Read In Your Language

Happy 50th Birthday, Graffiti!

In 1967, some dude in Philly wrote his name on a wall to get a girl's attention. My how this culture has grown up since then.

Taggin Ass City

A historical look at the origins of the 1st element of hip hop in this new documentary. Culture kicks the facts.


A LEGEND amongst legends has passed away in Philadelphia. You should probably know this name if you SAY you love hip hop culture...

The Art Scene: The Fun Gallery

Street Art? New???? Our Big Brother Samo, aka Basquiate and the crew was doin that back in the day in NY, sun. Take peep into the start of a movement.

Da Buze Bruvaz: Hard Liquor

Our favorite rap group is back making that unmistakable hip hop music. Nothin but fire. see if I'm wrong...

Saturday, July 7, 2012


it amazes me how things work out. on the one hand, you got hard work and dedication on the other hand here is plain ol blind luck. then theres disaster and tragedy and why those things are necessary in life is beyond me. but thats still no reason to be scared of life. or living.

me, im in it for the long haul. and no matter how the chips stack, im still in the game. i dont see success as a destination. success is the result of tenacity. just like putting sugar in the Kool Aid makes it sweet. puttin in work brings about success.

i know for some people they feel like this is only true of the ruthless. it seems like the nice guy never gets his. you may see sometimes the most giving and sincere people in the world always in need of help. and the jerks of the world making millions. is this the trade off? do you really have to be a villain to win?

what about the lucky? i got a friend who just seems he can't catch a break. no matter what he does. gets a job, gets laid off in 'new' corporate restructuring in the same week... gets a new girlfriend and she cheats on him... buys a white linen shirt and drops tomato sauce on it. but this guy is a volunteer at Big Brothers. now my other friend, total loudmouth (but he's lovable, you know the type), wouldn't volunteer to put out a cigarette in an ashtray, logs on to and wins a couple hundred bucks! i go to the same site, just to see if he's lying, and i only win $50. go figure.

the other day, i found a wallet in the bathroom of the studio i work at. i looked at it and the first thing i thought of was how do i grab that without no one looking. then i checked myself and picked it up and asked if it belonged to anyone. because i don't care how anyone else lives their life, im gonna live mine with integrity. and my success will not be because of how well i get over, but because of how well i get things done.

see you at the top.

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