We sat down with Bay Area rapper T-Kash who talked to us about his new album on Guerilla Funk Records and his new album 'Brians All Over the Streets'.
In this interview we cover a variety of topics including:
Transformation from ignorance and thuggery into cosnsciousness, Surviving the recession, survival tactics in the hood, what he learned from Boots Riley, What he learned from Paris, Obama's trip to the Middle East, being Black and Muslim in America, the state of the Black Church, Should Black folks in America be Christian, Is Religion Opiate for the Masses, Martial Arts, Chess and working with Adisa banjoko
We spoke w/ former Jurassic 5 rapper Charli2na who is now roling solo in the aftermath of the group's breakup.
We covered a number of topics including:
1-Charli2na speaks on his popping and strutting abilities. He came into Hip Hop and starde breakdancing..
2-We spoke about his Chi-Town upbringing and the influence house music had on him and his music.
3-We talked about his Curtis Mayfield inspired song 'Righteous Way'. He talks about how he wanted to write a song that connected various generations of his family. He sampled Curtis Mayfield's 'Making of You'
4-We spoke about today's hip hop audience and whether or not they will accept and appreciate history, complexity and depth. Charli2Na explained that he only knows how to speak to his audience in a mature way.
5-We spoke about Charli having a son going to college and how that impacted his out look on music and life in general
to be continued
Pittsburgh Hip Hop stars, Jasiri X and Paradise Gray who are die hard Steeler fans, explain who is really America's football team. Is it still the Dallas Cowboys or now Pittsburgh which just won its 6th superbowl?
Former congresswoman and Green Party presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney talks about her trips to Gaza to bring humanatarian aid and how it took 3 different attempts. Here she talks about the Israeli Navy ramming and destroying their ship - The Dignity.
In pt2 of our interview w/ Cynthia McKinney she talks to us about her second attempt to enter Gaza. She and 21 others were arrested and kidnapped by the Israeli Navy as they attempted to deliver humantarian aid on the ship The Spirit of Humanity.
Cynthia McKinney finishes speaking to us her arrest by the Isaeli government. She also talks to us about entering Gaza via the organization Viva Palestine.
Former Congresswoman Cynthia Mckinney recently visited the Woman's Museum in Dallas. She talked about her experience and then weighed in on the recent controversy to change Texas history books for school kids. She also talked about cointelpro.
We sat down w/ Houston Mayor Bill White who is seeking to be the state of Texas' next Senator. He explained why he is the man for the job and why the state of Texas is ready for him. He talked about the role Houston played in Katrina relief efforts and why Texas is on a roll leading the way in the Green economy.
We continue our conversation w/ Houston Mayor Bill White. Here he explains what approach he would take on the issues of healthcare and the economy if he was sitting in the US Senate.
Bill White, the Mayor of Houston who is running for US Senate, talks to us about his plans and strategy for dealing with immigration and immigration reform.