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August 2013 Blog Posts (83)

The Jazz Alternative

 

More than thirty years ago, as a young 15 year old girl, I had the unique opportunity to work at a Black college radio station.  My mother, who was a graduate of Morgan State University, insisted that I had to get a job for the summer, that I couldn’t just sit at home and get into trouble or do…

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Added by AfroerotiK on August 31, 2013 at 12:59pm — No Comments

Wrestling fans?? House of Hardcore

Hey guys!

I didn't get the chance to tell you how excited I was that I got to make my wrestling debut at House of Hardcore 2 in phili, pa.

For all you hardcore fans, you already know that's Tommy Dreamers' show.

I got to be in the ring with Sandman!!

Here's a small clip below:…

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Added by THA TRUE ORIGINAL GATA™ on August 30, 2013 at 11:23pm — No Comments

Truth Be Told Documentary Series: Interview

Truth. Be. Told., a documentary series created by Katina Parker,…

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Added by The Establishment on August 30, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Straight Line Stitch: More U.S. Tour Dates!

Bam! Here are more tour dates from kick-ass metal band/AFROPUNK Festival alums Straight Line Stitch. If you're in the US you're in luck! Check the schedule below.

Sep 27 The Foundry Jackson, MI

Sep 28 Bada Brews Crest Hill, IL

Sep 29 FUBAR St Louis, MO

Oct 02 Zeppelins w/ Cathercist Biloxi, MS…

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Added by Sound Check on August 30, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Roger Kisby Photobooth at AFROPUNK FEST 13

Oh, I'm sorry.. You thought you saw some fashion in the street? Oh, You wanted to talk about street fashion? You wanted to talk about AFROPUNKS really putting on at AFROPUNK FEST '13. BANG. The Roger Kisby photo-booth was QUITE the apex of style and sho-nuff.…

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Added by Safety Pins on August 30, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Radkey Release first single off upcoming EP 'Devil Fruit'

The kids are back at it! Here's the first single from punk band, AFROPUNK members Radkey's upcoming EP 'Devil Fruit'. It's called 'Romance Dawn' and rocks hard as usual. Stream it below.…



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Added by Sound Check on August 30, 2013 at 11:52am — 4 Comments

New Fool's gold signee's release track "Sammy Sosa" and forthcoming album art

The kids from Queens "World's Fair" have a big weekend coming up! Labor day weekend they will play Fool's Gold infamous Labor Day "Day Off" extravaganza! As the latest signees of Fool's Gold they better show off! We can't wait! Check the new tune (dropped very timely, if we do say…

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Added by Sound Check on August 29, 2013 at 6:40pm — No Comments

Carson Huey-You, 11, admitted to college to study quantum physics

"Call him the Doogie Howser of the physics world. Carson Huey-You has been admitted to Texas Christian University as an incoming freshman — at only 11 years old. Around the time when most kids are playing with jacks and baseball cards, young Huey-You will be taking…

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Added by Sound Check on August 29, 2013 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

M.O.P.'s Billy Danze presents Caktuz - Supahbaaddddd! ft. Showdown [VIDEO]







The Carolina Blues Traveler, Caktuz, performs his new single "Supahbaaddddd!" (© 2013 AMAS/We Build Hits/SONY Red)

Directed by Caktuz & Inf Mega for AMAS/WBH/SONY Red

Featuring model Dyesha Hicks

Special thanks to the Ghetto Coalition Motorcycle Club of NYC for assistance and…

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Added by PoweredBy AMAS on August 28, 2013 at 6:01pm — No Comments

M.O.P.'s Billy Danze presents Caktuz - Supahbaaddddd! ft. Showdown [VIDEO]







The Carolina Blues Traveler, Caktuz, performs his new single "Supahbaaddddd!" (© 2013 AMAS/We Build Hits/SONY Red)

Directed by Caktuz & Inf Mega for AMAS/WBH/SONY Red

Featuring model Dyesha Hicks

Special thanks to the Ghetto Coalition Motorcycle Club of NYC for assistance and…

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Added by Caktuz on August 28, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

AP Quickie: Tamar-kali is looking for extras for her video shoot on 9/14

Rock goddess Tamar-kali is looking for extras for her video shoot on Saturday 9/14 in NY. She wrote: "Looking for extras for my music video shoot on sat 9/14. Eclectic urban warriors, punk rockers etc. Email your picture with name and contact info to brown.jackie@icloud.com by sun 9/1. *cellphone pics are fine, no frills, waist up."

Sounds like a plan!…

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Added by Sound Check on August 28, 2013 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

Twerking contest at AFROPUNK Fest: Big fun or no-no?

Contribution by AFROPUNK Festival goer Edna Finland



On the first night of the Afropunk 2013 Festival, there was an onstage twerk contest. It was right before Saul Williams was supposed to go on stage and it was not on the program. It was an impromptu event that was designed to buy time and presumably build excitement. Big Freedia was playing the next day, so it is impossible for one to say that twerking was something that didn’t belong at Afropunk. Twerking, like any…

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Added by Sound Check on August 28, 2013 at 12:30pm — 11 Comments

Comfort Food

Have you ever felt that your only way of dealing with pain is to ignore the situation(s)? Or have you ever made yourself over-think so much you fell into depression...

Macaroni and cheese, peach cobbler, food that makes some forget the pain and drown in a food induce coma 

Comfort food, we all have are niche in what relieves the pain yet still try to feel sad; beat ourselves up about an issue that probably could be solved by talking, or…

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Added by udO on August 26, 2013 at 9:47pm — No Comments

Janelle Monae Touring The US This Fall!

Ms. Janelle Monae is embarking on a US tour this fall to spread the good word about her album 'The Electric Lady' (out September 10th). Below are the dates we received from her camp so far, more dates to be announced soon!…

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Added by Sound Check on August 26, 2013 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

READY SET GO

Added by NAKED TRUTH on August 25, 2013 at 12:36am — No Comments

NAME PLATE FROM NEW NAKED TRUTH GRAPX FOR NEW CD THE CURE

Added by NAKED TRUTH on August 24, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

WARRIOR GRAPX FROM NEW CD THE CURE BY NAKED TRUTH

Added by NAKED TRUTH on August 24, 2013 at 6:38pm — No Comments

IT'S OFFICIAL NEW RECORD !!

WE REALLY APPRECIATE YOUR TIME AND PATIENCE.  WE HAVE CONCLUDED THE PROCESS OF RELEASING THE LAST ALBUM FROM NAKED TRUTH WITH GUITARIST JIMMIE WESTLEY, ONE OF THE ORIGINAL MEMBERS OF NAKED TRUTH. THIS ALBUM IS A TESTAMENT TO OUR DIRECTION IN THE GENRE KNOWN AS METAL/PUNK OR WHATEVER. WE ALWAYS CALLED IT METAL. THE FULL ALBUM WILL BE AVAILABLE ON iTUNES AS OF AUGUST 27TH. IT WILL BE IN ALL FORMATS: DOWNLOAD, PHYSICAL CD'S AND VINYL TO COMMERATE THE 20 YR ANNIVERSARY OF THE BAND.

Added by NAKED TRUTH on August 24, 2013 at 5:37pm — No Comments

FESTIVAL FEATURE: GROLSCH x BITES AND BEATS at AFROPUNK FEST '13

Mexicue:
TWITTER: @Mexicue 
http://mexicueny.com

1) Grolsch and Espresso BBQ sauce. 
2) Summer Strawberry Grolsch BBQ sauce…
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Added by Robust on August 23, 2013 at 5:02pm — No Comments

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