For Those Who Have Burned, For Those Still Aflame!

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There is no destination other than towards another refuge from yet another war. Our destination is fixed on the perpetual motion of search. Fixed in its perpetual exile.” — Theresa Hak Kyung Cha *all photos re-blogged from >>> In pictures: Anger in Egypt via Al Jazeera

“Our Green Vote Was Not Your Black Name”

Kid CuDi Falls Back

“AFTER THE RELEASE OF MY FIRST LP THIS SUMMER, IAM NOT MAKING ANY MORE SOLO ALBUMS. IAM FALLIN BACK ON BEING A ARTIST. THE DRAMA THAT COMES WITH IT IS MORE OVERWHELMING THAN THE SHIT I WAS DEALING WIT WHEN I WAS PISS POOR BROKE. MY FRIENDS GET MAD AT ME, SAY IVE CHANGED, ONE … Continue reading

Jon Stewart VS. CNBC

Buggin’ Out co-signs Jon Stewart’s epic smackdown. Via Jason Via Fistacular.

Slingshot Hip Hop

“Slingshot Hip Hop braids together the stories of young Palestinians living in the West Bank, Gaza and inside Israel as they discover Hip Hop and employ it as a tool to surmount divisions imposed by occupation and poverty. From internal checkpoints and Separation Walls to gender norms and generational differences, this is the story of … Continue reading

HOLY, DATAMOSH JOCKING

Mr. West (or one of his shadow bloggers) released the video for “Welcome to Heartbreak” today with the pathetic disclaimer: “we know there is another video out there using the same technique so we were forced to drop it now”. In fact, it’s more of a defense than a disclaimer. Without over sharing the back … Continue reading

Beyond Chris Brown and Rihanna

This is what separates amateurs from the professionals. Jay Smooth continues to inspire me.

M.I.A. Goes To War

Aside from stealing the show at the Grammy Awards with enough swagger to out shine Hova, Ye, Wayne and TI, MIA has been busy using her celebrity as a platform to spark discussion on genocide in Sri Lanka. She recently sat down with The Daily Beast’s Toure to talk in depth about her interpretation of … Continue reading

Gentrified: 1, Gentrifiers: 0

“When American Apparel announced plans to open one of their shops on Valencia Street, some merchants and residents were less than thrilled. The fight to keep formula retail out of the shopping corridor came to a head at Thursday night’s (02/05) Planning Commission meeting.” — Andy Wright, SF Weekly Blog In local Frisco news, American … Continue reading

Blacklisted White People: Miley Cyrus

“I’ve been told there are some people upset about some pictures taken of me with friends making goofy faces! Well, I’m sorry if those people looked at those pics and took them wrong and out of context. In NO way was I making fun of any ethnicity! I was simply making a goofy face. When … Continue reading