I just finished watching this documentary series on hip-hop called Rapture. It premiered on March 30 of this year. Each episode highlights an artist and their experiences. So far, this first season featured Logic, NAS (one of my favorites), T.I., 2 Chainz, Just Blaze, Rapsody, Dave East, G-Eazy, and A Boogie Wit da Hoodie. I … Read More
One of my all-time faves. https://soundcloud.com/ghetto-records-2/2pac-changes
Why am I posting about this? Because it’s my kind of music and about my kind of exercise. I’ve posted the original trailer and documentary before it’s release in China at the end of last year. This U.S. version of The Grandmaster Trailer features â€œRivers of Bloodâ€ by Wu-Tang Clan. The movie opens in the … Read More
After people were gunned down in Seattle neighborhoods, The Seattle Times asked Geo/Prometheus Brown, a member of the Blue Scholars hip-hop act, to write a guest column. So he wrote a rap and posted the lyrics (w/ video) in the online Sunday edition (June 10th). People asked for a studio version so he quickly recorded … Read More
Blue Scholars at Slim’s. San Francisco, October, 2011.
Cinemetropolis by Blue Scholars Remember when I posted a video by these guys? I wanted to title this post “what I’m listening to” but I should just write “what I want to listen to.” Because I’m still unemployed, I’ll have to listen online for now. But all you working people can get their new album … Read More