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The Last Conscious Rapper Alive: Queen Deelah Speaks on Vaccines, Inspiration, and More

by JR Valrey, The Minister of Information JR Queen Deelah remains a lyrically conscious Hip Hop powerhouse 13 years after she left what Otis Redding called “the dock of the bay”, and relocated to the sleepy town, which is turning into the nation’s next tech … Continue readingThe Last Conscious Rapper Alive: Queen Deelah Speaks on Vaccines, Inspiration, and More

The Berkeley Police Department is Not Making Any Recommendation For Prosecution in the Murder of Stephen “Zumbi” Gaines at Alta Bates Hospital

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information On January 5, 2022 the City of Berkeley’s Police Accountability Board had a special meeting on investigating police misconduct in the death of international rapper Zumbi of Zion I aka Stephen Gaines.  Although Zumbi was killed on … Continue readingThe Berkeley Police Department is Not Making Any Recommendation For Prosecution in the Murder of Stephen “Zumbi” Gaines at Alta Bates Hospital

Master Painter Malik Seneferu Talk About His Inspiration, Married Life, and the Politics of Being a Black Visual Artist

By JR Valrey, The Minister of Information  When I was around 18 years old, I met the legendary San Francisco born painter and muralist Malik Seneferu, from Hunter’s Point, on the campus of San Francisco State University, while I was a member of the Pan … Continue readingMaster Painter Malik Seneferu Talk About His Inspiration, Married Life, and the Politics of Being a Black Visual Artist

From Employee to Business Owner: Lela Nicole’s Zynful Beauty Products are Becoming Wildly Popular

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information  The silver lining in the world being shut down because of the Covid pandemic for the last two years, was that working people had more time on their hands than usual; most either were allowed to work … Continue readingFrom Employee to Business Owner: Lela Nicole’s Zynful Beauty Products are Becoming Wildly Popular

Local NFT company sayBLOWE is Offering an Exclusive Mac Mall NFT Collection

by JR Valrey, The Minister of Information People who were teenagers or older when the internet was introduced in 1996, should remember how innovative, ground breaking, and life changing this technology was; for the first time, the world was a click away. Over that quarter … Continue readingLocal NFT company sayBLOWE is Offering an Exclusive Mac Mall NFT Collection