• ShakaLu - Editor in Chief

Managing Stress: The HipHop Community


How much stress do you think you deal with on a daily basis? On a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the highest rate, where would you land on the daily stress scale? Depending on your race, gender, ethnicity and geographical location, you’re probably contending with higher levels of stress than most. And if you are a member of the Hip-Hop Community it’s almost assured you are. The dangerous thing about stress is, many people don’t manage it effectively. Which in most cases lead to physical and psychological dilemmas. A lot of people fail to realize just how real stress is. Some people are so accustomed to contending with hardships they have conditioned themselves to accept and exist with high levels of stress. Ultimately placing themselves in the express lane to an early grave. To anyone contending with stress in levels beyond reason, I say, please do something conducive to reducing and or managing your stress, before it is too late.


Stress comes from all facets of life. Unfortunately, if you