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Monthly archive March, 2010

PHOTOS: Erykah Badu: New Amerykah Part Two LA Release Show

Check out the slideshow for a sampling of the photos we captured at @fatbellybella aka Erykah Badu’s amazing LA Release show at The El Rey last night! Recap, video clips & more pix to come! Tweet

Erykah Badu on Giles Peterson Radio

Erykah Badu goes back to back with Gilles this week, previewing her new album New Amerykah Part 2 (Return Of The Ankh). Check out the music that she listening to from George Clinton to Lil Wayne, some live impromptu singing & and she returns the favor by leaking an exclusive Jay Electronica cut! She also...
New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh Original Samples

New Amerykah Part Two: Return of the Ankh Original Samples

After giving Erykah Badu’s new album a few days of constant rotation, we definitley need to shout out the production team! She picked some very groovy and soulful beats, the majority with samples but some of the gems are the from the few where the producers DIDN’T sample – especially Georgia Anne Muldrow’s part 2&3...

New music from Martin Luther – “Know Its Me”

Martin Luther tweet-gifted a song last night: “Know Its Me” – enjoy! [display_podcast] DOWNLOAD Visit for updates on his next project. Tweet

Hebru Brantley’s New Works

[issuu viewmode=presentation backgroundcolor=FFFFFF showflipbtn=true autoflip=true autofliptime=6000 documentid=100329235536-f879b10fe3f54327bc69ef10918eca8f docname=hebrubrantley-newworks2010 username=frolab loadinginfotext=Hebru%20Brantley’s%20New%20Works width=580 height=448 unit=%] Check out these new works by artist & frolaborator Hebru Brantley. His current show “Lions Disguised as Lambs” at Pun(c)tuation in Seattle, is open through April 10. Tweet

Frospotted in NYC!

Frolaborator Lara aka “Souluna” was in New York last week and got her frospotting on at the Bevelry Bond 10 Year Anniversary celebration and caught up with Talib Kweli, Michaela Angela Davis, Kofi Taha, DJ Qool Marv and more! Pick Fros Not Fights!™ Tweet
LA: Erykah Badu Official Album Release Party at The El Rey {333}

LA: Erykah Badu Official Album Release Party at The El Rey {333}

LA!!!! Celebrate 333 with Erykah Badu at The El Rey Theater. The Official New Amerykah Part TWO: Return of the Ankh Album Release party w/ J.ROCC, Kutmah, DJ Nobody & a surprise performance by… ??? Buy your $33 Tix Here! Tweet

LA: PARRA’S “YES, YES, YES” – Opening on Thursday 4/1

Yes, Yes, Yes Works of Art by Parra 1 April – 30 April 2010 Opening reception Thursday 1 April 2010 19:00 – 23:00 PST (7-11pm) Project Space 603 North La Brea Avenue Los Angeles CA 90036 +1 323 938 8818 Telephone via husler of culture Tweet

Jill Scott on Essence Cover + Kelis: Acapella {new video}

Jill Scott covers the May edition of Essence Magazine (& she’s reportedly not too happy about the photo but we’re not mad.) She shows the first pictures of new baby Jett and talks to the mag on new music, movies & motherhood: “Ever since I had my son, I feel like there’s a stitch of...

The Fader Interview with Erykah Badu

via The Fader: Last week, the venerable Erykah Badu came through our offices to discuss her amazing new album, New Amerykah Part 2: Return of the Ankh, which drops tomorrow. The former FADER cover star was delightful, funny and wearing a terrific top hat, and discussed the core of her new record, the fact that writer’s...
DJ Jamad: Afromentals “Fro Powah Hour” #3 Listen Now

DJ Jamad: Afromentals “Fro Powah Hour” #3 Listen Now

Afromentals FRO-POWAH HOUR #3 1. Full Crate & Mar – I Said 2. Marsha Ambrosius – Take Care 3. Teedra Moses – Winter 96 4. Bobby Caldwell – Carry On 5. Thavious Beck – The Nature Of Humans 6. Maxwell – Bad Habits 7. Everett James – One & Only 8. J*Davey – Slooow (Trackademicks...
Video: Erykah Badu "Window Seat" Dir. By fatbellybella

Video: Erykah Badu “Window Seat” Dir. By fatbellybella

In Stores on 3-30-2010- Pre-order from I-Tunes NOW Watch the video at WWW.ERYKAHBADU.COM Inspired by Matt & Kim. Shouts out to Coodie & Chike for helping her make a fresh video for a dope song. EVOLVE. Tweet