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VIDEO: Best of 2009 Round-Up Starts Nows

It's that time of year again. As was the case for last year and in 2007, this is completely up to you, the readers.  I'm not trying to come up with a ranked list like other publications.  Rather it's an opportunity for you, the members of the black rock community to shout out artists who […]

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The Pleasures & Perils of Race in the Post-Race Era

Just came across this.  Stanford University English professor Michele Elam offers a compelling talk that begins that explores the question, “What is the future of blackness?”  Where does blackness stand in this post-racial, post-soul, multiracial era?  She’s particularly concerned with the role of black studies departments, but I think her remarks have relevance beyond the […]

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LISTENING POST: Ghost Gamblers–"Stranded in San Antone"

While we await the next Earl Greyhound album, here's a taste of bassist Kamara Thomas' country-rock project, Ghost Gamblers.  For those of you with a soft spot for Americana and southern rock, this should do just fine.  The song tells a great story, has propulsive energy, a hummable hook, and features Kamara on lead vox.  […]

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My open call for contributors to Boldaslove.us

That's right: I'm looking to add more regional coverage.  Someone's already raised their hand to cover the East Bay, but I'm definitely interested in bringing regular coverage of what's happening in the black rock/Afro-Punk/black alternative scenes in some other cities such as: Atlanta The DMV (that's DC, Maryland, Virginia, for those who don't know) Chicago […]

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VIDEO: SociaLybrium promo trailer

If you're around the CMJ Music Marathon in NYC next week, this is definitely a group that should make it onto your schedule.  This is Melvin Gibbs, JT Lewis, the great Bernie Worrell, and Blackbyrd McKnight.  What's not to like?  And there's a new album scheduled for January 2010 via our friends at Livewired Music. […]

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VIDEO: Sabatta–"Didn't C It"

Here's a clip from some of the black rock fam in London.  Yinka Oyewole leads the band Sabatta and this track is from their release earlier this year "Emperor's New Clothes".  If the name's familiar, some of you may have see Yinka performing at this year's Afro-Punk Festival.  I'm also thrilled to point out that […]

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The Blakroc Project? WTF

Blakroc Project from Myrhax on Vimeo. So many things go through my head when I see this.  And most of them aren't good.  Let me gather my thoughts into something coherent, then get back to y'all.  Like most things, the issues here aren't black or white.  Well, some of them are (heh, heh. . ).

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VIDEO: Game Rebellion — "Blind" (live at Afro-punk 2009)

Find more videos like this on Afro-punk I like the part when Netic starts throwing kids into the waiting arms of the crowd.  Check it out. Additional link: More Game Rebellion on Boldaslove.us

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VIDEO: Dope Sagittarius — "Punkrapstarz"

Thanks to Twitter fam @MrsNextMatch and @Noiseux for the heads up on this! Hats off to Luqman Brown, the ringleader of both Dope Sagittarius and the legendary Funkface.  This is the first video from DS' soon-to-be-released album, Kill The DJ. Stay tuned, since there's another Dope Sagittarius track that will be on the upcoming Boldaslove.us […]

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VIDEO: J*Davey — "End of Your World (Mama's Back)"

A new song from the LA-based duo J*Davey.

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