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    World's First Hip Hop & Chess Tournament Feb. 23rd 2007!

    Thu, 2007-02-15 11:33 — Adisa Banjoko

    Author Adisa Banjoko Gathers Rappers and Martial Artists for Worlds First “Hip Hop, Chess and Life Strategy”
    Exhibition & Tournament
    Rappers and Martial Artists come Together to Teach Young People About the Power of Chess and Life Strategies at FREE Exhibition and Tournament

    Controlled Chaos: Chess Master Maurice Ashley

    Tue, 2006-06-06 09:05 — Adisa Banjoko

    One of the beautiful things about chess, martial arts and Hip Hop is that at it’s highest levels race does seem to fall away. You only see the raw courage, and art in motion.

    Lyrical Swords Book Signing

    Thu, 2006-03-30 10:40 — Adisa Banjoko

    Come join The Bishop, Balance, Mike Relm, Left from the Frontline and more Friday March 31st at 6 PM in SF!!
    WHERE AT????

    Ya boy is doing a book signing.

    It's going down at the Bay Area's premier Black bookstore:

    Marcus Books 1712 Fillmore Street, San Francisco.
    I'll be signing books, and many of the Bay Area
    people I interviewed for the book will be present.
    For more info call Marcus Books at 415-346-4222.
    Ask for Karen or Tamiko!!

    Try to come hang out...

    Here is a new article on me in SF Weekly:

    The Style of a Champion: An Interview with Jens Pulver

    Thu, 2005-12-01 00:45 — Adisa Banjoko

    You can`t talk about hardcore lightweight NHB fighters and not mention Jens Pulver.

    FREE Riekes Center anti-steroid clinic

    Fri, 2005-05-20 09:18 — Adisa Banjoko

    Elite Sports Facility to Host Anti-Steroid Clinic for California College and High School Coaches and Athletes

    California Coaches and Students Gather for Clinic on Comprehensive Fitness, Nutrition & Self Esteem Strategies

    Menlo Park, Ca May 20th 2005: The Riekes Center for Human Enhancement is proud to announce that will host a clinic for college and high school coaches and students about steroid prevention.

    Luke Stewart Interview

    Fri, 2005-03-18 10:07 — Adisa Banjoko

    Calm Under Fire: Interview with Luke Stewart.

    "It's the silent, still water that kills a man."
    African Proverb

    Skratch Savage: DJ QBERT

    Sun, 2005-01-23 22:50 — Adisa Banjoko

    DJ QBert is one of Hip Hop`s biggest icons. However, to identify him as JUST a DJ is incredibly short sighted.

    Two Sides of the Same Coin: Interivew w/ MC Shamako Noble

    Thu, 2005-01-06 00:25 — Adisa Banjoko

    Shamako Noble is a prominent Bay Area Battle MC who contributed quite a few tracks to the 101 Submissions project, including the title track 101 Submissions.

    Visit his website to hear more music at:

    Raaka Iriscience Interview

    Sun, 2004-10-31 16:11 — Adisa Banjoko

    In the realm of Hip Hop, cross cultural exchange is a common thing. One of the greatest of those exchanges has been martial arts philosophies into Hip Hop.

    Interview with Royce Gracie

    Tue, 2004-09-07 11:18 — Adisa Banjoko

    Royce Gracie recently came by the Charles Gracie Academy in Daly City, CA to do a seminar. It was incredible.

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