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AFROPUNK Event @ Fox Studios in Los Angeles on February 25th 2015!

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…


Added by AFROPUNK on February 24, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

FEATURE: Revisiting The Trailblazers - The Importance of 90's Hip-Hop

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…


Added by Sound Check on April 28, 2014 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

FREE DOWNLOAD: A Tribe Called Red's revolutionary debut. #SoundCheck

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…


Added by Sound Check on March 5, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Free Download: Xiomara Pays Tribute To A Tribe Called Quest with 'Electric Relaxation'

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.…


Added by Sound Check on January 7, 2014 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

Free Download: Punk Pioneers Death's Unrealeased 1974 demo of 'Politicians In My Eyes'

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.…


Added by Sound Check on May 3, 2013 at 11:53am — 9 Comments

AP Quickie: 'A Band Called Death' Docu at the LA Film Festival

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…


Added by AFROPUNK on May 7, 2012 at 9:39am — 2 Comments

VIDEO: ReadNex Poetry Squad's Ode To Brooklyn, 'A Tree Grows In A Place Called Home'

Groovyyyyy! AP members ReadNex Poetry Squad's latest video sure has us bobbing our heads right now. And not just because it's about Afro-punk's beloved hometown Brooklyn. The collective of poets and activist caught our attention a few months ago with their 'Be Dif'Rent' vid, urging kids to be themselves, and… Continue

Added by AFROPUNK on March 11, 2011 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Video: Saidah Baba Talibah's "A Place Called Grace"

You might remember singing powerhouse Saidah Baba Talibah from her performance at last year's Afro-punk Tour stop in Toronto. Well she just released a video for her track "A Place Called Grace", with a lovely vintage cabaret feel. Saidah also released a new, more modern, version of the track which will appear on the album she's… Continue

Added by AFROPUNK on September 3, 2010 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

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