Archive for January, 2012

celebrating the Year of the Dragon with films

January 30th, 2012 by Mr. C

DB from Unseen Films & I celebrated KOWLOON (NINE DRAGON) days worth of film reviews to help rake in the lunar new year starting from January 21st-January 29th. Thanks to DB at Unseen Films for hosting the event & letting me co-maestro this fun movie theme! I listed all of the films that we shined […]

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Manitoba played Bowery Electric

January 27th, 2012 by chocko

Finally, HANDSOME DICK MANITOBA is back on stage in New York City! Manitoba played a show last night at Bowery Electric with a lineup that consisted of Handsome Dick Manitoba (lead vocals), Ross The Boss (guitar), JP “Thunderbolt” Patterson (drums), Dean “The Dream” Rispler (bass) and Daniel Rey (guitar). The band took to the stage […]

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Sean Price and Smif-N-Wessun played Highline Ballroom

January 24th, 2012 by chocko

Sean Price Smif-N-Wessun Duck Down was definitely in the Building…Highline Ballroom that is. Anytime you got members of Brooklyn’s Boot Camp Clik performing a show, you know you’re going to get some REAL Hip Hop. Opening up the show last Wednesday, was Maffew Ragazino from the Brownsville section of Brooklyn. A couple years ago he […]

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happy lunar new year of the dragon!

January 23rd, 2012 by Mr. C

Happy Chinese New Year – the Year of the Dragon! May y’all find health, happiness, strength, & prosperity no matter what galaxy or rock you may crawl out of! I wanted to drop a few well known flavors in your ear to help celebrate the festivities. This includes a famous cantonese folk song often used […]

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Santigold played at Music Hall of Williamsburg – Brooklyn

January 18th, 2012 by Mr. C

(photo by chocko) Planet Chocko was in full gear sportin’ a triple fat goose-down & carhartt jacket as we prepared to descend down upon the Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn to catch the Santigold show last Monday night despite being low on chi & with mother nature strutting her stuff! The last time we […]

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I am Bruce Lee – opens february 9th

January 18th, 2012 by Mr. C

Who hasn’t been influenced by Bruce Lee one way or another – martial artists, kung fu movie freaks, musicians, athletes, artists, dungeons & dragon nerds, hollywood…the list goes on & on. Being chinese, Bruce Lee adds even more pride to the equation for his people especially at a time when we needed an inspirational figure […]

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Belleville Street Art

January 14th, 2012 by chocko

Belleville is a working class and multi-cultural neighborhood in Paris and is also home to one of the city’s two Chinatowns. Belleville is really easy to get to by Metro or spaceship. Located not too far from the Metro Station is Rue Dénoyez, a stretch of cafes, stores and tons of street art and graffiti. […]

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Hong Kong movie soundtracks

January 12th, 2012 by Mr. C

This is just a brief list of some of my favorite slit-your-wrist Hong Kong movie soundtracks in no particular order. THE KILLER, INFERNAL AFFAIRS, & A BETTER TOMORROW are the only movies in this group that I consider to be some of my favorites. I tried adding Andy Lau’s ‘A Moment of Romance‘ and Faye […]

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DJ Z-Trip

January 11th, 2012 by Mr. C

Listening to Z-Trip mixes make wearing those flairs that much more bearable. ———————– Planet Child: Z-Trip Remix Planet Child (Z-Trip Remix) by Z-Trip ———————– All Access Beastie Boys megamix by Z-Trip Z-Trip Presents: All Access A Beastie Boys Megamix by Z-Trip ———————– Beastie Boys-Santigold – Don’t Play no game that I can’t win remix by […]

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Chinatown Dragon Fighters – FDNY

January 9th, 2012 by Mr. C

Just dropping a few bon-bons and popcorn trails before January 23rd to celebrate Chinese New Year — The Year of the Dragon! Engine 9 – Ladder 6 in Chinatown is one of the oldest companies in the New York City Fire department. Engine 9 has shifted from various locations throughout its history in lower manhattan […]

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