The Difference Between an MC and a Rapper

On April 1, 2018, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

By Yakira Levi | Hip-Hop is music and artistic expression built upon the elements of a DJ, the MC, B-Boys, and Graffiti Art. DJ Kool Herc created hip-hop music in 1973, and his presence contributes to the Jamaican-African-American style of the musical toasting of today. DJ Kool Herc’s music created a culture that includes a […]

What Is Hip-Hop?

On March 1, 2018, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

By Yakira Levi | Hip-hop is a culture of creative expression built upon rhythmic break beats, scratches, and loops presented by the DJ, poetic storytelling chanted by the MC, intricate break dance moves of B-Boys defying gravity, the beauty of aerosol created Graffiti Art painted with visual appeal and the cultural influence or self-awareness exhibited […]

Shavakeyah, The High Priestess of Soul

On June 19, 2016, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

  Interview By Yakira Levi | Her voice is rich and strong, as she commands the audience to absorb her message of peace. Her stature is strong and sturdy, yet feminine. Her lyrics are infused with heavenly thoughts, dignity, and encouragement. Her source is the Most High, the G-d of Israel. She has a sultry […]

Murder to Excellence: Growth and Development for the Millennial Generation The autobiography of Wallace “Gator” Bradley

On April 18, 2016, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

Book Review By Yakira Levi | The best-selling book Murder to Excellence: Growth and Development for the Millennial Generation is an autobiography of Wallace “Gator” Bradley, Urban Translator; the well known gang mediator, politician and ambassador of Peace for United In Peace, Inc; but this book reveals so much more than your typical autobiographical story. […]

The Great Chicago Fire Remastered Definite Vacation For Suckas

On March 18, 2016, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

Record Review By Yakira Levi | They hail from Chicago’s South Side, the D.V.S. Boys, aka Definite Vacation For Suckas Include RaBiez, and Sire Sinsai (deceased). The duo has been known to collaborate with other Chicago hip-hop champions including T.S.P. aka the Three Stripe Posse, the Chicago Outfitters and more. The D.V.S. musical influences include […]

Sprite Mix Tape and C.O.R.E. Compilation

On February 18, 2016, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

The first ever Sprite mix tape was designed by Yakira Levi, as a means of promoting Chicago’s hip-hop artist, and providing a promotional vessel for showcasing Midwest talent. In 1999, Yakira Levi Conceptualized and developed the 1st ever, Sprite Mix Tape, a cause related marketing campaign featuring Grammy winning musical artist Common, and sponsored by […]

Poetry and Prose of a Broken Woman Mending

On January 18, 2016, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

Book Review By Ejah | This book by author Yakira James is a great book about the struggles of a black woman in the United States of America, and the pain of pulling it all back together again. One of the best books I’ve read in a long time of it’s kind! I call it […]

Listen to RedHotRadio.Fm “Variety” Internet Radio Station

On March 27, 2011, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

RedHotRadio.FM is a variety internet radio station and digital media platform, geared towards promoting creative people, providing socially conscious conversation, and playing dope music! We aim to play uplifting Hip-Hop, Remixes, Love Songs, Retro, Neo-Soul, Reggae, Dancehall, Worldbeat, House, Inspirational Music, Jazz, Independent, Down-Beat, Alternative, and more. Click the “Shows” page for details Streaming Online 24-7 Listen […]

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