[73][74] Wakeel Allah has written In the Name of Allah: A History of Clarence 13X and the 5 Percenters and The Naked Truth: From the Goal Mind of Abu Shahid, the Elder of the Nation of Gods and Earths. "[38] 1965 New York newspaper articles referred to the Five Percenters as a "gang," "hoodlums," and "terror group. [37] According to Five Percenter Universal Shaamguadd, Allah the Father stated Five Percenters should avoid eating "small scavengers, such as shrimp," and also avoid "lobsters, crabs, clams, and oysters. Five Percent of the world's population are described as "the poor, righteous Teachers, who do not believe in the teachings of the 10%, and are all-wise; and know who the Living God is; and Teach that the Living God is the Sun of man, the supreme being, the (Black man) of Asia; and Teach Freedom, Justice and Equality to all the human family of the planet Earth. He taught them that the astral twin of the Black man is the Sun. [12], Five Percenters have culture-specific names for certain cities. With these artists, and any others associated with the Five Percenters, music was more than just a message."[100]. We are pro-righteous and anti-devilishment. MadameNoire ® Copyright © 2021 BossipMadameNoire, LLC All Rights Reserved | BHM Digital, The Five Percent Nation of Gods and Earths. 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Otherwise known as: The Blood-Suckers of the Poor." [59][60] There have been rumors and theories about assailants and motives,[61][62] but the murder remains unsolved. [80] The method by which letters were associated with certain values is unknown. MadameNoire is a sophisticated lifestyle publication that gives African-American women the latest in fashion trends, For example, in the song "Wildflower," Ghostface Killah rhymes, "I'm God Cipher Divine," spelling G-O-D in the Supreme Alphabet. We unravel the … . "[38] The FBI file stated that the organization's name meant "The five percent of the Muslims who smoke and drink. The Show and Prove is an annual event that takes place in the Harlem section of Manhattan every second weekend in June. Some Five Percenters have been accused of promoting male chauvinism and misogyny. [63], The FBI's labeling the Five Percenters as a "gang" in 1965 has caused much trouble for Gods and Earths in the United States. [32] Female Five Percenters are also referred to as "Wisdom. But what some of the media coverage around this latest ‘controversy’ has missing is the long-standing connection between hip-hop and the 5 Percenters — … "[86] Some Five Percenters take further steps and eschew meat altogether, often opting for "strict" vegetarianism. [67], The men of the Five Percent Nation view themselves as Gods (both individually and collectively as the Original Man). To this day, he is called “The Godfather of Gangsta Rap” (even though he was the shortest major hip hop star of all time). Is a mysterious black Muslim group a bona fide religion or a dangerous gang? "[32] The Black women who came into Father Allah's growing movement to study along with the males were taught they were symbolic of the planet Earth because women produce and sustain human existence as does the Earth. [12][16], The Nation of Gods and Earths teaches that Black people are the original people of the planet Earth, and therefore they are the fathers ("Gods") and mothers ("Earths") of civilization. [82], Because the NGE defines itself as a way of life and not a religion,[83] the Nation generally does not observe religious holidays, including those associated with Christianity or Islam. [97], Five Percenter Just I C Equality Allah asserts that gender equality is an inherent aspect of ALLAH: "How can woman not be God as well as man? How can we be the all in all if "all" isn't included? . [11][12] Between 1963–1964 Clarence 13X left the Nation of Islam, renamed himself Allah, and founded what is known as the Five-Percent Nation or Nation of Gods and Earths. It's not a male, like religion will tell you. August 1st, 2014 [37], The FBI opened a file on the Five Percenters in 1965, the height of the Civil Rights and Black Power Movements in America. Eazy-E Height: 5’3″ Born as Eric Lynn Wright, at only 5’3″, this west coast rapper had an out sized influence on the world of hip hop. The original man is the Asiatic Black man; the Maker; the Owner; the Cream of the planet Earth, Father of Civilization, God of the Universe.”