Grammy nominated Hip-Hop Jazz Artist, The ZYG 808 demonstrates that he embraces more than the musical styl of the conscious hip-hop era, through community involvement and artisitc collaboration.
"Hip-Hop, started out in the park..." is a famous line from songs by both MC Shan and Lauren Hill. Hip-Hop was born as a community activity on August 11, 1973 in the Bronx when a DJ called Kool Herc threw a back to school party in the community room at 1520 Sedgwick Ave. Around the same time, former warlo
The Akan Book has now been completed. As of August 25, 2011, exactly 3 years since the book was first published and made available in its final format, I have now edited the book to remove the final bits of typos and errors. I have also added an index. So after 3 years and 111 pages (if the index is included) I can now say that the Akan book has reached its final form.
For those who printed the book before its present edited form, all you may have to do is to print the index since th
Most, if not all, were brought as slaves to work for European colonizers. African slaves may even have been a part of Francisco Pizzaro’s expeditions in Upper and Lower Peru. They originated in different areas of Africa, including Congo, Angola, Senegal, Mozambique, Ivory Coast, and Ghana, and in most cases were brought to Upper Peru from Lima or Buenos Aires, cities that did a lively trade with slave merchants. Afro-Bolivians have always had a
President Obama promised "change" to the people who voted for him. He told them to hope again and that change would come. But President Obama's change is really more of the same. Therefore, his elixir that was sold to the world was nothing more than snake oil. The most damage, of course, is being done to those whose dreams were intricately woven into his words, not realizing that words are not policy. In a most deadly treachery, those who belie
Women carrying a sign reading 'Gbagbo Leave. Enough is Enough' cheer as they arrive to join an unauthorized protest calling for Laurent Gbagbo to step down, in the Treichville neighborhood of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Monday, Feb. 28, 2011.(AP / Rebecca Blackwell)
This photo was taken right before the women in Ivory Coast were savagely mowed down by machine guns mounted on tanks; directed by former president Laurent Gbagbo.