Tag Archives: Chess

Download PDF Sampler of new book Hip-Hop, Chess and Martial Arts

The cover for Adisa Banjoko’s upcoming book Royal Wisdom: The History of Hip-Hop and Chess Download a sample PDF of the book now at http://www.hiphopchess.com (look for this painting on the bottom left of the homepage!) This painting is an … Continue reading

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Tupac and The Search for Lost Gold

  “ If they had lived in another kind of society, their exceptional mathematical talents might have been better used. But they were Black.” – Malcolm X Malcolm X was mentored by many people as he learned to hustle on … Continue reading

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NEW AUDIO: Podcast on Hip-Hop, Technology and Entertainment

New Bishop Chronicles podcast covers Adisa Banjoko on his recent travels talking at Oberlin College and University of Connecticut. He also has a great conversation with filmmaker Thembisa MShaka about TV shows like Empire, Scandal and Fresh off the Boat. The show … Continue reading

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St. Louis Rapper 2Saint, Asheru and Tajai on A Kings Self Portrait

http://www.datpiff.com/pop-mixtape-player.php?id=mbd260ce&tid=10 Check A Kings Self Portrait feat. St. Louis rapper 2Saint, Asheru (boondocks) and Tajai from Hieroglyphics. #nonviolence #STL The hook had a whole different meaning when we dropped this in the winter. Now its just haunting. #MikeBrown

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WATCH: RZA Win 2014 Chess Kings Invitational

Check out some never before seen footage of HHCF Chess Kings Invitational. Sons of Anarchy actor Emilio Rivera, Chessboxing Champion Andrew McGregor and others are also featured. In related news, the HHCF will be opening its own full time facility … Continue reading

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Chess and the Art of Business

Chess and the Art of Business By: Adisa Banjoko                                  Top business chess players include Peter Thiel, Danille Rice, Seth Bannon About a year or so ago I gave a short keynote speech to a group of  300 high school … Continue reading

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Join HHCF Crowdtilt Fundraiser and help open HHCF Communnity Center

Finally the Hip-Hop Chess Federation has found a place we can call home! Its located in the Bay Area in Fremont, CA (right between Oakland and San Jose)!  We need your help to open an HHCF Community Center here in … Continue reading

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