Jamel Shabazz: Street Art

Not too long ago I received word that there would be a historic display of Hip Hop inspired artwork at the Brooklyn Academy Of Music. There isn’t much you need to tell me to get excited about viewing art in … Continue reading

Gentrification, Where Did Everything Go?

Ben Adler of the New York Times writes, “For many, the word “Brooklyn” now evokes artisanal cheese rather than rap artists. The disconnect between brownstone Brooklyn’s past and present is jarring in the places where rappers grew up and boasted about surviving … Continue reading