10 Jun 2014

New Music Tuesday

Here’s the newest installment of the New Music Tuesday playlist featuring the best new tracks to hit the Internet: New Album Releases This Week: Alexis Taylor – Await Barbarians Arch Enemy – War Eternal Big Wreck – Ghosts Chief Keef – Bang 3 Chrissie Hynde – Stockholm Claire – The Great

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10 Jun 2014

THE BEAUTIFUL GAME

In 2007, the AFC Asian Cup was won by Iraq. In the middle of a war, the men’s national team delivered an inspirational victory. They won 1-0, giving the people respite from the daily violence, and sending them into song and dance throughout Baghdad. Although they came from different parts

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04 Jun 2014

LA HEAT

Remember that one post I did about art in LA? And how I had a list of exhibits to visit? Well this was one of them. LA HEAT at the Chinese American Museum, all about everyone’s favorite condiments, Sriracha and Tapatío. LA HEAT creatively examines the two hot sauces made right

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03 Jun 2014

New Music Tuesday

[Photo: Sasha Keable, British Singer] Here’s the newest installment of the New Music Tuesday Playlist featuring the best new tracks to hit the Internet: New Album Releases This Week: 50 Cent – Animal Ambition Andrew Bird – Things Are Really Great Here, Sort Of… Bob Mould – Beauty & Ruin

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29 May 2014

Throwback Thursday: The Best of Timbaland

During an era when music fans argued over which crew was the best between Death Row, Bad Boy and Roc-A-Fella, I chose The Superfriends. They weren’t officially a record label like the others were, but they were a damn good collective of artists whose creativity transcended our generation. Timbaland was

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27 May 2014

Meeting in the Ladies Room

Meeting in the ladies room with my crew to start off the long weekend. Din, drinks, then lounge with artists. So stay posted…because this heat is just the beginning. Boot and Shoe ServiceCastelvetrano OlivesSomething on toast.  I forgot but it was incredible!Bucatini alla papalinaMargherita di bufala w/ a side of

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27 May 2014

You Really Bout Yo’ Money, Bitch… or nah?

Swooning over these bad ass ladies right now. Oakland born singer, Kehlani and rapper Tia NoMore drop their remake of Ty Dolla $ign’s “Or Nah” track…. and this shit is fuckin’ fiyahhhhhh. They “dropped this shit with no promo”… but best believe they on the rise.

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27 May 2014

New Music Tuesday

Every Tuesday, I’ll curate a playlist of brand new music from around the Internet and give you a heads up on the week’s album releases. Here’s the first installment of the New Music Tuesday Playlist featuring 22 of the best new tracks from the past week: Featured Albums Released This

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23 May 2014

The Week in Review: Music Edition

Young Iranians arrested for dancing to Pharrell’s “Happy” [CNN] Made In America 2014 LA and Philly lineups announced [Brooklyn Vegan] Tupac’s last words were “Fuck You,” says former cop [Hip Hop Wired] Mos Def Yasiin Bey not allowed entry into the U.S., cancels U.S. tour [Together Boston] Jay Z and

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22 May 2014

The Essential Guide to Music Streaming

If you’re part of the 78 percent of Internet radio consumers still using Pandora (according to Bloomberg), it’s time to graduate to the next level of music streaming. Sure, Pandora has its positives, but it also comes with a lot of flaws. It’s free to use, but you have to

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