Moving on the Wires: Black Weblog Awards, Andy Allo, P.OS., Tunde Olaniran…


*Voting for semifinalists begins today for the Black Weblog Awards and ends October 1. Please vote for my blog in the Best New Blog category here! *Update: On November 20th, Andy Allo will be releasing her new album Superconductor, which was executive produced by Prince and features a few songs written by him, including the […]

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Modern Griots Interview: Lachi


In their single, “Bug Out,” Lachi and Meridian Gold declare living life and not letting hate stop you from being yourself. As a talented singer, musician and writer who was born to Nigerian parents and is legally blind,  Lachi knows the feeling personally. And she hasn’t let anything stop her. She has received a master’s […]

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The AfroFuturist / AfroSurrealist Connection: The Visionary As Spectacle


“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” – Frank Zappa Since my blog does cover the African diaspora through both Afrofuturist and Afrosurrealist lens, I wanted to bring Afrosurrealism more into the picture. Afrosurrealism does not have as much articles on it as Afrofuturism does, but I want to show the connections between […]

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