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News, Special Feature: Resolution Guide Real Resolutions

Real Resolutions

The new year is a great time to resolve to get real — but what does that mean? Rather than placing limits on life, it's a wonderfully wide invitation to expansion. You can get real in the arts, politics, health,…
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Music, All Shook Down Reactions to Michael Jackson's Death (Pt. 1): Lyrics Born, Sake 1 & More

Reactions to Michael Jackson's Death (Pt. 1): Lyrics Born, Sake 1 & More

When a pop culture icon passes, it's never a happy thing. The death of Michael Jackson has definitely sent shivers through the urban community, most of whom revered MJ's music, which was an essential soundtrack for most of their…
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Calendar, Night&Day

When I'm 64

Bay Area youth activists Adisa Banjoko and Leo "Blast" Libiran formed the Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) earlier this year, teaching kids life strategies by helping them overcome the challenges presented on the 64-square game board. The key to HHCF's success…
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Music, Follow the Leader

Follow the Leader

As his elevated name might imply, Rakim Allah (New York-born William Griffin) is a cut above other rappers. He's best known for collaborating with DJ Eric B, which yielded four albums, including two gold and one platinum effort (1987's Paid…
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Music, Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos

Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos

It's 10 a.m. on the last Saturday in February and local activist Adisa Banjoko is on one hell of a book tour. Inspired by renowned area rap vets hawking their albums out of car trunks, Banjoko sells his Lyrical Swords…
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Music, Scrawlin' Out

Scrawlin' Out

Blogs, blogs, blogs -- everyone has his own blog. At last count there were something like three blogs for every man, woman, and child on the entire planet. Wait, hold on ... OK, now it's four. And while we're not…
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