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!
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