Body Count, the controversial heavy metal band fronted by Ice-T, has been making audiences virtually jump out their skin over the past 25 years. Known for it's lyrical reality checks, and intimidatingly electrifying performances, the primarily all- African American group brings heavy metal sound to a deeper, more grounded level; appealing to multiple audiences. Coming out with a new album-'Bloodlust'- in 2017, Body count shocked listeners yet again…Continue
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Amie Breeze Harper, PhD, the creator of The Sistah Vegan Project and the editor of the ground-breaking anthology, Sistah Vegan: Black Female Vegans Speak on Food, Identity, Health, and Society, is a sought-after speaker, writer, researcher and consultant at …Continue
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My New EP Black is now available for donation only.
ALL proceeds for "Black" will go to water relief for Flint, Michigan and other cities in need in association with Flint Water Fund (…
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Aph Ko is a feminist activist and writer. She is the founder of Black Vegans Rock as well as the founder of Aphro-ism, a website that provides critical analysis through a black vegan feminist framework. Aph is also a contributor to …Continue
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D.H. Peligro is a multi-talented musician from St. Louis. D.H. became the Dead Kennedys second drummer early in 1981 until their 1986 breakup, appearing on four of their albums and the “In God We Trust, Inc.” EP. Two years later, D.H. got a sweet (but short lived) gig playing drums for his friends, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, until his struggles with alcoholism and substance abuse caused him to be fired. In years to come, Peligro briefly played for The Hellations, Jungle…Continue
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HOWLING STAR is garage rock band, from the ATL, making some pretty hard punk music. They describe themselves as “four minds, four sounds, one band” coming together to usher in the new generation of brutal rock music—the four horse-persons of the rock-pocalypse, if you will. Formed by several members of Tragedy Called Truth, HOWLING STAR’s members have played sets all around Atlanta and continue to prove…Continue
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Rock/hip-hop fusion acts, that announce themselves as such, have a tendency to come off a little gimmicky. That said, North Carolina-native Q Baby is anything but. With a style of delivery that somehow seamlessly embeds itself inside hard rock instrumentals, Q Baby, a warped tour veteran, is an authentic fusion act who lets the best bits of either genre complement each other in an organic way. Check her…Continue
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Take a look at Esperanza Spalding's trippy new video for 'Good Lava.' 'Good Lava' comes as the first single off of Spalding's experimental psychedelic jazz album 'Emily's D+Evolution.' The single is a gutsy departure from Spalding's trademark modern jazz style. Spalding fans might recognizes the name "Emily", which is Esperanza's middle name, and her "calmer", bolder, adolescent self.
"Whether you want to see it as devolution and evolution, and the place…
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"For me, Meshell Ndegeocello is the musician who best represents a genuine creative freedom, without fear of bounds or boundaries. Her catalogue of music is genius and has undoubtedly been one that has provided me with the most inspiration, affirmation, challenge to learn, and freedom to create what I want how I want. It's really difficult to put into words how much it means to have her perform "Dear Nora"--a song I wrote that reflects this notion of 'love as an act of…Continue
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I hope y'all had a safe Halloween. I went as a German.
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Oct 19 is SABATTA Independence Day! It’s the day that we drop the new album MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT! It’s completely independent album on Blackfriars Entertainment and it’s available digitally through the usual outlets online and WE NEED YOU to make it happen!
You can Preview the whole album - 60 secs on iTunes and…Continue
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BAZERK number1 one band in Los Angeles for bringing al types of people together to party with Angelo Moore from Fishbone to George Pfunk Clinton Prince,311, Luda Krs One just name a few, One Mic One Sound.. check 1, 2 on a mother fucker
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With a number of tweets, Comedian Chris Rock has put a new spotlight on the police treatment of blacks, documenting three traffic stops that he has faced in just seven weeks. In one of the tweets, he writes: "I'm not even driving stop by the cops again". Check out the tweets below.
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For those fans of old school rock, here we offer a touch of funk and pizzazz. Rise is a song about the dark state of the world and how we should be more accepting of each other's thoughts and differences. It's…Continue
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