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Lil Wayne + Tree Hugger = Best Eco-Mixtape Ever

So I wrote this poem last fall called Tree Hugger. It’s about Oakland, violence, fatherhood, what it means to be man…and the first time my hippie-ass 10th grade science teacher asked me to hug a tree. Now that piece is gonna be on a mixtape over a Lil Wayne beat.

Big Show this Saturday…and Why I Love Real Artists

This past week I had the pleasure to witness some amazing shows that cross the fake boundaries of performance, culture, and politics. 2 cities, 4 shows, 8 days…and i didn’t even pay a dime! Quick, non-linear recap: – “In the Heights” (NYC): When I heard there was a hip-hop, merengue…