Hip Hop, North America

New York – Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty

Ellis Island Ellis Island immigration museum was a real eye-opener into the history and creation of the United States of America through mass immigration. It explains the diversity of some part of the United States. Over 12 million immigrants came through his harbour into America and this museum. All to escape political and economic oppression… Continue reading New York – Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty

North America

New York: Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Swing 46, United Nations and Sweet Chick

I first saw the Manhattan skyline as we drove in and I looked out of my window to the right I saw lady Liberty herself. My driver playing 80’s disco funk, with a cracked wing mirror, as we started driving there was immediate road rage as he got out the car to argue with another… Continue reading New York: Times Square, Rockefeller Center, Swing 46, United Nations and Sweet Chick

Hip Hop, North America

New York: Queensbridge

There was one place in New York City I couldn't leave without visiting, the iconic: Queensbridge housing projects - home of Nasir Jones and many of my other favorite Rap artists from Queens. The origins of the sound I love so dearly was founded and developed, this was where the soundtrack to my childhood came… Continue reading New York: Queensbridge