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Monthly archive May, 2009

Obama’s Date Night in NYC!

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NYC: 5/30 Mos Def & Talib Kweli are...BLACKSTAR Live@Nokia

NYC: 5/30 Mos Def & Talib Kweli are…BLACKSTAR Live@Nokia

New Yorkers get a treat on Saturday night as Brooklyns finest Mos Def & Talib Kweli re-unite as Black Star on stage for not one but two shows in one night. What a way to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of such a classic album by rockin the whole album live. J.Rocc from the Worlds...

UCLA Jazzfest Frospottings…

@fatbellybella + @FROLAB Saul Williams See all the fros here! Tweet
Spoiler Alert! Mos Def Inlay Art, Snippets + Tracklisting

Spoiler Alert! Mos Def Inlay Art, Snippets + Tracklisting

For those of you who didn’t come listen to the album last weekend with the man himself, someone has gathered all the 30 second preview clips from the Amazon mp3 preorder page into 1 sampler mp3 to wet the appetites of those so ECSTATIC you just can’t wait! DOWNLOAD: Mos Def – The Ecstatic (Album...

UCLA Jazzfest Frotos…De La Soul/ Erykah Badu

Here are some frotos from this years event. We rolled with De La so we only caught the end of Leela James Next up was the three man crew from Long Island… De La Soul!!!!!!!!!! And to close out day one fatbellybella aka Ms Badu More Frotos Here Tweet
LA: Tonite Jay $tay Paid...Release Party

LA: Tonite Jay $tay Paid…Release Party

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ShuChef: Fresh Selects… Nike Footscapes & Woven Footscapes

Just a little appreciation for the most comfy shoes in the closet! And these babys bout to drop soon! Via Hype/High/Sneaker Freaker: Hiroshi Fujiwara x Nike Air Footscape Preview by L.A. Ruano, May 26, 2009 Having seen early samples of Hiroshi Fujiwara’s latest endeavor alongside Nike some months back, SneakerFreaker #15 unveils a closer look...

Green Lantern!

So there have been many rumors about a pending Green Lantern Movie. With all the superhero movies this is a classic character that I think everyone knows. Along the rumor route it’s been said that Common is expected to play Green Lantern John Stewart in an up-coming Justice League movie. As with all things rumor...

Five years a Fro, but a fro no mo…

If you MUST cut your fro, make a charitable event out of it! Here’s a textbook case of “frolanthropy!” (Moms is a bit TOO happy to be cuttin her son’s amazing fro!) See article here. Tweet

FROBACK: Happy Birthday Lauryn Hill!

Today’s the legendary afronista Lauryn Hill’s birthday! Hope all’s good Ms. Hill and really hope to hear some music from you soon!! In the meantime, here’s a Froback to the The Fugees live performance of “Killing Me Softly” with OG afronista Roberta Flack. Tweet

LA: TOMORROW! HAPPY FEET w/ Bobbito, Rich Medina & Rashida!

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Gold & Silver Handmade Afro Picks!

Gold & Silver Handmade Afro Picks!

Because your fro deserves the best!! These gold- and silver-plated afro picks from Social Creatures are “made from cutlery grade aluminum and buffed to a high polish to help them negotiate the tighter curls. The handles are ornately embossed in the style of European trinkets.” Each comb is made to order and bespoke etching available....