Tag: hip hop

Podcast: Shaanan Streett by Hadag Nahash talks about music, words and dreams

Welcome to Times Will Tell, The Times of Israel’s weekly podcast. This week we speak to Israeli rap impresario Shaanan Streett, founding member of hip hop/funk group Hadag Nahash, who is currently celebrating his 25th birthday. During our conversation in Streett’s studio in Jerusalem, we discuss what it’s like to reach that career pinnacle, looking […]

Buku Music Festival 2022 | Programming | Tickets | Schedule | Appointment

BUKU Music Festival 2022 is a New Orleans-based show/festival at Mardi Gras World, featuring EDM, hip-hop and indie rock programming. The festival calls itself a “vibrant music and arts festival meets underground warehouse party celebrating New Orleans’ progressive subculture.” It looks wild. Tickets for the Buku Music Festival 2022 are on sale. Click on the […]

Birmingham’s best venues for live music and partying until the wee hours

After two years of Covid misery, the Brummies are finally ready to party! Earlier this month a club goer shared a video of a flash mob style dancing and singing in the city which breaks out completely randomly due to street musicians performing Killing Me Softly on the street . Read more:Birmingham hailed the ‘best […]

Pulse Music’s Josh Abraham on LACMA Art Exhibit – The Hollywood Reporter

The new exhibition Artists Inspired by Music: Interscope Reimagined – which has its final weekend at LACMA February 11-13 – is a colorful and boisterous collection of original works by artists such as Lauren Halsey, Damien Hirst and Cecily Brown performing the music and image of Interscope artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Eminem and Billie […]

Arts, Beats + Lyrics brings its celebration of urban art, music and cocktails to Seattle

The people behind Arts, Beats + Lyrics know that an artificial distinction between high art and pop culture creates barriers for non-traditional artists. So they created an exhibition of urban art and music to connect grateful audiences with creative, individualistic artists whose work rarely appears in museums. “It’s not just visual art, it’s a whole […]

New Music-Inspired Exhibit Will Liven Up Austin’s Central Library

Another year begins and another cultural connection is made by the Austin Public Library, one of Austin’s most consistent supporters of local culture. This time it’s about rhythm – street art, hip-hop, jazz and punk – as Austin painter and muralist Kel Brown feels. According to Brown, it’s about “maintaining inner peace in times of […]

BUKU Music + Art Project Announces Music Lineup to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – BUKU Music + Art Project, New Orleans’ cutting-edge boutique music festival, has announced the lineup for its highly anticipated return to the Big Easy on March 25-26, 2022. he beloved event and first show since 2019, dedicated fans of the festival will finally have the chance to return to BUKU’s […]

NC A&T teachers create a place for hip-hop culture | Music

Xavier Carrington, a graphic designer, painted portraits of artists such as The Notorious BIG, Queen Latifah and Radio Raheem from the movie “Do the Right Thing”. Hooker found posters of stars such as Donna Summer and even the Beatles. Terrance McAdoo chats with co-host Ernest Hooker. KENNETH FERRIERA, LEE JOURNALS The space displays items such […]

Side by Side: Discover the Common Ground Between Sound and Design at the Design Museum of Chicago

“All Together Now: Sound × Design”, courtesy of the Design Museum of Chicago Isn’t a book or a publication as tied to time and sequence as a symphony in three movements? Doesn’t a duet between voice and piano contain two distinct colors which, when combined, create an entirely new hue? The Design Museum of Chicago […]

Bangkok’s underground music tribes take to the streets in surprise shows on Sundays

The show is about to begin. Its location is public. Its location is secret. PA equipment and instruments are strewn about as musicians set things up. Their power supply is limited, so they’re hoping the batteries won’t run out before all four groups are done playing. Attendees were informed that the show starts at 3 […]

BUKU Music + Art Project announces its musical programming on the occasion of its 10th anniversary

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – BUKU Music + Art Project, New Orleans’ cutting-edge music festival, has announced the lineup for its highly anticipated return to the Big Easy on March 25-26, 2022. 10th Anniversary Celebration anniversary of the beloved event and the first show since 2019, dedicated festival fans will finally have the chance to […]

Music and culture critic Greg Tate has died aged 64

Greg Tate, a music and cultural critic who elevated hip-hop as a cultural phenomenon worthy of the kind of respect and admiration jazz received, has passed away. He was 64 years old. Laura Sell, spokesperson for Duke University Press, which published Tate’s “Flyboy 2: Reader Greg Tate” in 2016, confirmed his death on Tuesday. The […]

