Our Bright and Burning Future

Last night marked the 13th Annual Youth Speaks Grand Slam Finals at the beautiful San Francisco Opera House. For those of you who witnessed the power and bravery of each and every poet who touched stage, you understand that the next generation can undoubtedly speak for itself. As a poet mentor and member of the … Continue reading

Cassie Upgrade

I don’t mean to contribute to the exploitation of Cassie’s look but daaamn, girl is making this work!

Fur In My Cap

via Steve via Questlove. This dude RobRoy is the business!!! Hapas STAND UP! Peep game: Episode 1: Musings on Home (and Pyramid Energy) = STRAIGHT FIRE!!!

Happy Birthday, Q-Tip!

The godfather of Buggin’ Out turns 39 today — holding it down for hip hop heads who age gracefully. Without his countless contributions to this vibrant (and ever growing) culture, I would simply not be who I am today. Additionally, this blog would be titled something tragically wack and possess signficiantly less sexy currency. Thank … Continue reading

LOCK IN!!!!!!!

ATTN Diddy Nation: Let’s blog about not blogging and LOCK IN!!!!! LET’S GO PEOPLE!!!!

This Charming Blog

DOWNLOAD: Theophilus London “Ooos and Ahhhs” In addition to dowloading Theophilus’s latest jam, peep his new blog HERE and on the blog roll!

Chester French Presents: Jacques Jams Vol. 1

If you’re still not familiar with Chester French (hip hop’s latest co-signed white boys), get familiar by downloading Jacques Jams Vol. 1: Endurance featuring the likes of Diddy, Mickey Factz, Janelle Monae, The Clipse and N.O.R.E. I have to take another listen before sharing my two cents but I’m already digging on “Nerd Girl” featuring … Continue reading

South Park Remix

South Park gets the greenlight from Buggin’ Out…I’m still sipping on the haterade, y’all.


DOWNLOAD: Blu & Exile “LoveLine(s),DedicatedToLastFe’vrier.” I am completely in love with Blu and his clever word play. This track is as sexy as they come.

He Said, She Said: All About Love

“To begin by always thinking of love as an ACTION rather than a FEELING is one way in which anyone using the word in this manner automatically assumes accountability and responsibility. We’re often taught we have no control over our “feelings” yet most of us accept that we choose our actions, that intention and will … Continue reading