Rapper Mike Lo: “Those Beats Talk to Me”

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

He's Mike Lo if you didn't know. Underground rapper Mike Lo sings with the swagger of Eminem and smirks like one of the Beastie Boys. He lives in two worlds -- the one he needs to make ends meet and the one he creates for himself. His day job consists of ...

Life in the hip-hop underground with Symon G. Seyz

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Hip-hop artist Symon G. Seyz lives not for record sales but for the passion of making music. The 28-year-old rapper is a member of the hip-hop underground – where unsigned musicians find audiences by giving away their own mixtapes on the streets, performing at clubs and private parties, and using ...

Al Davis: American badass

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

Why should you care about Al Davis, the maverick Oakland Raiders owner who passed away October 8 at the age of 82? Because not only did Al Davis create one of the greatest badass brands of all time with the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League, he was a ...

Music I like: “Be With-Without You” by Symon G. Seyz

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Be With-Out You by SymonG,Seyz “Be With-Without You” by Symon G. Seyz caught my ear because of its smooth arrangement reminiscent of better ‘70s R&B. What makes the song is SymonG’s soulful rap punctuated by a recurring Isley Brothers-style guitar riff (listen for it 27 seconds into the song). Symon ...