Archives for February 2011
Shouts to The Narcicyst for this gem! Here’s Hip Hop’s statement of solidarity to the people of Egypt, featuring Amir Sulaiman, Omar Offendum, The Narcicyst, Ayah & Freeway (produced by Sami Matar), entitled #Jan25. It’s so refreshing to hear musicians match the energy and passion of a people engaged in revolution. I hope we can […]
Check out this article on The Beast, featured in The Independent… (wasn’t I just talking about my alma mater, EK Powe?)
Even as a kindergartner at Durham’s E.K. Powe Elementary School, Pierce Freelon loved hip-hop. Rather than adoring the tunes of his mother, Grammy-nominated jazz vocalist Nnenna Freelon, he idolized those of LL Cool J. But […]
Local reflections on education from a young father in Durham, North Carolina…
My daughter is bossy.
Last night we stayed up until 3 a.m. playing with stuffed animals, drinking milk and watching ESPN. If I attempted to alter her evening routine by getting up to pour myself a glass of water, or changing the channel, she threatened […]