53 entries

Category: San Jose//South Bay

We Speak Baylingual Music Blog: What time is it?

A brief look at the 2nd album of the San Jose based, spoken word, lyrical, skater, urban, herbal, rhythmical sensation duo, known as Metafizix.

Still Hope: Bring Sierra LaMar Home

Block2Block radio host David Madrid talks with “Cathedral of Faith” youth director and gospel rapper “Brother Ig” about the latest break in the Sierra LaMar missing person’s case. His ministry is based in Morgan Hill, giving him insight to the hopes and fears of the South County community.

Silicon Valley Suicide Reverberates in Chinese Blogosphere

The suicide of a successful Chinese-American software engineer at Paypal has prompted some Chinese students to reconsider whether they should live and work in California’s Silicon Valley.

We Speak Baylingual Music Blog: Apr 30th 2012 - May 5th 2012

This week in music is fascinating, we got a good outcome for this week of Apr. 30th to May 5th. From Mob music, to Poetry, to Lyrical Discipline, to even a Reggae sounding, this week is one of the most diverse weeks I have ever came into contact with. Enjoy...

"You Should Buy Both" -- A Mexican Mother's Words to Her American Daughter

As part of a multimedia series called "Arriving and Becoming: The Silicon Valley Story as Told by Immigrant Elders", Stephanie Flores tells the story of struggle and happiness of her mother through a powerful photo essay and a moment of shopping.

Soy Cesar Chavez!

Block2Block radio host David Madrid along with wife Lupe pay respect to civil rights activist and union organizer Cesar Chavez, with heart felt commentary recognizing not just the man but the movement behind him. Through personal family accounts David reflects on the hardships of the field workers of the past and what does it mean to be a Chicano today. This audio is dedicated to the Soria familia and to all those who have lived through the struggle. (Complete radio show segment)

We Speak Baylingual Music Profile: Hennessy the Boxer, Lawyer, and Hip Hop artist

Hennessy is an artist from the Bay Area, who's music is filled with chill jazz sampled Roots sounding Hip Hop. Who has a smooth style that is mellow and catches the ear with lyrics of life lessons, alongside the love of music, and friends.

The Most Underrated Great Sport of Handball

One might think of handball as a easy game, a ball hitting a wall off the palm of your hand. Seems very simple. In actuality it can be more complicated then that. San Jose State handball player Daniel Guzman competed in the National Collegiate Handball Tournament and tells the journey of the most underrated sport of handball.

In the Public’s Defense

Andy Gutierrez grew up in Eastside San Jose, facing the many challenges of poverty -- including being homeless at one point. He now is a Santa Clara County Deputy Public Defender representing indigent defendants.

"Everyone Should Be Eating" -- San Jose Hip Hop Community Comes Together to Build the Movement

Artists, producers, and other contributors to the San Jose hip hop scene gathered to discuss their future as a movement.
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