a bullet to the back of his head.
 
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        Now when women go to bed at night they don’t worry if a man is cheating, they are frightened when they don’t receive  that text or tweet just to make sure that he is still breathing. Real Talk!
 
     We have created our own jungle and the worms have no loyalty or ability to understand why these incidents should not happen.
 
         According to all accounts, DJ Nando appeared to have the qualities of a positive person that enjoyed his work as a DJ, since he has been a part of the DJ scene for at least 12 years. Rapper DJ Nando already solidified his place in the DJ world, but that wasn’t enough! He wanted other DJ’s to receive national recognition in the Art and gain prominence in  his community!
 
         This initiative and determination birthed the movement of him and his peers as a DJ collective the “Coalition DJ’s.” If a man reached his pentacle of success but would still mentor other DJ’s that in itself gives the impression of a humble, free-hearted soul.
 
      This blood bath and Roster of men in the Urban scene is increasing at a steady rate. The families of the departed are  left wondering, “What could have been?” This killing is a harmful deterioration for our community. These are   the incidents that  FOX News feeds into and biasly enjoy reporting.  Our accomplishments are overshadowed by Animal-like instincts of a few with no sense of respect.
 
        
 
          I can’t type fast enough to send my condolences for all of our street soldiers, that are fighting a make belief self-propelled war. This war is  just reverse racism with the ending plan of the extinction of the minority man. Women are having to get their children dressed to see daddy through the glass window, or before the casket door closes.
 

 
I did not ever meet this DJ, and sadly never will…
 
      I love our men and if no one else cares enough in the media to demonstrate their importance. I will remember and announce their accolades and  contributions in life!
 
I pray for his family and friends.
 
Everyone has a story, and  I  believe he was more than just a random shooting story in the news.
 
Someone is in agony and distress right now over the end of DJ NAndo’s life and I am hugging them in spirit!
 
R.I.P.
 
 I pray for justice and vindication in this  life for the victim. It is only January 14th, 2014 and Doe B, Mazarati Fox, and DJ Nando are no longer alive.
 
Sorry for the lost to anyone that knew William, but the News Outlets will give an emotionless account of the events of that night. To some in the news world he was just another minority shot and murdered.
 
He deserves better than that, and his life meant something to someone.
 
Life is so precious, and fleeting especially for a coward that can’t even look a man in his eyes before he ends his unfinished life.
 
Praying for an ending to this foolishness!
 
Love Through Tears
 
***messymandella***was your family member, wouldn’t you demand justice? In our community, once the news story has died, so is the interest and the prioritiy is lessened by the month, and we cry and mourn but after out bereavement, we find another issue to invest in a a new cause to focus on and solve,and we forget.
 
           We also  get invested in another  topic to bring awareness to  and also utilize for out own self-advancement .
 
           The news doesn’t allot valuable time on Cold Cases. Someone in our county  has insight on his untimely demise. 
 
          He is six feet deep, and someone  decided to steal his life. 
 
     He can’t fight for himself. We must let them know you can’t just murder your brothers and sisters and not expect karma and physical justice. Don’t give up on your loved ones because the  bias media forgot about them, just pretend it was your cousin and he was shot in his head, by a coward after returning home. You would want justice!
 
           Justice would not only be required, it would be only stipulation let’s make it mandatory, so the coward can receive their own justice and punishment.

 
 

 
 

Classic***messymandella***Remembrance Of The Spiritual Life With Janet Jackson***messymandella***

   

 

          In our society if you are single on Valentine’s Day, you are a failure according to the diamond companies, Hallmark and commercialism of Valentine’s Day.  If you do not receive  an abundance of materialistic presents on Christmas, then you may feel inclined to lie about everything you received. More gifts, means you have more loved? People assume that after a funeral that you are gone. In the casket, it is a shell of that person and even though you may not be able to hug or talk to them, they are not spiritually gone. Your spirit and energy doesn’t die, just the shell of your former self, you still have that person and you can feel when their is an indication that your loved one is still loving you, looking over and protecting you.

