Album of the Day: Various Artists, “Alefa Madagascar”
Bandcamp (September 13, 2019)

Muthoni The Drummer Queen

Vlogger Reggie Casual: “Why I Moved to Tokyo to Start My Career in Fashion
Tokyo Weekender (September 10, 2019)

The New Sound of Electronic Music in East Africa
Bandcamp (August 8, 2019)

Top 5 Japanese Guitarists of All Time
Tokyo Weekender (July 8, 2019)

Japan’s All-Time Top 5 Hip-Hop Producers and Beat Makers
Tokyo Weekender (June 17, 2019)

5 Things We Saw at Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2019
Tokyo Weekender (May 8, 2019)

Chill Out at These Top 7 Tokyo Jazz Clubs
Tokyo Weekender (March 20, 2019)

Fukushima Renewal: The Re-Opening of J-Village for 2020, and a High-End Restaurant Serving Local Food
Tokyo Weekender (March 14, 2019)

Photo by Deandre Scott

A Photographer’s Journey: Escaping the American South and Finding a Niche in Tokyo
Tokyo Weekender (February 1, 2019)

5 Best Tokyo Music Venues for Dance, Jazz, Rock, Hip-Hop, Electro
Tokyo Weekender (October 3, 2018)

Japanese Hip-Hop Has Sectioned Itself Off
Tokyo Weekender (July 2018)

Born With It
Tokyo Weekender (April 2018)

I’m Raising A Biracial Daughter In Japan, Where She’s Surrounded By Blackface
Huffpost (March 5, 2018)


Can “Black Panther” Deliver a Smack in the Chops to Japan’s Blackface Tradition?
Tokyo Weekender (February 21, 2018)

(Cover Story) The Light Chaser, a profile of photographer Lukasz Palka
Tokyo Weekender (December 2017-January 2018)

Second-Generation South Central Rappers Young Giantz Keep the G-Funk Alive
LA Weekly (October 2, 2017)

Mar Mar Is Only 14 but He’s Already a Compton Rap Veteran
LA Weekly (August 10, 2017)

People Are Mad at This Rapper’s Remake of Liquid Swords, but It’s Actually Pretty Great
LA Weekly (June 20, 2017)

The 20 Best Hip-Hop Guest Verses of All Time
LA Weekly (May 18, 2017)

Kendrick Lamar and Dr. Dre’s High School Has One of Best Music Programs in the Country
LA Weekly (May 16, 2017)

Karriem Riggins’ Headnod Suite Is a Jazz Drummer’s Take on Instrumental Hip-Hop
LA Weekly (March 17, 2017)


If a Man in a Wolf Mask Starts Rapping at You, Don’t Worry — It’s Just The Koreatown Oddity

LA Weekly (Februrary 17, 2017)

South L.A. Rapper Gizzle Has Ghostwritten for All the Dudes. Now She’s Writing for Herself
LA Weekly (Februrary 6, 2017)

Filipino Rapper Bambu Has Some Intense Things to Say About Race in America
LA Weekly (December 29, 2016)

Revisiting 2Pacalypse Now, 25 Years Later, and Its Message of Fighting Back
LA Weekly (November 22, 2016)

Uncle Jamm’s Army Was the West Coast’s Real-Life Answer toThe Get Down
LA Weekly (September 7, 2016)

On Peter Adamyan’s “Blackface Barbie Minstrel Show”
Cleaver Magazine (June 8, 2016)

Art or Die: 281_Anti Nuke And The Threats To His Life
Stark (October 13, 2014)


Adult Rappers: The Never Ending Saga of Age and Relevance

Stark (October 13, 2014)

A Passion For Prints: David Caplan
InTouch Magazine (September 22, 2014)

Profile of Artist Justin Bower
Hi-Fructose, Vol. 31 (March 14, 2014)

Profile of Artist Jon Fox
Hi-Fructose, Vol. 30 (December 17, 2013)

History’s Rise and Fall: The Hyper-Detailed Artwork of Ikeda Manabu
Hi-Fructose, Vol. 29 (September 18, 2013)

Exclusive Interview with Ikeda Manabu
Hi-Fructose (June 11, 2013)

Schandra Singh’s Portraits of Fragmented Identity
Hi-Fructose (May 8, 2013)

Ryohei Hase’s Morbid Digital Artworks
Hi-Fructose (May 7, 2013)

The Organized Chaos of Tatiana Kazakova
Hi-Fructose (April 12, 2013)

Studio Visit with Dan Witz
Hi-Fructose (March 26, 2013)

Studio Visit with David M. Cook
Hi-Fructose (March 25, 2013)

Life In Focus: In The Hood
American Society of Picture Professionals, Issue 2 (Summer 2013)

Exclusive Interview with Makoto Aida
Hi-Fructose (December 19, 2012)

Makoto Aida, “Harakiri School Girls

Moments of Misanthropy: Makoto Aida
Tokyo Art Beat (December 4, 2012)

Trashy Art or Artsy Trash: Chim Pom
Tokyo Art Beat (October 9. 2012)

Tokyo Photo 2012
Tokyo Art Beat (October 7, 2012)

“Art For People” John Felix Arnold III Tokyo Interview
Dig In Magazine (July 22, 2012)

(Film Review) Faubourg Tremé: The Untold Story of Black New Orleans
Shortend Magazine (Fall 2008)


(Film Review) The Pearce Sisters
Shortend Magazine (Fall 2008)

(Film Review) Secrecy
Shortend Magazine (Fall 2008)

Interview with Josh Peck and Jonathan Levine of The Wackness
Shortend Magazine (Fall 2008)

(Film Review) Madame Tutli Putli
Shortend Magazine (Fall 2008)

(Artist Profile) Playing the Dozens: J-Zone
Under Pressure, Issue 9, (Winter 2005)

Prince Paul

(Artist Profile) Interview: Prince Paul
Alarm Press,  (Winter 2005)

(Artist Profile) Behind The Scenes: Recording Engineer
As Told To: Bob Power
Mugshot Magazine, Issue 9 (Fall 2005)

(Artist Profile) Behind The Scenes:
Wide Angle: Jail Break Recordz

Mugshot Magazine, Issue 8 (Summer 2005)


The Making of Afro-Punk

Mugshot Magazine, Issue 8 (Summer 2005)

(Album Review) Street’s Disciple, Nas
Mugshot Magazine, Issue 8 (Summer 2005)

(Book Review) , said the shotgun to the head, Saul Williams
Mugshot Magazine, Issue 8 (Summer 2005)

(Artist Profile) The Innovative: Automato 
Mugshot Magazine, Issue 8 (Summer 2005)

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