Rainbow Push Honors Music Professionals

On November 4, 2019, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

BY YAKIRA LEVI | Chicago, Illinois – Operation Push and music professionals working together invoke thoughts of increased membership for Push, political activism awareness, and mobilization ignited by the phrase “keep hope alive” —which is precisely the outcome that Reverend Jesse Jackson aims to achieve. Recently, Rainbow/Push Coalition and Citizenship Education Fund presented awards to […]

Mary Datcher & Friends Promote Chicago Endeavors

On October 24, 2019, in Red Hot Radio, by Wide View Publishing

BY YAKIRA LEVI | Mary Datcher and friends promote Chicago endeavors, including her new publication, Bronzeville Life Newspaper; and music business Mogul, Debra Antney brings attention to corrupt music business practices presented in the Chicago based Netflix film, Beats. Debra also discusses trauma, poverty suffrage, and mental illness spawned from violence. Audio recorded and Edited […]

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 […]