Month: February 2008

Scion Presents Daptone Records Remixed

Sgt. Daptone's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Scion presents Daptone Records Remixed, a special edition compilation of remixes pulling from the catalog of Brooklyn-based, independent, funk and soul label, Daptone Records. This release is a continuation of Scion’s championing of independent thought and progressive urban culture through music-based initiatives. Scion’s commitment to artistic expression provides a platform for passionate musicians to focus…

Joe Bataan

Call My Name

Boogaloo, Latin Soul, Rhythm and Blues, Salsa, Disco, Latin Funk, Latin R&B, Latin Jazz…What hasn’t Joe Bataan sung? Joe Bataan was born in 1942 and grew up in Spanish Harlem, East Manhattan, NYC to an African-American mother and Filipino father. His birth name was Bataan Nitollano. His musical experience started on the street corner singing…

NBA Sprite Slam Dunk Contest

No Shoes...For Real

I’m going to let pictures and video give the explanation on this one. Dwight Howard…you are unbelivable my friend. Congratulations! Gerald Green was mad creative also, but nowhere near the level of D12. The most important part…the video footage of the dunk contest. I know you’ll watch it twice. [wp_youtube]ubq3DMZlGK0[/wp_youtube]



Baraka is one of the most stunning movies I have ever seen in terms of cinematography and will forever remain my most favorite non-verbal film of all-time. I’ve watched the film on numerous occasions and it strikes a chord deep within me each and every time. During one viewing and meditation, it took my mind…



A documentary about turntablism from the South Bronx in the 1970s to the global base it currently possesses. The world’s best DJs, beat-diggers, party-rockers, and producers wax poetic on beats, breaks, battles, and the infinite possibilities of vinyl. Featuring DJ Q-bert, Mix Master Mike, Rob Swift, The X-ecutioners, Cut Chemist, DJ NuMark, DJ Craze, DJ…

Rim Rockers

NBA All-Star

It’s two weeks and counting until the 57th NBA All-Star game, and, more importantly, the 24th NBA Slam Dunk Contest. The lineup this year features the following rising stars: Gerald Green aka G-Money, Ice, High 5 (when he was #5). The defending dunk champion rocks a 48-inch spring in his step and has no qualms…