Author: Reg The Ruler

“All Hail Danza” is the collaborative work of two pillars in underground hip-hop, All Hail Y.T. and Anthony Danza. The two have somewhat of a cult following, racking up millions of streams independently over the last few. Years. And after a few guest appearances on each others projects, they are now joining forces for an exclusive Black Friday drop. These two have worked with some of the biggest names in music like Scarface, Bun B and Boldy Jamesto Nipsey Hussle, Jay Worthy and Larry June. But this new project only has a handful of features from some notable names like…

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The relationships between major sneaker brands like Nike and Adidas and our community have become fractured, to say the least. But there are several alternatives that have been less endearing to the black members of society who would prefer to patronize the more known brands and companies. This shouldn’t be so. During this holiday season, let’s try to make a change. Let’s take this opportunity to pour into companies run by us because it’s not like their products are less fly than the big brand names. Some of these black-owned brands are of the same if not better quality and…

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New Balance has a stronghold in the DMV area. The brand has a unique position in sneaker culture, flooding boutique shops like YCMC and they are flying off the shelves. With the release of 990v6 the YCMC and New Balance teams decided to open up the conversation around who embraced the style first, Baltimore or DC? Sway Calloway sat down with Hustle Simmons, Tony Lewis Jr. (Community Activist), Legreg & Moe (The Museum DC), Joey Park (Nice Kicks) and King James (Shoe City) to talk about the culture and influence. Teased via Instagram by Aimé Leon Dore’s Teddy Santis, who…

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New Jersey’s own Vincent Manzullo is relatively new to releasing music with his debut project having dropped in 2021. But he hasn’t let up, dropping two additional projects since. Drawing inspiration from artists like fellow New Jersey native, Lauryn Hill, the late great Bob Marley and Chadwick Stokes, Manzullo is creating his own vibe of music. The latest project ‘90s Kid’ is led by a title track of the same name that embodies the spirit of all of us who grew up in the golden era of hip-hop. An era where every detail of a song meant something. The beat…

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Ryan Coogler and the cast of Black Panther Wakanda Forever bear the weight of the unenviable task of of honoring their fallen brother Chadwick Boseman and building a movie that exceeds the expectation of the original film. There is so much to unpack in this movie in a relatively short timeframe. Chadwick Boseman’s passing is priority on the list in figuring out how to pay tribute to the man at the center of this franchise. Then weaving in the constraints of the MCU, by introducing not only a new character in Namor, but an entire underwater world that has yet…

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DJ Superstar Jay stopped by Sway In The Morning with Heddrick McBride to talk about his new children’s book and his new energy drink.the Sirius XM Shade 45 DJ is creating a cross-over between hip-hop and health with the supplement company BPI Sports. He also is engaging in the world of publishing with his first children’s book. Check out the conversation below. This colorful book tells the story of a young man who wants to pursue his dream of being a famous DJ. He faces bullying and a lack of confidence to accomplish his goals. His successful uncle gives him…

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Tyler James Williams as grown up right in front of our eyes. He went from a little kid on Everybody Hates Chris, to now as the man on Abbott Elementary. He stopped by Sway In The Morning to talk about season 2, dealing with success and family. And staying true to form he dropped some bars on the GloRilla and Cardi B “Tomorrow 2” beat. Watch the full interview below.

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The Ghetto Gastro team of Jon Gray, Pierre Serrao and Lester Walker have been innovating the kitchen for the last 10 years. From curating diners to partnering on products, their style has elevated the culture and brands like no other. And now they have released a new book to compliment it all. ‘Black Power Kitchen’ is a cookbook like no other. Created with big Bronx energy, it combines 75 mostly plant-based, layered-with-flavor recipes with immersive storytelling, diverse voices, and striking images and photographs that celebrate Black food and Black culture, and inspire larger conversations about race, history, food inequality, and…

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All-American Season 5 is back! In episode one titled “Ludacrismas,” “With everyone on holiday break, Spencer decides to throw an epic Christmas party as an excuse to bring him and Olivia closer; Jordan gets news about his hand, but he isn’t sure what to do; Coop feels replaced when Laura makes a change in the office.” Daniel Ezra who plays Spencer James, stopped by Sway In The Morning to talk about the new season and much more. Watch the full interview below With the first episode, season 5 is off to a rough start for the cast and it’s only…

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