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PHOTOS & Set List from BRC's 4 Women Tribute — August 23

...riam Makeba, Eartha Kitt, Abbey Lincoln and Odetta.  She did a great job of pairing the right songs with the right singers.  It made for a truly energizing afternoon.  And while I'm always happy to hear Tamar-Kali and Latasha, I have to say that all the other singers are artists worth checking out.  Karma Johnson, in particular, tore up Abbey Lincoln's "Africa". Also, it was very cool to see blues legend...
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The Boldaslove.us Best of 2010

...o Meet You Twin Shadow – Forget California King – La Belle Epoque Flying Lotus — Cosmogramma SINGLES aka heavy rotation on my iPod Gordon Voidwell – “Ivy League Circus” Galaxy of Tar – “When The Hour Glass Has Run Out” Tamar-Kali – “Warrior Bones” Kelsey – “Calendar” The 54 — “Overrated” + “Crazy” MuthaWit – “Wasted (Fill My House with Salt)” No Surrender — “Gotta Get It” Janelle Monae –...
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ONGOING: Toshi Reagon’s “Word*Rock*&Sword” — 9/21

...ley 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 ALLISON MILLER ALEX NOLAN GANESSA JAMES SUE HADJOPOLOUS ABENA KOOMSON MORLEY KIMBERLYNICHOLE KOKUMO SUE HADJOPULOS + DJ TIKKA MASALA Here’s Toshi Reagon doing a dope...
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Post-Festival Highlights

...t out to everyone who was involved with the Festival, no matter how small a role you had. It will grow and evolve over time but, as that Sade song goes, it’s “never as good as the first time.” Thank you. For more photos, all courtesy of Ed Marshall Photography NYC–including shots of the performances by Saidah Baba Talibah, Dope Sagittarius, No Surrender, Tamar-kali and DJ Reborn–check out of the Festival Facebook...