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Top Ten Rap Lyrics About Meditation (published on Rap Genius)

More than a decade back, I interviewed Russell Simmons, Afu-Ra, Shaolin Monk Shi-Yan Ming and others for Yoga Journal about the impact yoga and meditation were having in their lives.

Shi-Yan Ming told me, “When people dance and listen to Hip-Hop, they are happy. This is also meditation. RZA, when he writes songs, uses philosophy to help people. He is giving people meditation.”READ THE FULL STORY HERE!

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EXCLUSIVE: Adisa Banjoko Featured on Rap Genius

Today the website www.rapgenius.com ran a cool story by me. It is about the top 10 chess lyrics in Hip-Hop. Please check it out and share your thoughts on it...More soon! READ IT HERE: http://rapgenius.com/posts/1627-Top-ten-chess-lyrics-in-hip-hop AND HERE http://rapgenius.com/posts/1631-Top-ten-martial-arts-songs-in-hip-hop ! You will learn a lot about the deeper connections between Hip-Hop, chess, rap, b-boying, and find out what DJ used Bruce Lee in his logo. Shout out to Shawn Setaro and all the Rap Genius family for having me on deck. 

Chuck D of Public Enemy and Adisa play a game on a Barack Obama board...

Chuck D of Public Enemy and Adisa play a game on a Barack Obama board...

What are some of your favorite rap lyrics about chess?