So proud of Omowale. We go back some years as friends and comrades by way of G.A.ME. Today he is the Super middleweight champion of Brooklyn Brawl. Congratulations O!
“Swollen hand, bloody nose, shoulder injury, etc. Still none happier than me for being knocked down to come back and win unanimously. I teach perseverance because I live it. This is for all the fighters in and out of the ring. #dontgiveup” Omowale
Today I visited the Brown Bag Allstars video shoot. Shout out to @J57 & the rest of the fam. Got to see SK & Monsta X today too. Today Was a good day
the homey Angel with an early Halloween Trick or Treat for Street Fighter & Ryu Black aka MeccaGodZilla …really sick costume! Thanks Angel!
I’m excited about Ron Wimberly’s “Prince of Cats” by way of DC/Vertigo Comics. I am one of the character models in this new Graphic Novel. For more info visit: http://princeofcats1.tumblr.com/
Imagine Brooklyn, Hip Hop, Shakespeare, Samurai Sword Play and the unexpected…. available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and some of your favorite comic book stores. Written, Illustrated and Art Directed by Ron Wimberly
He’s the man! Shout out to Taiwan!
Nothing much to say here. Let’s support Shannon, her family and Bruce Lee’s legacy in theaters by buying tickets!
MSGR 13TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY
2012年 遂に開催決定 !!! 13年の時を経て全ての“MESSENGER” 達に捧げる、HIP HOP, R&B, HOUSE プレミアムコラボナイト ! 日本が世界に誇る、キング オブ ストリート ブランド “MSGR” ことMESSENGER。その記念すべき13周年プレミアムパーティーが、MUSK & THE Voodoo Lounge 2会場同時開催スペシャルプライスで遂に実現 !!!
Live Show – TAG TEAM DELUX feat MeccaGodZilla, Coole High, Tah Phrum Duh Bush, Ciph Diggy & DJ M-tri
Ladiiiiiiies and Gentlemen… In this corner… Underground Heavyweights… Coole High and Tah Phrum Duh Bush…. in that corner… Those other lame cats… Let’s get ready to Rhymebllllllllllllllllleh!!!!
1st Concert of the year is gonna knock you flat as Tah and Coole bring to NYC the style they originated in Philadelphia at a crunch time concert back in 2004 at the Independent Music Conference. They have done this style of back and forth concert everywhere but in NYC… and no… if you went to see them in Future Insomniac, it is not the same deal. New Yorkers, you have not seen what these cats do when they tag team it. So don’t miss out.
THIS SHOW WILL START ON TIME!!
2 full 30 minute sets. 9:30pm and 10:15pm
Opening Performance by MeccaGodzilla at 9pm
Doors Open at 8:30pm
Hosted by Ciph Diggy
DJ M-Tri on the Decks
Tah Phrum Duh Bush “Hym” T-Shirts will be on Sale for 10 measley bucks!
Absolutely THE TOUGHEST year of my LIFE.. BUT below are some of the things that I accomplished..enjoy I rap, I make beats and more… God willing you’ll see in time…Enjoy the below year in review. I am RYU BLACK aka MeccaGodZilla… OSU!
MeccaGodZilla featured in Glitter Magazine alongside Chu Sei via Armani Exchange’s Opening Party Kobe!
Introduced model Sakiko to Coogi for photoshoot! She later featured on their site
MeccaGodZilla collaborates with Kojoe and Cavalier
MeccaGodZilla creates Japan Benefit Tshirt
RYU BLACK ALBUM DROPS ON 5/17/2011 and lands in The Japan times
MeccaGodZilla cameo in Green Street “Time Won’t Change Us” video
MeccaGodZilla films Mio Soul “Pray for Japan” editing by Mio Soul
MeccaGodZilla helps release Mio Soul’s I Wish
Special Guest appearance in Coby Kennedy’s upcoming film
MeccaGodZilla goes to NYCC
Feature in Black Enterprise for Kickstarter Victory
MeccaGodZilla features on Blunted Monkey Fist Posse Cut “Seven MCs”
Finish up the year with this!
I pray that 2012 is fruitful and super fulfilling and a lot less crazy than 2011. This is the year legend speaks of..so I am present for every moment of it and loving life as best I can. I am grateful for 2011 despite it being extremely difficult. It was the year of wealth.. a wealth of information
CrazyAlCayne interviews RYU BLACK at NYCC (NY COMIC CON) 2011′s artist alley: http://www.cac-tv.com/2011/12/ryu-black/ (visit there for a detailed written response from me)
Some recaps from NY Comic Con! I couldn’t believe I just randomly blogged about Yaya han the other day and boom..she’s here in NYC at comic con! It was surreal to see her!
(this black cat literally “bodied” the entire comic con!)
LAST BUT NOT LEAST… NO COMIC CON IS COMPLETE WITHOUT MJ & SPIDERMAN
some footage from the 14th Annual Black August Hip Hop Project Show at SOBs on August 25th 2011, Shouts to Majesty, DJ Oja, Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, G.A.ME, Monifa, Omowale, NRO, Mio Soul, Prolific and more
The 14th Annual Black August Hip Hop show was nothing short of incredible as Cavalier, myself and Faro Z set the tone for an incredible night! Enjoy the photos, video coming soon!
(Cavalier was the 1st to touch the stage that night.. he tore that mofo apart!)
2nd to the stage.. THE MECCAGODZILLA! Was not playing NO GAMES on my debut at SOBs
my partner in rhyme Majesty joined me to really heat it up!
Prolific and incredible poet from Long Island, helped close my set! Thank you Pro!!
This show is very important to my people.. So what does Black August mean?
“The Black August Hip Hop Project strives to promote human rights though supporting and influencing the global development of Hip Hop culture. By facilitating exchanges between international communities where Hip Hop is a vital part of youth culture, we promote awareness about the social and political issues that affect our global communities. ”
(Trezure of NRO.. setting the stage ablaze)
(Microphone master, Faro Z)
(Life Long reppin!)
(Divine in the middle of the Bartendaz)
(Me in the middle of Munira and Mio Soul)
(Kalae with a MASTERFUL performance)
(Rodstarz, Divino, Eye2025)
(bonjour, como ca va?? – Les Nubians)
(Hasan Salaam and Baron of Red Clay – Jersey meets Brooklyn)
(Hasan’s set was INCREDIBLE.. you already Know Baron blazed it w/ the vocals!)
(Shake your afro ladies!!!)
(yes.. a packed house!)
(reppin with Megaciph and Omowale of G.A.ME the Grassroots Artists MovEment)
(amaka, monifa, purple pill babies and justin I see yall)
It was an honor to rock the stage with one of the most incredible artists born in NY.. much love to Majesty
see yall at the next Black August!
it’s all love!
(Les Nubians with Mio Soul and MeccaGodZilla.. Black August 2011)
many thanks to Monifa!
(Kalae All Day with Mio Soul and Baron with MeccaGodZilla)
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