12 Aug 2014

Strategic, Unified Organization for Mike Brown – Erace The Hate

A message from President Poupon. “We have to understand that our battle is not the same battle we fought during the civil rights movement.  With technology, we can bring awareness and make trends that bring societal change.  Every message, every word, every picture, song, or video will draw a certain

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24 Jun 2014

DAPPER RAPPER –> BON VIVANT

    Artist: Kemet a.k.a. “The Phantom” Hometown: Kansas City Missouri Style: Dapper Occupation: Rapper/Singer/Social Entrepreneur One Word Description: Bon Vivant Bon Vivant (bän vēˈvänt) – A person with refined taste, especially one who enjoys superb food and drink;  A good liver.    The dapper rapper himself releases his sixth solo

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16 May 2014

LEGITIMATIZING DIDDY: NEVER UNDERESTIMATE WHAT A COLLEGE DROPOUT CAN TEACH A GRADUATING CLASS

Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs, now Dr. Combs, delivered the commencement speech at Howard University’s 2014 Graduation.  Prior to the graduation ceremony, many were opposed to Diddy being the selection.  The argument was that he was not a positive example for encouraging the graduates to embrace dreams and the “real world”.  Well,

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06 May 2014

Candy Rain’s Billy Bang – Getting Introduced To The Music Industry

My first cassette tape was ‘Soul For Real’ by Candy Rain.  This was the jam!!!  Four young guys made a hit record that has proven timeless and is even heard amongst DJs’ club mixes 20 years later. In 2014, Anthony Lewis released a new and improved ‘Candy Rain’ featuring Billy

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14 Apr 2014

Angels in the Center Field – Believe You Are A Champion

Soccer’s not usually my thing, but March 16th, 2014, watching the Kansas City Comets win the National Championship was one of my most exciting sporting event to date.  I just happened to be in the DMV area when Leo Gibson, team captain, text me to about their road to the

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11 Mar 2014

First, Love Yourself – The story behind the ‘Evolution Of Love’

John Harris III newly released book Evolution Of Love: A See You. Be You. Do More Story, has been a motivating work of art, to say the least.  He has traveled the East Coast sharing poetry and educating the youth on self-actualization.  I had the pleasure of talking with Mr. Harris

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05 Mar 2014

(Bay Area) 18-Yr Old Tristan Flores Makes Fashion His Gateway

E3, ‘J-Shanks’ has been Eracing the Hate in his hometown Richmond, California, since he graduated from Howard University.  Encouraging and inspiring the youth, he’s given us the opportunity to link with one of Gateway Highschool’s top go-getters! We introduce to you Tristan Flores, ladies and gentlemen….. A junior at Gateway

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27 Feb 2014

PEACE & Body Rolllllllllll – BOOMScat Duo Releases Their Debut EP!

The FACTS: BOOMscat released their debut EP “The West Wing Project Available on Itunes and boomscatmusic.bandcamp.com  Price: $7 – $12 Rating: Awesomesauce It has been a great month for music lovers! And we are excited to announce the release of the long awaited EP from the Peace And Body Roll

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25 Feb 2014

50% Off Until – ‘Thy Kingdom Come’

From now, until the release of the Erace The Hate 2K!4 summer line-up, almost everything at eracethehate.com is 50% off!  We are excited to announce that proceeds from the remaining inventory will help us purchase sporting goods to donate to Kick For Christ!  March 28th – April 1st, the Eracists

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20 Feb 2014

‘A’ Papers for Scrapers | An OG Told Me

Live from the Bay…..in West Oakland. Pendarvis Harshaw was making his neighborhood cruise and came across a scholarly scraper maker.  Pen travels his hometown to get the inside scoop on life from the OGs! Pen writes… “I learned how to take my lil butt, sit in that chair and hit

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