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July 2009

OliveJuice

This is what my fridge looks like lately. OJ, expired eggs, a small tub of wasabi for the sushi I don’t have, and olives. Two kinds of olives- the purple kind with seeds, and the spicy kind without seeds that smell like stains on the carpet, but taste like magic. Today they were lunch and [...]

Cold Chillin’

Cold Chillin’ returns via an official collaboration between Biz Markie, Stones Throw, photographer George DuBose, Soul-Cal and Traffic Entertainment Group. The super influential label put out your favorite rapper’s, favorite rapper’s favorite rap records – including 1988’s Long Live the Kane.

Aint No Half Steppin’ around here!

D.King – I’m a Cov Original (Prod by Jansport J)

“We ain’t known for the jerk, we known for the work that we put in the mic – get it right”

Once you dip past East LA  headed east (or west down Kellogg Hill) you’re firmly embedded in the #626 – where the Schezuan Chinese resturants will make you cry tears of joy, taco trucks provide [...]

Damn it Feels Good to be a Gangsta!

The 90’s came back in 2007. Either you forgot or weren’t around for what came after adrogeny, day-glo,  shutter shades and electro…it was muthafuckin’ GANGSTA SHIT! After the markets crashed, crack took down the inner cities, recession hit, droughts took over LA, drive-by shootings were on the regular, tagbangers popped up, bus mobbin’ the RTD hit [...]

Sincerely, Summer Ann Tran

I drove by this sign off of Fairfax the other day. I wish I hadn’t seen it. Me and my ex just broke up. Eternal Sunshine was our first date over five years ago. I had been keeping busy enough to ignore all that terrible shit that lingers after the relationship is completely over. And [...]

“When They Put The D On You, You Take It!”

Do I really need to explain why I’m posting this? The new Drake music video directed by Kanye West (ya think?)