Posts Tagged ‘Darryl Dawkins’

When Lovetron Landed in the ‘Cuse

Thursday, August 27th, 2015
Darryl Dawkins aka Chocolate Thunder

We can vividly remember tipping into OnaJava about a decade ago to find Darryl Dawkins, aka Chocolate Thunder, chillin’ at the counter.  He was a big man with a big personality to match, and helped pave the way for Lebron and Shaq.  Dawkins was the first high school player to be drafted to the NBA (1975).

Throwback Thursday: Affordable Old School

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Here are some sights and sounds from the former cafe/live music venue/soul-gathering place OnaJava, which was located on the Near Westside.

Some of the guests and performers included David Boykins, Nicole Mitchell, Darryl Dawkins and Steven Daniel.