We had Shomari Smith on the show this episode and we are quite pleased we did. Smith is the director of “Til Infinity” a documentary on the Souls of Mischief and the 20th anniversary of ‘93 Til Infinity, the classic hip hop album. We were pleased to learn a lot more about him and his various artistic talents in addition to filmmaking.
It was fascinating hearing some old Hiero and Souls of Mischief stories from someone who has been so close to the group for so many years, but still being an outsider of sorts. Watching the group grow and evolve from such a close proximity while continuing to build and develop his own craft as an artist himself. We learned just how his relationship and previous work lead up to the decision to create a film about Souls of Mischief. Continue reading →
Rock the Bells is my Coachella. I look forward to it every year and 2012 was no exception. In the past I’ve written a detailed blog about my experiences, but this year I shot a lot of video and wanted to create a video review of sorts. Here are some of the highlights from day 1. Best performances for me were Ice Cube, Redman and Method Man, Watsky. Continue reading →