Hip Hop Legends

Tonight, I went to see “New York Legends of Hip-Hop” at the Victory Theater in Times Square. Looooooong-time friends Marjory and Kim Holmes (pictured) were featured dancers, along with Rock Steady Crew and other representatives of Hip Hop culture, essentially from the beginning of it all. 😀


Marj, Bill C., Kim Holmes

The show was great! 😀 Reminded me of ‘back in the day’, going clubbing all night, then hitting ‘Round The Clock or Midnight Express for breakfast before or while the sun was coming up. I’m sure it was even better for people that weren’t aware of or didn’t have access to the culture. Our seats were next to a tourist named Melanie. She was from Sweden or Denmark or The Netherlands, I can’t remember which. We took pictures on her camera, which wasn’t digital, so she’s planning to snail-mail me a copy whenever she develops the film!!! hahaha She enjoyed the show a lot, too.

I made sure I had my kicks, sweats & KR3TS shirt, in case I had to ‘get loose’. 😀 I had seen Kim recently, but hadn’t seen Marj in ages, so it was great to watch them perform and hang out with them after the show. This is the last weekend of the show, and all the remaining dates are sold out… as they should be, because “New York Legends of Hip-Hop” is well worth seeing… whether you lived through the evolution of Hip Hop in NYC in the streets and in the clubs or you didn’t, but you’re a fan of the style & energy of the culture.

ReneeDavide handbags party

Saturday night, I loaded up the Line 6 PodXT and headed over to Dave & Natalie’s for the evening.





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Cory Lidle Plane Crash

So… The other day, I’m minding my business….. (Like I love to do)… and my sister calls me talking about “a small plane hit a building on the east side. I check out the TV, and there’s an apartment building with a few windows with fire coming out of them. I grabbed the camera and headed out.

I hopped on the bus, and unfortunately for me, I thought the reporter said 77th street & York. I got out on 78th & 2nd, and the fire trucks and police vehicles kept whizzing by. Turns out the crash was on 72nd street, so I had some jogging to do. I finally got down there, and the fire was pretty much contained. There’s still some smoke coming out of the apartment(s), but everything was pretty calm and the whole block was taped off. There was a helicopter floating around, which was apparently Channel 4 News.

After I got there, nothing really happened. I guess people were waiting to see IF something happened. I headed out as it started raining. The ‘funny’ thing is that when I got back home and turned on the TV…… the building was still on fire! :/ It was then that I realized that the news was running the same footage over and over and had been doing that the whole time. It’s completely possible that the fire was out before I even left my house.

Anyway… Here I go, ‘racing’ to the accident scene on public transportation!

Reel Solid kicks off…..

6:50pm… May 27th… Saturday….. Reel Solid Productions kicks off and gets ready to rock. The goal is to get the information out there… Education… Entertainment. What the people WANT, and what the people NEED! 😀

The brainstorming of B L & D sets off NOW, and this blog will demonstrate how we show and prove.

Thanks to all those who BELIEVE in what we’re doing and are getting down with the program. Reel Solid Productions is an effort FOR the people… BY the people.

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And it’s ON!

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