Archive for March, 2010

DP x DC = 04.03.10.

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

If I Ruled the Blogosphere: Hip-Hop Blogs & Social Change Panel Words, Beats & Life’s 1st Annual Hip-Hop Bloggers Panel Saturday, April 3, 2010 Busboys & Poets 2021 14th St NW, DC 4-7pm Contact: Words Beats & Life’s Cipher Director, Simone Jacobson, at simone@wblinc.org or call (202) 667-1192

SNEAKER FIENDS UNITE!

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

^ Arguably Nike’s greatest sneaker. Definitely holy grail status… The Air Max ’95 remains one of Nike’s most enduring styles desspite the advancements made in the air soles up to this point. That is due to the original colorway of this shoe. The neon accents alomg with the 3M details were fantastically understated. The undersole […]

These Stacks Stay Blowing…

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Unlike my blog brethren, the great Combat Jack, I see the Kat Stacks storyline not as a trainwreck tragedy, but as the last of the great American success stories. Only in America can a whoare, who may very well have a learning disability, be able to negotiate for herself the lifestyle of her choosing. Here […]

DP.com Is For The Childerans…

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Okay, so we all saw the ERYKAH BADU video right ? Have we all watched the ‘Scarface School Play’? Both are super effective viral videos aimed at sparking a discussion concerning the images that we see on the daily and take for granted on how they shape our consciousness. Sex and violence are uber-pervasive memes […]

Das Racist: Shut Up, Dude…

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Last summer Rafi Kam turned me on to the alt-rap wunderkinds Das Racist. In many ways they are who I can imagine I would have been if I had the talent and reckless abandon to make rap music, or any music for that matter. Smart, funny and incredibly talented at appearing NOT to give a […]