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Beyoncé and Kendrick Take ‘FREEDOM’ to a New Level. You HAVE to see this live footage of John Lee Hooker from 1970. Really. Just drop what you’re doing. You HAVE to see this live footage of John Lee Hooker from 1970. Really. Just drop what you’re doing. Early ‘70s Detroiters were fortunate to have a still-thriving auto industry, the Motown scene, tons of badass underground rock bands, and on top of all that, they had WABX’s music TV show Detroit Tubeworks. That awesome footage you’ve seen a million times of Captain Beefheart doing “Woe-Is-Uh-Me-Bop” is from that show, as is approximately a shit-ton of other brilliant material from the post-hippie/pre-punk era. Perfect Sound Forever has a great post about the show’s history. Tubeworks was one monster of a music TV show. These shows were (and are) mean enough to make the entire staff and stockholders of both MTV and VH-1 start crying and hide in the bathroom.

Over the weekend, the Detroit alt-weekly Metro Times dug up some incredible footage from Tubeworks of none other than the man who brought electric guitar to Delta blues and brought Delta blues to Detroit, John Lee Hooker. Chicago shedd part2 Percy and Rob on guitar. $1.4M For Woman Injured By Fishbone Stage-Dive. A woman who broke her skull and collarbone when the lead singer of Fishbone dived from a Philadelphia stage has been awarded $1.4 million in her lawsuit against the band.

A federal judge found that Fishbone’s Angelo “Dr. Madd Vibe” Moore has shown little remorse and hasn’t stopped stage-diving despite frequent injuries to concert-goers. Kimberly Myers, of Voorhees, N.J., was injured during a performance at WXPN’s World Cafe Live in February 2010. She lost consciousness when she was knocked to the floor, yet the band “continued to perform as if nothing had happened,” U.S.

District Judge Jan DuBois wrote in Wednesday’s ruling. The award, first reported Thursday by The Legal Intelligencer, includes $1.1 million in compensatory damages against Moore and his band and business partner, bassist John Norwood Fisher. Moore was also ordered to pay $250,000 in punitive damages. “Moore testified that every couple of months an ambulance is called to the concert venue,” DuBois wrote. A TRIBUTE TO DARK SIDE OF THE MOON "Us And Them"

Eric McFadden, Stephen Perkins, Norwood Fisher, Blackbyrd McKnight. R.I.P. Sekou Sundiata (Strictly Old School: Gregory Lewis on black culture and politics | Sun-Sentinel Blogs) Sekou Sundiata, as we used to say back in the old school days, was a down soul brother. He was a man who took his art and his blackness seriously. In his art, he explored what it meant to be black. He died July 18 in New York. He was 58. His artistry could not be boxed into a genre. Born Robert Franklin Feaster in Harlem on Aug. 22, 1948, he broke new ground in the arts in 1976 when he directed a group of poets, musicians and dancers into a project that comemorated 100 years of black struggle for freedom and human rights. The Sounds of the memory of Many Living People (1863-1876/1963-1976) was a phenomenal work of Performance Poetry that in many way anticipated hip hop and spoken word. His other works included Udu, a staged oratorio about blessing the boats, a one-man show inspired by Mr.

His activism began before his art became known. On recent years Sundiate appeared on on Russell Simmon' s Def Poetry Jam on HBO, making him known to a new generation of artists. JT Lewis, Herve Samb & Melvin Gibbs live in Porgy & Bess, Vienna 2009. Lianne La Havas | Forget | A Take Away Show. Burnt Sugar - "Black Cow" AFRO-PUNK - ... the other Black experience. VIDEOS: Tribute To Betty Davis Feat. Tamar-kali, N'Dambi, Joi, KimberlyNichole, Alkebulan & More. Did you miss last week's tribute to Betty Davis at the The Schomburg Center in New York? We told ya you had to be there, but you never listen, naughty punkz! Anyway, luckily some pretty good quality videos of the show surfaced (see below). Performers included many AP members, such as Tamar-kali, N'dambi, KimberlyNichole, Alkebulan, and also Joi, Nucomme & Kat Dyson (show presented by the Black Rock Coalition).

