Fantastic Negrito Credit: Travis Shinn

Fantastic Negrito’s “Oh Betty” is a compact tale of one part of his family history and today he releases the acoustic version of the song from his White Jesus Black Problems album. Betty was his seventh-generation white indentured servant grandmother in a common-law marriage with his enslaved seventh-generation African-American grandfather.Continue Reading

Fela Red Hot + Riot

Red Hot’s Red Hot + Riot tribute to Fela Kuti marks its 20th anniversary in 2022 and it has a reissue to mark the occasion. Today is World AIDs Day and the recording is now available for the first time on streaming services and has been remastered with two hoursContinue Reading