Daily Archives: February 22, 2010

Sweet Sweetback’s Badasssss Song Live In Paris With Burnt Sugar

Melvin Van Peebles has turned his pioneering independent Black film into a musical with Greg Tate’s organized noise machine Burnt Sugar The Arkestra Chamber. Peebles wants people to wake back up and take not of the same color issues that were going on in America when the movie came out that still live today. Maybe he needs to bring it back to Detroit since that was one of the two cities where it ran upon debut because Detroit still carries the spirit of apartheid where whites believe the worst stereotypes about Blacks are “natural realities” in a post-racial world. In other words because the ex mayor is a troubled Black man all Black men from Detroit are troubled men.



Ledisi-Higher Than This

It’s about time Verve/Universal spent some money to promote this nice upbeat album. This second single is produced by Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Jim Q. Wright and Ledisi. The album was released August 18th but they are just now releasing her second video look below for the first one for “Goin’ Thru Changes.”