Capturing the culture that makes Detroit what it is.

Tag archive

Hip-hop

Photography, Hip-hop, NYC & Social Justice all are Piper Carter

in Introduction by

Piper Carter joins Detroit is Different to talk about her hiatus from podcasting on the Piper Carter show since her Mother’s passing. In this interview, we delve deeper into her love for hip-hop and photography. Learn about Piper’s journey in NYC and how she navigated in NYC from Howard University. Listen to more about Nataki Taliba, Howard, Social Justice, and the need for safe spaces for Women in Hip-hop built We Found Hip-hop. The beauty and love of her Mother shine in a musical tribute at the end as well.

Making of Manger on McNichols

in My Detroit Story by

The Story of the album that took a decade to create featuring Jazz, Hip-hop, Soul, Gospel, and Detroit. Boldy James and Sterling Toles masterpiece Manger on McNichols is told in these in-depth interviews. Producer Sterling Toles shares the story of meeting Boldy James and crafting an orchestra arrangement around the heartfelt story of what led him into street life. The Manger on McNichols album is already acknowledged as one of the most dynamic and creative works of 2020. Introduce yourself to the collaborative brotherhood that created this expression of Detroit Life.

M Squared the Emcee AKA Madison the Student

in Introduction by

Madison is also known as M Squared and performs Hip-hop. Her love for performance grew from performing for her family. Today she charts on Spotify with a mix of songs about being confident, growing up, and her style. Madison shares her perspective on balancing school and performance. Also, she speaks about her work with Mosaic Youth Theater. Madison also talks about how COVID-19 impacted her school year and how as a 12-year-old she handled it all. The discussion is also a deeper talk about the role of hip-hop and women for a young woman growing up like Madison.

V Stylez making Detroit different

in Introduction by

V Stylez is one of the most known Hip-hop acts from Detroit in Europe. Germany, Japan, France, and Spain have been moving along to the rhythms and lyrics of the V Stylez sound for years. The enthusiast of combat sports, his Fenkell neighborhood, and DePorres HS grad is also a stateman in Black history. The V in V Stylez carries the tradition of the Vessey tradition (Google Denmark Vessey and discover much of the make-up of the ways our constitution was designed). The manner Rev. Daniel Aldridge (Detroit is Different interview 2019) carries the historic family legacy stories of his Aunt Dorthy Height, V Stylez carries the family tradition for Denmark Vessey. This was a fun interview and very interesting. Explore the ways hip-hop, history, and society all intersect. Detroit is Different because of V Stylez.

V Stylez on Detroit is Different

V Stylez is one of the most known Hip-hop acts from Detroit in Europe. Germany, Japan, France, and Spain have been moving along to the rhythms and lyrics of …

close
Facebook IconYouTube IconVisit Our BlogVisit Our Blog
Go to Top