Daily Archives: August 22, 2016
Afropunk’s annual festival is taking place in Brooklyn again this year and the festival is taking place August 27th and 28th. The After Dark series will begin Thursday (August 25th) evening and end on Monday, August 29th. Saturday night Nikki Giovanni will read poetry and Saul Williams is the host. The Gza will perform with DJ Premier Saturday night at a secret location and Angelo Moore is the host. There will be a dance party, a Black party, a performance from Laura Mvula among the many events. See the full After Dark list of events here.
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Tayla is a UK native and her “Call Me Danger” single pulls from ’80’s synth-heavy R&B and R&B/pop of the 2000’s. According to Tayla: “Call Me Danger’ is about feeling 100% confident and not giving a flying fuck about what anyone else thinks. Going out, having your look on point, feeling killer sexy and having the attitude to back it up.”
Author Terry E. Hill Says Vote “The Committee” Relaunches Novel about The First Black Female President With a Twitter Election Campaign & Book Trailer
Frank Ocean stirred the internet with the internet streams on his website and then he released his visual album Endless. This past weekend he followed-up Endless with his Blonde album. Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar and Beyonce are some of the artists who appear on the album. Blonde is the new name for the album previously titled Boys Don’t Cry.