Sunday, March 31, 2013

HHCF Founder Adisa Banjoko Speaking at Harvard University



This was a great event. I spoke at the AOCC event at Harvard. I went first so, the crowd was a bit thin, but I broke it down to the marrow. I had it filmed and I wanted to make sure you saw how I do what I do when I do it.

Enjoy....

Rap Genius Top Ten List of Martial Arts Lyrics in Hip-Hop


The connection between hip-hop and martial arts is vast and expansive. So much so, that to attempt to cover it comprehensively would take a library’s worth of books. That being said, looking at the ten best lyrical sparring moments can teach us a ton about the histories of both art forms
Much of the attraction was that in the initial emergence of the fusion, hip-hop was in many ways a secret society. It was near-impossible to be down with the culture on your own. You needed to have a mentor, a “master” if you will, who could guide you through the subculture. Style, technique, loyalty, lineage, and most of all the willingness to battle without fear were essential. 

HHCF feat. on Rap Genuis "Top Ten Chess Lyrics in Rap"



Hip-hop and chess have been connected for a long time. In fact, of all the music on Earth, no other form of genre has celebrated chess as much as rap. This seems ironic, considering the mental picture one usually gets of the music being played during a chess match is something by Beethoven or Vivaldi

FULL LIST HERE http://rapgenius.com/posts/1627-Top-ten-chess-lyrics-in-hip-hop

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...