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NEW MUSIC ALERT FROM NEW FIRE SPITTER FROM THE MIDWEST MACK G
NEW MUSIC ALERT
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Looking to accessorize this summer with some fabulous and edgy earrings and rings? Then you are going to fall in love with Purposerosa, “a design house founded by sisters Yarminiah and Yaminah Rosa.” These flashy pieces are sure to turn heads and dazzle in the summer sun or glow in the darkness of the night!
By Aliyah Blackmore, AFROPUNK Contributor *…
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Drum and Bass producer Jordana LeSesne got her start playing guitar in punk and metal bands in the late 80's before being turned on to electronica. She quickly found her way into Pittsburgh's nascent rave scene distributing demo tapes of her proto drum and bass throughout the early 90's. She adopted the name 1.8.7 and by 1995 was working with Jungle Sky Records releasing what she defined as American drum and bass.
By Nathan Leigh,…
An unreleased Stevie Wonder song? Just what the doctor ordered! French website Funk-U revealed a snippet of a track they claim is an outtake from the Songs In The Key Of Life recording sessions from 40 years ago. Check out 'So Much In Love' below!…Continue
As anyone who saw Trash Talk's bone crushing set at Afropunk Fest 2013 can attest, there's just about no-one in the modern hardcore scene on their level. Building on last year's triumphant 119, the band blends sludgy guitars with hip-hop nods with their straight-ahead hardcore on their latest No Peace.
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Damn! Erykah Badu will join Dave Chappelle, Janelle Monáe, The Roots and more for series of NY shows at Radio City Music Hall, with a live orchestra. The three shows (June 24-26) will follow Chappelle's sold-out comedy run (June 18-22) at the same venue. Tickets are available here.
How exciting is this? - L.…
...on the condition of your situation YOU put yourself in.
Funky funky new track from The Blackman and Shirley Hayden thru the Detroit Funk label BlackPlanetMusic, Produced by PapaSean.Continue
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Ivoirian Photographer Joana Choumali documents the last generation of African citizens living in a big city like Abidjan with scarification on their faces. The photo series is called 'Hââbré, the last generation' (Hââbré means "writing" and "scarification" in Kô language from Burkina Faso).
Choumali tells us: "This practice is disappearing due to the pressure of religious and state authorities, urban practices and the introduction of clothing in tribes. In many villages,…
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En la sociedad actual, tanto hombres como mujeres, viven con ganas de encontrar el elixir o la fuente de la eterna juventud, con el fin de vencer al tiempo, para así seguir viéndose guapos y lucir siempre bien. El desconocimiento y la ignorancia del riesgo que corren al realizar dichas prácticas, es que en…Continue
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The Zinn Education Project published an article about Memorial Day, or “Decoration Day”, written by David W. Blight. According to him, "The First Decoration Day" was led by people who had recently been freed from slavery in Charleston, SC on May 1, 1865.
At the end of the Civil War, "Thousands of black Charlestonians, most former slaves, remained in the city and conducted a series of commemorations to declare their sense of the meaning of the war. The largest of these…
La sordera se puede prevenir hasta cierto punto, para evitar que la hipoacusia sea crónica , se recomienda acudir al otorinolaringólogo, en el momento que se noten molestias auditivas; de hecho la pérdida repentina de audición se considera una emergencia. Es también necesario y conveniente,…Continue
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"It has to start somewhere
It has to start sometime
What better place than here
What better time than now?"
Rage Against the Machine "Guerilla Radio"
Have you ever had one of those moments where you are just done waiting? Where you are done wondering when is the right time to do what you have always wanted to? Well, I have decided the time to wait is done with. Why do I say this?
For a while, I have had my mind on a project. I told a mentor…Continue
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