The Snap 2013 Look Back Special - Snap #429

Pop some champagne and celebrate with some of our favorite stories of the year. Snap proudly presents "The 2013 'Look-Back' Special.”

Homeboy Sandman - Survival of the Freshest

Stones Throw Hip Hop artist Homeboy Sandman remembers when he first decided to take his music full time. When the rhymes don’t cover the rent, the New York emcee finds himself deep in the red and facing eviction.

Homeboy Sandman’s new album, “First of A Living Breed,” is out now on Stones Throw Records. It was listed as one of the top 50 albums of 2012 by NPR. Check it out!
Also, be on the look out for his writing for The Huffington Post.

Producer: Pat Mesiti-Miller

Shannon Knew The Preacher's Secretary Was Off-Limits...

Shannon spends his days on the street corners preaching to the masses, but his biggest temptation is his partner in salvation.

Performed at Snap Live!  at the Power Center in Ann Arbor, MI
Music Performed by Alex Mandel and the Snap Judgment Players
Original Music by Alex Mandel
Rerecording Mixer: Pat Mesiti Miller

Produced by Glynn Washington, Mark Ristich, Jeanette Aguilar and Jamie DeWolf

Lydia Bird - Not A Drop To Drink

Lydia Bird’s father is her hero, her rock, the man who keeps their shaky, tumultuous family together. So when he is lost at sea after a fishing expedition gone awry, who will take care of her?

Lydia Bird lives in Alameda, California. She is currently working on a book entitled, Ezekiel: A Memoir of Families.

Producer: Stephanie Foo

The Snap 2013 Look Back Remix

It's the end of the year 2013 Look Back Remix from Snap's beat master Pat Mesiti-Miller.


Cat Got Your Tongue?

Julia Romp’s seven year old son didn’t speak a word until an unexpected visitor arrived at their home. Find out more about Julia’s story in her book.

Producer: Anna Sussman

Sound Design: Renzo Gorrio