“Donuts Are Forever™ (established in 2007) is Rare Form’s annual fundraiser and tribute inspired by the life and music of late producer James “J Dilla” Yancey. The name Donuts Are Forever™ (DAF) pays homage to J Dilla’s last album, Donuts, released posthumously in February 2006, when J Dilla succumbed to complications from Lupus.” – Donuts Are Forever Now … Continue reading
Q4 2013 Physical and Financial Fitness Challenge! October 1 – December 29, 2013 (wrap-up Dec. 30-31) 90-day challenge to promote physical and financial fitness and set you up for a fantastic New Year! Why wait until January 1st to start working towards your goals? 3 months is just enough time to begin to see positive … Continue reading
Many thanks to Conscious for creating this logo for me! Also…this blog is finally a dot.com! It’s been a long time coming… look out for changes and new blog posts!
Since I started taking Zumba classes almost a year ago, I’ve lost over 25lbs and gained confidence, better health and a bunch of gym pals in the process. What started with me watching from the treadmill/elliptical has become my anti-drug… I now go to Zumba classes at least 4x a week, sometimes taking 2 or … Continue reading
Busta Rhymes and Friends. Epic. Leaders of the New School reunion & “Scenario” performed live for the first time in almost 20 years by everyone, including A Tribe Called Quest! This was my fifth year covering the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival. New location, breathtaking backdrop, and the first time it didn’t rain since 2008! Enjoy…
Last Saturday, I headed over to Brooklyn Bowl for the 6th annual “‘Donuts Are Forever” tribute to J Dilla. This event is one that I look forward to every year; it’s a place where I reunite with people I’ve met over the years who share the same appreciation for Dilla’s work. As the DAF tribute … Continue reading
Shouts to DJ Getlive for posting this on Facebook… I’m encouraged! ￼
Hope you guys had a blessed and happy Christmas… Some great music was released over the weekend that I wanted to share with you: 1. Capricorn Chronicles (aka Myk Dyaleks and Deal the Villain, of Elite Assembly fame) dropped “The SheedWell EP”, which I think is frikkin’ awesome…Very cohesive project, reminiscent of Elite Assembly’s “Welcome … Continue reading