The St. Louis rap tag team Rocky Knuckles and Tef Poe drop the visuals for “Head Full of Smoke” today and unveil the artwork for their upcoming The David Ruffin Theory project hosted by DJ Trackstar available December 16th. Looking forward to this one!Read More
I decided to make a quick stop at the skate park under the bridge at Bischoff Ave & Kingshighway Blvd on Wednesday. Took a few photos with my camera phone to document my time there, some of the history and the dope graff art before they demolish it next Spring. It was actually my first time seeing it firsthand.
I don’t venture to the south side of St. Louis that often but I admire the culture and diversity of it. It is like a totally different city compared to other parts of the Lou. The skatepark and all of the graffiti art is sort of like a landmark and I’m sad to see it go.
The good news is that there will be a new skatepark called Peter Matthews Memorial Skatepark at 4415 Morganford Road not too far from the old park...Read More
A couple of weeks back I received an email from a DJ friend of mine with a flier attached for an upcoming emcee rap battle at suburban San Diego venue City to City. My DJ partner Howie and I decided to make the hour long trek from L.A. down to Vista, California (40 minutes north of downtown San Diego). After making our way past the requisite strip malls and fancy condos we suddenly found ourselves on a bucolic block of businesses that gave off the air of Main Street, U.S.A. Neatly manicured, humble little dentist offices and resale shops lined the streets and the old movie theater doubles as a playhouse that was currently doing a Shakespeare production when we passed.
In the midst of all this upwardly mobile Americana sat City to City…...Read More
Vigilante is an original online TV series that premiered on July 14, 2013. Empire Studios MN’s Mike J. and David J. Buchanan are the executive producers behind the new short fiction series which is gaining popularity through social media sites Facebook and Twitter. The series has received admiration from hip hop entertainment blogs like MinnesotaStandUp.com. The story revolves around a young woman named Sasha dubbed Vigilante (Tiffany Labrie) who’s disgusted by the crime-plagued streets and decides to go on a psychotic rampage of justice. Her first target is a wanted killer who poses as a police officer to prey on unsuspecting prostitutes.
The opening scene fades in on a dark rainy street corner where a salacious female in an bright dress paces back and forth as a vehicle’s headlights ...Read More