Monthly Archives: September 2012

CHICAN’S CHOICE DERAJ “WHOEVER” VIDEO REVIEW

  VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS-0:09, 0:16, 0:45, 1:11 CHICAN CAUGHT IT- 1:03 THE RED SCREEN ON THE BAR ABOUT “SPYRO THE DRAGON” SPITTING FIRE When I saw this video from Deraj, I was brought to some deep thoughts about being a true emcee and the act … Continue reading

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JUST TAKE THE PIZZA-CHICAN’S CHALLENGE

This weekend, we celebrated Lyric’s second birthday party. This time around she wanted a butterfly theme (last year it was lady bugs– I don’t know what her deal is with bugs). We had a blessed time. She received so many presents. She got … Continue reading

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CHICAN’S CHOICE MALIK FERRAUD “AROUND THE WORLD” VIDEO REVIEW

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS- 1:23, 1:53, 2:02, 2:28  CHICAN CAUGHT IT: 0:30-THE LADY WALKING TWISTS HER ANKLE IN HER HEELS JUMPING ON THE CURB Great minds think alike. Just as I was watching and thinking about putting Malik Ferraud’s “Around the world” … Continue reading

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CHICAN’S CHOICE KNUCKLEHEAD FEATURING THE BREAX “TOE TAPPY” VIDEO REVIEW

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS- 0:37-0:40, 2:55-2:57, 3:45-3:47  CHICAN CAUGHT IT: COCA COLA PLACEMENT- KNUCKLEHEAD HAD WON A COMPETITION FOR THE COCA COLA GLOBAL CAMPAIGN AND REPRESENTED IT WELL THROUGHOUT THE VIDEO Let’s throw this out there now… I’m not a great dancer. Well, … Continue reading

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FINDING A “NEW BALANCE”

I bought my first pair of 574 New Balance in 2002. I received my refund check at Miles College and knew I  needed a new pair of shoes. Around this time, New Balance were the “next big thing” within the shoe industry. I … Continue reading

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ARTISTS…THE RAP GAME AIN’T A GAME! (PART 1)

On a daily basis, I hear independent artists use cliques that they were taught (improperly) or just used wrong. One of them is “the rap game”. Ironically, the rap industry/ business is far from a game! However, I want to … Continue reading

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CHICAN’S CHOICE PRAVERB & SOULMADE “PROGRESSION” VIDEO REVIEW

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS- 0:14-0:16, 0:36, 1:29-1:30 CHICAN CAUGHT IT- 0:24-SYMBOLIC VISUAL THAT EVEN AS WE GET OLDER, WE SHALL PROGRESS FORWARD 1:42-1:43- THE PARALLEL OF PROGRESSION ACCORDING TO LOVE AND HATE This video gives a very interesting perspective on this track. It has … Continue reading

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A LESSON LEARNED…ANDRE 3000 AND ME TRY TO FIND A ALTERNATIVE TO WIN

“She yelling selling’s a sin/well, so is telling young men/ selling is a sin/if you don’t offer new ways to win” Andre 3000-“Sixteen” Andre 3000 is without question, one of the most artistic and creative artists in the hip hop … Continue reading

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CHICAN’S CHOICE DEDGE P “MY BIO” VIDEO REVIEW

    VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS- 0:23, 0:41, 1:41-1:45 CHICAN CAUGHT IT- 3:57- THE KID PLAYING KICKBALL WALKS IN THE SHOT UNEXPECTED This video has a relatable concept. I remember times where my friends and I would hang around and just talk and reminisce about … Continue reading

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CHICANGEORGE SPEAKS ON THE FIRST SINGLE AND ALBUM RELEASE FOR “POST GAME SHOW”

What’s brewing soup troopers? I got a couple of things to drop in your memory banks. 1. The first single from “The Post Game Show 1st & 10 edition” is called “Stadium Mode“. The idea of it comes from always giving your … Continue reading

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