Dedicated to the late great Shock G. I am also amused by this blog post noting that Michael Steele looks like Shock G.
Tag: hip hop
We’ve never watched a music video in this series. So let’s change that with Run-DMC’s “King of Rock.” The funny about this is that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is such
Today marks the Immortal Bard William Shakespeare’s 454th birthday! The inventor of thousands of new English words, for no reason at all, has been dead some 402 years but he is still very much a
This is the grave of Jason Mizell, better known as Jam Master Jay. Born in 1965 in Brooklyn, Mizell grew up in the church, playing music from a young age. He played guitar, bass, and drums, performing while still a child in his church. With the rise of hip hop in the late 70s, Mizell […]
Talib Kweli on what working people have to do to get by.
Run-DMC reminds us of the hard economic times of African-Americans during the Reagan years.