Happy Black History Month! Movie Hour: The Spook Who Sat By The Door (1973)

A former CIA agent organizes the urban community into well-trained guerrillas bent on overthrowing the oppressive establishment. Enjoy your Black History Month!

After 10 Years, A Look Back At The Classic “What A Job”

DON DIVA Millions of songs are produced and released daily, but every now and again, a song is released that embodies the epitome of dopeness, “What A Job,” written by Devin The Dude, Andre 3000 and Big Snoop Dogg explain the unique job of being successful hip-hop artists/personalities, as well as some of the emotionalContinue reading “After 10 Years, A Look Back At The Classic “What A Job””

2016 Summer Reading List: My Voice by Angie Martinez

  Angie Martinez has been a staple in hip hop for years. She has been on the forefront of every major movement in hip hop for over 20 years. She has finally decided to tell her story from her ghetto upbringing to her ascent as the Voice of New York. Angie reveals all in her memoirContinue reading “2016 Summer Reading List: My Voice by Angie Martinez”

Official 1st Book Of The Year: Needles For Free: A Manic Episode – by Ryan K Smith

In addition to our seasonal reading list we also have Da Chicken Shack’s 1st Book of the Year. For 2015 we have chosen Needles For Free by Ryan K Smith. This is a very unique story based on true events and written from a manic perspective, inspired by Daniel Keyes’ “Flowers for Aglernod”. The best bookContinue reading “Official 1st Book Of The Year: Needles For Free: A Manic Episode – by Ryan K Smith”

The Smoke Box: Wiz Khalifa & The Taylor Gang

B. Real’s finally got the Taylor Gang chief himself in the infamous SmokeBox. In this episode Wiz and B Real discuss life, love and the pursuit of happiness. Spoiler alert, Berner starts complaining about the smoke from the backseat and Wiz Khalifa co signs and says he’s never smokes like this causing B Real toContinue reading “The Smoke Box: Wiz Khalifa & The Taylor Gang”

DaChickenShack’s Fall Reading List For Millennials

DEVIL IN A BLUE DRESS by Walter Mosley A mystery about a unwilling Texas native day laborer forced to become a Los Angeles detective. Devil in a Blue Dress, a defining novel in Walter Mosley’s bestselling Easy Rawlins mystery series, was adapted into a TriStar Pictures film starring Denzel Washington as Easy Rawlins and Don CheadleContinue reading “DaChickenShack’s Fall Reading List For Millennials”