Show/Event Picks of the Week – 2.20.11

It’s a BIG week, ya’ll! So I figure I’d post this early in the week. Shoot, I’ll probably need to refer back to this myself, just as a reminder.

Sunday, 2.20.11

My boo/sister from another mother, Trezure Empire performing one of her biggest shows ever – she’s opening up for Bilal tonight! Wishing I could be there in person…but I’ll be there in spirit!


Confirmed Performers:

1) Tyler Jacob
2) Project 718
3) Rico Davis
4) Charlie Perry
5) Denisia Keys
6) Terell Howard
7) Sophia Danielle
8) Cocoa Sarai
9) Marquis Wallace
10) Vanessa Bartlett
11) Anwar Robinson

Tuesday, 2.22.11

I’ve been counting down the days to this show… it’s finally here!


Bondfire @ Bowery Poetry Club (308 Bowery btw Houston & Bleecker)

This month we’d like to extend a special offer to our Bondfire audience. Bring a friend to Bondfire that has NEVER been and they get in ‘FREE’.

A Monthly Bondfire welcomes to the stage…. soul vocalist Jeanette Berry & comedian Mike Brown.

A Monthly Bondfire is brought to you by

Hosted by The Bronx Über Villain & TastyKeish
DJ BooshWheelZ on the 1 & 2’s
Marthalicia makes the art work.

Door Opens at 10PM
$5 Before 10:30PM $10 After (THERE IS NO GUEST LIST)
Mic Open sign-up begins… 10PM (15 slots available. No calls, no tweets, no signing up for anyone but you…)

Follow A Monthly Bondfire at

Wednesday, 2.23.11

Thursday, 2.24.11

Thursdays are always EPIC. This week is no different. I wish I could be everywhere, but on this night I’ll be at Southpaw, where I will be representing for the ladies along with some other very talented women.

If you can’t make it for whatever reason, please don’t stay home! There’s too much to do!


Songwriter Sessions returns on Thurs 2/24 celebrating Black History Month.

Kenny’s Castaways – 157 Bleecker St. 7pm; $7. Featuring Sabrina/Giorgio & more.

The SpeakEasy returns to the Bronx! It seems to have eluded me for several months, but trust, if you are invited to one (hint, hint), I strongly encourage you to try to go. It’s always free, there’s always homemade food and drinks (crafted by Cavalier and Co. for a nominal donation) and the SpeakEasy is a great opportunity to meet talented and positive people.

8:30pm SHARP- 1:30am-ish
Pelham Parkway, Bronx
Email for details (even I don’t know the exact location!)

Check out some footage from a past SpeakEasy:

Friday, 2.25.11

NYIT Poetry Slam & Hip Hop Concert – In honor of Black History Month

Feat. M. Island & more

5 – 8 p.m.
NYIT Auditorium on Broadway (1871 Broadway btw 61st & 62nd St.)

Sunday, 2.27.11

A night of celebration of the black music culture, giving thanks and appreciation to all historical black musicians who have paved the way for all black musicians to do what they are doing today

February 27th, 2011

Artists performing:
EBOI (Energy Based On Intelligence)
Live Wire of the Hip Hop Project
Cocoa Sarai “The Godiva Diva”
Warren Britt
RAH LEEK “Prince Born 2B King”
Rebel Music Empire (R.Me)

1061 Atlantic ave between Classon Ave & Franklin Ave

9pm Doors open
10pm-12:20pm Performances
12:20pm – Until Networking/After Party

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