Needless to say, the ladies delivered. Take a look! L C-D Video by Bill Bryant on Vimeo. Views: 216 Tags: Alkebulan, Betty, Black, Coalition, Davis, Dyson, Joi, Kat, Kimberly, N'Dambi, More…Nichole, Numcomme, Rock, Tamar-kali, Tribute. Bold Type: Excerpt by Greg Tate. "Have you forgotten how when we were brought here we lost our religion, our culture, our gods, and many of us by the way act even lost our minds.

" —Minister Louis Farrakhan "The history of the world my sweet is who gets eaten and who gets to eat"—Sweeney Todd by Stephen Sondheim "It's not too good to stay in a white man's country too long"—Mutabartuka he title of this book is a Florence Tate original. Mom once wrote a poem of the same name to decry the longstanding, ongoing, and unarrested theft of African American cultural properties by thieving, flavor-less whitefolk. A poem to point up how Our music, Our fashion, Our hairstyles, Our music, Our dances, Our anatomical traits, Our bodies Our Soul was still considered ever ripe for the plucking and the biting by the same crafty devils who brought you the African slave trade and the Middle Passage.

There is a panopticon effect being generated here. Bold Type: Essay by Carl Hancock Rux. "Wearing visors, sunglasses And disguises Cause my split personality Is having an identity crisis" —Eminem from "Low, Down, Dirty""There is a zone of non-being, An extraordinary sterile and arid region, An utterly naked declivity where an authentic Upheaval can be born. In most cases the Black man lacks the advantage Of being able to accomplish this descent Into a real hell. " —Frantz Fanon from "Black Skin, White Masks" 1. The Revenge of Pentheus Pentheus, the protagonists of Euripides' The Bacchae, was a young moralist and anarchical warrior who sought to abolish the worship of Dionysus (God of tradition, or perhaps better said...God of the re-cyclical, who causes the loss of individual identity in the uncontrollable chaotic eruption of ritualistic possession). Historically, academics have neatly interpreted the characters of The Bacchae as belonging to themes of good vs. evil, rational vs. reason, nobility vs. paganism. 2.

Eminem a.k.a. Allegedly, Dr. C. 3. Random House, Inc. Academic Resources | Everything But the Burden by Edited by Greg Tate. Written by Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages Publisher: Broadway Books On Sale: September 9, 2003 Price: $19.00 ISBN: 978-0-7679-1497-0 (0-7679-1497-X) Also available as an eBook. about this book Following the trail blazed by Norman Mailer’s controversial essay “The White Negro,” Everything but the Burden brings together voices from music, popular culture, the literary world, and the media speaking about how from Brooklyn to the Badlands white people are co-opting black styles of music, dance, dress, and slang. In this collection, the essayists examine how whites seem to be taking on, as editor Greg Tate’s mother used to tell him, “everything but the burden”–from fetishizing black athletes to spinning the ghetto lifestyle into a glamorous commodity.

Among the book’s twelve essays are Vernon Reid’s “Steely Dan Understood as the Apotheosis of ‘The White Negro,’” Carl Hancock Rux’s “The Beats: America’s First ‘Wiggas,’” and Greg Tate’s own introductory essay “Nigs ’R Us.” 24-7 SPYZ......JUNGLE BOOGIE. MuthaWit - "Wasted (Fill My House With Salt)" [2011] URB ALT Media. Roughstars 2006 05 13 rubulad. ‪Fishbone - Black Flowers & Swim (1993)‬‏ Fishbone - Black Flowers - une vidéo Musique. ‪editguy666's Channel‬‏ Heavy Metal Be-Bop #4: Interview with Melvin Gibbs. 29 Comments Trackbacks / Pings ArchivesEditor (contact)Doug MooreAssistant Editor (contact)Vanessa SalviaDeputy Editor (contact)Wyatt MarshallDirector of Promotions (contact)Kelly KetteringContent EditorScab CasserolePhoto EditorGreg Cristman Better Tag Cloud. MCRAD YOGA FEST ASBURY PARK,NJ 2. GRITtv: Independent Artists Pushing for Change.

Bernie Worrell & SociaLybrium 02/11/11 on Joe's pub. James Blood's Music Revelation Ensemble - "Street Bride" Bar Kays - You Don't Know Like I Know. Jean-Paul Bourelly. AAAMC_Black_Rock_Discography_Filmography.pdf (application/pdf Object)