Monthly Archives: July 2011

Slum Village Live at The New Parish

On Friday July 22, MC’s Illa J and T3, who now form Slum Village, performed at The New Parish in Oakland. In this video, we captured them performing “2u4u,” “Get This Money,” “Won’t Do,” and another song we couldn’t figure … Continue reading

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Say “Hello” to Special Optics

In 2007, Tyrone Thames (TnT) and Justin Tilson (JCaliber), “joined forces” to become the lyrical duo known as Special Optics. Though the East Bay residents have only been collaborating for four years, they both have over ten years of rhyming … Continue reading

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Eclectic Art Draws In Community

Photos by: Stephanie Bao Ben-Joaquin Torres has a knack for stimulating the community. The electric sounds of the in-house DJ fill the air inside his one-car garage space located nearby San Francisco’s Ocean Beach. As the DJ continues his mix, the … Continue reading

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Five Simple Steps To Becoming The Plankiest Planker That Has Ever Planked Before

Photo By: mathiaspascottini Update: Please do yourself a favor and watch Paul Mooney Jr’s explanation of planking. But please head the warning, you may piss your pants due to the extreme amount of hilarity. Today, I nearly choked on my … Continue reading

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