February 2008

Album Spotlight # 3

February 13, 2008

Huh!? Stiffenin’ Against The Wall by Organized Rhyme The year is 1991. I catch this strange music video called, “Check the OR.” I’m fixed to the television. The song and video are captivating. The old school vibe and sample have my head [Keep Reading]

Jericho Returns

February 12, 2008

Jericho is television at its best. That’s why when it was cancelled last season, the fans stood up in unison and said, “Nuts!” The fans rallied behind the show and used a line from the season finale episode as a battle cry. The way the fans [Keep Reading]

Hip Hop Represents at The Grammy Awards

February 11, 2008

The Grammy Awards celebrated their 50th anniversary last night in style. While very few awards were given out, the show was a powerhouse of live performances. Alicia Keys opened the show with a duet with Frank Sinatra. He was shown on a black and [Keep Reading]

A Brief History of Hip-Hop – Part 2 Rap is Born

February 8, 2008

Read The Introduction and Part 1 Part 2 – Rap is Born In the mid 1970s, DJs still owned the parties and were held in reverence. DJs such as Kool Herc, Afrika Bambaataa, and Grand Master Flash quickly became legends. They all strove to improve [Keep Reading]

A Brief History of Hip-Hop – Part 1 The DJ

February 7, 2008

Read The Introduction It is hard to define the exact time that hip-hop was created. There are so many influences that came together to form the culture and many of them far pre-date hip-hop. Where did it come from? It was born out of dancing and the [Keep Reading]

Chase March – the rapper

February 6, 2008

I think when you love hip-hop as much as I do that you need to be involved in the culture actively somehow. I have written about it for years. I cover hip-hop topics in this blog often. I used to write record reviews, stories, and interviews for the [Keep Reading]

Album Spotlight # 2

February 5, 2008

Good Weird Feeling by The Odds This album is absolutely amazing. It is one of only a few albums in my collection that I never seemed to get bored of. I can listen to it no matter what my mood. When it first came out I listened to it all the time. I [Keep Reading]

Have a Heart

February 4, 2008

February is Heart and Stroke Month. It is a month where volunteers will be canvassing door-to-door to raise money for research and health promotion. I know that it is annoying to be disturbed at your home and asked to donate money. After all there [Keep Reading]
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