Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Rakaa from Dilated Peoples Trains at Heroes Martial Arts Between Tour Stops


Rakaa from Dilated Peoples loves chess and Hip-Hop. Recently he ended a tour in SF and before heading back to LA visited Heroes Martial Arts and took some time to learn about the "gentle art" from Head Instructor Alan "Gumby" Marques. Here are a few pics from the day. A lot of vid will follow. I'm having editing issues. But it should be up shortly. Don't forget to pick of Rakaa's new LP Crown of Thorns on Decon Records. Its out now.

 

Jrobi Kills it on the English Opening

The Jazz and Hip-Hop Fusion



I love Hip-Hop. For my fathers generation, Jazz was their Hip-Hop. It was free it was flowing it was intelligent and empowering. So, when the two combine, its always intense. This song is pretty old. But if your kids like Hip-Hop, you might want to introduce them to jazzy works of Guru and the group called Gangstarr.

When Thugs Cry: An Unknown Tupac Story

Recently the internet started buzzing because of a cool conversation between legendary rapper Talib Kweli and Public Enemy front man Chu...