Equipto: Hip Hop and Collectivity

April 28, 2021 The Guardsman 0

An exclusive interview with legendary San Francisco MC and Bored Stiff member, Equipto. He speaks on his crew, Bored Stiff’s beginnings, balancing music and community work, and what it’s like to be an independent artist in 2021.

Chinese Americans, don’t let rapper YG boil your blood

November 3, 2016 The Guardsman 0

After numerous critically acclaimed mixtapes, California-based rapper YG released his debut album “My Krazy Life” in 2014. Track 6 of that LP has a skit titled “Meet the Flockers” that explains the process and emotions he associated with robberies in his neighborhood.