The founding father of Hip-Hop is badly ill, and in a country without universal health care, unfortunately lacks health insurance. He didn’t get to cash in and become rich, but many have profited greatly in the financial sense from his creation, and many more have gained culturally. Hope everyone that can help at all does.
Episode 20 of my monthly podcast series was released this week and it’s over 50 minutes of headphone or speaker food which hopefully you’ll like! It’s mostly Hip-Hop but with a few other things scattered around too.
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“Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling five balls in the air. You name them - work, family, health, friends, and spirit - and you’re keeping all these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the other four balls - family, health, friends, and spirit are made of glass. If you drop one of these, they will be irrevocably scuffed, marked, nicked, damaged, or even shattered. They will never be the same. You must understand that and strive for balance in your life.”—Brian Dyson, CEO of Coca Cola Enterprises from 1959-1994 (via jeremycowart)
The basics: Egypt is a large, mostly Arab, mostly Muslim country. At around 80 million people, it has the largest population in the Middle East and the third-largest in Africa. Most of Egypt is in North Africa, although the part of the country that borders Israel, the Sinai peninsula, is in Asia….