Trench Boxing LLC encourages New Orleanians to settle disputes in the ring. #GunsDownGlovesUp

Instagram was ablaze with the hashtag “#Hustleman.” A name I have heard of before but nothing like swiping through my feed and seeing on viral mode. So, when my friend and fellow New Orleans HipHop Blogger NYTE LYFE Lexx’s latest article popped up in my inbox, I knew it had to be something hot and popping on the Urban NOLA scene. The fire source was … Continue reading Trench Boxing LLC encourages New Orleanians to settle disputes in the ring. #GunsDownGlovesUp

Stampede at Lil Wayne’s New Orleans music festival causes minor injuries, booth damage | Music | nola.com

Several attendees of Lil Wayne’s Lil WeezyAna Fest received minor injuries during a stampede following rapper Meek Mill’s performance on Saturday night. — Read on http://www.nola.com/content/tncms/live/ https://youtu.be/06ekNyUabMM The stampede occurred after rapper Meek Mill’s performance at the festival.  NOLA.com reports that either a fight or false reports of gunfire caused the panic.  A mirroring incident happened last October in Atlanta where a Lil Wayne concert … Continue reading Stampede at Lil Wayne’s New Orleans music festival causes minor injuries, booth damage | Music | nola.com

Hurricane Katrina 14th Anniversary March & Second Line

by Hip Hop Caucus | Aug 26, 2019 | Press Release New Orleans Community, Hip Hop Artists, and Activists to Commemorate the 14th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, call for leaders to act on climate and justice New Orleans, Louisiana – To remember the lives lost, honor the resiliency of the community, and advocate for the people most devastated by Hurricane Katrina, Hip Hop Caucus, New … Continue reading Hurricane Katrina 14th Anniversary March & Second Line

A conversation with a New Orleans Urban Cowboy; Michael A. Hollins aka Dat Ghetto Cowboy

Maybe you were dancing along the streets during a Second Line and noticed a group of men riding their horses up and down the neutral ground ( the “median-” You know, that little strip of land in the middle of a road.) and thought what horses have to do with the Second Line. Tourist aren’t the only ones with these questions. There are plenty of New Orleanians who do not know the full story of how these young men can saddle up and ride through our neighborhoods as if they were in the Wild Wild West. Continue reading A conversation with a New Orleans Urban Cowboy; Michael A. Hollins aka Dat Ghetto Cowboy

Dear Governor Edwards, come see Big Freedia at Jazz Fest with me – nola.com

I remember back in March you confessed that you didn’t know what bounce music is. We can easily fix that. Ask anybody, Freedia is the Queen of Bounce. She’s certainly the most popular bounce artist in the business right now. She even has her own television show. And I’d argue she’s the very best bounce artist too, because she has this gorgeous R&B voice. If … Continue reading Dear Governor Edwards, come see Big Freedia at Jazz Fest with me – nola.com

NOLA Angels

Today I woke up to a beautiful text from my EBONY Princess, “Nana, you gonna be famous, you gonna buy us a big house again and we gonna hv gold in it Nana. I just know it Nana, I woke up in a good mood!” Is what my 8yr old granddaughter texted me at 10am. Her words brought tears to my eyes, as my mind … Continue reading NOLA Angels

New Orleans Urban Success Story: Reebok collaboration with Polo NOLA & Chase N. CASH

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10212256832115491&id=1218678471 Did you get you a pair of Soldier’•Reebok Classics•Reebok NOLA’s?? I hv mines!! It was going down at footlocker this evening and tho my boy @polonolaphotography came while I was leaving out @theheir was a gracious host. https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10212257872541501&id=1218678471 I must say I like this Chase N Cash cat, he is such a great guy. I can feel it in his spirit. He had not … Continue reading New Orleans Urban Success Story: Reebok collaboration with Polo NOLA & Chase N. CASH

Polo Silk The Legendary Photographer: Opening Reception at Antenna Gallery 

Night out to support my friend Polo Silk The Legendary Photographer of New Orleans Hip-hop, Bounce and Underground Music plus all Things & People of New Orleans at the Antenna Gallery. Polo Silk Polo Silk The Legendary Polo Silk The Photographer exhibit: The exhibition highlights some of the most memorable rap and bounce songs from the city by showing some of the best poppers in … Continue reading Polo Silk The Legendary Photographer: Opening Reception at Antenna Gallery 

My Inexperience with Marijuana: Story of a new short term smoker

After receiving an invite to attend an educational session on medical cannabis featuring one of the nations leading experts, a doctor of medical marijuana, it had me thinking of my experience or shall I say inexperience with marijuana. When initially approached  about my knowledge of medical marijuana, I wondered,”how in the hell did this guy find me, I’m not marijuana savvy at all and why … Continue reading My Inexperience with Marijuana: Story of a new short term smoker

New Orleans Artist: Kishonda Webb

Born and raised in the 7th Ward of New Orleans, Kishonda Webb  turned tragedy into a creative mastery. After the sudden loss of her young husband, Kishonda tried several forms of therapy, be it attending therapy, support groups or enjoying the full benefits of living 24/7 in party central capital of the world, New Orleans . One day while out shopping, she found herself in … Continue reading New Orleans Artist: Kishonda Webb