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Coffeehouse Soul Sessions with The GroovaLottos Every Month in Dedham, MA

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Song Keepers, Ltd and the Dedham Square Coffeehouse presents Coffeehouse SoulSessions, a monthly soul music cabaret, featuring live musics by Grammy nominees, The GroovaLottos and an A-list of guest…Continue

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Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor on the Value of a 'Free Writing Journal'

Whether you are writing short stories, articles, poems, plays, or novels, keeping a side journal for the project is a valuable tool for developing ideas as seen In the blog series "Aesthetics & Metaphysics"  www.daphunkeeprofessor.comMany people who write for a living, live to write and write to live. Writer's Block is…See More
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"We Remain Sovereign" The ZYG 808 Delivers Keynote Speech for MassDOT Native American Heritage Month

Grammy nominated Hip-Hop Jazz artist and Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Member, The ZYG 808 Delivered the keynote speech and performed for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation's Native American Heritage Luncheon. A large room full of MassDOT employees and members of the general public gathered for the Native American Heritage Month…See More
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Liberation Multimedia Artists Among Top Nominees in the 2018 Native American Music Awards

Voting Now Open for the 2018 NAMA. Cast your vote for "Ask Yo Mama" - The GroovaLottos 'Best Pop Recording' and "Flippin" - Soul Poet's Syndicate 'Best Music Video'NEW YORK - Tuesday night the Native American Music Association announced to top nominees for the 2018 Native American Music Awards and once again, Liberation…See More
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"At The Party" Hits Stores Today!!! | The ZYG 808 Drops E.P

Soul Poets Records releases E.P. by Hip Hop Jazz Percussionist & MC The ZYG 808 a week after the debut of his Music Video "The Concerto".BOSTON - "At The Party" by The ZYG 808 is an EP that is being heralded as one of the upcoming generations re-embracing of true Hip-hop, goes live on all download and streaming music services today. Offering a small taste of what's…See More
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The ZYG 808 | "The Concerto" [Official Music Video]

"The Concerto" is the debut single by The ZYG 808 (pronounced Zee Why Gee 8 oh 8), Hip-Hop Jazz Percussionist and MC. Catch his EP "At The Party" featuring 3...
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The Party Is At SOB's on Saturday and Rhythm & Roots Fest on Sunday!!! The GroovaLottos On The Move

4 Time Grammy nominated band The GroovaLottos have a concert / party coming up at SOB's in New York City and you're invited... provided that you're 21+... A Labor Day Weekend event that you don't want to miss!NEW YORK - After spending the summer bringing crowds to their feet, from New Hampshire to Washington…See More
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The ZYG 808 | Boston Jazz Fest, SOB's, Rhythm & Roots, Upcoming Music Video & EP

One festival down and two major shows, a music video premiere and E.P. release coming, The ZYG 808 is on the move!!! Meanwhile, school starts next Tuesday...Over 2000 people filled Maritime Park for the 2018 Boston Jazz Fest this past Saturday and The ZYG 808 (pronounced Zee Why Gee 808) was there to rock the crowd. Backed…See More
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The GroovaLottos
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The GroovaLottos are a soul-funk band of seasoned and award-winning studio and touring soul, funk, jazz and blues players. Said to play with their souls instead of their hands, The GroovaLottos are contemporary Cherokee, Choctaw, and Wampanoag 'Song Keepers' bringing strong medicine in the form of soul-funk.

The GroovaLottos consist of Eddie Ray Johnson, drums and vocals; Mwalim "DaPhunkee Professor", keyboards and vocals; and Melvin Coombs on bass.

The GroovaLottos are available for gigs, events, sessions, festivals, powwows, private functions, workshops, and residencies. Also offering lectures on Afro- Native music.
Website :
http://www.thegroovalottos.com
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Musicians, singers and songwriters.
Favorite bands:
Us
Question For Bands: Genre?
Soul - Funk - Blues
Band Question - Band Members:
Eddie Ray Johnson - Drums & Vox
Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor - Keys & Vox
Melvin Coombs - Bass
Band Question - Sounds like:
Ourselves...
Sly & The Family Stone
James Brown
Rufus Thomas
Jimmy Smith
Grant Greene
Band Question - Musical Influences:
The people we sound like
Band Question - Record label:
Indie

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Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor on the Value of a 'Free Writing Journal'

Posted on November 28, 2018 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Whether you are writing short stories, articles, poems, plays, or novels, keeping a side journal for the project is a valuable tool for developing ideas as seen In the blog series "Aesthetics & Metaphysics"  www.daphunkeeprofessor.com

Many people who write for a living, live to write…

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"We Remain Sovereign" The ZYG 808 Delivers Keynote Speech for MassDOT Native American Heritage Month

Posted on November 26, 2018 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Grammy nominated Hip-Hop Jazz artist and Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Member, The ZYG 808 Delivered the keynote speech and performed for the Massachusetts Department of…

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The ZYG 808 On Hip-Hop As A Vehicle for Social Change

Posted on November 16, 2018 at 12:44am 0 Comments

Grammy nominated Hip-Hop Jazz Artist, The ZYG 808 demonstrates that he embraces more than the musical styl  of the conscious hip-hop era, through community involvement and artisitc collaboration.

"Hip-Hop, started out in the park..." is a famous line from songs by both MC Shan and Lauren Hill. Hip-Hop was born as a community…

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Liberation Multimedia Artists Among Top Nominees in the 2018 Native American Music Awards

Posted on September 11, 2018 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Voting Now Open for the 2018 NAMA. Cast your vote for "Ask Yo Mama" - The GroovaLottos 'Best Pop Recording' and "Flippin" - Soul Poet's Syndicate 'Best Music Video'

NEW YORK - Tuesday night the Native American Music Association announced to top nominees for the 2018 Native American Music…

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