5th Element: Confessions of a BET Producer…

I’ve come to find that many “hip-hop heads” refer to themselves as this in the context that they listen to hip hop.  But if you’re truly a hip hop head, you need to know the ins-and-outs of it.  You have to be able to set an understanding for yourself that all you listen to is … Continue reading

5th Element: “Know Thy Politics…”

…It is also true that for most of the pirates operating in this vast shoreline, money is the primary objective. But according to many Somalis, the disruption of Europe’s darling of a trade route is just Karma biting a perpetrator in the butt. And if you don’t believe in Karma, maybe you believe in recent history. Here is why we Somalis find ourselves slightly shy of condemning our pirates….