In 2004, I like many other people were trying to enter back into the workforce. Receiving my Bachelors in 2003 one would think that opportunities will begin to pop up. However, After the tragic attacks of 9/11 in 2001 , America was trying to still emotionally recover as well as financially. A lot of us like in the past you look for inspiration in music, art , religion, and political figures. I turned to music. The College Dropout was released in February by Kanye West.
Filmmaker Spike Lee is taking criticism for the trailer of “Chi-raq” which was released last Tuesday. The movie is a satire about women in Chicago withholding sex from their boyfriends and husbands as a protest to gun violence. The name Chi-raq is a combination of Chicago and Iraq and is meant to compare the death tolls of Chicago to those in Iraq which is currently a war zone. According to Lee’s trailer, “homicides in Chicago, Illinois have surpassed the death toll of Americ
Although Michael Jordan left the basketball court in 2003, his legacy as well as his shoes still remain in the game. He has made history with branding and sports. The Jordan brand was introduced to the world in 1984. The Jumpman logo allows everyone to live the dream that they could “FLY” just like Mike. To all of the fans in Chicago, Michael Jordan is coming home. He is debuting the Jordan Brand store in Chicago on Saturday, October 24. The store will be located on 32 S
Coffea Magazine just released the January 2015 issue that included a reminder article of Zeph Farmby. Zeph celebrated his “LEAD NEVER FOLLOW” T-Shirt Release at LDRS in Chicago on January 2, 2015. His artwork was in abundance and the ambiance rang HIP HOP. He also shared the night with LDRS X Pony. The music was right and the mood was positive. If you have failed yourself and haven’t had the opportunity to see neither , check out http://www.zephfarmby.com & http://www.l
Check out the Interview with Project Mayhem that we found in our Archives. We are still true fans and believe in their success. They have continued to work and even create solo albums. Don’t be shy, Google them. Knowing each other for over 15 years, Project Mayhem has formed a family. Their style is a breath of fresh air that the industry has definitely been holding their breath for. They can be compared to classic groups like the Wu-Tang Clan, lyricists like Common & Mos Def
What mark would you like to leave on Hip-Hop?
I would like to leave a powerful, timeless mark. One that will never be forgotten. When did you first know music was a passion for you?
I first knew music was a passion for me when I was about 9. I thought I was gonna grow up and be a famous singer. Then I realized that I’m not that great of a singer lol. Growing up my dad was a rapper and I’ve been into music as long as I can remember. How long have you been rapping? I have bee