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Music 

JANELLE MONAE: THE ELECTRIC LADY

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The intro sounds like the opening of an action film and it gave me an idea that the Electric Lady is some type of super heroine. Continue reading

Music 

REPORTING LIVE: ERYKAH BADU @ HOUSE OF BLUES 3.3.13

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She is a woman who celebrates her beauty, and will curtly dismiss anyone who doesn’t appreciate it. Continue reading

Music 

FIVE ELEMENTS: FLYING LOTUS’S COSMIC QUIET

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Flying Lotus doesn’t disappoint and his latest is no exception. Take a trip into a world of wide-eyed wonder, soundtracked by impeccable beats. Continue reading

Film 

DIG THAT: THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975

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As I learned, Sweden was very critical of the American government’s actions during the Civil Rights Movement and the Vietnam War. On Scandinavia’s SBS news station, Swedish publishers would comment on how many tons of bombs were dropped that day, refusing to encourage their populace to stand behind an unjust foreign war. Continue reading