Hungry Hip Hop: Kool G Rap Almond Cake

Kool G Rap and RZA say “cakes” about 34 times in the song of the same name. “Cakes” has an on-point Curtis Mayfield sample with lyrics like “Shaolin gods, we known to stack cakes” and “Yo we divide cakes to rise the stakes.” Those lyrics got me thinking about what could be stacked on top…

Hungry Hip-Hop: Traditional Italian Lobster Gravy (Sauce)

I once took a Facebook quiz titled “Which Wu-Tang Member Are You?” According to this quiz, I align with Inspectah Deck, apparently we’re both philosophical.   This Hungry Hip-Hop Recipe was inspired by Raekwon, “House of Flying Daggers” and Inspectah Deck’s lyric: “I pop off like a mobster boss. Angel hair with the lobster sauce.”…

Hungry Hip-Hop: Forbidden Fruit Pie

I was late to J. Cole’s third album Born Sinner, like a year late. I made up for this by listening to it daily for months on end. This Hungry Hip-Hop recipe is inspired by the song “Forbidden Fruit” which features another one of my favorites Kendrick Lamar. The lyric: “Down to the garden, took a…

Travel Photography: Northern Italy

Meeting and Event Planner for a group of Executive Directors from 18 countries around the globe which took place in Venice, Italy. Photography is not work related.