TOCA TUES 3 YEAR ANNIVERSARY MONTH! @ SUTRA LOUNGE NYC
OCTOBER 2011 LINE UP!! This Tuesday (October, 18th) we have the one and only STRETCH ARMSTRONG celebrating with us! Also Tony Touch along with resident opener DJ June & my man Butta L holds down the Reggae lounge downstairs!!!
Go here for deets: Toca Tuesdays
We sat down with Kareem Fort on the set of his upcoming documentary DEMOS to find out how the project started and how he’s putting it together.
Featuring artists such as: Talib Kweli, Naughty By Nature, Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Carl Choi, Rapper Big Pooh, Da Beatminerz, Jean Grae, Tony Rock, Asya Shein, Statik Selektah, Dumbfoundead, Mac Miller
Demos is a documentary that was created to educate and inspire the emerging hip-hop independent artist to accelerate their career. Its primary objective is to provide insight on the myriad of ways to establish or further enhance a successful independent music career. Industry veterans along with well established indie artists will share their experiences, advice and techniques providing an invaluable and unprecedented resource for the up and coming artist.
This is part 1 & 2 of a 4 part series directed by Hard Knock Tv’s Nick Huff Barili. Nick has documented the making of Nneka’s new album “Soul is Heavy” over the last year and a half. The four part series is part of a making of the album documentary that will be release with her album…
“95% of what I’m spitting is the truth/ other 5% is story telling, but
shoot/ I’m a real MC and that’s what MC’s do.”- Clif Soulo
He’s from Oakland, a place where you’re either a gangster rapper or a
revolutionary messenger; He’s neither. Instead, he’s a traditional MC.
He’s not a “traditional MC” because of his wordplay, his delivery, or
his references back to the golden era of hip-hop.
Clif Soulo isn’t even a traditional MC because he has tried his hand
at all of the elements of Hip-Hop, only to realize that being an MC is
Clif Soulo is a traditional MC because he is pursuing his dreams. read more …
Straight out of Kafou Haiti, Bennchoumy and The Manifestation or Manifestasyon produce a sound that is a fusion of Haitian rasin (roots), rock, reggae, melodic and hip hop. In Haiti, a manifestation is a march or strike from the people revolting through song against anything or anyone who wants to take away their right to live.
After seeing the video below I gotta say that I’m quite compelled to check them out live.
Lyricist Lounge & Beford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation present Restoration Rocks! on Saturday, October 8, 2011!
Performances by Idle Warship, Pharoahe Monch & Mos Def with the Brooklyn Philharmonic!
For more info go to facebook.com/bedstuyrestoration
Cats & Dogs 9/27…PRE-ORDER HERE: http://bit.ly/oIxgRA