Monday, September 29, 2008

Hipster Rap

Been meaning to post this for a while.....Jay Smooth gives us his take on "Hipster Rap."

Lil Wayne, A Tribe Called Quest - A Milli (The Sample)

Pew/Internet: African Americans and the Internet

African Americans and the Internet

Tom Spooner
Lee Rainie

While there has been strong growth, African-American adults still lag far behind their peers in other ethnic groups. This growth has been primarily driven by women, creating a notable gender gap that isn’t found in other ethnic user populations. Also, the African-American Internet population is younger, has more modest incomes and a higher proportion of users without college diplomas. When African-Americans go online, looking for information that is beneficial to their lives, like searching for a new job or place to live, is especially popular. Entertainment features online are also popular, which is most likely a result of the relative youthfulness of the African-American Internet population. Because of the relative inexperience of the average African-American user, the Web has not been fully integrated into his or her daily life. African-Americans are less likely to use the Internet on a daily basis and also spend less time online than their peers.

View the full report Here

More to Come

Haven't been posting regularly because I've been out of the country most of the summer, more posts to come soon. Here are a few of my pics from Puerto Rico....