Asian Dub Foundation:tour diary in the Guardian.

The great thing about Brazil is that so many people there understand the life-changing potential of music, and art in general. The cynicism in Britain, the idea that music will never change anything, is based on a very narrow view of what constitutes change. The Brazilian trip reaffirms our reasons for getting involved with music in the first place. It is the ultimate form of communication.

Ricochet: … I didn’t know they’d rolled out a 64Kbps service for Bay Area folks. If it’s going down the tubes, it’s frustrating to hear columnists refer to it as a reliable product. Odd, too, to look over in the ad space beside the article and see two ads for the Ricochet service.

“Baby Boy”:Davey D calls bullshit.

I think Singleton wanted to make some salient points about life for a segment of Black society. Unfortunately, I think he further perpetuates stereotypes and disturbing behavioral patterns that exist within the community. If folks see the movie they should use the film as a springboard to conversation about relationships and family dynamics.