Sac: Get Ready To ʻRAWKʻ with Mahtie Bush X DJ ETHIK

August 24 marks the release date of the album, “RAWK” for emcee Mahtie Bush; a staple in the Sacramento Hip-Hop community. He began the notorious “Backpackramento” movement in ʻ07 and has been in the lime light and behind the scenes for over two decades as a second-generation HipHop head, emceeing, breaking and organizing. Continue reading Sac: Get Ready To ʻRAWKʻ with Mahtie Bush X DJ ETHIK

Love and Light; Prosperity Movement Here to Create and Serve

Love and Light; Prosperity Movement Here to Create and Serve By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Prosperity Movement, is an Oakland, CA based group & record label of the same name created by a talented group of individuals to develop, promote and distribute their brand of Elevated Urban World Lifestyle Music. Prosperity Movement will be co-headlining and curating a world music festival in Oakland, March 11-12 … Continue reading Love and Light; Prosperity Movement Here to Create and Serve

#UBOX10 Edition: i Choose Photography #KPX10

i Choose Photography #KPx10 By Kim Possible Contributing Writer/Blogger So it’s been awhile since I’ve created a Top Ten List of my fave peeps whom I’ve been either following, interacting with for projects, do biz with or just inspire me to shout out just for fun. In the past it was construed of music artists and anyone involved with art, period. ‘Cause that’s what I’m … Continue reading #UBOX10 Edition: i Choose Photography #KPX10

May 29, ’11: Last Workshop at Beatnik Studios

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief We arrived at 3 pm and there was not a soul in the building for the workshop, Memorial Day Weekend was in our midst.  Just a few people showed up for the workshop but that was okay.  There was a nice food spread to celebrate the last workshop at Beatnik, hoping that it will not be the last ever. The ambiance … Continue reading May 29, ’11: Last Workshop at Beatnik Studios

May 22, ’09: Screen Printing Workshop Number Two in Affect!

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief By this time, students have heard what is up or are returning for yet another session of screen printing at Beatnik.  This time it is May 22 and the workshop is full with people of all ages, youngsters in elementary school, middle school, college aged as well as people in their 30s and 40s. Instructor, Leon Willis AKA AycRock used this … Continue reading May 22, ’09: Screen Printing Workshop Number Two in Affect!

Screen Printing Workshop at Beatnik Studios a Success

By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Sunday, April 17, 2011 – UBOHAMMER Presents Screen Printing Workshops in Sacramento, CA.  The teacher, Leon Willis A.K.A. AycRock shows locals the complexity to what many think is a simple skill. AycRock goes step-by-step, first by showing students how to create a stencil and then the layers of that stencil for each color of their print.  Finally, students get to drop some … Continue reading Screen Printing Workshop at Beatnik Studios a Success

AWKWORD Emcee & Natural Photo-Journalist

Urban Artist Bio Artist: awkward Angry Jew Fights Back With Art and Verb Play MORE FREE DOWNLOADS E-Mail and Free MixTape: awkward@subwaystiles.com Website: http://www.subwaystiles/com Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/subwaystiles Listen: http://www.soundclick.com/AWKWORDtheoneandonly Ringtones: $0.99 http://www.isound.com/awkword   awkword [the mc] the fallen angel, the bleeding heart, the impossible question, the brutal truth, the beautiful answer. awkword lives and fights hip-hop. Growing up an angry Jew in a W.A.S.P. nest, he … Continue reading AWKWORD Emcee & Natural Photo-Journalist