Tag Archives: Lizz Wright

LISTEN: Martha Redbone — “I Rose Up At The Dawn Of The Day”

@martharedbone beautifully melds American roots music with the words of British Romantic poet William Blake

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Meshell Ndegeocello Reworks Nina Simone on “Pour Une Âme Souveraine”

Meshell reworks Nina Simone with help from Sinead O’Connor, Toshi Reagon, Valerie June and others.

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LISTENING POST: Imani Uzuri — “Dream Child”

“. . all who wander are not lost.”

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SUPPORT IT: Shelley Nicole is making a record!

Don’t be intimidated: Help a girl catch a break.

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REVIEW: Lizz Wright – "Fellowship" (Verve Forecast)

Think of it as a gospel album and you’ll miss the point entirely.

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LISTENING POST: Lizz Wright — "Fellowship"

What we need more of in these divisive times.

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Fear Of A Black President

Some excerpts from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s tour de force on Obama, race and the limits of integration.

GOOD READ: Hate Crimes Always Have A Logic: On The Oak Creek Gurudwara Shootings

A perspective on the Oak Creek, WI shootings from a member of the Sikh community

GOOD READ: Erykah Badu to Wayne Coyne: “Kiss my glittery ass!”

In case you missed it, Ms. Badu’s choice words to Mr. Coyne

GOOD READ: Jeff Chang On The Legacy of Chuck Brown

A worthwhile read on the go-go legend

GOOD READS: #TrayvonMartin Around The Web

So much conversation–and now maybe some justice–for this young man.

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