Mike Ginn

HomeAuthor Mike Ginn

Husband, father, craft bartender, writer and content creator.

Hip Hop artist and hometown rapper Kingpen Slim has been perfecting his craft for over a decade. Dropping classic albums such as his Beam Up series and Life After Doubt, not to mention his upcoming album Trapper's Delight. We talk about his music, the collabs he's done such as his hit "Dead" with Styles P and the DC classic Capital Music featuring most of DC's most prominent MC's. He's been standing up for DC hip hop scene for a long long time. We talk about all that and much more on episode 4 of The Certified Podcast!


The year is now 2018 and it's been 44 years since DJ Kool Herc gave birth to hip hop at a friend's birthday party in the Bronx. The young man's game is not the hip version it claims to be and the lyrics are suspect at best. Is this just an old man's rant about today's music? Is it? The thought was yes until... 


What is this world that we are about to embark upon in 2015. Is it the world that is on the verge of a 1984-esque cyberwar? Is it the rebirth of Rodney King and the LA Riots? Are we about to enter an era of civil unrest over every politically incorrect and incoherent statement or action? What is this world today as we end 2014, I don’t recognize it from just a few short years ago.