Added by Sound Check on September 21, 2016 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Atlanta-based fusion indie rock band The Tulips is bring all the #BlackGirlMagic in their tunes. When they're not back rapper Diamond, they're making waves in Atlanta's vibrant indie music scene. In the video below, they open up a Paperboy Studios set with an edgy, intensified cover of Beyonce’s “Don’t Hurt Yourself.” Their own biography states, “The Tulips is an all girl fusion rock band that came together to represent for chocolate women. The Tulips bring energy and…Continue
Added by Sound Check on September 19, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments
After Danny Brown’s hiatus of almost 3 years, he’s back with some undeniable heat. Joined by his peers Kendrick Lamar, Ab-Soul, and Earl Sweatshirt, “Really Doe” is the perfect comeback track. If this song is any indication as to how the rest of the upcoming album, then it’s sure to be a strong return for every rocker’s favorite rapper. “Really Doe” is available for streaming below and Atrocity Exhibition will be available for purchase and streaming on September…Continue
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How exactly did Rock & Roll, the creative offspring of a black man named Chuck Berry, become whitewashed in the span of a decade? That is the equation that drove Jack Hamilton, a professor at the University of Virginia and Slate music critic, to write his new book Just Around Midnight. In an interview with Pitchfork, Hamilton asks, “Why do we ensconce this band in the genre of rock music? You hear them on classic rock stations all the time in the 21st…Continue
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Sea Sharp is an American poet of color who immigrated to England in 2012 as an alleged "refugee of Kansas." Sharp is a self-taught hula hoop dancer with tattoos, piercings, and semi-freeform locs.
As a Kansas State University graduate with qualifications in Creative Writing, Literature, Theatre, and Women's Studies, Sharp is a Pushcart Prize nominee, winner of the Prairie Seed Poetry Prize 2015/16 (judged by Debra Marquart), and has upcoming or published poems…
Added by Robust on August 23, 2016 at 7:17pm — No Comments
My name is Jordan. I'm black, I'm queer, I'm a punk and I'm a vegan.
I'm also a drummer. My band is called Roadkill. We're punk and emphasize animal rights and veganism in our music.
I went vegetarian when I was 15 in 2012. I watched Paul McCartney's "If Slaughterhouses Had Glass Walls" video on YouTube which highlights the ethical side of vegetarianism. I went vegetarian immediately but was conscious that I wanted to go vegan because the video touched on…
Added by Robust on August 16, 2016 at 7:23pm — No Comments
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
Added by Robust on March 8, 2016 at 1:44pm — No Comments
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 (…
Added by Damien Nova on March 4, 2016 at 1:58pm — No Comments
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
Added by Robust on February 23, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments
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
Added by Sound Check on February 19, 2016 at 4:22pm — No Comments
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
Added by Sound Check on January 29, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
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
Added by Sound Check on January 12, 2016 at 5:37pm — No Comments
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…
Added by Sound Check on January 11, 2016 at 5:04pm — No Comments
"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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