RYU BLACK (aka MeccaGodZilla)’s recent donation to Japan on via THE JAPAN SOCIETY IN NYC. CLICK BELOW FOR DETAILS
Some recaps from NY Comic Con! I couldn’t believe I just randomly blogged about Yaya han the other day and boom..she’s here in NYC at comic con! It was surreal to see her!
(this black cat literally “bodied” the entire comic con!)
LAST BUT NOT LEAST… NO COMIC CON IS COMPLETE WITHOUT MJ & SPIDERMAN
Doh! In the words of White Lotus and quite a few other Dragon Fist Specialists… “your gung fu is lousy…and so is your karate” (said with the intense overdubbed, dub voice). He’s reppin Hard tho.. he gets props for reppin!
some footage from the 14th Annual Black August Hip Hop Project Show at SOBs on August 25th 2011, Shouts to Majesty, DJ Oja, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, G.A.ME, Monifa, Omowale, NRO, Mio Soul, Prolific and more
The 14th Annual Black August Hip Hop show was nothing short of incredible as Cavalier, myself and Faro Z set the tone for an incredible night! Enjoy the photos, video coming soon!
(Cavalier was the 1st to touch the stage that night.. he tore that mofo apart!)
2nd to the stage.. THE MECCAGODZILLA! Was not playing NO GAMES on my debut at SOBs
my partner in rhyme Majesty joined me to really heat it up!
Prolific and incredible poet from Long Island, helped close my set! Thank you Pro!!
This show is very important to my people.. So what does Black August mean?
“The Black August Hip Hop Project strives to promote human rights though supporting and influencing the global development of Hip Hop culture. By facilitating exchanges between international communities where Hip Hop is a vital part of youth culture, we promote awareness about the social and political issues that affect our global communities. ”
(Trezure of NRO.. setting the stage ablaze)
(Microphone master, Faro Z)
(Life Long reppin!)
(Divine in the middle of the Bartendaz)
(Me in the middle of Munira and Mio Soul)
(Kalae with a MASTERFUL performance)
(Rodstarz, Divino, Eye2025)
(bonjour, como ca va?? – Les Nubians)
(Hasan Salaam and Baron of Red Clay – Jersey meets Brooklyn)
(Hasan’s set was INCREDIBLE.. you already Know Baron blazed it w/ the vocals!)
(Shake your afro ladies!!!)
(yes.. a packed house!)
(reppin with Megaciph and Omowale of G.A.ME the Grassroots Artists MovEment)
(amaka, monifa, purple pill babies and justin I see yall)
It was an honor to rock the stage with one of the most incredible artists born in NY.. much love to Majesty
see yall at the next Black August!
it’s all love!
(Les Nubians with Mio Soul and MeccaGodZilla.. Black August 2011)
many thanks to Monifa!
(Kalae All Day with Mio Soul and Baron with MeccaGodZilla)
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Although Dave is a personal friend, below is what he wrote…it’s from the heart.. it’s amazing actually! Thank you DAVE!!!!
Now that you read that, what do you think about the musical!???
Stuff like this is truly inspiring and encouraging… It is really great that Dave got what I got once I finished creating this album.. He’s a real, real, real tough fighter..and it’s inspiring that he could vibe to it… I’m honored