—Student Enrollment Lesson no. Allah proclaimed Kennedy a "righteous man" and renamed him Azreal. https://www.billboard.com/photos/6723017/the-10-best-rappers-of-all-time One way of life that has an undisputed imprint on hip-hop is the Five Percent … Early hip-hop acts affiliated with the Five Percenters, and who spread its teachings through hip hop, include two MCs of the late 1980s–early '90s conscious-rap era—Rakim of Eric B. The Five Percent Nation of Gods and Earths. [110] He regularly wears an eight-pointed star pendant with a number seven and a crescent, which can be seen on the cover of his album The World According to RZA. /. [75], The term "Five Percenter" is taken directly from the "Five Percent" who are described in "Lost-Found Muslim Lesson No. We've joined the BHM Digital family of websites and have updated our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. "[88], As in the Nation of Islam, Five Percenters believe that the original inhabitants of the world were Black (which they refer to as the "Asiatic Blackman" and believe had inhabited the earth for "66 trillion years".) ", The official Web site of the Nation of Gods and Earths (archived), A paper presented at the American Anthropological Association's Annual Meeting (Nov 1996) about Five Percenters and its influence on hip hop music, as well as its divergence from traditional Islam, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Interviews Talib Kweli and Five Percenters, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Five-Percent_Nation&oldid=1001763682, Islamic organizations established in 1964, African and Black nationalist organizations in North America, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. [28][72] The Supreme Mathematics is thought to be the highest system of numerology in the NGE, used to give qualitative value to numbers in addition to quantity. black entertainment news, parenting tips and beauty secrets that are specifically for black women. & Rakim[101] and Big Daddy Kane. Ten percent of the world's population are described as "The rich; the slave-makers of the poor; who teach the poor lies --- to believe that the Almighty, True and Living God is a spook and cannot be seen by the physical eye. Eighty-five percent of the world's population are described as "uncivilized people; poison animal eaters; slaves from mental death and power, people who do not know the Living God or their origin in this world, and they worship that they know not what. [93] According to the Five Percent Nation, each member constitutes a divine being in his or her own right. [7] Smith joined the Nation of Islam and was renamed Clarence 13X, in accordance with the NOI's customs.[8][9]. Word, Word Is Bond, Dropping Knowledge, Dropping Science, Peace= all 5 Percenter terms in Hip Hop. "What I Learned from the Five Percenters", "Subject: Clarence 13X Smith (Part 1 of 3)", "God, the Black Man and the Five Percenters", "The Meaning of the 5%: A Look at the Nation Of Gods And Earths", "The Founding of the Nation Of Gods And Earths", https://www.scribd.com/doc/302750576/NGE-Supreme-Wisdom, "A National Statement by Dumar Wa'de Allah", "Welcome to the Love Allah website of the Gods and Earths! Many of my favourite rappers are 5 percenters or were influenced by their teachings. You won’t believe some of the people on this list. [41][40] Wakeel Allah's book In the Name of Allah includes a photo captioned: "Allah (in background) along with Mayor Lindsay (holding baby) on airplane ride with Five Percenters. Check out some of your favorite rappers who’ve dropped Five-Percenter knowledge. "[38] Allah the Father and the Five Percenters "had a reputation for being unreachable, anti-white criminals. [26][27][28][29][30] On October 10, 1964, this young group formed the First Nine Born of what became known as the Five-Percent Nation, or later the Nation of Gods and Earths.[31]. "[95] Others describe the Black woman as the Black man's equal: In X Clan's song "Wiz Degrees," Five Percenter Brother J describes his partner as "Wisdom and the Goddess manifest. [26] According to the Five Percenter Newspaper, "God first means that it is no longer a judicial argument; centered means everything we do is about God. [64] NGE literature has been banned from penal institutions in these and other states, and inmates have been denied privileges enjoyed by those of other persuasions. Five Percenter Rap: God Hop's Music, Message, and Black Muslim Mission examines the phenomenon from musical, historical, and cultural perspectives. Allah taught his Black male students that they were Gods, just as he was. Five Percenter Rap is the first and only book devoted to studying the Five Percent Nation. There is no gender type, we all have the components that make the physical. [14] Allah was also joined by Justice (formerly James 109X, and before that, James Howell) who would become one of Allah's closest associates until his death. The Five Percent Nation believes 10 percent of the world knows the truth, and those elites opt to keep 85 percent of the world in ignorance. [50] Michael M. Knight's The Five Percenters includes a photo of a gathering of Five Percenters that includes Barkim, who Knight describes as "one of the earliest white Five Percenters" and his siblings. Toronto rapper Raz Fresco's style is inspired by classic 90s New York rap like Wu-Tang Clan, and he also shares their old allegiance to the philosophies of the Five-Percent Nation. Anytime you use the word “cypher” in Hip Hop, that came from 5 Percenters. "[47][48][49], There have been from the organization's inception Five Percenters of various ethnicities. The Five