Dart Against Humanity

Dart Against Humanity

Dart Against Humanity

CATEGORY: Music
Dart Against Humanity, the podcast where journalist/historian/author Dart Adams discusses whatever he feels like discussing whenever he feels like it however he feels like it. He covers everything from music journalism to television, film, music, Hip Hop culture, the Black music continuum, comic books, gaming or sports from the perspective of a creative who overthinks and decomposes analyzes everything then walks the listener through the entire process. Enjoy. Or don’t. It’s a free country. At least for the time being it is.
  1. October 16, 2020
    57 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 100: Game Oeuvreture
    The word "oeuvre" refers to the collected works of an artist, author or a painter. An "overture" is either an orchestral piece at the beginning of an opera, suite, play, oratorio, or another extended compositio…
  2. October 09, 2020
    54 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 99: Darty Mind/52 Weeks Later
    Dart Adams discusses the 40th anniversary of Prince's classic 1980 LP "Dirty Mind", the first anniversary of the release of his book "Best Damn Hip Hop Writing: The Book Of Dart", his upcoming piece about the 2…
  3. October 02, 2020
    55 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 98: Hack & Slash & Burn
    I tell the full story of how my verified Twitter account with over 20K followers got hacked and while I  do want it back, why I'm simultaneously not in a rush to get it back. Report it as hacked so it can'…
  4. September 25, 2020
    46 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 97: Lost Notes
    Dart Adams discusses his appearance on Season 3 of KCRW's Lost Notes podcast hosted by poet/author Hanif Abdurraqib, his struggles with trying to carve out a space for himself in a new arena, how he was woefull…
  5. September 18, 2020
    50 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 96: Blockstun
    On today's episode of Dart Against Humanity I had to figure out what to make the episode about since I've been so busy and I wrote a piece during this podcast since I'm on a deadline. I decided to call the epis…
  6. September 11, 2020
    53 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 95: Live 95
    On this episode of Dart Against Humanity, I discuss the year 1995 in Rap tapes and films from my perspective as a high school senior who was working with the Boston Public Schools and Office Of The Attorney Gen…
  7. September 04, 2020
    51 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 94: Keep It Real
    On today's episode I discuss the real life & career ramifications of keeping it 100 at times and never compromising as a critic/journalist versus when to recognize when there's no need to give your take or…
  8. August 28, 2020
    52 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 93: No Protection
    On today's episode of Dart Against Humanity I discuss the work stoppages in the NBA & WNBA bubbles which extended to protests in other sports leagues and the frustrations of being a Black creative feeling t…
  9. August 21, 2020
    59 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 92: LVL 45 ///
    This week's episode of Dart Against Humanity is LVL 45 ///. It's all about my life growing up and the lessons I learned along the way, the 30th anniversary of the North American release of SNK's Neo Geo Playmor…
  10. August 14, 2020
    51 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 91: Real Life RPG Grinding
    I explain where I presently am physically, emotionally and mentally 72 hours short of turning 45. I discuss my issues with Rob Markman going back years, why I skipped a mid life crisis and the mindfuck of being…
  11. August 07, 2020
    59 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 90: Tale Of The Tape
    Tonight I tell the full story behind the rise and fall of my label Producers I Know, how I quit journalism to the become a full time label owner, A&R and creative consultant in August 2015. By November 2016…
  12. July 31, 2020
    48 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 89: 45 Over 40
    I revisit last week's episode about Bostonian Black & Latinx erasure before launching into my latest piece for Medium's LEVEL 40 Over 40 campaign titled "The 20 Best Rap Albums by Artists Over 40". I explai…
  13. July 24, 2020
    59 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 88: Boston Eracism
    I dedicated today's episode of Dart Against Humanity to the rampant erasure Boston's Black & Latinx populations have had to endure and its many byproducts, including how we're viewed by Blacks & Latinxs…
  14. July 17, 2020
    46 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 87: Disclaimer Statement
    Last episode was called Non Stop, in this episode I decided to discuss what the aftereffects and realities of going nonstop or hustling your ass off are like. I feel that being completely transparent in this sp…
  15. July 10, 2020
    58 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 86: Non Stop
    On today's episode I rehash all of the sports I've been watching at odd hours of the night since I don't sleep, the albums I listen to while I write and research, I discuss an article I was quoted in on Pigeons…
  16. July 03, 2020
    45 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 85: Civilize An '85er
    On today's episode of Dart Against Humanity, Dart talks about how 1985 was the year with the best & most influential coming of age/teen films of all time and even makes some bonus picks from the same year w…
  17. June 26, 2020
    51 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 84: Small Talk At Columbus & Yarmouth
    On today's episode, Dart discusses two articles about sample sources and from earlier this weeks and highlights how beat digging/sample chasing culture has changed vastly over the years in terms of rules, etiqu…
  18. June 19, 2020
    49 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 83: Let The Dart Hit 'Em
    On today's episode of Dart Against Humanity I discuss Eric B. & Rakim's 3rd LP and arguably their best album overall "Let The Rhythm Hit 'Em" and its significance not only in their back catalogue but its ov…
  19. June 12, 2020
    51 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 82: A Personal Legend
    The episode stars out with me explaining why my approach to recording and distributing the podcast changed over time then launched into me talking about Jas Fly AKA Jas Waters, a fellow journalist/writer who re…
  20. June 05, 2020
    49 min
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    Dart Against Humanity Ep. 81: A Friendly Game Of Korean Baseball
    Today on Dart Against Humanity I discuss the recent protests & rioting initiated by police attacking peaceful protestors and the looting/property damage often initiated by those who aren't down for the caus…

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