Hip Hop: Giving Voice To The World’s Voiceless

Here are 10 Hip-Hop artists from unexpected communities. Giving voice to the voiceless or just celebrating life from the artist's cultural perspective, all have a great sound & are worth a listen.

California Dreamin’

My annual pilgrimage out West is long overdue and those Pacific blues are yanking vigorously on my heart strings. A few hours and wheels go up. Here's Jose Feliciano bringing some serious Boricua soul to California Dreamin'.

Bright Lights Big City: Earth Hour Tribute

During Earth Hour, it's hard to imagine the world's urban treasures without the pulsing colors that bring them to life. Here is a collection of images from the global hour of digital rest that we found inspiring.

Wanderlusting: Djúpavík, Iceland

There was a time when my travel dreams only reached as far as urban European locales like the French Riveria, Venice and Paris. While there's still something to be said for a trip like that, I've developed an affinity for the less visited locales of the world, including Iceland....

Wanderlusting: Sutro Baths (San Francisco, CA)

Little did I know that nestled in the darkness at the shoreline near my dinner table at San Francisco's Cliff House sat the ruins of the old Sutro Baths, an upscale water park built in the late 1890's by former mayor Adolph Sutro. Here's a little eye candy (aka High-Def video)...