Percent Nation medallion worn by hip hop moguls such as Jay Z and Jay Electronica tends to raise a bit of controversy. Many of these were produced in the late 1960s, when the Five Percent Nation was being founded. "[86] Allah was also a proponent of fasting and many new adherents fast as part of "an induction process. who ultimately descended from the Tribe of Shabazz, while the White race are evil "devils" who were created 6,000 years ago on what is today the Greek island of Patmos by a 'rogue bigheaded scientist' named Yakub (the Biblical and Qur'anic Jacob) who was of the Meccan branch of the tribe. [108][109] Furthermore, RZA directly rhymes the Twelve Jewels of life's objectives on his later work with Gravediggaz, rhyming in succession: knowledge, wisdom, understanding, freedom, justice, equality, food, clothing, shelter, love, peace, happiness. Wikid 7- alias of Supreme Allah Messiah. [112], Social and political impressions and impacts, Notable current and former members and associates, Nation of Gods and Earth. When challenged by some male Five Percenters, Tawanna defended her position and was declared by Justice to be "more God than some of the men! It's a mother/father principle, a masculine/feminine principle. Started by a former member of the Nation of Islam in 1964, The Five Percent Nation has always had close ties with the hip-hop world and these celebrities have all been — or at least been rumored to be — members. … [40], In 1967, shortly after Allah and Justice started holding classes at the Street Academy, Civil Rights leader Bayard Rustin and Massachusetts Senator Edward Brooke visited Father Allah at the Academy. Rap artists such as Erykah Badu and Queen Latifah are past members of the Five Percent Nation; GURU and Wu-Tang Clan are currently affiliated. [102][103][104][105] The popularity of these acts sparked a boom of new NGE students. Members of the group call themselves Allah's Five Percenters, which reflects the concept that ten percent of the people in the world know the truth of existence, and those elites and their agents opt to keep eighty-five percent of the world in ignorance and under their controlling thumb; the remaining five percent are those who know the truth and are determined to enlighten the eighty-five percent. Five Percenters in New York City were a visible presence at parties during hip hop's formative years of the 1970s. Scene pioneer DJ Kool Herc recalled that while there was a heavy gang presence in attendance, the Five Percenters were also there as a de facto peace-keeping element. . For example, the first letter, A, stands for Allah; the 12th letter, L, stands for Love, Hell, or Right; and the 13th letter, M, stands for Master. Allah is the all in all. but. 2" of the Nation of Islam. Such rules were relaxed in 2004 in New York to allow registered "sincere adherent(s)" to study teachings personally but not share with unregistered inmates during their incarceration. [21][14][22] One story states that he was disciplined by the NOI and excommunicated in 1963, but another version of events says that he left of his own free will. advice and career trends - and MadameNoire provides all of that. "[46] NGE websites and articles state, "We as a collective are not anti-white nor pro-black. But famous Five Percenter Lord Jamar went on Huffington Post Live to say, “From what I understand is in Carmelo’s case, he actually has some dealings with the Five Percent Nation. Culture is the practices and principles of a people at any given time. "[99], In its article on Five Percenter Jay Electronica, Vice Magazine stated in regard to the Five Percent Nation: "It's a movement that's been affiliated with hip-hop from the very beginning, coining terms like 'ciphers' and 'dropping science' and influencing everyone, World's Famous Supreme Team, Big Daddy Kane, Jay-Z, Rakim, Wu-Tang Clan, Brand Nubian, Nas, Common, Poor Righteous Teachers, and AZ. They said they are "neither anti-white nor pro-black. [32] In Supreme Mathematics, the Black man is symbolized as "Knowledge. [69][70], The teachings of the Nation of Gods and Earths are passed on through a modern oral tradition. Daniel Genis [81] These meetings usually take place in public areas and can be held anywhere. Why the Five-Percenters Hate You. But this past summer, the group received a powerful endorsement … . The main theme of the NGE doctrine spoken on hip hop records were the teachings that black people were the original or first human life to walk the planet, that the Blackman is God, the Blackwoman is Earth, and through the inner esoteric powers of the Gods and Earths, the youth can transform and possess its true potential, which aspires to overthrow the overbearing oligarchy by becoming just rulers of themselves. In "Disturbance by Group Called ‘Five Percenters,’" the FBI refers to the organization as a "loosely knit group of Negro youth gangs. 