Flemons, Giddens and Jenkins return to keep traditional African-American string band music alive and well
Alice Smith’s voice. Yeah, pure awesome.
BélO keeps the socially conscious spirit of reggae alive, mixing it with the vibrant sounds of his native Pétion-Ville, Haiti’s music central.
The Cape Verdean singer brings her trio to the globalFEST 2012 stage
The son of Malian pop duo Amadou & Miriam helps push that country’s music in a new direction
The 9th edition sees the festival redoubling its commitment to “find uncommonly good, often unheard sounds and bring them to the States.”
Explore the range and power of the late poet, author, musician, composer, orator, social critic, activist, humorist and humanitarian.
Res and Talib Kweli give you a taste of their excellent album.
As the Rihanna-Jackie Magazine incident shows, we can’t have it both ways with the N-word.