[youtube id=”PjAfVHSeIvY”] New York graffiti artist, philosopher and hip-hop pioneer Rammellzee is explored in a new documentary from director Oscar Boyson. Red Bull Arts New York debuted the film today at the end of their month-long music festival. Rammellzee created Gothic Futurism which was his beliefs about the evolution of language.Continue Reading

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The producer, musician, and arranger is famous for helping Al Green find his sound on the Hi Records sessions and shaping Memphis soul. He also worked as a trumpet player and bandleader with minor R&B hits like “Soul Serenade” before Hi Records. 1. Willie Mitchell [youtube]tQh-_llN_UY[/youtube] Drummer and baritone forContinue Reading

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Pioneering graffiti artist and rapper Rammellzee passed yesterday in his native Far Rockaway, New York. He was one of the early writers to tag the NYC subway trains and he he built a philosophy called Gothic Futurism that was designed to free letters from their Western colonization. He made iconicContinue Reading

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