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Captain O.G.

Captain O.G. aka Lavoisier Cornerstone is the founder and CEO of GrowTheHeckUp. He's a hip-hop artist, activist, public speaker and teacher from Brooklyn, NYC and now resides in Houston, TX. His music videos have been featured on Worldstarhiphop.com, ThisIs50.com, Rapzilla.com, and AllHipHop.com. Lavoisier is passionate about music, technology, and education. He was mentioned in USA TODAY by activist and former White House special adviser, Van Jones, for his activity in the world of startup culture, and his work with children, teaching them how to code.

President Trump’s 1.1 Trillion Budget Makes Drastic Cuts to the Federal Government

Copies of President Donald Trump’s first budget are displayed at the Government Printing Office in Washington before dawn in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017.  The  $1.15 trillion presentation proposes a reordering of national spending priorities, pumping significantly more money into the military and homeland security while sharply cutting foreign aid, medical research and the arts. The document also proposes money for the U.S.-Mexico border wall Trump vowed in his campaign to have Mexico finance. The EPA also takes a big hit in the budget proposal. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

President Trump recently proposed a $1.1 trillion budget that makes tremendous cuts to the federal government. The proposed budget that was sent to Congress drew swift criticism for its cuts to federal programs and the federal workforce while allocating additional funds for defense spending. Mick Mulvaney said in a White …

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Go to Work: Two White Dads Murder a Trap Beat (Video)

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These guys KILLED this beat. Protige and Eboli are two Dope A** Dudes, or DAD. DAD is a rap group made up of two guys from Sioux City, Iowa who now have a whole new perspective on the way that they live their lives since becoming fathers. The DAD narrative, …

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Pop.Up by Airbus: The Flying Car that’s Almost Here Foreal

The Pop.Up concept teases seamless transport on the ground and in the air. 
The Pop.Up concept teases seamless transport on the ground and in the air.

What a time to be alive! In science fiction and real life predictions, flying cars have been the quintessential technology of the future that everyone expected to be here by now but haven’t arrived yet. That could change before the year is over, according to the Airbus CEO Tom Enders. …

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DJ Wade-O Interviews Lecrae About CHH, Signing to Columbia, the Rules of Music & More

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You’re in for a treat. GrowTheHeckUp loves Lecrae and Reach Records. I read his book and I recommend it often, especially to his critics. But this is probably my favorite Lecrae interview. For one, it’s great to see Lecrae on a Christian hip-hop outlet, and secondly, it’s great to hear …

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Intense Battle: Bad News vs Loso Hosted by John John Da Don

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Off top, this was a GREAT battle. Loso did his thing, as usual and Bad Newz was no easy opponent. Wait until you see the judge’s decision! Watching the battle progress, I knew it would be a close one. Loso shouted out Rapzilla and Trackstarz before the battle which was …

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Lecrae Talks Race, Religion and CHH on Sway’s Universe on Shade 45

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Lecrae visits Sway’s Universe on Shade 45 once again. The conversation touches on race, religion and even CHH. Let us know your thoughts in the comments. Fast forward to the 12 minute mark to hear what Lecrae had to say about Christian rappers and the CHH genre. Do you agree …

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Is Genesis History? New Documentary Aims to Answer That Question

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A new documentary entitled “Is Genesis History?” is a fascinating new look at the biblical, historical, and scientific evidence for Creation and the Flood. It interviews more than a dozen scientists and scholars as they explore the world around us in light of the Genesis account of the beginning. Host …

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Ex-WNBA Player on the League Being 98% Gay & Being Bullied for Being Straight

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Candice Wiggins, the former Stanford University basketball star who retired from the WNBA last year, claimed she was targeted for harassment during an eight-year WNBA career because she was heterosexual. In an extensive interview with the San Diego Union Tribune, Wiggins described what she called a “very, very harmful” culture …

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Jay-Z’s Tidal & Harry Belafonte’s Sankofa.org Collab for Social Justice Film

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Jay Z’s Tidal and Harry Belafonte’s social justice organization, Sankofa, have partnered to produce a new visual EP entitled, “17,” which follows a 17-year-old black male, and chronicles his experience with racial bias and police violence. Jay Z’s streaming music and entertainment platform, TIDAL, has partnered with Harry Belafonte’s social …

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