Saturday 14 June 2008

Chess and Hip-Hop - Not just America

The burgeoning link between Chess and Hip-Hop is spreading across the world. Starting with the Wu-Tang Clan, it has even reached the shores of Australia. In this article Kenny Sabir, of the hip hop outfit The Herd, talks about the synergy between hip-hop and chess. He says the mental agility that chess develops is good fro composing rhymes on the fly.
In related news, the Wu-Tang Clan have launched the WUChess site. Details included in the full article.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Chess and hip-hop? Sounds great! Have a beat-boxing competition in the breaks between rounds at tournaments...get some free-style rapping idea maybe?