Better late than never, right? For those that missed Afropunk, here are some of the moments I captured at Fort Greene Park. Enjoy! p5rn7vb
…shi assembles for this event from across the musical spectrum. Everyone from Joan As Police Woman and Morley to Tamar-Kali, Nona Hendryx and Jessica Care Moore. The full lineup includes: NONA HENDRYX BE STEADWELL CHRISTELLE DURANDY IMANI UZURI INVINCIBLE JOAN AS POLICE WOMAN JUDITH CASSELBERRY MARTHA REDBONE MORLEY TOSHI REAGON TAMAR-kALI WORD*ROCK*&SWORD Band of Angels […]
SOB's 204 Varick Street @ Houston Info here Anti-Pop Consortium album release party with CX Kidtronik Info here.
If you missed her at Irondale, then here's your chance to catch this exciting string ensemble. It's something different from the geechee hardcore warrior soul we've come to expect to from her, but no less compelling. It's on the lawn, so bring a blanket. Additional link: Weeksville Salon Series
Two words: Glory Hallelujah. There's a new Tamar-Kali single available to savor and enjoy. It gives us a taste of things to come, and whets our appetite for the new album, Black Bottom, that will drop in the new year, probably late spring. "Pearl" is a great guitar-driven grind, a joyful, exhuberant fury, even though […]
My first thought: Thank you. That’s right, the first Festival of the New Black Imagination was a success, and I think the groundwork is laid for an even bigger and better event next year. But it couldn’t have happened without the support of a bunch of people. Yes, I did a lot of the heavy […]
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Here’s some video from the Restoration Rocks event a couple of last weekend. Thanks to Tamar-kali, Lisa Yancey and Centric’s Mary Pryor for giving me this shot at interviewing the artists that day. Enjoy! subCentric// Restoration Rocks from Centric TV on Vimeo….
If you have heard about it, please look out for filmmaker Dee Rees’ debut feature Pariah, which will be released by Focus Features in NY and LA at the end of the month and then nationally in January. Rees has turned in an excellent, small film about a young Brooklynite who quietly but firmly […]
Congrats to the Apollo Team for launching this new series! Good things happening uptown. Here’s the full schedule of events: February 11-12: Joi 14: Blitz the Ambassador March 4-5: Future Now 6: Kiki and Tess April 1-2: Afromondo/Songs for Miriam 4: Shades of R&B May 13-14: Geri Allen/Timeline 16: The Maurice Brown Effect June 3-4: […]