Browsing articles from "March, 2012"
Mar
29
2012

Inspiration: Jason Lester’s Journey For A Better World

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One year ago Nike reinforced the company’s commitment to sustainability in a very public way, releasing the Nike Better World manifesto and “100% Recycled Ads” video. Nike has just launched a new brand site (NikeBetterWorld.com). The mantra? serve the needs of the athlete and the planet by creating superior performance product with lower environmental impact, and make sport available to all.

Last monday, ultra-endurance athlete, Jason Lester, began the Journey for a Better World. Running/Biking from Niketown New York City to Eugene, Oregon, He will traveling 4,800 miles across the United States over 102 days, relaying the Nike message that a better world starts with sport. Along the way, Jason will be stopping at 39 Nike Stores, sharing how sport inspires hope, instills discipline, raises confidence and rallies communities.

Show your support by joining Jason along the journey and ignite a fire to create one of your own.

Jason will be running into the Nike Running Store in Lenox Mall on Friday April 13th at 3pm. There will be a meet and greet during the afternoon that is open to public. Feel free to spread the word, and stop by with the family to hear about Jason’s journey.

If you not in ATL, you can still Join Nike Better World and Jason throughout his Journey by RSVP’ing to one of his 39 stops along the way. http://gonike.me/JourneyEvents

Want to know where Jason Lester is traveling today? How fast he’s moving? How many Nike Fuel points he’s earned? Then follow NikeBetterWorld.com for real-time updates.

Also check…

http://www.twitter.com/nikebetterworld
Hashtags: #betterworld #journey

Mar
28
2012

Video: Clan Destined – “The Language Part 2″

Clan Destined – “The Language Pt. 2″ Music Video from Will F on Vimeo.

Official music video for Clan Destined’s “The Language Pt.2″ off the “Self Titled” album.

Listen to and download “Self Titled” HERE

Listen to and download the “Scream/Screamixes” EP HERE

Check out the solo project from DJ Amdex (aka Yamin Semali) Here

Follow on Twitter:
(@clan_destined)
(@amdex)
(@dtvjc)

Mar
28
2012

Video: Gorillaz w/ Andre 3000 & James Murphy – “DoYaThing”

“A monster of a collab, A beast of a track” is what the Gorillaz new single “DoYaThing” with Andre 3000 is James Murphy is being called.

Sooo first I heard the original 5 minute version of this song about a month ago… Then I hear the raw & uncut 13 minute version… Then I find out there’s a video for this joint… THEN I find out Converse is behind the whole thing. I wonder what I’ll learn next.

Andre 3000 MURDERS the verse on this joint, and really spazzes out on the 13 minute version.

The Gorillaz also have a new limited edition Chuck Taylor All Star collection available for purchase.

DOWNLOAD: Gorillaz Feat. Andre 3000 & James Murphy – “DoYaThing”

Mar
27
2012

Video: Punchline & DJ Soulclap -”Underground Superstars”

New video from emcee Punchline and producer DJ Soulclap. If I’m not mistaken Punch recorded his entire new LP while in Germany last year. This is the first single from the album of the same name “Underground Superstars” in stores May 8th via Soulspazm Records. Check it out…

Mar
25
2012

News: Bo Jackson Bikes Bama To Help Raise Funds

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On April 24th, Bo Jackson will begin Bo Bikes Bama, a five-day bicycle trip through tornado-ravaged parts of Alabama to help raise $1 million for the Governor’s Emergency Relief Fund. Nike is one of a handful of sponsors who will help with this project, along with Trek and CSE, but Bo is also looking for donations as well as fellow riders. Hit the jump for a video detailing Bo Bikes Bama (yes, you could ride bikes with BO JACKSON), and head to BoBikesBama.com to learn more.

Mar
25
2012

Events: Señor Kaos Performing Tuesday April 3rd For F.A.M.E. Fashion Show (ATL)

I will be rocking a couple joints Tuesday night in ATL at 595 North for the F.A.M.E. Experience Fashion Show. Come out have a good time and check out some clothes from some new up and coming designers.

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Mar
24
2012

Video: Game “The City” Featuring Kendrick Lamar

New video from Game for the song “The City” featuring Kendrick Lamar. This is one of my favorite tracks off Game’s “RED” album, and Kendrick gets busy at the end of this joint. Two of the best spitters from Compton on the same track. Can’t go wrong with that.

Mar
21
2012

Announcement: Señor Kaos Selected As A Nike Better World Champion In Atlanta, GA

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I guess it’s time to make an announcement! I’ve been selected as a Nike Better World Champion for the Atlanta, GA market. Nike Better World deals with sustainability, as well as finding a journey to a better world through sport. As April approaches, there will be some really exciting things I will be working on including Ultra-Endurance Jason Lester’s run from Niketown New York to Eugene, Oregon.

Anyone who knows me or my music, knows I have a passion for making the world a better place. Whether it’s inspiring through my music, mentoring youth at the Boys & Girls Club, or fighting against police brutality, I’ve always believed in doing the right thing.

So needless to say I’m excited to be working with the Swoosh in the capacity of the Better World Ambassador for my city. Stay tuned as I will be blogging about my journey for a Better World.

Mar
21
2012

Events: Red Bull Music Academy Atlanta Session (Recap)

On Sunday March 11th I hosted the Red Bull Music Academy Atlanta Session / kick off party at Cloud IX Lounge in Castleberry Hill. The event was designed for Atlanta tastemakers and artists to learn more about what Red Bull Music Academy is. It also served as a chance to pick up copies of the 2012 Red Bull Music Academy application, various assets CD (which features music from last years Academy in Madrid, Spain), network with other artists, as well as catch RBMA Alum DJ Rasta Root speak about his experience with attending the Academy in Rome, Italy.

DJ Rasta Root had some great stories to share about his experience at the Rome session. Everything from meeting legendary engineer Bob Power to seeing Serato being used for the first time Afterwards we opened it up for a Q&A with Roots. Definitely a great event. Thanks to everybody who got a chance to attend as well as the Red Bull fam: Mike Vaughn, Ciji, Alex, and Hustle.

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The Red Bull Music Academy is open to all artists, musicians, producers, DJ’s, of all genres worldwide. The 2012 Academy will be held in NYC this fall, but applications to attend are due by April 2nd which is RIGHT around the corner. For all ATL artists, if you have completed your application and have it envelope sealed and ready to go, let me know and I’ll mail it out for you. Just drop me at line at senorkaos@redbullmusicacademy.com

Check out Red Bull Music Academy for more info, past lectures, stories, music, etc.

Mar
19
2012

NEWS: Atlanta Duo SMKA Featured In Jezebel Magazine

I just happened to be flipping through the February issue of Jezebel Magazine the other day to my surprise I see an article on Atlanta production duo SMKA. I had a chance to work with SMKA on their “SMKA Presents The 808 Experiment Volume 2.” Blake & Mike have been making big moves since they stepped on the scene in 2008 with their first project. From the albums, to events, to their blog they’ve ushered in a new era of Indie Hip Hop in ATL.

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Check out the article HERE. Shouts to the homie Biba who wrote the article as well.

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