Gregory Porter often talked in terms of his music being “organic.” This reporter couldn’t and wouldn’t let him escape without a full explanation of what he meant by that term.
Over the past 15 years, Just Blaze has become a fixture in Hip-Hop music and culture. He began producing for well-known artists in the late 1990s, leading to a breakout role in producing the majority of Jay-Z’s The Dynasty: Roc La Familia and his … Read More
Your work fascinates me, Laurence, because it is so strong in history. It brings what was into now, but that history is not always appreciated.
“Your reading is dead on, Barbara. The reason why I’m interested in African American history is because our tales are not told. I was just talking on the phone with a friend and we were amazed that Prince and Michael Jackson coexisted at the same time, doing all of the fantastic music and creating music at the same time. Our artistry and our stories are always being separated out.”
May 25, 2016 • 7pm – 9pm BRIC House Stoop 647 Fulton Street (Enter on Rockwell Place) Brooklyn Free screenings and conversation at BRIC House. BRIC FLIX offers premieres, shorts, new media projects and web series that all reflect the diversity … Read More
May 14, 2016 • 2 – 3:30pm Weeksville Heritage Center 158 Buffalo Avenue Brooklyn Brooklyn Free Speech, a New York Emmy-nominated community television network, presents B Scene— a free, film and TV viewing series that aims to amplify the voices of Brooklyn Free … Read More
Alex Harsley—4th Street Photography Gallery Photographer Extraordinaire. Videographer. Artist. Philosopher. Mentor. Whatever Mr. Alex Harsley does, he does exceptionally well. And I might add, with distinction and unfaltering skill. I met the legendary Mr. Harsley on a picture perfect day … Read More
April 2, 2016, All Day BRIC Arts / Media House 647 Fulton Street ( 718) 683-5600 Brooklyn BRIC’s 3rd Annual B Free Awards will celebrate the diversity and excellence in Brooklyn Free Speech television programming. The awards will be presented to a … Read More