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My WRFB Playlist–June 1, 2010 + Earl Douglas

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DC's OmegaBand Thanks again to my in-studio guest, BRC Executive Director Earl Douglas.  I feel like I kept it introspective tonight.  Check out the playlist (song/artist/album): Analogue                       Analogue Transit              Gearheart     Um dia Inteiro               Eletrosamba                     Brazilian Beats 6    Beautiful                       OmegaBand                     In Thru The Navel    Dance Or Die (ft. Saul Williams)  JANELLE MONÁE  [...]

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TOMORROW on WRFB: The BRC's Earl Douglas

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  I'm pleased to say that BRC Executive Director and Boldaslove.us. contributor Earl Douglas will be joining me at WRFB tomorrow night.  I'll have Earl on around 930PM.  Not only will he be talking about 25 years of the Black Rock Coalition, but we'll hear more about Saturday's Summerstage show, as well as what's on [...]

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My WRFB Playlist–May 25, 2010 + W. Kamau Bell

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  Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Thanks to W. Kamau Bell for coming through the WRFB studios.  If you get a chance, please check out his show The W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism In About An Hour. The show runs through June 4. And, as he mentioned, he's serious about the bring a friend of another [...]

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TOMORROW on WRFB: W. Kamau Bell

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Gearing up for another broadcast of Radio Free Brooklyn tomorrow night! In addition to having some tasty music treats from the new black imagination, I'll also have a live, in-studio interview with SF-based comedian W. Kamau Bell.  Kamau is currently in town doing a standup show called The Bell Curve: Ending Racism In About An [...]

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My WRFB Playlist–May 18, 2010 + Fishbone documentary

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@billllyermo aka Guillermo E. Brown Last night’s playlist was shorter than usual due to my interview with Lev Anderson, co-director of the upcoming Fishbone documentary Everyday Sunshine.  As Lev mentioned, the film will have its world premiere at the LA Film Festival on June 19. Here's the playlist in case you missed anything (song/artist/album): Can [...]

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My WRFB Playlist–May 11, 2010

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  Good stuff last night!  Thanks to all of you who joined us for the second WRFB broadcast.  Given the recent passing of icon Lena Horne, I thought it was only fitting to kick things off with something from her. I then moved into another legendary diva, Ms. Betty Davis. And just so you understand [...]

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WRFB-Radio Free Brooklyn returns–May 11

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Tonight will see the second broadcast night of WRFB.  Join us if you're around.  We're live from 7pm – 11pm EST.  As a reminder, the schedule is as follows: 7-8pm Yankee Zulu 8-9pm The Flying Perfect Parlor with Christian John Wikane 9-10pm Sounds from the New Black Imagination with Rob Fields 10-11pm Shelley Nicole You [...]

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My playlist from the WRFB launch — May 4, 2010

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Over 500 people joined us for the launch of WRFB last night!  And thanks to all who tuned in, not just for my show, but for the segments hosted by YankeeZulu, Christian Wikane and Shelley Nicole. I'll have info on a link to the podcast shortly.  In the meantime, here's my set list (song/artist/time/album): Ready [...]

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