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Saul Williams Neptune Frost

Saul Williams’ Afro sci-fi flick Neptune Frost is making its rounds in national theatres. The anti-authoritarian story takes place in Burundi where a bunch of coltan miners turn into computer hacker rebels and challenge the forces exploiting the region. It’s actually a filmed musical designed to motivate the masses intoContinue Reading

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The Fugees

The Fugees were in their moment when a song written for Spike Lee’s Clockers was transformed into “Fu-Gee-La.” The lead single from their sophomore album The Score was the first sign that things had changed for them because Blunted On Reality didn’t show attract the same notice. Producer Salaam Remi cleverlyContinue Reading

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