Death Comes One Day, So Really Live All the Rest

old grave stones

Death and Personal Loss In the last year, I have lost my paternal grandmother Walt at the age of 99, my great-aunt Virginia at the age of 100 with whom I shared a special bond as strong as with any of my grandparents, and my maternal grandmother Laura at 104, Virginia’s sister about a month […]

"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 […]