Brooklyn Bridge Gets Bombed
As first reported by the legendary graffiti magazine and website (I’ve been checking since the mid or late 1990s) 12ozProphet, Tuesday night, June 26, Lewy BTM hit one of the most (if not THE most) iconic graf spots in NYC and worldwide, the Brooklyn Bridge. Hip Hop lives through gangsters like this, and the non-graffiti media sources that cover and celebrate — instead of ignore...
AWKWORD Interview & Freestyle on The Cultural... →
EXCLUSIVE: AWKWORD ft. D. Julien, Dom O Briggs &...
Follow AWKWORD on Soundcloud for EXCLUSIVE access — before anyone else — to get access to the newest song off the activist emcee’s DJBooth-sponsored World View album. The song, “Back to BK” features AWKWORD — a former resident of Bushwick and Bed Stuy, whose great grandfather, grandfather and father grew there — alongside Brooklyn spitters D. Julien, Dom...
If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.– Juan Ramón Jiménez (1881 - 1958), Spanish poet
New AWKWORD Interview & Exclusive Audio Freestyle →
On June 10, Matt Whitlock and DropTheR.net released a new interview with AWKWORD, showing the artist does open up when you catch him at the right time. AWKWORD also shares an exclusive audio freestyle (which ended up inspiring the first verse of a new song AWKWORD is writing, “Throw Away The Key (No More Prisons)”). Click here for the brand-new interview and exclusive freestyle...
AWKWORD Wins MTV’s OurStage Hip Hop Video of the... →
MTV affiliate OurStage.com awards AWKWORD the Hip Hop video of the month award for May 2012. Congratulations Letter The May 2012 OurStage Video Winners The AWKWORD EPK (via OurStage) AWKWORD’s OurStage Achievements (Up-Close) Click here for the winning video. Click here for the OurStage judging and competition rules. To learn more about OurStage and its large list of...
What Western society teaches us is that if you get enough money, power and...– Adam MCA Yauch (1964 - 2012), The Beastie Boys, 1998, Rolling Stone
Prisons, Racism and a New Project from an NYU...
There are more than seven-million people incarcerated in the United States. Most are there for drug offenses. Most drug offenses are for marijuana, which is legal or decriminalized, at least for medicinal purposes, in a growing number of states. Plus, conservatively speaking, about 20,000 prisoners — some on death row, some certainly in solitary — are locked up for crimes they did...
Want the NSFW shots that made me a fan? Click here, here, here, here and here. And shout out to the homie T.Shirt (a #WorldView emcee), without whom I never woulda even heard of her.