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Thread started 04/27/16 2:56pm

lwr001

Minister Louis Farrakhan Tribute Dope

Minister Louis Farrakhan

https://www.noi.org/prince-tribute/

Prince—The Essence Of Beauty

A tribute from Minister Louis Farrakhan

In everything that Allah (God) created, there are lessons to be learned. There is exquisite beauty in the flowers, in the rocks, in the birds, in the beasts, in the fish and this exquisite beauty that only comes from God says that Allah (God) is the Most Beautiful of those who have beauty.

All beauty is from Allah (God), who is the Author of Beauty.

The soul of the man that we know as Prince was beauty. The manifestation of his many gifts was a manifestation of beauty. The essence of his being, in the way Prince gave to others, serviced others through his gifts and skills was a thing of beauty. The creation of his songs, the majesty of their rhythms, the beauty of its content says something about the beauty of the man.

I never had the privilege of meeting this beautiful, unique human being.

When I had my first near death experience, I was in the hospital at Howard University Hospital in Washington, D.C. Prince came to see me, but I had lost so much weight and was looking so ill, some of those around me did not permit Prince to come and see me. Later, as we were organizing the Million Family March, Prince donated $50,000 to that effort. After writing him and thanking him for his gift, I tried to meet with my brother but unfortunately, I was unable to meet him.

From what I know of him, he was like a Pearl of Great Price, a Diamond of Matchless Beauty that everywhere the light struck him a color emitted from his being—thus the song Purple Rain became one of his great musical masterpieces. The movie, the song, the man.

I like you will miss Prince. I like you saw the Greatness in his Struggle just to gain ownership of his own name. I saw the Greatness of his Being, the courage that he had to fight for, not only his own image, his own likeness, and his own music masters but to fight for others who were not as blessed with the depth of love and the breadth of courage that he demonstrated.

As I think of my brother Prince, I think of Allah (God), the Essence of Beauty, planting that essence in him and then wrapping that essence in the flesh and the bones of the earth that speak to physical beauty through which we gained access to that essence which is the soul of the man that we called Prince. He has returned to Him who gave Prince to us and I like all who have admired him and loved him rejoice that a man like that came this way.

Though I am saddened over the fact that I will never physically meet him, we will always have him with us through the music that he gave us, the struggle that he made that taught us how we must stand up, fearless against that which is ugly in its injustice, its unrighteousness and its wickedness.

He loved his faith. He kept the faith and fought the good fight. The Essence of Beauty remains, the beautiful flesh that wrapped that essence from head to foot is gone from us, yet beauty in a man named Prince remains.

May Allah (God) bless his family, those closest to him that helped him make his music, those who helped him in any way; may we all be comforted in our loss. But may we be joyful in the Gift that Allah (God) gave to us and to the world, the Essence of Beauty in a man called Prince.

Source: Final Call Vo. 35 N0 30, ... a Prince"

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Reply #1 posted 04/27/16 4:52pm

sumtymes

Wow. Thank you for sharing this powerful tribute although reading it brought back tears May his courage beauty and music inspire for generations
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Reply #2 posted 04/27/16 5:14pm

UncleGrandpa

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Damn, all respect due to the most honorable Minister Farrahkhan.
Jeux Sans Frontiers
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Reply #3 posted 04/27/16 5:38pm

AnnaSantana

Very nice.

I don't argue with people about my opinions. Scram. I said what I said.
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Reply #4 posted 04/27/16 5:46pm

ufoclub

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Wow.

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Reply #5 posted 04/27/16 5:48pm

perfume

Thanks much for sharing.

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Reply #6 posted 04/27/16 5:51pm

MitchBloodGree
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I'm surprised Prince gave Farrakhan money, given the way he has criticized P in the past> Another one jumpin on that bandwagon i guess

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Reply #7 posted 04/27/16 6:14pm

pennylover

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"Wow" what a beautiful Tribute from the Honorable Minister Farrahkhan. I will be purchasing this and keeping it with all the other magazines I have collected over the years. This was written with a lot of love and respect 4 Prince.

Thank u Minister Farrahkhan

Thank u Iwr001 4 sharing

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Reply #8 posted 04/27/16 6:17pm

luvsexy4all

pearl of great price...

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Reply #9 posted 04/27/16 6:57pm

lwr001

MitchBloodGreen said:

I'm surprised Prince gave Farrakhan money, given the way he has criticized P in the past> Another one jumpin on that bandwagon i guess

show me where he crticized..P wrote we march for the million may march ...funded get on the bus movie as well via Londell

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Reply #10 posted 04/27/16 7:13pm

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lwr001 said:

show me where he crticized..P wrote we march for the million may march ...funded get on the bus movie as well via Londell

I saw a speech where he got pretty worked up about "effeminate" entertainers and called him a freak... jumpin around on stage with his guitar like a monkey... basically he was talking about how entertainers like P were promoting the gay agenda and feminizing men. come to think of it im gonna try to find that clip if i can, i think he talked abt micheal too i cant remember

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Reply #11 posted 04/27/16 7:54pm

funksterr

MitchBloodGreen said:

lwr001 said:

show me where he crticized..P wrote we march for the million may march ...funded get on the bus movie as well via Londell

I saw a speech where he got pretty worked up about "effeminate" entertainers and called him a freak... jumpin around on stage with his guitar like a monkey... basically he was talking about how entertainers like P were promoting the gay agenda and feminizing men. come to think of it im gonna try to find that clip if i can, i think he talked abt micheal too i cant remember

Yup. I remember it too. Black muslims were hard on Prince and MJ in the 80's.

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Reply #12 posted 04/27/16 8:09pm

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funksterr said:

Yup. I remember it too. Black muslims were hard on Prince and MJ in the 80's.

Thats right, i found the speech too; he also made fun of princes ruffled clothes and the way he walked across the stage 'like a woman'... and women who liked prince were just as bad as him. he even got on stevie wonder for wearing braids lol

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Reply #13 posted 04/28/16 1:47pm

lwr001

MitchBloodGreen said:

lwr001 said:

show me where he crticized..P wrote we march for the million may march ...funded get on the bus movie as well via Londell

I saw a speech where he got pretty worked up about "effeminate" entertainers and called him a freak... jumpin around on stage with his guitar like a monkey... basically he was talking about how entertainers like P were promoting the gay agenda and feminizing men. come to think of it im gonna try to find that clip if i can, i think he talked abt micheal too i cant remember

If you go back to 2002, the final ca,ll also covered the celebration at Paisley

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Reply #14 posted 04/28/16 1:53pm

SanDiegoFunkDa
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I don't care about anything that murdering hypocrite has to say. He murdered Malcolm X and should be doing life in prison

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Reply #15 posted 04/28/16 2:07pm

bonatoc

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You love Prince AND Farrakhan.
Does not compute.

No hard feelings, you're entitled to love assholes.

The Colors R brighter, the Bond is much tighter
No Child's a failure
Until the Blue Sailboat sails him away from his dreams
Don't Ever Lose, Don't Ever Lose
Don't Ever Lose Your Dreams
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Reply #16 posted 04/28/16 2:25pm

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UncleGrandpa said:

Damn, all respect due to the most honorable Minister Farrahkhan.

I Second that ...

Its so easy in life to throw shade but harder to give Light.....

Prince gave us all Light

Eye Was Born & Raised On The Same Plantation In The United States Of The Red, White And Blue Eye Never Knew That Eye Was Different Til Dr. King Was On The Balcony
Lying In A Bloody Pool......Call me a Dreamer 2 - R.I.P - James Brown and Michael Jackson
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