Tag Archives: Valerie June

@Afropunk Festival 2014: D’Angelo, Body Count, Meshell, Lianne La Havas + more!

Afropunk Fest returns! Mark your calendars.

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LISTENING POST: Meshell Ndegeocello ft Cody ChesnuTT — “To Be Young, Gifted and Black”

@officialmeshell offers another peek at her forthcoming Nina Simone tribute

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LISTENING POST: Meshell Ndegeocello feat. Valerie June — “Be My Husband”

A taste of Meshell’s upcoming homage to Nina Simone

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UPCOMING: Tamar-kali + Valerie June–12/2, 3

Torch songs, blues and moving performances.

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Help Valerie June fund her first album

An artist digitally passes the hat to get her first album funded. Check it out.

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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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