Mr. A is a Front runner in the Independent Rap scene

Independent hip-hop is the backbone to the genre. Many artists who rap, create beats, and produce go unnoticed even though the musicians are progressing the music for the big name artists. I stumbled across an artist who’s a perfect example of this statement. Marvinnik Appaihene-Afriyie, a.k.a. Mr. A, is a young, Toronto-based rapper who personality andContinue reading “Mr. A is a Front runner in the Independent Rap scene”

The Fantastic Nostalgia of: Mars Attacks – 50th Anniversary Collection

In 1962, Topps introduced a limited run of science fiction trading cards, packed with a thin slice of powdery bubble gum, to a limited public entitled, Mars Attacks.  Violent, gory and filling the need for a trading card representation in the growing sci-fi community, Mars Attacks sold well.  The public backlash towards the gruesome images, however, spooked the Topps corporation, inducing them to pull theContinue reading “The Fantastic Nostalgia of: Mars Attacks – 50th Anniversary Collection”