*Saul Williams, along with Dufflyn Lammers and poet Aja Monet, are the editors of a “literary mixtape,” called Chorus on September 4th. The book is described as, “the anthem of a new generation of poets unified by the desire to transcend the identity politics of the day and begin to be seen as one. One […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Chorus, Saligia, OnyxCon and The Blind Pig
The Weeknd – The Knowing What will Ethiopia look like in the far future, according to Ethiopian-Canadian artist The Weeknd? And Haile Selassie makes a ghostly appearance in the video.Read More Otherworldly Videos: The Knowing
Nominate my blog for a Black Weblog Award. Some suggested nominations: Best Blog Post Series Best New Blog Best Writing in a Blog Thank you!Read More Moving on the Wires: Black Weblog Awards
Below is Mo Barbosa’s introduction and the rest of Themba-Nixon‘s keynote speech, “Certain Blacks: Future Frames from the Liberated Zone” from the Design Studio for Social Intervention’s Black History Month Series: Makani Themba is clear black water into which our dreams of ourselves plunge and are rejuvenated, beautiful and full of humanity. Trails of wisdom dust […]Read More What Is Afrofuturism? Part 11: Makani Themba-Nixon’s Black Future
Ginuwine – What’s So Different Sometimes I feel as if the world looks exactly like this video, and sometimes I wish I could stop time like towards the end of the video. A break would be nice.Read More Rewind: What’s So Different
It is like they are twins or more Minaj as the younger sister who borrows without permission her big sister’s clothes. The beef between Lil Kim and Nicki Minaj works partially because our society has short-term memory as well as people who are too young to remember anything before a few years ago. Well, here […]Read More Behind the Mask: Lil Kim Then, Nicki Minaj Now….
The film is Y: The Last Man Rising [Fan Film], starring Kent King and Travis Quentin Young. It is based on a critically-acclaimed comic of the same name about a plague that has wiped out all the men on the earth except one, Yorick (Young). Special Agent 355’s (King) job is to protect his life […]Read More Otherwordly Videos: Women of Power
I Self Devine featuring Sarah White – Exist to Remain From The Sound Of Low Class AmerikaRead More Otherworldy Videos: Exist to Remain
* THEESatisfaction is hosting a party on July 28th in Brooklyn. The name of the party, The Black Weirdo, is from their tour name. Read below for more information: Littlefield 622 Degraw Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 11pm – 4am Sponsored by Bklyn Boihood Black Weirdo & ELIXERTickets $7 ADV $10 Door Jams By: DJ Rimarkable […]Read More Moving on the Wires: Party, Festival and Raffle
The Noisettes – WinnerRead More Otherworldly Videos: The Noisettes!