If Tupac Were Here Today (Would He Be Here Today?)

He is, in many minds, a symbol of the resistance against inequality.

The Saga Continues…

Twenty years ago, I was working for a magazine called Kronick, The Underground Chronicle. Everyone in L.A. – if they had any connection to the underground hip hop scene – knew about the Kronick. It got it’s name from the official soundtrack of the West Coast dropped by Dr. Dre in ’92, but the KronickContinue reading “The Saga Continues…”

Hospitalized: Redo

The next song on my playlist was Deja Vu by Teena Marie. The words to that song took on a whole new meaning for me, and I cried my eyes out as I listened to it over and over again, until I decided that it was time for me to do something new…

The South-East Bounce

I had a chance to travel away from L.A. for a couple of weeks. The first stop was Todd Mission, TX, where the first Middlelands music festival went down. Being Loupy D, I had the luxury of a golf cart and an all-access pass.