So I got free tickets to see Nas do his thing at Webster Hall on Wednesday. I invited my boy Hunter to tag along with me because that's what I do. The line outside was crazy with people who knew nothing about what was going on but decided to join the line anyway with hopes of getting admittance to the show. Once we got inside the crowd was buzzing with anticipation for the 'nasty one' to surface. It took awhile but once the show started it went for about an hour and a half of Nas no fillers, no guest (except Horse). It was Nas, his mic, the band and the classics he's blessed us with since day one. All the hip hop heads in the house were definately happy after it was over. It was definately worth my "free99" ticket. Sorry to inform you guys but my crappy point and shoot too the worse videos and pictures that night so I snagged a video from my boy to just wet you palates.
Nas 'Sly Fox' Live in NYC from Hunter Walker on Vimeo.
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
So I'm here at work and my mind is all over the place. I'm thinking about questions of life and where do you end up ultimately. For instance it's thought that you find a girlfriend, find a career, you guys get married, have kids and have the house with the picket fence. Now to me that doesn't work in this day and age at all. For one, people are just too busy these days for it to work the way it did in the 60's. Both men and women live lives trying to reach goals and be successful and with trying to get to that level it takes a long time and focus which I feel doesn't allow people to give 100% of themselves to a marriage. Also marriages just don't work anymore because our views are so different now. Gone are the days of the woman staying at home cooking and cleaning, the man working all day and coming home with the "bacon." I'm not saying that it can't be done and be success I'm merely saying that it's way harder to do now. I can only speak for myself and how I feel but I'm sure people out there feel the way I do about this. I guess it's how kids are raised today and the values they are instilled in them and until the values that are passed down to the newer generations change I think we'll still be having this conversation years from now.
Sunday, August 24, 2008
Friday, August 22, 2008
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Congrats to an island boy doing big things in China right now. Jamaican Usain Bolt bolt broke the 12 yr old 200m world record set by Michael Johnson back in the 1996 olympics in Atlanta. He broke two world records in both the 100m and 200m races, doing something no man has ever done before. My hat goes off to you my bredren. Keep it up.
Sunday, August 17, 2008
I've been in this slump for almost 6 months now. No sketching, no new ideas nothing. It's really frustrating to say the least. Not sure what I have to do to come out of this. It use to be anything that would spark my creative juices weather it was a commercial, a bug on the window, a crackhead walking down the street etc. Now it seems those things aren't merely enough to help me anymore. So what will I do? I can't force myself to draw because that will only have me sitting at a blank sketchbook for hours. Which is just a waste of time. I've tried walking around the city, but that doesn't help and it only pisses me off even further (tourists). I guess I'll just keep at it and see how it pans out but I need to get my focus back.
Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Friday, August 8, 2008
Tuesday, August 5, 2008
So I've been on a mini vacation since Thursday. I'm home alone with nothing to do but watch tv, sleep and roam the streets. Quite frankly it's so boring. I mean I do some work for my job here and there but I'm trying to stay away from the city because I know for sure I'll be shopping so that's a no go. Not sure what I'll be doing today, maybe take some pictures later that's about it or keep sketching on my "secret" project. Anybody out there have any suggestions for me let a brotha know.