Archive for October, 2010

that’s whats-up

October 31, 2010 at 13:21 Leave a comment

The late great Mr Isaacs

October 26, 2010 at 12:32 Leave a comment

Cloudy October’s first flick

Having a new name is great. Depending on the reason I guess haha. I think for many people, weather a name change comes from Marriage, Divorce, or a personal emotional decision, like myself, can be beneficial. I have many female friends, one being my mother, who often keep last names of men who have done horrible things. All so they can have yet another connection to their offspring. I heard that Flying Lotus used to be called the Piano Overlord or some shit. Switching names probably allowed him to break away into some new sound.

For me, being a black man without a eurocentric name gives me all sorts of extra room in my day to inform people about the importance and meaning of a name when my current title raises interest. There is so much history in our names, interesting and painful shit. I have had many rhyme names as well; Kid Hype, Kwondo The Red Eyed One, and Pineapple Jack are a few.

Read the full interview with Cloudy October here…you better 😉

October 10, 2010 at 18:00 Leave a comment

Roots vibes

October 7, 2010 at 11:02 Leave a comment

Look behind bars / Chi Ali of Native Tongues

October 1, 2010 at 19:38 Leave a comment

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