"After You Die" by Rakim Deserves a Deeper Exploration

Rakim A Deeper Exploration

The beat of hip-hop has long served as a soundtrack for cities across the US and around the world, inspiring young people and creating a subculture that affects everything from fashion to politics. Ask any hip hop fanatic about Rakim and they will tell you that hip-hop would not have had the same impact without […]

Death, Music, And Life’s Natural Rhythms

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We dance because we want to let go, to escape, and express ourselves as we heed the alluring call of music: its rhythm and its beauty. There is a mysterious connection between the attraction to music and death. Like the rhythm of music, death is part of the natural rhythms. In yoga, we are taught […]