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My List of 2018 Reads

April 5, 2018

I like to keep track of what I read and I think this is a great platform to do that. I blog about every single book I read, keep track of the number of books and the genre, and put them all together in a annual reading log that I update frequently. [Keep Reading]

Always Start With Why

March 31, 2018

Start With Why by Simon Sinek Remember when Oprah gave away a car to everyone in the audience of her talk show? Do you remember what car she gave away? Or even what brand of car it was? My guess is that you do not. According to Simon Sinek, this is [Keep Reading]

Hip-Hop DJs Advancing Technology

March 19, 2018

Hip Hop DJs and the Evolution of Technology: Cultural Exchange, Innovation, and Democratization by Andre Sirois This was a fascinating read about the importance of hip-hop DJs in advancing and developing technology. Sirois aka DJ food stamp has done [Keep Reading]

Adventures in Record Collecting

February 7, 2018

Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting by Eilon Paz There is something beautiful about a record collection. This book captures that perfectly with amazing photographs. Every picture has a quotation that gives us an inside glimpse into [Keep Reading]

To Funk and Die in LA (Book Review)

January 4, 2018

To Funk and Die in LA: A D Hunter Mystery by Nelson George I am not a big fan of the mysteries. In fact, this is the first novel in the genre that I have read in a really long time. I decided to give the book a chance when I was given the [Keep Reading]

Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide

December 30, 2017

Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide: Volume One – East Coast and West Coast by Mickey Hess Place is an important aspect when it comes to music. Nashville is known as the home to country music and is celebrated by many singers. New Orleans is [Keep Reading]

5 Storytelling Secrets from the Masters of Radio

December 29, 2017

Out on the Wire: The Storytelling Secrets of the New Masters of Radio by Jessica Abel I love the art of radio. The power of this medium is absolutely incredible. I listen to all sorts of broadcasts from hip-hop mixshows to interviews to spoken word [Keep Reading]

Do Audio Books Count as Books?

December 28, 2017

The Untold Story of the Talking Book by Matthew Rubery I love audio books. I think they are a great way to experience literature during a long drive. This is time that might otherwise be wasted by listening to songs on the radio. Instead, I can [Keep Reading]

Doctor Who Comes to Life on the Page

December 27, 2017

Doctor Who – Weapons of Past Destruction I miss the 9th Doctor. This book reminded me of why I used to love seeing Chris Eccleston in the role of the title character. The artwork is amazing and Cavan Scott has penned a tale that feels like a [Keep Reading]

Graphic Audio Adventures

December 24, 2017

Batman – Dead White This was a dark story, certainly not meant for children. There are several racial slurs heard throughout the book but that is because the evil forces in this story are a band of white supremacists who are determined to [Keep Reading]
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