7, where he was captivated by the speeches of El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X). [53], In 2018 members of the Five Percent Nation and Harlem community members applied to the Transportation/Historic Preservation & Landmarks Committee of Manhattan Community Board 10 to have the northwest corner of 126th Street & Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd in Harlem, New York co-named “Allah, Justice & The Five Percenters Square.”[54][55] The application and subsequent proposal were approved by Manhattan Community Board 10 and the New York City Council. ... Hip-Hop Legends Digable Planets Reunite May 5, … The hip hop group 3rd Bass, whose MC's Prime Minister Pete Nice and MC Serch were white and Jewish, respectively, cited NGE lessons in the song "Triple Stage Darkness" and other songs.[106]. [17][18] Other areas include Detroit ("D-Mecca"), New Jersey ("New Jerusalem"), Chicago ("C-Medina"), Queens ("the Desert"), Connecticut ("New Heaven"), St. Louis ("Saudi"), Seattle ("Morocco"), New Rochelle ("Now Rule"), Dallas ("Sudan"), Baltimore ("Born Mecca"), Atlanta ("Allah's Garden"), and Milwaukee ("Cream City"). ./ The feminine principle is what gives birth to the universe. Multiple stories exist as to why Allah and the NOI parted ways: Some state he refused to give up gambling; others state he questioned the unique divinity of Wallace Fard Muhammad, whom the NOI deified as the true and living God in person; or that he questioned Fard's godhood due to the fact that Fard was born of a Caucasian mother. "[98] When Allah the Father was alive, some female Five Percenters referred to themselves as Goddesses. seek information on a wide variety of topics including African-American hair care, health issues, relationship The advancement of a God or Earth is based on his or her memorization, recitation, comprehension, and practical application of the Supreme Mathematics and the Supreme Alphabet and also the 120 Lessons, sometimes referred to as degrees, a revised version of the Supreme Wisdom lessons of the NOI, originally written by Wallace Fard Muhammad and Elijah Muhammad. . The Yakub origin story is the basis for all Five Percenter racial understanding.[89]. [2] In 1952, Smith was inducted into the United States Army where his service in the Korean War and Japan earned him honors and medals, including the Korean Service Medal with one Bronze Service Star. The most well-known Caucasian Five Percenter is John Michael Kennedy, who met Allah in 1965. In fact, we have white Five Percenters. Black women The Brooklyn-born rapper … "[96] Ladybug Mecca, a Five Percenter and the female member of the hip hop group Digable Planets, offers her explication of gender and divinity: We need to know that there is a feminine and masculine principal or consciousness that is considered the God or the Creator. "[32] The Nation of Gods and Earths' Supreme Wisdom states: "Wisdom is the Original Woman because life is continued through her cipher (womb). [87] Allah the Father advocated "eating one meal a day, every other day or every third days, as prescribed in the Nation of Islam. The Five-Percent Nation holds events known as Universal Parliaments in various cities—usually once a month—to build on their interpretation of the Supreme Mathematics, lessons, and to discuss business concerning the NGE. ", "State and federal prisons persecute Nation of Gods and Earth (Five Percenters)", "General Board Meeting of City of New York Manhattan Community Board", "ALLAH, JUSTICE & THE FIVE PERCENTERS SQUARE", "TOMORROW! The murder was a blow to the movement, but according to the direct orders of Allah before his death, some of his earliest disciples, a group of nine men who were called the First Nine Born carried on the teachings, and his friend Justice assumed an acting leadership role. The Five Percent Nation is a controversial organization and a substantial cultural force. Introduction “About 80 percent of hip-hop comes from the Five Percent … In a lot of ways, hip-hop is the Five Percent.”—RZA [2] “Who is the Original Man? This list may not reflect recent changes (). His book How to Hustle and Win: A Survival Guide for the Ghetto has been described as having the same impact on the hip hop generation as The Autobiography of Malcolm X and Alex Haley's Roots: The Saga of an American Family had on previous generations of African Americans. Judge Steven Whalen found no evidence that the group advocated violence and recommended that it be recognized as a legitimate belief system. . . The lesson groups the people of the world into three categories. Jay-Z raised eyebrows at the Barclay's Center last week when he wore a medallion symbolizing the Five Percent Nation. When baller Carmelo Anthony was spotted on Instagram wearing his Five Percenter chain, he had nothing to say for the record about his religious … [ . It's what brings creation forth, so there has to be an acknowledgement and respect for her in order to bring back the balance. By Clete Hux – Five Percent is a splinter group of the Nation of Islam, “Five Percent” is also known as the “Nation of Gods and Earths.” That phrase refers to one of the basic tenets of the Five Percent movement: blacks are gods and women are earths. "In the Name of Allah, A History of Clarence 13X and the 5 Percenters". .] First of all, we are the Arm Leg Leg Arm Head (Allah). 