Fab 5 Freddy is our Music Director from December 2021 / January 2022

IDRIS TALIB SALOMON The hip-hop and street-art pioneer was an integral part of the downtown New York City creative scene in the ’70s and’ 80s, performing alongside Afrika Bambaataa and Rock Steady Crew and featuring Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring among his closest contemporaries and collaborators. . Inspired by Andy Warhol, Brathwaite and his friends […]

Nas’ documentary “Video Music Box” to launch Showtime’s “Hip-Hop 50” – VIBE.com

Rap icon Nas has taken the director’s chair with the upcoming release of Video music box, a documentary to kick off SHOWTIME’s three-year list Hip-hop 50 programming on December 3. The film, which covers the legacy of the pioneering rap music video show and creator and host Ralph “Uncle Ralph” McDaniels, will provide a glimpse […]

Dregg and Nerve go wild in music video for latest single “Beta Gods”

Melbourne-based nu-metal band Dregg have released a new music video for their latest single, “Beta Gods”, featuring rapper Nerve. In signature Dregg style, the vicious cut – which dropped on October 27 – fuses roaring guitars and fierce screams with a propulsive electronic beat and rapped verses, oscillating between their metalcore and hip-hop influences. Nerve’s […]

Concert hall at former Detroit hip-hop-linked Chinese restaurant clears Historic District commission

Click to enlarge Courtesy of MeanRed Productions An architectural rendering proposes to transform Stanley’s Mannia Café in Detroit, long abandoned, into a concert hall. Stanley’s abandoned, graffiti-covered Chinese restaurant Mannia Café in Detroit’s Milwaukee Junction neighborhood has seen better days, but even in its dilapidated state, it remains one of the city’s architectural gems. The […]

Ed Sheeran Wins Best Artist Award as MTV Europe Music Awards Return to Live Format

K-pop stars BTS also won four awards at the event, which showed solidarity with Hungary’s LGBTQ + community. English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran won Best Artist and Best Song for “Bad Habits,” while K-pop stars BTS took home four awards at MTV’s Europe Music Awards, which are revenue as an in-person event after a 2020 virtual […]

“Seen by everyone, belonging to no one” – St. Louis Jewish Light

By Nancy Kranzberg, special for the Jewish light of St. LouisNovember 7, 2021 Paint Louis, an annual global community event, recently took place along the sea walls of downtown St. Louis. It brought together graffiti artists and street artists from all over the world to paint, breakdance, and do hip hop and rap. There were […]

Free you! New music festival to “hug, dance freely” – The Free Weekly

BECCA MARTIN-BROWN [email protected] The pandemic has been tough on everyone in one way or another, but arguably no one more than the performers. Rochelle Bradshaw and Hypnotion will star at the Live Free Music and Arts Festival on October 23 at Prairie Street Live in Fayetteville. (Courtesy photo) “Not touring or performing in the country […]

Treefort Music Festival Rocks On With Strict Pandemic Guidelines – The Daily Utah Chronicle

Local art at Treefort in Boise, Idaho, 2021 (Photo by Paige Gardner | The Daily Utah Chronicle) After more than a year of waiting, Treefort Music Festival is finally back in Boise, Idaho. With company pandemic restrictions as Idaho hospitals become more and more outdated Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases, Treefort has gone […]

San Diego Weekend Artistic Events: Carlsbad Music Festival, LITVAKdance, Janis Jones and Jam Diego

This Weekend in the Arts: Dance, Art and Music in the Garden, a three-day outdoor music festival, art from plastics in the ocean, and live graffiti with a silent disco. Credit: Courtesy Arooj Aftab Above: Detail of the cover of Arooj Aftab’s “Vulture Prince” album. Aftab performs at the Carlsbad Music Festival on Sunday August […]

Summer Music: Artistic DJ is a mainstay of the San Diego hip-hop scene

Listen to the podcast episode The KPBS Summer Music Series continues with Artistic DJ, considered an architect of the local hip-hop scene. DJ Artistique organizes and produces events, makes room for emerging artists and is … Continue reading → Issued: August 26, 2021 | + Subscribe to this podcast In a new episode of our […]

Hip-hop vacation marks a turning point in the education of a musical form that began at a back-to-school party in the Bronx

Whenever I teach hip-hop classes at the University of Virginia, I give a brief overview of the origins of hip-hop music. One of the important dates I use is August 11, 1973. That’s when DJ Kool Herc, who was 18 at the time, started a “Back To School Jam” for his sister. Cindy in the […]

Recycled products turned into capes for design competition – Orange County Register

Remember how wearing your pajamas all day, everyday became a thing during the coronavirus pandemic for many people stuck at home whether they are working or not? This sartorial state inspired the theme of a design competition called “The Cocoon Cloak” sponsored by artist and fashion jewelry designer Judith Hendler in partnership with the Huntington […]

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