May 7, 2013
The Songs from Scratch series from Yours Truly gets artist collaborating who otherwise may never work together. The most recent release is from Nosaj Thing and Chance The Rapper. It was actually featured on Chance’s recent mixtape. Nosaj Thing is one of the best electronic musicians I’ve recently been introduced to. Chance is the same […]
April 30, 2013
Last September I shared a little bit about a project happening at Stanford to support musicians at the university. Iamani I Ameni is a talented reggae artist coming out of this program. Check out the video above to hear his authentic sound as well as some story telling illustrating his inspiration.
April 12, 2013
I had a lot of amazing professors when I was a Stanford Human Biology major, but one of the most memorable educators I had was a TA named Tom McFadden. Tom made science covers of rap songs we all loved. After teaching my classmates and I, Tom got a Fulbright Scholarship and headed down to […]
March 22, 2013
Benja and I went and saw Robin Thicke open for Beyonce back in like 2007 or something crazy… I gotta say that was the high point of Thicke for me. But maybe this video is the signal of more good stuff to come?
February 14, 2013
This is the best Valentine’s gift a girl could ask for! (Apologies to mi novio). I’d like to say that I’ve had dreams of these two collaborating again, but to be honest I haven’t. You know why? Because it’s too good to even imagine! But it’s real life! Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy.
January 23, 2013
What would you give to get a chance to talk shop with Russell Simmons for a day? How about a donation towards rebuilding one of the coastal areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy? If you said yes, Omaze and Architecture for Humanity want to see you put your money where your mouth is. In order […]
December 11, 2012
New Video! Yay!!!!!!!!!! Just had the pleasure of seeing How To Dress Well perform at the Rickshow Stop in SF last Wednesday. I have never been more smitten. .. And yes, Tom, if you’re reading this, that was me who asked you to take your shirt off during the show.