North America

Silicon Valley – San Francisco, California

San Francisco's largest industry is tourism however it is most famous for its array of start-up tech companies which changed the world as we know it. They have revolutionalized and disrupted industries such as Airbnb changed the concept of how we look at accommodation, Facebook in how we communicate with each other, and Netflix changed… Continue reading Silicon Valley – San Francisco, California

North America, World Politics

Nobody – Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond – By Marc Lamont Hill [Book Review]

After delivering a speech at the United Nations, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill became victimized by the media for speaking out for Palestinian rights. Following the perils of many equal rights activists he was immediately accused of anti-Antisemitism. Nothing was mentioned about Jews, or Judaism in a derogatory manner, he had made a statement criticizing the… Continue reading Nobody – Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond – By Marc Lamont Hill [Book Review]

Hip Hop, North America, World Politics

Talking Crisis Management in Puerto Rico, Hip Hop and Politics with Crazy Legs

 “I came here on my mission as a Puerto Rican and I left as a human being” – Crazy Legs On 20th September 2017, hurricane Maria left a path of destruction across Puerto Rico, stripping it bare. Mass flooding destroyed homes and livelihoods, leaving families with nothing. Damage to infrastructure was severe. Most of the island… Continue reading Talking Crisis Management in Puerto Rico, Hip Hop and Politics with Crazy Legs

North America, Travel Tips

Travel Tips for New York

First of all, New York is HUGE!! With five boroughs (Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, Harlem, and Brooklyn) you need time to see everything. And you need to visit all boroughs to get a real feel of New York, as nice as it is don't just stay in Manhattan. I would recommend 3-5 days at the very… Continue reading Travel Tips for New York

Hip Hop, North America

New York: Scrap Yard – ‘Letters from Here’ Exhibition by Born

I went to check out the very intimate space - Scrap Yard New York’s longest standing graffiti supplies store at over 26 years old. A great atmosphere with friendly people chillin' and having a good tme. Lucky enough to catch the 'Letters from Here' exhibition by Born, owner, and founder of 'EART NYC' - you can… Continue reading New York: Scrap Yard – ‘Letters from Here’ Exhibition by Born

North America

New York: Empire State Building, B.B Kings, Intrepid Sea, Air + Space Museum, Ground Zero + 9/11 Museum and Trump Towers

Empire State Building I took the elevator to the windy 86th-floor open deck observatory of this famous 102 storey tall skyscraper which is a well known New York landmark. Even with windchill at -14 degrees Celsius! This iconic view of the NYC skyline was stunning. B.B Kings Blues Club : George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic… Continue reading New York: Empire State Building, B.B Kings, Intrepid Sea, Air + Space Museum, Ground Zero + 9/11 Museum and Trump Towers