The Day After The Sabbath 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! 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
Jeru the Damaja Early life and career Jeru the Damaja was born February 14, 1972, in Brooklyn, New York, and spent his early years in the borough's East New York neighborhood, where he began rhyming at block parties as a youth. He first showcased his hardcore Brooklyn style to audiences on "I'm the Man," a track from Gang Starr's 1992 album Daily Operation. The following year he released his first single, "Come Clean," which was produced by DJ Premier and became an instant underground hit. Career He went missing from the scene until 1999, when he released his third album, Heroz4Hire, released together with Mizmarvel, which was his first album under his then-newly created KnowSavage Records. Discography References ^ Jump up to: a b "The Greatest Hip-Hop Albums of all Time - Top 100 Rap/Hip-Hop Albums". External links
Top 10 Metal Scenes In America By Brandon Ringo 10. Little Rock, AR Little Rock isn’t the kind of town that’s associated with heavy metal very often. However, thanks to heavy-hitting bands like Rwake and Pallbearer, as well as Iron Tongue, Deadbird, Seahag and many more, the scene has been flourishing as of late and Downtown Music Hall is a fantastic place to catch a show. Venues: www.downtownmusichall.com | www.revroom.comwww.juanitas.com | www.stickyfingerz.com
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.
LaDIYfest Berlin Sister Outsider Headbanger On Being a Black Feminist Metalhead I'm not sure exactly when or how it happened, but at some point in my childhood I began to think I was a white guy trapped in the body of a black girl. And not just any white guy, either—a guitar player in a heavy-metal band. Ok, stop laughing. It's no joke. I'm a black female metalhead. Over the next few years, I embraced my heavy metal destiny. But in the early '80s, some of us kids in the 'hood did listen to metal. I buried my metal affection at first, not wanting to seem like too much of a freak to my friends, sneaking Metallica songs in between Salt 'N Pepa and Digital Underground on mix tapes. And yet I think that contradiction was what appealed to me in the first place. And so it went for a couple of years—maintaining the dual identity of regular high-school student by day, hard-rockin' metalhead by night—but I felt pretty isolated. By sophomore year, I had encountered some kindred spirits. I can buy that. But metal did empower me.
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.
RADIO METAL Functional Rubbish 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. 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.” Everything But the Burden is a cogent and important collection of essays which address, with searing honesty, the racial exchanges and dilemmas which face contemporary America. TABLE OF CONTENTS:1.
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