AFROPUNK and Foxology are joining forces in Los Angeles for a contemporary celebration of the African American storytelling tradition via music, art, food and film. Storytelling is one of the primary foundations of African American culture and we will herald this tradition with some of the most innovative visual artists and performers on the legendary Fox Studios Lot on Wednesday February 25th, 6pm-9pm.
The program curated by AFROPUNK will be a…
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1990 was a beautiful year for hip-hop. Artists like Brand Nubian, A Tribe Called Quest, LL Cool J, Public Enemy and many others released works expressing how young, black men felt about the world at that time. Among all the albums released, even in their differences, they all carried the same 90’s feel. The same conscious vibration. These young artists were capturing black consciousness and pride into clever lyrics and old school record samples. The emergence of pride and…Continue
Sometimes you hear something so fresh but so natural and the only thing you can think is “how is it possible no-one's done this before?” With the case of Toronto's A Tribe Called Red, the answer is as obvious as it is damning of North American culture at large. Using Native American pow-wow chants as the backbone for what they call “pow-wowstep” the trio of native producers seeks to blend native dance with modern dance culture, and the results on A Tribe Called Red are simply…Continue
It's getting funky and bluesy up in here! Singer Xiomara teamed up with producer Amerigo Gazaway to pay tribute to A Tribe Called Quest's classic hip-hop track 'Electric Relaxation'.
Grab the free download below.…
Grab a free download of Punk pioneers Death's unrealeased 1974 demo of their classic track 'Politicians In My Eyes'. Also, as we've told you guys before, a documentary about the band, 'A Band Called Death', has been made and will hit theaters on June 28th. Free download + documentary trailer below.…
Punk pioneers Death (from Detroit) are telling us: "We are very excited to announce the world premiere of the Death Documentary "A Band Called Death" at the prestigious LA Film Festival which will take place between the dates of June 14 and June 22. The film will be shown on Saturday June 16, and on Tuesday June 19. The viewings will be followed by a special party at The W in downtown LA featuring a special performance by Death and Rough Francis. More details will be available…Continue