Hip Hop Chess Federation is getting set for their second Kings Invitational to be hel at John McConnell High School on February 28th. The event will feature hip-hop artists along with martial artist and chess enthusiasts. The HHCF has established a program with the high school and is making good on its committment to provide an avenue for the youth. Adisa Banjoko will invite such artists such as RZA, Rakaa (Dilated Peoples), Traxamillion, Amir Sulaiman and Casual from Hieroglyphics.
Dr. Daaim Shabazz is the creator and webmaster of The Chess Drum. He serves as a tenured faculty member of Global Business & Marketing at Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, Florida, USA. He holds an MBA in Marketing and a doctorate in International Affairs & Development. He has served the journalist community for more than 30 years and still competes in tournaments occasionally.