Thursday, December 30, 2010

From LNWJF: The Roots, "Christmas Song"

Music lovers, a Roots show is a guaranteed good time and musical treat. These guys are fearless about playing with music styles under the umbrella of their home genre, hip hop. Enjoy, and happy holidays.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

New Music Thursday(?)

Music is my muse. This young man, Japhia Life, a pretty talented West Philly rhymer, caught my attention late last summer. This video is a single from his upcoming "Nazareth" project (due out any day now). Enjoy, and share your thoughts on it.

Japhia Life "Does Anybody Know" from on Vimeo.

Monday, March 1, 2010

Red Bull Music Academy: Jay Electronica

Nuff respect to Louisiana's own, Jay Electronica.

FULL Disclosure

I WANT THIS! Judge me all you want!

Hip Hop for Haiti: My Culture Cares

Hip hop is a love thang. Showing love for Haiti's recent tragedy and enduring courage is a love thang. Enjoy and participate in this love thang.

Friday, February 5, 2010

The Roots Are Nuts!

Jimmy Fallon's show on NBC is NOT a favorite of mine, but the Legendary Roots Crew bring the noise with their usual stellar sound and funny bits like this (WARNING: Questlove @ 1:37--nuff said!)

Thursday, January 28, 2010

New Music: Sade

OK, exactly how old is Sade? Does this vixen AGE?

Thursday, January 21, 2010

A Reality Check for the Hopeful

Few good things come easily. The job market will turn around. Our troops will come home--eventually. We, the hopeful voters who broke voting records in the last presidential election to demonstrate our need--our call--for change, did not place all of our dreams and wishes on Mr. Obama's shoulders.

We voted for a different viewpoint and a change in focus. We determined that we would give the bright and talented underdog his chance to serve us. Corporations and lobbyists didn't crumble and die after the elections closed; their influence is a staple function of today's American politics.

We change the world when we agree and act upon the same goals. In his acceptance speech, our new President was wise enough to paint a plain and astonishingly frank picture of the legal and political obstacles ahead of us. Think back, move forward.

Don't let America's atrociously lazy news media machine steal away your hope. Your hopes, your dreams, are yours to keep, yours to live and yours to pass on. Protect and share your best wishes for your community and country.