Do you feel like you are Big Meech? How about Larry Hoover? Never really got the Alpo references of your favorite rappers? Try reading F.E.D.S: Finally Every Dimension of the Streets. For a while before F.E.D.S, I really grew tired of magazines like The New Yorker, New York Magazine and Time Out New York that only gave me a few dimensions of the streets. The day I first read F.E.D.S, I knew we were meant to be together.
I am not Korean, nor am I a white dude married to a Korean looking to buy a deli for his in-laws. But this book is great and it’s about some stereotypical shit. Coming from a life lived in neighborhoods of color, where delis like these are everywhere, it was interesting hearing their side of [...]
Nate Dogg is one of the reasons I rap: ‘It’s a G Funk-era coming down to a gangsta twist’. When I heard he passed, I got really nostalgic. I grew up hard-headed. Being arrested sucks, regardless of the length of your stay. I, like two other rappers, have been in this situation. Cop cars have [...]
Friends. Family. Choice. Tattoos. Beauty marks and freckles. You get the point. In the spirit of art, customization and individuality, getting inked up is a major part of my life. While I am not quite on Wiz or Weezy status with the tats, I definitely have a few pieces that I cherish. One is from Jondix, an amazing artist from Barcelona who makes Stateside cameos only a few times a year.
Jordans, Jordans, Jordans. Do you know how many pairs of Jordans there are? I do, son! Flight Club has the illest selection of current, past and special edition sneakers. So whether you need a pair of 11’s — I always liked the 13’s and 3’s more, personally — or a fitted hat to go with [...]