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        It was a story of a man that entered a home and was about to burglarize and assault a woman but he ran away. The police did eventually located the fleeing burglar, but asked him, “Why did you run?” He told the police,”Because of those two men standing behind her.” Later they asked the lady about the two men that were there and she was puzzled because she was by herself the entire day. NO ONE was there,or so she thought… 

        We don’t leave this world, and you can be confident in knowing what ever you believe about the spiritual world,realize people can share connections even if they never have met. If energy doesn’t die, and the spirit doesn’t die then your loved ones are still here in spirit. NO, not like a ghost town or anything like that, but a spirit that will give you strength when you feel you are alone.

         You can feel their energy hovering around you and just understand that you will behold their smile again and you will have a opportunity to hear them laugh again. They are fully aware of your bereavement, but they are no longer in anguish and unrest, we are the ones that suffer,now.     

             If the connection is that strong you know that their presence is not far behind you and you can feel their love around you. You may be devastated in this point of time, but their spirit is dancing in the moonlight, so just try to dry some of those tears and don’t hold on to blame, mistrust, or arguments that were never resolved. They are still here,even if you don’t recognize your loved ones presence they are still smiling back at you.

 

Emily King – Distance (Official Music Video)***messymandella***

 

 Meet Emily King, an artist that has garnered fame and respect by touring and creating the music SHE wants to create.

This is her vision and her strength to stay more in tuned with her inner self, and not compromise her talent for a watered down version of her vision.

Get familiar  with a multi genre artist that  every musical ear can easily appreciate admire in the Indie music game.

Emily King is coming to a town near you.

 

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Unsung Model And First Black Cover Girl, Lana Ogilvie***messymandella***

          I would flip through magazines growing up and blossoming into a petite little woman with a colossal personality, and noticed someone too intriguing and confident for further description at that moment.

         While striving and demanding equal right are important to leave your mark, even if unsung by the greatest, her legacy has proof and she deserves her acknowledgement for not only involving her body  just her nude Instigram photos every other day,  to become “famous!”

           We are more than that just  how are thighs are and how much are body can be shown for people who don’t deserve a peek at it. Our appearances are only a miniscule block  of the foundation that composes our existence, and makes you that woman you will become and you will regret the time you wasted, on the superficial. You have the right to love your body, but there is so much more than that, you could be advertising on-line.

 

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I glanced at an advertisement and noticed the Breath Taking and confident, Lana Olgivie.

 

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I already made my mind of what Gorgeous meant, and who was the fashionable woman who would be my fashion muse until I gazed at Lana.

 

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           Once I left my high-end job of cooking chicken at Hardees and smelling like a chicken pit and covered with flour every other day;I still maintained my hair styles and kept my Cover Girl powder and wet and wild lipstick on stand by.
I would escape into my on world and buy myself three magazines with my Hardees check, because I was filthy rich. Yup, rolling in chicken flour and dough…

 

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  Lana Ogilvie created a vast amount of opportunities for women of color,and she should be paid homage to buy every model of color.

Lana  still remains current in the model agency and as stunning as she was  over 20 years ago.

 

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    Lana  has appeared in Mademoiselle, Essence, Sports Illustrated, Elle, Vogue, Glamour, and Harper’s Bazaar. She has also created her own  jewelry company,”Sabre.”

 

 

             We women must remember  those that were integral in our perspective as children. Every one that inspired you in the past are of course the reason and inspiration for the person you have become!

 

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In this fashionable and ever-changing world, talent and class never can be forgotten and self-respect and inspiration should be celebrated.

 

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Covergirl 1993

          

       Lana Olgivie has contributed too much to fashion and innovation, and cultural acceptance and stayed humble and still lives a private but well documented life.

 

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       Lana Olgivie is currently  a model at Heffner H2 Women!  I could not verify her exact age, true woman of mystery and intrigue, and when you are that amazing, does it really matter?

 

 

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