The RZA featured in Chess Life
Bishop Chronicles Podcast 2021 Exclusive with RZA from Wu-Tang Clan RZA Poses with a 13k Purling London Chessboard on Cover of Chess Life Magazine! January 2, 2021 San Francisco, CA (HHCF) – Bishop Chronicles Podcast hosted by Hip-Hop author and journalist Adisa the Bishop is proud to announce Saturday, Jan…Read More »
The Chess Drum on Bishop Chronicles: “Hip-Hop, Chess & Race”
Adisa Banjoko has blazed the trails since launching the Hip Hop Chess Federation since 2006. He continues the tout the mission of merging artforms of hip-hop, chess and martial arts into a interesting philosophy and has now hosting webcasts. He gave a recent interview on his vision and philosophy. In…Read More »
Hip Hop Chess founder Banjoko discusses recent brush with death
Adisa Banjoko is known to The Chess Drum audience as the founder of the Hip-Hop Chess Federation, an educational initiative fusing chess, hip-hop and martial arts. Since starting the HHCF in 2007, he has hosted tournaments, taught in Bay Area schools and spoke at universities from coast-to-coast. worked on remarkable…Read More »
Banjoko featured on “Protect Your Queen” podcast
Adisa Banjoko has been making moves amidst the showing of the mind-blowing hip hop exhibit at the Oakland Museum. More on that later. On July 29th, Banjoko was on panel discussion titled, “Protect Your Queen” which focused on hip hop, martial arts and the symbolism of protecting the Black woman…Read More »
“Hip Hop Chess Day” in the Bronx
Jerald Times has been shuffling around the chess world for decades. He is known more as a coach than a player, but he has recently launched a new initiative with his inaugural “Hip Hop Chess Day” in the Bronx. Hip hop heads will know that the Bronx is where the…Read More »
WBL launches new theme album!
Words, Beats & Life, Inc. (WBL) has released another album, but this time it is chess-inspired. The album is called “Crowns” and contain 15 songs by a number of featured artists. Some of the songs are “ROOKie,” “Queens,” “Strata-G’s,” and Asheru’s “Chess Move.” The entire album is up on soundcloud,…Read More »
HHCF’s re-releases new book… Bambaataa nixed!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PR Contact: Crystal Silva firstname.lastname@example.org 888-588-4418 Author Removes Hip-Hop Pioneer Afrika Bambaataa from Book Cover and Changes Book Title Amid Abuse Allegations Controversial Rap Author Stands with Accusers Oakland, CA 6/09/16 – Three Lions Press is proud to announce that the author has chosen to take Afrika…Read More »
HHCF’s new book… “Bobby, Bruce & Bam”
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PR Contact: Crystal Silva email@example.com 888-588-4418 Bobby Bruce & Bam: The Secrets of Hip-Hop Chess Frame Impact of Bobby Fischer, Bruce Lee and Afrika Bambaataa in a New Light Innovative Book Connects Rap and Chess to Stop Violence and Improve Education Oakland, CA 3/9/16- Three Lions Press…Read More »
HHCF now in seven schools!
The Hip Hop Chess Federation is expanding from their humble abode. The organization is now in seven schools with more in waiting. The HHCF is launching a fundraiser to help with expansion plans. As important as the growth is, it is just as important to meet the demand. Adisa Banjoko,…Read More »
10th Annual “Bum Rush the Boards”
Hip-Hop Nonprofit Teaches the #ScienceofDope and it’s Not What You Think CONTACT: Marcus Moody, Senior Brand Manager of Words Beats & Life, Inc. 1525 Newton St., NW Washington DC 20010 (202) 667-1192 Wblinc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE On Saturday, November 14th, D.C. Hip-Hop nonprofit, Words Beats & Life Inc., will host…Read More »