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Multiple stories exist as to why Allah the Father and the NOI parted ways: Some state he refused to give up gambling; others state he questioned the unique divinity of Wallace Fard Muhammad, whom the NOI deified as th… His brother is within the Five Percent Nation and he [Anthony] may study lessons.”. The "gang" label has caused individuals with even remote NGE affiliation to be designated as security threats in jails and prisons in Michigan, New Jersey, New York, and South Carolina. Knight’s history of the Five Percenters and Hip Hop, while less personal than some of his other writings, and not as exciting or manic in its research, it follows them in its defense of American religious innovation and adaptation. [99] A Five Percent female named Tawanna referred to herself as God. Clarence Edward Smith was born February 22, 1928, in Danville, Virginia. [51] Knight's book also includes two photos of Allah with Gottehrer, who Allah called "Moses. Hip-hop culture is a melting pot of various sounds, languages, dances, fashions, and lifestyles. [19][20], The Nation of Gods and Earths was founded by Allah the Father after he left the Nation of Islam's Temple Number Seven in Harlem, New York, the same temple where Malcolm X was a minister from 1960 to 1963. [They] are easily led in the wrong direction, but hard to lead into the right direction." This reputation brought fans of Rakim in particular to refer to him as the God MC. "[43], Allah the Father stated that he was "neither pro-black nor anti-white. "[40] Gottehrer and Allah began organizing picnics and airplane rides for the Five Percenters that were funded by New York City through the Urban Task Force. "[39] With the goal of preventing New York from having a race riot or uprising, New York Mayor John V. Lindsay sent Barry Gottehrer, the head of the mayor's Urban Task Force, to meet with the organization the FBI had called a "gang" and "terror group. This page was last edited on 21 January 2021, at 06:00. Muhammad, Ashahed (March 21, 2017). Allah the Father and Shahid were nicknamed "High Scientists" due to their intense study of lessons. As a member of the Nation of Islam, Clarence 13X was an avid student of Malcolm X and NOI literature and lessons. [12] The Nation teaches that Supreme Mathematics and Supreme Alphabet, a set of principles created by Allah the Father, is the key to understanding humankind's relationship to the universe. "[40] Gottehrer stated Allah the Father was non-violent, "but was dedicated to his community's well-being. This especially meshed well with conscious themes found in other golden-age hip hop recordings. Subscribe Here! [10] In 1963, Clarence 13X began teaching his NOI students that the Black man (collectively) was the "Original Man" and "God," and he "rejected" the Nation of Islam's doctrine that its light-skinned founder, Wallace Fard Muhammad, was Allah. "[76][34], The Supreme Mathematics and Supreme Alphabet are key concepts in the Five Percent Nation. "[33] The NGE does not consider itself a religion; its position is that it makes no sense to be religious or to worship or deify anyone or anything outside of oneself because adherents, themselves, are the highest power in the known universe, both collectively and individually. Being part of a religious group rarely means you believe everything the group preaches, and frankly the Black Supremacist stuff- which rarely makes it's way into the lyrics- can be written off primarily as reactionary. [36] Five Percenters were also required to share what they had learned with others, and thereby recruit new members. . The Nation of Gods and Earths was founded by Allah the Father after he left the Nation of Islam's Temple Number Seven in Harlem, New York, the same temple where Malcolm X was a minister from 1960 to 1963. The Supreme mathematics is a system of understanding numerals alongside concepts and qualitative representations that are used along with the Supreme Alphabet. [87][94] Some males promote the minimization of women, as with Lord Jamar's lyric that woman is "secondary but most necessary. When baller Carmelo Anthony was spotted on Instagram wearing his Five Percenter chain, he had nothing to say for the record about his religious beliefs. The main controversy over the Five Percent Nation has been its supposed links to gang activities and prison inmates. By continuing to use this site, you agree to our updated Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. . "Supreme Mathematics.". The Nation of Gods and Earth has propagated its teachings throughout the United States and abroad. The New York City areas of Harlem ("Mecca") and Brooklyn ("Medina") were named after notable Islamic cities by members of the organization. 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