KAMPE ANSAM Benefit for Haiti @ Southpaw – 1.24.10

Sunday, after many days of hard work and sleepless nights, my friends Cynthia St. Juste, TreZure the Empress and Emmelyne Louis and I presented a benefit show & bazaar at Southpaw. I literally slept maybe 2-3 hours after coming home in the wee hours of the morning from sending out last-minute emails at a local … Continue reading

Wordspit – “Poet’s Haiku” (Video)

I’ve been meaning to post pics from Wordspit‘s video release show for “Poet’s Haiku”…look out for them real soon… in the meantime, here’s the video. Wordspit and I shared our first magazine print in Bleu Magazine, and you can see it around 0:55 (shameless plug). Shouts to Robin Winter and Adam Donald for a wonderful … Continue reading

Jinesis – “I’ll Be” (The Gold Edition)

New music from the producer homie Jinesis (of “The Coffee Shop” and “Bonkers Vol. 1” fame)! Rappers, MC’s and hip-hoppers take notice… Jinesis presents “I’ll Be” (The Gold Edition). My fave cut is the intro to “Candy” =) Shouts to the Fresh Daily on the graphics and Natty Night on the intro! Enjoy! Download “I’ll … Continue reading

G. Martin Performing Wed., 1/27 @ Tillmans

I’m a huge fan of G. Martin after seeing him perform last year (see previous post), and I’m so happy that he’ll be doing a free show at Tillmans tomorrow! Doors open at 8pm. Check it out!

Hearts for Haiti @ Arena – 1.20.10

Last night I attended the Hearts for Haiti benefit event at Arena. Shouts to Mackenten Petion (MrFlashingLights.com) for asking me to shoot, to Gardy Guerrier and the entire host committee, to Mayor Bloomberg and Miss USA (Kristen Dalton) for coming and speaking, to Hennessey for sponsoring the event, to Martine Cauthen, a Haitian-American who moved … Continue reading

Show/Event Picks of the Week: 1.18.10 (Help Haiti Edition!)

Still getting back in the swing of things for 2010…if you never checked out this segment I do once a week, please pay attention NOW. I’ve been quiet on my blog regarding the recent earthquake disaster in Haiti, but anyone who follows me on Twitter knows that I’ve been very vocal about us all coming … Continue reading

“Layered” – Marthalicia Solo Art Show @ Fresthetic – 1.14.10

A couple of days ago, I trooped to Brooklyn after work to check out a solo art show by the lovely and talented artist Marthalicia Matarrita at Fresthetic. Marthalicia is, along other things, the resident artist at the monthly Bondfire showcase…the tiny gallery was packed to capacity, and a DJ played music while patrons admired … Continue reading

Brown Bag Thursdays @ Voodoo Lounge – 1.14.10

The Brown Bag All Stars bring us a new year of Brown Bag Thursdays at Voodoo Lounge… put together fam, music from talented up & coming artists and a few nutcrackers and hilarity ensues =) I missed some of the show, but I caught P.So (with Homeboy Sandman), Joe Columbo, PH (formerly known as Pumpkinhead) … Continue reading

Kimberly Nichole @ Tillmans – 1.6.10

Kimberly Nichole put on a free show at Tillmans this past week, where she performed an acoustic version of songs from her debut project, “The Yellow Brick Journey” as well as a few covers. Currently a Harlem resident, but originally from Seattle by way of Atlanta, Kimberly Nichole is easily one of my favorite singers, … Continue reading

New Look for the New Year

Decided to try something a little different for the new year… just a temporary switcheroo. Put the fro to rest for a bit: The response has been overwhelming! It’s a tie between “OMG, what did you do to your FRO! (enter tears)” and “You look so cute! I almost didn’t recognize you!” Don’t worry folks, … Continue reading