We watched Mos Def watch tv on ustream Friday night, and channel flipping inevitably ended up on the DualSaw commercial starring Billy Mays. This was at like 5am on DeLaSoul's dugout on and now today we hear the Oxiclean spokeman is no longer with us. Billy Mays dead at 50. ...
Posted On Friday, June 26, 2009 By missfrolab. Under Fro Related, History, Music Tags: afro, fro, frolab, michael jackson, photo, photos, pictures, RIP, the fro years, wallpaper, young michael jackson
I thought it fitting that we here at Frolab spray some sheen on the "pre-Jheri era" and honor the years that young Michael Jackson rocked that amazing afro. He had such a pure smile and listening to his voice over the last day reminds us that they'll never be another! We've ...
Posted On Thursday, June 25, 2009 By missfrolab. Under afromentals, History, LA, Music Tags: michael jackson
Michael Jackson passed away today at the age of 50. Listen to this hour mix of Michael Jackson & Prince hits by DJ Spinna for his Soulslam x Operation Hot Combs takeover, from last year on DJ Jamad's Afromentals Radio: download (CTRL+click to download mp3) also download DJ Jaycee Presents Michael Jackson ...
Posted On Thursday, June 25, 2009 By visionist. Under Africa, Culture Capture Champs, Frolaborators, Music Tags: Damien Jr, nabil elderkin, nas
Heard a few dope tracks from this album. A summer cop for sure. Shouts out to our boy Nabil for the video & HVW8 on the cover art. NAS & DAMIAN "JR GONG" MARLEY DISTANT RELATIVES preview from nabil elderkin on Vimeo.
Posted On Thursday, June 25, 2009 By missfrolab. Under Africa, Design, Fro Related, Frolaborators Tags: afro, afro coffee, branding, cape town, Design, graphic design, packaging, south africa
Brilliant design first drew me in after seeing a image of the packaging on the fun inspriation site "le coil" and I had to find out more! (Wine box radio that really works!) Afro Coffee is a beautifully branded coffee and tea cafe with its flagship location in Salzburg South Africa and ...
Posted On Wednesday, June 24, 2009 By visionist. Under Atlanta, Frolaborators, LA, Music Tags: pac div, Pacfic Division, Senor Kaos, smoking section, the kaos effect
Frolab Favs! Atl's Next Up! Senor Kaos - "Wake Up Time" (Remix) from The Smoking Section on Vimeo. Catch more of Senor Kaos over at Smoking Section
Posted On Tuesday, June 23, 2009 By missfrolab. Under Afronistas, History, Photography Tags: afro, afronista, afros, fro, girl, gordon parks, ladies, magnum photos, women
A FB friend shared this with me and it was very postworthy... Check out these captures of classic afronistas of days past from the Magnum Photos vaults. NEW YORK CITY—In Harlem, Arlene Hawkins with afro puffs, 1968. © Eve Arnold / Magnum Photos ALGIERS, Algeria—The wife of Eldridge Cleaver, Kathleen, also an active ...
Posted On Tuesday, June 23, 2009 By visionist. Under ArtToyz&VidGames, LA, Nonstop Sports Tags: EA Sports, fight night round 4, Major Dc, Mike tyson, Sergio Mora, Sugar Shane Mosley
So my man Dukki (MajorDC/ EA) hits me on twitter to invite me to the launch party for Fight Night yesterday. I have not been to an EA event since leaving my gig with them two years ago to move to LA. Let me just say the events here in ...
Posted On Monday, June 22, 2009 By visionist. Under afromentals, Concerts, Culture Capture Champs, History, Music, Sharing Tags: Culture Capture Champs, Elzhi, j dilla, Nonstop MovieWorks, Scrap Dirty, slum village, T3
Loves me some Slum Vill and you will too after you listen to this collection of Dilla & SV classics. DOWNLOAD THE MIX HERE Culture Capture Champs x Slum Village circa 2003 "Fall in Love" Live