You’re My Boy Blu!

Thanks to 2DopeBoyz I can stay current on up and coming projects from the Southern Cali based artist Blu. I have been a fan since 2008 after hearing Classy Man on the Rappers I Know podcast. Earlier tonight I saw a video interview that goes into some detail about his new project NoYork! and I was kind of geeked … Continue Reading

Denver has the Solution!

After a solid year of contemplating my attendance at the event that is The Solution, I finally had an opportunity to experience this tantamount experience of beats rhymes and life. In celebration of a friends birthday I attended Denver’s The Solution at 3014 Colfax. I always used a passive aggressive approach to wrangle friends to … Continue Reading

J Dilla Changed My Life

2/10/2006, 6:14pm When I heard that Jay Dee died I wanted to believe it was a rumor. Wondering why everyone was playing old ATCQ and Slum Village on the radio that night. I tried to listen to my friend in one ear, while attempting to use the other to listen to the up-to-date information on … Continue Reading

Lucille

And so it begins… My new toy…

Kool Herc

I was saddened by the news I heard regarding Kool Herc this weekend. One of the founding fathers of hip hop is in dire straights. I was immediately compelled to send some money without apprehension. It wasn’t until I talked about this matter with friends and family that they mentioned there are so many more … Continue Reading

In a Do the Right Thing Mood

Radio Raheem Left hand Hate, KO’d by Love! Saying that this is a great film is an understatement. Even after 20 years the subject matter is still just as poignant and thought provoking now as it was then. The various perspectives on intergroup dynamics, stereotypes and life are captivating. What also strikes a chord is … Continue Reading

Hello

So, I plan to post some things – things that inspire me and reflect what I love – fantastic music, random mumbling of sorts, and designs. For the most part I am a hip hop and live music fiend, if there is a live hip hop show, I am usually front and center with camera … Continue Reading