Groundbreaking DJ, Nappy DJ Needles comes to Minneapolis for Memorial Day Weekend day party
With the advent of the internet success can come in an instant.
And while some will only see that seminal event that brought success and notoriety, others will know and understand the painstaking years, weeks, days and hours that lead to that "overnight" success. So when website after website and person upon person began sharing a video mash-up with the lyrics of the 1995 hip-hop classic, "Luchini" by Camp Lo and the beat of 2014 club hit "Hot N****" by Bobby Shmurda, many saw a "new" DJ on the scene with an innovative blend. But for the people of St. Louis and others in the know, they saw it as one of the best DJs out finally getting his national props.
Not long ago in a land afar, was a forest of coniferous trees And in that forest were trees of all kinds; tree babies, tree queens and tree kings. The king trees were there to protect the land, the children, the plants and the mothers, but something had gone quite array in this land, the king trees were fighting each other!
Soul/funk/hip-hop fusion group, Hawthorne Headhunters -- Black Spade (left) and Coultrain, (center with the mask) rock the crowd at the Fine Line Music Cafe opening for Hiatus Kaiyote. The Headhunters, St. Louis natives now residents of Hawthorne, Calif., were backed by Nappy DJ Needles (right), who will be back in town on Saturday, May 23 at Darby's for Expressions Graphic T-Shirt Day Party (2 p.m. - 7 p.m.)
BOOK REVIEW: "Undivided: A Muslim Daughter, Her Christian Mother, Their Path to Peace"
Book Review by Kam Williams
"They didn't talk. Not for 10 years... Instead, a mother and daughter tiptoed with pain around the deepest gulf in their lives—the daughter's choice to leave the church, convert to Islam, and become a practicing Muslim.