Posts Tagged ‘DJ’

Stevie Wonder in Brooklyn

Stevie Wonder Takes Over Brooklyn

Artists and media makers now have a new home in Brooklyn, The BRIC Arts Media. The $41 million dollar project houses art galleries, studios and a broadcasting center. Last month they celebrated all things Stevie Wonder. Check out all the fun they had below.

Teck Zilla in London

Music Spotlight: 7 Questions with Teck Zilla

Meet Teck Zilla. DJ. Writer. Martial Arts Enthusiast. He’s many things, but I got a chance to speak to him as his role as a music producer. He’s been getting a lot of  play with his groundbreaking audio-documentary series. Navigating unchartered territory,

Afro JETS Club Project

Revolutionary Music and Politics in Africa 101: A Mix by Teck Zilla

Last week I featured an audio-docmentary of Fela Kuti by producer  Teck Zilla. This week I’ll highlight his first audio-documentary track, The Afro J.E.T.S. Club Project. With J.E.T.S. standing for Justice, Equality, Truth, and Sacrifice, Teck features voices who fought for Africa’s liberation. Leaders like Kwame Nkrumah (Ghana’s first president), Nnamdi Azikiwe (Nigeria’s first president) […]

Fela and Ginger Baker

It’s a Felabration, Bitches: An Audio-Documentary

Last year, for Black History Month, I profiled Black American celebrities who traced their African ancestry. This year, still taking it back to Africa, but this time with some great music.  I found a mix, by Nigerian Producer Teck Zilla. Teck Zilla, based in Montreal, teamed up with Society HAE to produce an audio-documentary of […]

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Summertime Afrobeat Mix by DJ Juls

I know, the new Frank Ocean and Nas albums may be playing heavily in your iPods. When you’re ready to give them rest, give DJ Juls Summertime Afrobeat Mix a play.

Afrika 21 The Mixtape vol. 4 SXSW Edition

Afrika 21 The Mixtape Volume 4 – SXSW Edition

The new Afrika 21 Mixtape is out! Created by the global arts an culture platform Society HAE and produced by DJ Frei of the Ahficianados, this volume is the round up of the performers of the All Africa Showcase at the arts, music, and interactive festival SXSW 2012.

DJ Rob Swift in Beijing

Beijing received a treat last week when DJ Rob Swift came to rock live music venue Yugong Yishan. Originally from Queens, NY, Swift was part of the DJ group, The X-ecutioners.

Africa 21 The Mixtape Vol. 2

Society HAE does it again with volume 2 of the Africa 21 mixtape. Produced by DJ Frei of the Ahficianados, the second volume of mixtape continues to highlight the emerging sound coming from the continent. Tracks by Blitz the Ambassador (Ghana), Jean Grae (South Africa), K’naan (Somalia), and Bez (Nigeria) are included. Download the mixtape […]

The Afrika 21 Mixtape

Afrika 21 is a project by lifestyle and culture blog Society HAE which spotlights emerging artists from the African continent in the realms of fashion, music, art, and all things creative. The Afrika 21 Mixtape is produced by Frei of the Ahficiandos and features 21 African pop and hip-hop artists such as Mister Rae (Nigeria), […]

Spotlight: DJ Pete Rock in Beijing

I had an opportunity to interview hip-hop DJ/producer Pete Rock during his first visit to China for culture blog Society HAE. Photo credit: Jasmin Stemmler