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

J Dilla Changed My Life

Happy Bornday, Dilla Via Andy Brown @ Vimeo

Happy Birthday Aaliyah

Thirty years to the day, on January 16th, 1979 in Brooklyn, New York, Aaliyah Dana Haughton was welcomed into the world. Named after a Swahili word meaning “most exalted one,” Aaliyah was destined for greatness from her first breath. Today, while we continue to mourn the passing of one of our brightest stars, we must also celebrate … Continue reading