Author Vida Starr

Vida Starr is a radio producer and personality as well as a community activist and advocate from South Central Los Angeles. Vida can be heard on KPFK 90.7FM in Southern California as well as KJLH 102.3FM in the Los Angeles area.

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Herb’N’Life Ep. 5: Missing Girls, Gentrifying the Jungle, Men being Dumb

Meeka of Reality is Real Radio joins Mayra and Vida Starr in a discussion around the missing girls in DC, Vice's new tv show Jungletown, and a study that reveals many men do not understand the benefits of affordable birth control. Intro/Outro music by DJ Wordamouph (Twitter: @Wordamouph) WOC Highlight: Maggie L Walker

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RisR Radio: “Indie” Rappers, Trump vs Snoop, Rick Ross & Drake

So many of you have been looking for Reality is Real Radio... unfortunately, we are off the air for now. We will hopefully be back soon but in the meantime, we couldn't leave you hangin! So Bruce and Vida hit the studio and made sure to cover some of the most recent topics, albums and…

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Chance the Rapper Donates $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools

A common question that is asked when discussions around politics and community draw up a number of frustrations and complaints is "What are YOU doing about it?" While many times these statements come from a place of dismissal, Chance the Rapper has met it with action. A week after the Chicago emcee revealed his frustrations…

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Ill Camille Releases Highly Anticipated ‘Heirloom’

For anyone who has been paying attention, it's not hard to tell that Ill Camille is rated pretty high on our list of dope emcees in the game right now. The Los Angeles emcee is someone we've been dedicated to covering because we feel she absolutely deserves more coverage. Today she dropped her album, Heirloom…

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RisR Radio: The Legacy of Tupac Shakur

For the last episode in celebration of 2017's Black History Month, Bruce, Vida, and Meka talk about Tupac's legacy and impact on Hip-Hop, Black People, Community, and Society. Hot Topic: Jay Z Becomes First Rapper Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

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Jay Z Becomes First Rapper Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

Iconic emcee, Sean "Jay Z" Carter is the first rapper chosen for the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Chic guitarist, Nile Rodgers, who announced the inductees on CBS This Morning stated "It's massive. He has changed the way that we listen to music. He's changed the way that we have fun." While it may seem like…

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Herb’N’Life Ep. 2: Rosa Parks, Boycott the Grammys, and #Hurtbae

Vida Starr, Eva, and Mayra discuss financially taking care of our Black leaders and elders, Carlos Santana coming for Beyonce, The Black Bachelorette, and #Hurtbae! Credit Intro/Outro music: DJ Wordamouph

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RisR Radio: Hip-Hop, Ice Cube, and the West Coast

In celebration of BLACK History Month throughout the month of February Bruce and Vida will be looking at Hip-Hop and the role it's playing/has played in Black History. This week, the squad discuss how Ice Cube and the West Coast impacted people's view of conditions in communities of California and how the image evolved. They…

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RisR Radio: Black Women, Black History, and Hip-Hop

Bruce and Vida talk about the historical impact Black Women emcees have had on Hip-Hop as well as their communities. They also discuss their legacies, their future and their effect on both women and men. Check it out!

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