De La Soul | Stakes is High

The more things change the more things stay the same… 1997. I remember that year, that summer specifically, quite fondly. A free breezy summer right after a tumultuous two years of middle school and right before the treachery of high school that awaited me. The year after De La Soul released Stakes is High. I … 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