Q-Tip is scheduled to give a single sold-out reading of Nelson George’s Miles Davis screenplay My Funny Valentine at Joe’s Pub in New York City. The legendary rapper previously spoke with XXL about reading the script for the first time in front of Davis’s family and friends seven years ago.
[youtube id=”ZBzhoccngFE”] James Mtume talks to Nelson George about working with Miles Davis during the On The Corner sessions. He shares the things that Davis taught him about changing bands, his changing technique and how the jazz world responded to the electronic sound of On The Corner. Hip-Hop fans know
[youtube id=”m3oqtijIEAA”] Tomorrow HBO will air the Dee Rees’directed Bessie, starring Queen Latifah as the late blues queen Bessie Smith. In this short video Nelson George narrates the lineage of Bessie Smith’s influence on popular music. Bessie airs tomorrow night on HBO at 8PM EST. Related posts: Media Questions Of