Archives for September 4, 2009

Throwback Friday- DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince “Parents Just Don’t Understand

Remember that eensie weensie stretch when rap was simply fun? No virtually naked girls and glorified thug life. DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince and Biz Markie are the first two groups/artists that come to mind.

Women in hip hop. Interview with MC Lyte. (

MC Lyte first gained noteriety as a hip hop artist back in the 80s and 90s delivering hit tunes such as “Ruffneck” and “I Am The Lyte.” Since then, MC Lyte has gone on to coach Shar Jackson (“Moesha”) to a win over Kendra Wilkinson (“The Girls Next Door”) on MTV’s “Celebrity Rap Superstar,” played Kai on hit tv show “Half & Half,” and you’ll even find some of her valuables in the Smithsonian Museum.

September 2009- In The Life episode “It’s About Time”

This month, IN THE LIFE explores what it means to grow old as a gay person in America – how a generation once at the frontlines of establishing the modern LGBT movement finds, in what should be their golden years, new challenges living life openly gay.