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Definition funny of Barakas:

urbanHe is a character from Mortal Kombat II. Baraka belongs to a nomadic race of mutants living in the wastelands of the outworld. His fighting skills gained the attention of Shao Kahn who recruited him into his army. He led the attack against Liu Kang's Shaolin temple. Known for his unpredictable actions and wild fits of anger Baraka goes on a rampage. But even his attacks on the chosen warriors would not be enough to stop them from defeating the outworld warriors in the second new Mortal Kombat tournament. Baraka returns alive during Shao Kahn's invasion. He was send by Shao Kahn to quell the uprising of a renegade race in Outworld's lower regions. After his victorious battle, the nomadic warrior returned to fight on the side of villainy. Under the guidance of Shao Kahn he would once again pose a formidable threat to his earthen counter parts. When Baraka's failure to apprehend several earth warriors nearly results in Shao Kahn's demise, the nomad finds himself fearing for his own life. He falls out of favor with his emperor, and realizes that it's only a matter of time before Kahn enacts revenge. But Baraka remains loyal, believing that the earth warriors would soon be defeated. But when Kahn is defeated he escapes back into the nomadic ruins from which he came, again fearing for his existence.

urbanAn ancient Middle Eastern word, meaning "a blessing" or "breath of life". Also the eponymous title of a most excellent Ron Fricke film (1992).

urbanThe sun's colours at the break of dawn this morning were baraka.

urbanRelated to definition 2 above, this Arabic word as adopted by the French Foreign Legion in North Africa meant "wild luck." This usage then spread to France.

urban"The Foreign Legion's baraka ran out at Dien Bien Phu."

urbanSomething that is refutable to your status, in other words, something that can alter your reputation in any social standard.

songs

Songs about Barakas:

songsMan up Anthem (feat. Sho Baraka, Derek Minor, Andy Mineo, Lecrae, Kb, Trip Lee and Tedashi) by 116 from the Album Man Up

songsResponsibility (feat. Sho Baraka, Trip Lee, Derek Minor, Lecrae and Tedashi) by 116 from the Album Man Up

songsPower Trip (feat. Derek Minor, Sho Baraka and Andy Mineo) by Lecrae from the Album Gravity

songsThis Is My Heart - Sho Baraka by 116 Clique from the Album 13 Letters

songsJustified - Sho Baraka by 116 Clique from the Album 13 Letters

songsOn My 116 (feat. Lacrae, Tedashi, Sho Baraka and Trip Lee) by DJ Official from the Album Entermission

songsWana Baraka by Concordia Choir from the Album Beauty In the World

books

Books about Barakas:

booksThe LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka Reader by Amiri Baraka and William J. Harris (Nov 22, 1999)

booksA Nation within a Nation: Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) and Black Power Politics by Komozi Woodard (Feb 22, 1999)

booksBaraka by Mark Magidson (Oct 2, 1999)

booksBaraka (Gold Eagle) by John Ralston Saul (Oct 1, 1987)

booksBaraka And Black Magic In Morocco by Rick Smith (Oct 19, 2004)

booksTransbluesency: The Selected Poetry of Amiri Baraka/LeRoi Jones (1961-1995) by Amiri Baraka, Imamu Amiri Baraka and Paul Vangelisti (Oct 1, 1995)

booksA Black Fire!: Eulogy for My Father Imamu Amiri Baraka by Ras Baraka (Apr 21, 2014)

movies

Movies about Barakas:

moviesBaraka 2013 NR CC - Runtime: 1 hr 38 mins Directed by: Ron Fricke

moviesBaraka 2008 NR - Runtime: 1 hr 37 mins Directed by: Ron Fricke

moviesThe Boys of Baraka 2006 R - Runtime: 1 hr 24 mins Starring: Devon Brown, Darius Chambers, et al. Directed by: Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady

moviesBaraka Unrated -

moviesBoys of Baraka Unrated -

moviesIn Motion: Amiri Baraka 1998 NR - Runtime: 19 mins Starring: David S. Ware Directed by: Coco Schrijber

moviesTop Stars - La Baraka DVD -