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”

BG | Spotlight

B.G. which traditionally means Baby Gangsta in black communities is the moniker donned by down south rap vet Christopher Dorsey. B.G. best friends with fallen soldier Soulja Slim and the first artist signed to Cash Money Records at 13 in the 90s made his name writing hood classics for years. B.G. even scored a goldContinue reading “BG | Spotlight”

This Kid Cries When He Finds Out He’s Going to DisneyWorld and Here’s Why

First of all the DisneyWorld theme park has had countless tragedies and is shrouded in mystery. Here are a few facts about DisneyWorld that this kid in the video clearly knows. 1. Employees at DisneyWorld refer to it as a concentration camp Although described by many visitors as “the happiest place on earth,” Disney parksContinue reading “This Kid Cries When He Finds Out He’s Going to DisneyWorld and Here’s Why”

Summer Summer Summer Time

Fresh Prince (better known today as Will Smith) and DJ Jazzy Jeff – Summer Time Summer Time by Will Smith goes down in history as a hip hop classic summer anthem. Others have tried and failed and none has stood the test of time like this song. Will takes you through a myriad of summerContinue reading “Summer Summer Summer Time”

DaChickenShack’s Summer Reading List for Millennials

THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MALCOLM X as told to Alex Haley Alex Haley coauthored the autobiography based on a series of in-depth interviews he conducted between 1963 and Malcolm X’s 1965 assassination. The Autobiography is a spiritual narrative that outlines Malcolm X’s philosophy of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. A must read. THE ALCHEMIST byContinue reading “DaChickenShack’s Summer Reading List for Millennials”

Too Short | Spotlight

Too Short is an Oakland MC from the 80s who brought pimping into the rap game. Not only does he produce, write his own rhymes, but he has been doing it for almost 30 years straight! Arguably every MC has been influenced on some level or another by “Short Dawg”. With career ups and downs,Continue reading “Too Short | Spotlight”

Devin The Dude| SPOTLIGHT

Every so often an artist comes along and changes the course of things. Innovative original style. Edgy foresight. A stupid dope vision. These are a few of the components that make up some of the best artist of the times. Imagine if Micheal Jackson had’ve fizzled out after his Motown deal in the 70s. ImagineContinue reading “Devin The Dude| SPOTLIGHT”

Happy by Pharrell

It was only right. This video has over 260 million views and counting. Perfect song and video for anybody feeling down or if your just feeling Happy. Enjoy! PS Do not crash your car singing along to this song.

Long Live Maya Angelou (1928 – 2014) I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS

CNN Maya Angelou, a renowned poet, novelist and actress whose work defied description under a simple label, has died, her literary agent, Helen Brann, said Wednesday. She died at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Brann said. A professor, singer and dancer, Angelou’s work spans several professions. In 2011, President Barack Obama awarded her withContinue reading “Long Live Maya Angelou (1928 – 2014) I KNOW WHY THE CAGED BIRD SINGS”