Monthly Archives: September 2010

MP3: Nottz – “Dontcha Wanna Be (My Neighbor) Feat. Asher Roth & Colin Munroe

Nottz has a new track with Asher Roth and Colin Munroe as part of the building anticipation for his album that drops October 12th. Download “Dontcha Wanna Be (My Neighbor.)”

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Sade To Tour North America

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The queen of jazzy cool R&B is hitting the road October 16th to start her first North American tour in ten years. Tickets can be purchased at the Live Nation site. Sade’s chillout music on tour is greatly appreciated right now because of all the stress in America.

06/16 Baltimore, MD – 1st Mariner Arena (on sale 10/16)

06/19 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Arena (on sale 10/18)

06/21 Uniondale, NY – Nassau Coliseum (on sale 10/18)

06/24 East Rutherford, NJ – Izod Center (on sale 10/18)

06/28 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre (on sale 10/16)

06/30 Montreal, QC – Bell Centre (on sale 10/16)

07/06 Boston, MA – TD Garden (on sale 10/18)

08/05 Chicago, IL – United Center (on sale 10/18)

08/19 Los Angeles, CA – Staples Center (on sale 10/18)

08/30 Anaheim, CA – Honda Center (on sale 10/18)

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GTO & The BRC Orchestra-Galaxy-Bryant Park, NYC 9-17-10

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The Black Rock Coalition Orchestra did a tribute to War in New York City’s Bryant Park and thankfully they recorded it for those of us not able to attend. Here is their version of “Galaxy.”

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Afro-Punk Star Tamar-kali talks Black Rock Music w/ NPR, Wall Street Journal & Dr. Michael Eric Dyson

(Los Angeles, California – September 29, 2010) Tamar-kali’s hard-rocking brand of outsider art leaped from every track on her 2005 solo EP, Geechee Goddess Hardcore Warrior Soul, enchanting listeners with its melody, while delivering a swift kick to the gut with its incisive emotional core. Five years later her first full-length release, Black Bottom, packs an even harder punch as audiences are invited to gaze deeper into the mind of a woman who refers to her music as “classical experimental” and “aggressive melodic rock.” She says, “I believe that the ‘Black Rock’ label is another obstacle for artists like myself. For all intents and purposes it continues to marginalize black artists to a group defined by race as opposed to genre.”

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Mixtape: A3C Partners With SMKA For Part One Of Official 2010 A3C Mixtape + New Showcase Announcements

(September 29, 2010 – Brooklyn, NY) The 2010 A3C Hip-Hop Festival is fast approaching. Kicking off Thursday, October 7th, the two-night, three-day festival will feature a number of exciting panel discussions and performances from a who’s-who of rappers — legends and up-and-comers, alike, will be rounding out the festival’s performance schedule.

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