The Past in Print [archived posts from elsewhere] | Charly “Max B” Wingate Interview

This interview was originally posted at True-Magazine.com: Former Dipset member Charly “Max B” Wingate currently faces a seemingly harsh 75 year prison sentence after being found guilty of 9 of 11 counts he was charged with stemming back to a theft turned robbery turned unintentional murder in 2006.  Due to various discrepancies, including the testimony of his former girlfriend, Gina …

The Past in Print [archived posts from elsewhere] | Sadat X // Interview

This interview was originally posted at True-Magazine.com: At times hip hop can seem lofty, fantastical, even a bit unrealistic.  This may strike some as strange since it is also a culture that claims to “keep it real”, often.  This notion of keeping it real may work when describing the horrific, war zone-like circumstances of one’s hood, or when describing how …

#WestCoastWednesdays presents No1MC

North County San Diego hip hop’s own, No1MC, bares his soul, and says, “if [it doesn’t come from the soul], then there’s no need to even do it.” As NoOne shares with SDLovesHipHop, it becomes increasingly apparent that his love and dedication to hip hop culture comes directly from the soul of this emcee, producer, engineer, father, co-founder of Mad …