Akil The Emcee of Jurassic 5: And It All Came Down to One

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Fresh sounds, break dance-ready; Akil The Emcee of Jurassic 5 brings true hip-hop to the table for all ages, offering verbal hip-hop truths as he did for the Hip-Hop Awareness Festival, May 22-24 at the Washington Center in Sacramento, CA.  Yet his story is one traveled.     J-5 began their journey as an underground hip-hop force in ’94 with songs … Continue reading Akil The Emcee of Jurassic 5: And It All Came Down to One

Rahman Jamaal: Top Rahman Breaks It Down

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Rahman Jamaal McCreadie, a.k.a. Rahman Jamaal, born ’81, started attending public school in Redwood City, CA where, according to him, having non-descript ethnic qualities was not readily understood by his classmates.  He struggled with an educational system that had no structure and no authority, so when his teacher suggested an expensive yet reputable school in Hillsborough called Nueva, his mother … Continue reading Rahman Jamaal: Top Rahman Breaks It Down

Local Coverage: Hip-Hop Meets Sacramento Community

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Lovers of hip-hop unite.  Hip-Hop Congress; a national and world-wide non-profit organization dedicated to bringing communities together within the ethics of hip-hop, has arrived in Sacramento, CA.  The Sacramento Community Chapter of Hip-Hop Congress brought the musical reign, visual art and the b-boy dance to the Washington Center located in the heart of Downtown Sacramento on 16th and D St.  … Continue reading Local Coverage: Hip-Hop Meets Sacramento Community