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Saturday, June 18th, 2011

Free Fort Greene

My neighborhood Fort Greene in Brooklyn, one of the oldest in the borough, is changing beyond recognition, but we still have the annual Fort Greene Festival on Saturday, June 25. This year’s headliner: Mos Def (above with Talib Kweli in the video for “History”). And if that’s not sick, the annual Afropunk Festival (this year

Friday, February 5th, 2010

Afropunk Style Tribe

Style Savage.

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

FELA KUTI IS COMING TO BROADWAY

“Fela!,” the Bill T. Jones musical about the life of the Nigerian Afrobeat king, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, is opening on Broadway on October 19. I had tickets during the show’s short Off-Broadway run last year, but on...

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

Music Break / Tamar Kali’s “Boot”

I missed Tamar Kali‘s set at this year’s edition of Afropunk in Brooklyn, so this video for her single “Boot” will have to do. (Here’s a link to outtakes featuring Tamar Kali from the film, “Afropunk,” in...