Modern Griots Reviews: Colored Girls Hustle Hard Mixtape


Become a patron and support my blog and other writing endeavors on Patreon! ____________ What is your hustle? Colored Girls Hustle featuring founder Taja Lindley and Jessica Valoris released their first official mixtape, Colored Girls Hustle Hard, a 19-track compilation reimagining the conventional ideas of what it means to hustle and giving positive encouragement and […]

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Otherworldly Videos: Premiere of Fakepakt, Atilla +Daví ‘s “Clear” (and Other Videos You Should Also See)


Fakepakt, Atilla and Daví – “Clear” About the song and video: “The video and single were done in both Istanbul (Turkey) and NYC (USA); Daví and FAKEPAKT have never met physically. FAKEPAKT discovered Daví on Soundcloud and after a few messages back and forth, the collaboration was soon set underway. As Daví and Atilla have been longtime […]

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Modern Griots Reviews: Aja Monet’s “Inner City Chants and Cyborg Ciphers”


Last weekend, spoken word poet Aja Monet debuted her works from her upcoming collection, Inner City Chants and Cyborg Ciphers, at Kraine Theater, and it was an intimate exploration of Monet’s own personal stories and those stories extending out beyond herself to the cities of new York and Chicago, Paris, the Caribbean and the rest […]

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