Feel the Power of the Smooth Beast

Feel The Power of the Smooth Beast By Aaris A. Schroeder Editor-In-Chief Most Recent Album: Smooth Beast Release Date: Winter 2016 Oakland, CA Smooth Beast, a traditional boom-bap style HipHop foursome with blues and Latin pizazz came together through “Return of the Cypher,” [R.O.T.C.] in ’14 at one of the few hip-hop venues/events left in San Francisco, CA at The Boom Boom Room. Smooth Beast … Continue reading Feel the Power of the Smooth Beast

Deep Rooted History of Freedom Farms in America and Sacramento

By Aaris A. Schroeder July 16, 2011 Arriving to the garden on 4th and 39th Ave. in Oak Park, one of ten other “Freedom Farms,” I see Program Manager Kory Grant Clift making three fresh new beds for summer time vegetables and pulling weeds from around a varietal of lettuces. Clift explains to me that there are three major influences that helped him and his … Continue reading Deep Rooted History of Freedom Farms in America and Sacramento