Ashel Eldridge of EFAM Talks Homelessness in Oakland and upcoming “Dope is Death” Doc Screening

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information Ashel Eldridge and the collective that he is a member of, known as Essential Food & Medicine, have been doing vital work with the members of our West Oakland community who live in the streets aka homeless … Continue readingAshel Eldridge of EFAM Talks Homelessness in Oakland and upcoming “Dope is Death” Doc Screening

Muralist Tim B. Talks About Performative Activism, and Creating Aerosol Murals to Combat It, His Life’s Work, and More

By JR Valrey, the Minister of Information In the spirit of Black New World Media giving people their flowers to smell before they die, I have to introduce a legendary artist from Oakland, who has gone virtually unnamed among the great muralists of the area. … Continue readingMuralist Tim B. Talks About Performative Activism, and Creating Aerosol Murals to Combat It, His Life’s Work, and More

Mekanix Producer Talks About Debut Album “F.E.A.R.”, His Struggles, and Hip Hop Not Being 4 Elements Part 1

By The Minister of Information JR Valrey  By far, the most dominant production duo in Mobb Musik is the Mekanix; made up of 4 rAx and Tweed the Great. 4 rAx, known also for his legendary hooks on the music of rappers like Keak Da … Continue readingMekanix Producer Talks About Debut Album “F.E.A.R.”, His Struggles, and Hip Hop Not Being 4 Elements Part 1

West Oakland’s Essential Food and Medicine is Nourishing the homeless, the seniors, and the impoverished, body and soul

By JR Valrey, Black New World Media Life in 2020 has taken the nation, if not the whole planet, into warp speed because we, the people, are forced to be more independent in solving some of the problems in the world. Some see that as … Continue readingWest Oakland’s Essential Food and Medicine is Nourishing the homeless, the seniors, and the impoverished, body and soul