HipHop is the Heartbeat of the young. Youth culture is global culture. I am blessed to belong to the health and wellness vanguard, responsible for serving, protecting, and healing the heart that pumps life into the veins of the world. – Doc G
Episode 12!!! Fantastic convo with Doc G of NYC Hip Hop is Green. Back in the Day, Doc was signed to Columbia Records by the same person who signed Nas (one of the all time best-selling rappers).
Now, Doc G is deep into living and promoting a revolutionary and evolutionary lifestyle including healthy eating of a plant based diet. Doc is very active in NYC as the leader of the NYC chapter of Hip Hop is Green.
OMG Show Notes!!!!
[5:00] What does Gangsta mean? And what is health?
[8:00] The Gangsta Gardener Ron Finley
[10:00] The GZA from Wu Tang
[10:30] KRS ONE!
KRS One lyrics:
And hear it first-hand from an intelligent brown man
A vegetarian, no goat or ham
Or chicken or turkey or hamburger
Cause to me that’s suicide, self-murder
Let us get back to what we call Hip Hop
And what it meant to DJ Scott La Rock
From the song Beef
[11:30] the Bartendaz (body weight work outs and using the street and parks as your gym!)
[12:30] Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams
[14:00] stic.man from Dead Prez
[15:45] Juices for Life
[17:30] RUN DMC Raising Hell
[19:00] Music shows no color lines
[19:10] Red Hot Chili Peppers
[20:30] Doc G was signed by Columbia Records. He was signed by the same person who signed NAS
[23:00] Living and eating plant based in the South Bronx and Brownsville, Brooklyn.
[34:00] What are some techniques we’re employing to live to 100? [edit: my new goal is 101 years old]
[35:00] Gamechangers movie
[34:00] Athletes going plant based at the Olympics and in pro sports! (like Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics)
[34:30] Doc G is OFF THE CHARTS on Happiness
[36:00] How sexy is Doc G???? His wife says……
[41:00] Doc turns the table on my in asking about my Happy Healthy Sexy Strong Vegan
[49:00] Books that helped our vegan journey, like: African Holistic Health
[52:00] Brownsville in the 90’s was the Wild Wild West, but still had grandmas
[53:00] What’s happening in the hood now?
[54:00] “The streets is fake,” “The hood ain’t real”
[55:30] Going plant based is revolutionary and evolutionary