Month: June 2022

Rakim Live at The Howard Theater Washington, DC

Rakim is the most consequential lyricist in hip-hop.  There is a delineation of where the artform was before he stormed onto the stage with My Melody in 1986 and afterwards.  The impact his prose has had on others for decades, has been undeniable.  Personally, I consider him the greatest for this very fact.  He is …

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JULIUS MARCHWICKI CONNECTS FORD TO THE WORLD THRU SYNC

JULIUS MARCHWICKI CONNECTING FORD TO THE WORLD THRU SYNC Mobility will have dramatically changed by the year 2020. With the advent of carsharing, electrification, smartphone integration, and autonomous technology, cars have essentially become robots and by 2020 they will be able to drive themselves. Actually, cars can drive themselves now and also integrate many of …

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Exclusive Interview with Ralph Gilles STELANTIS Global Design Chief

Following the career of Global Design Director, Ralph Gilles has been an amazing voyage. In 2005, while Chrysler was merged with Daimler, I interviewed a then young designer on-the-rise about his work with the rear-wheel drive LX platform and his iconic design work on the 300. His legend has since grown and outside events have …

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