Sunday night Centric TV aired this documentary on Heavy D. If you didn’t see it this is a chance to view the story of a hip-hop and New Jack Swing pioneer. Know your history!
Daily Archives: February 28, 2012
New York’s Knitting Factory Records presents the release of Live In Detroit, 1986, the first new Fela Kuti material to be issued since his final studio album, Underground System, in 1992. Recorded live at the Fox Theater in Detroit in November 1986, the concert marked a triumphant return to the USA for Fela. He had tried to leave Nigeria to tour the States two years earlier before being arrested and imprisoned on dubious charges of “currency trafficking”. An Amnesty International campaign helped secure his release in April 1986 and, just two months later, he appeared on stage as part of Amnesty’s Conspiracy Of Hope American tour.
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Georgia Anne Muldrow’s video for “Seeds” is a dedication to children and the images showcase the music making process as well as her placement in outdoor scenes.
Detroit producer Apollo Brown and legendary New York heavyweight OC are teaming up for their upcoming joint album Trophies, out via Mello Music Group on May 1st.DJ Premier debuted the first song “Prove Me Wrong” off of Trophies on his Sirius Satellite Show on Saturday night. For those who missed it, check out the radio rip free download below.