I know the power of words can cause uplifting or dreadful changes in a person.
He is, in many minds, a symbol of the resistance against inequality.
There are few celebrity deaths that hit home with me.
In 1992, Tupac was another brotha in the game coming up and shining his light. Who knew what he would become in the span of his short career and beyond?
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 Kronick …
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...
I am officially announcing the release of my first book "Rebelation: A Memoir with Photos" in March of 2018.
I am bound, mind, body and soul, to the technology of the 21st century...
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.
"Ain't no guarantees in life...if this shit don't jump off, I'll be back on the streets hustling tomorrow."