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UPCOMING: Tamar-Kali's album release party–July 16

...#0160; Plus, The Cool and Deadly will get us open with their signature punk rock and reggae sounds.  And, if that ain't enought, there'll be a special performance by Brown Girls Burlesque.  Remember them? Tamar-kali Record Release Party Friday, July 16 @ Littlefield 622 Degraw bet 3rd/4th Avenues Brooklyn 11217 Additional link: Hear "Pearl" from the album Black Bottom Official Tamar-kali site Stream the album now...
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Listening Post + Weekend preview: Tamar-Kali vs. Jean Grae

...rong a word here: She can go from a soft and melodic to a furious roar.  Now, when most female rock vocalists go to 10 (or 11, as the case may be) they end up sounding a little ragged, a la Janis Joplin.  But not Tamar-kali: It's all coherent, powerful, but spine-tinglingly beautiful. Check her out on "Your Girl," taken from the EP Geechee Goddess Hardcore Warrior Soul: So, maybe I'll see you at Santos tomorrow?...
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REMINDER: Tamar-kali's "Black Bottom" album release show–Friday, 7/16

...#0160; Plus, The Cool and Deadly will get us open with their signature punk rock and reggae sounds.  And, if that ain't enought, there'll be a special performance by Brown Girls Burlesque.  Remember them? Tamar-kali Record Release Party Friday, July 16 @ Littlefield 622 Degraw bet 3rd/4th Avenues Brooklyn 11217 Doors at 8pm, show festivities start at 9pm. Additional link: Hear "Pearl" from the album Black Bottom...

The BRC’s Million Man Mosh III — NYC & DC

...k rock pioneers for nearly a decade, working with prominent figures such as Massive Attack and TV on The Radio’s David Sitek. The band has performed with Yeasayer, Saul Williams, Modest Mouse, Television and The Roots. Tamar-kali has been a long-in-demand multi-faceted, explosive artist and performer for over two decades. She has collaborated an performed with such renown artists as Paramore, Meshell Ndegeocello, Fishbone, Jean Grae and...
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Festival Kickoff Event–Tuesday, July 12

...d public funds. Renee Cox continues to push the envelop in her work, questioning society and the roles it gives to blacks and women with her elaborate scenarios and imaginative visuals that offend some and exhilarate others. Tamar-Kali Brooklyn native and resident hardcore-soul queen, Tamar-kali, wields her pen and guitar with equal ferocity. Her hard-rocking brand of outsider art leaps from every track on her 2005 solo EP, Geechee Goddess...
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Photos: Tamar-kali vs. Jean Grae–3/28/09

...he beginning of them going back and forth.  Unfortunately, that wasn't to be. However, I certainly hope that there will be more collaborations like this, particularly between these two women.  With the walls between rock and hip hop crumbling, this might be a step in the right direction.  For music and for the two of them. Additional links: Tamar-kali's official Website Jean Grae on MySpace...

Afropunk presents The Takeover Harlem–February 21-25

...ating musicians will be announced closer to the date. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2017 TAMAR-KALI: DEMON FRUIT BLUES A WORK-IN-PROGRESS SHOWING 7:30PM, $15 Harlem Stage 150 Convent Avenue, New York, NY 10031 Purchase Tickets Now Tamar-Kali’s Demon Fruit Blues is a multidisciplinary work that explores and deconstructs gender binaries, patriarchy and womanhood by examining the origins of misogyny. It will feature music and movement by Ase Dance...

Toshi Reagon’s 4th Word* Rock* & Sword Festival: 9/14-9/21

...ased tickets with the Subject Line “SEATING”. We will add you to our seated list. ARTISTS Toshi Reagon, wwwtoshireagon.com Joan As Police Woman, www.joanaspolicewoman.com Climbing PoeTree, www.climbingpoetree.com Tamar-kali, www.tamar-kali.com June Millington, www.junemillington.com Alsarah, www.alsarah.com Hanifah Walidah, suckaforlife.wix.com/hanifahwalidah Be Steadwell, www.besteadwell.com Morley, www.morleymusic.org Nona Hendryx,...
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SXSW Spotlight: The Born In Flames Tour

@tamar_kali @invincibleDET @jeangreasy If you’ll be in Austin on Saturday night, you should check out the official preview show for the Born In Flames tour. This is an all-female, hip hop meets rock tour featuring Tamar-Kali and MCs Jean Grae and Invincible (Disclosure: I’m an advisor to the tour). If you can’t make that, then try to check them out the day before, on Friday, March 18, when they perform as part of the Girls...