Nominated for Mystery Blogger Award

 

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I haven’t been doing much writing as of late but I’ve made a point to stay on top of my blog reading.  And if I can, like and comment more because I’m really bad with that. I’m strolling through my feed and find a post labelled: The Comic Vault Is Nominated For A Second Mystery Blogger Award.  Out of curiosity, I click it, read through and what do you know I was also nominated.

First off,  Thank you Jamie.  Aside from the fact that I comment somewhat often, it never occurred to me that our blog was even on your radar.  So major shout out to you. I really enjoy reading your posts.  This means a lot to me.  Secondly, If you’re a fan of Marvel or DC Comics. You’ll definitely want to check him out on The Comic Vault. F.Y.I he does a pretty awesome Red Hood Cosplay.

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Favorite Songs of 2017

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Happy New Year!

Last year, I compiled a list of my favorite K-Pop (Korean Pop) songs from that year. This year, I decided to do something little bit different, and focus on the little guy. Seeing how this is my first post of the New Year, I wanted to make it count. So it was very important that it felt authentic. These songs were all chosen based on feeling. And how often I went back to play then after my initial excitement was gone.

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Fabolous: Hip Hop’s Greatest Cosplayer

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Fabolous has always been one of my favorite rappers since he appeared on my radar in the early 2000’s. His witty and charismatic rhymes provided an entertaining listening experience. And while, this particular post isn’t about his music but how can we really pay proper homage without at least acknowledging the artistry. Fab is also known for his fashion sense. Each fit has its own flair and story to go with it.  While I am not the most fashion conscious person, this is exactly why we’re here. To talk about nerdy influenced fashion and why Fab is Hip Hop’s Greatest Cosplayer.

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Female Rappers Rock

Korean American Rapper Heesun Lee is an artist I’ve followed for a while now.  She can rap! Her music has a positive message and puts on a dope performance.  Her energy level when on stage is truly something to be seen. I also love the fact that she puts on for the culture.  Recently, the New York Native uploaded a spoken word piece titled: Female Rappers Rock.  Before you read any further, Stop and check out the video.

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Nerds on Hip Hop: Bridging Anime & Hip-Hop (Panel)

 

Nerds on Hip Hop Logo (Courtesy of Twitter)

Anime NYC was lit. I had a fantastic time.  Was able to link up with Stephanie of Anime Girls NYC.  Shout out to her. Thank you for being such a cool person.   Saw some really nice cosplay. Attended some really cool panels and best of all, I was able to enjoy this all with my team.

One of the highlights of my weekend was attending the Nerds on Hip Hop: Bridging Anime & Hip-Hop Panel.

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Dandelion Magic – FrivolousShara

 

Hailing from Grand Rapids, Michigan. FrivolousShara is Femcee and producer (composer) to look out for.  As of late, she’s been cranking out a ton of music and out of all the new songs, Dandelion Magic for me stood at the forefront.  Continue reading

Alan Z’s Birthday Bash Cypher

Alan Z is an artist that has popped up on our feed a few times.  With his smooth vocals and solid rapping skills, I can’t help but show love. On October 7th, The Fresh Prince of ATL celebrated the release of his EP “First Time’s The Charm”.  And in true Hip Hop Fashion, he and his friends set off the celebration with a Cypher.

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Love & Life, The Album – Dok2 도끼

Disclaimer:  Rated Mature for crude language 

Love & Life, The Album, was released both physically and digitally in February 2012. Korean Rapper Dok2, in this project, showed a different side of himself. His Moniker which is now Young King Young Boss, came into fruition releasing his first solo album under Illionaire Records.

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What It Is – G. Yamazawa

G. Yamazawa is Japanese American Poet and Rapper hailing from Durham North Carolina.  Accomplished with words, he has blazed stages across the US.  Unlike a lot of the others music video write-ups done by me.  I’ve just recently come across his work.

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TEPHLON FUNK! (Recommendation)

What is Tephlon Funk! Exactly? 

A comic book series by Stephane Metayer which follows a young girl from Queensbridge Houses, Inez Joselyn, as her life is turned upside down.  Along the way, Inez encounters an interesting cast of characters from throughout the Five Boroughs of New York City. Stylistically speaking, Tephlon is heavily influenced by anime and Hip Hop Culture; respectively.

Illustration by: David Tako and Nicholas Safe

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