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Reflection: Tupac Lives!

Saturday - Nov 5, 2011 Artists

This article originally appeared on TeenWire.org How does Tupac Shakur still put out albums if he's dead? With his latest posthumous release, Until the End Of Time, on his mother's record label, Amaru Records, his remarkable, number-one Billboard entrance demonstrates Pac's presence is still alive and kicking. Nearly 427,000 people rushed to buy his album […]

Interview: The Hieroglyphics - 3 Eyes Are Better Than 2

Saturday - Nov 5, 2011 Artists

This article was originally appeared on TeenWire.org The Hieroglyphics logo resembles the universal "have-a-nice-day" smiley face. However, Hiero's face has three dots for eyes and a straight line replacing the smile. Although simple in design, the logo represents a powerful concept. The third eye represents the inner vision, the creative insight of an individual. Once […]

Interview: Turntables 101 with DJ Rich Medina

Friday - Nov 4, 2011 Artists

This article originally appeared on TeenWire.org How does an Ivy League graduate who played professional basketball and had a successful career in pharmaceutical sales become a world-renowned D.J.? Ask the towering, six-feet-six, dreadlocked D.J. Rich Medina. Mr. Medina makes a living rocking clubs and music events in some of the world's liveliest cities. TeenWire (TW): […]

Reflection: Aaliyah - Gone But Not Forgotten

Thursday - Nov 3, 2011 Artists

This article originally appeared on TeenWire.org I was hanging out with some buddies the last weekend in August, when one of our friends arrived with some startling news: "I just heard that Aaliyah died in a plane crash." I could tell that everyone there was thinking pretty much the same thing: she's our age. She […]

Interview: Master P's Son & Protégé Lil' Romeo

Wednesday - Nov 2, 2011 Artists

This article originally appeared on TeenWire.org Eleven-year-old Percy Miller Jr. enjoys doing most things an average fifth grader does: shooting hoops, hangin' with his partners, and listening to Lil Bow Wow. But this boy's life is a little different than most kids his age. Percy Jr. (also known as Lil' Romeo) happens to be the […]

Interview: In Focus with Makeba Mooncycle

Wednesday - Nov 2, 2011 Artists

This article originally appeared on TeenWire.org On a cold day in January when she could easily be in the comfort of her home, hiphop recording artist Makeba Mooncycle is at the community storefront that houses the Ambassador Youth Program, of which she is managing director/street team leader. She radiates a purposeful and enlightening presence that […]