Blitz the Ambassador – “Native Sun” Album Release Show @ SOBs – 5.4.11

Maurice Kirya and Blitz the Ambassador Last night, Blitz the Ambassador celebrated the release of his new album, “Native Sun” at SOBs… like I said last night, no matter how many times I see Blitz perform, his shows are always amazing! Maurice Kirya, a singer from Uganda, was his special invited guest. It was his … Continue reading

Saints & Sinners Party @ Sutra – 5.4.11

Filled in for my homegirl Dirty Souf Yankee at the “Saints & Sinners” party at Sutra last night…shouts to Artful Dodger and everyone who came through… Salute to guest DJ Melo-X who made my night!

Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival 2011 Kickoff @ PNC Radio – 4.28.11

A warm spring evening, drinks, food and good folks with the Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges in the background – what better way to kickoff the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival? Last week, I was invited to cover this Brooklyn Bodega-sponsored event, where it was announced the Q-Tip would be this year’s headliner, alongside talented artists such … Continue reading

Diesel Presents Music Teaser Tuesdays feat. Jesse Boykins III – 3.28.11

Tuesday evening, Jesse Boykins III performed for a packed audience at Diesel’s 5th Avenue store. Many of his friends, colleagues and fans came out to support the Grammy-nominated singer in this debut monthly music offering by Diesel. Kudos to Brooke Auston for organizing this great initiative, as well as the Diesel staff for accommodating the attendees! Look … Continue reading

Pharoahe Monch “W.A.R.” Release Show @ SOBs – 3.24.11

Pharoahe Monch released his new album, “W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) on March 22nd, and last night he celebrated the release with his fans, family and friends at SOBs. Organized by Hot 97, I already knew that it was going to be one of those nights…you know, the ones where what happens is so memorable that … Continue reading

Frank White Reunion + Honor Awards @ Littlefield – 3.16.11

If you’ve ever been to Frank White Cafe on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, then you would understand why that place holds such a special place in my heart. Inspired by the Notorious B.I.G, it was one of the coolest cafes I’d ever been to, and the owner, Muhammida, is just awesome… She really supported the … Continue reading

Eric Sosa’s Rhyme & Noodles Vol. 2 Release Party Recap

On January 25th, Eric Sosa celebrated the release of “Rhyme & Noodles Vol. 2” at the post Greenhouse in Manhattan. The club was filled to capacity and it was amazing to see everyone come out and support Sos… Kudos to Danielle Thornton of Sosa Management, Imperial Marketing Group and everyone who made this event possible. … Continue reading

Cocoa Sarai Sings National Anthem at Madison Square Garden – 2.9.11

I’m so proud of Cocoa Sarai’s journey, and I wish I could’ve been at MSG to witness this, but I’ll let the video tell the story. Congrats!

Donuts Are Forever 5 @ Santos Party House – 2.5.11

It’s a cold Saturday night in February, and you’re looking for something to do. How about a dance party playing nothing but J Dilla, packed from wall to wall with beautiful people from all walks of life? Or a spot where donuts and yummy treats flow freely? Would you believe me if I told you … Continue reading

First Fridays @ Bronx Museum – Video Music Box – 2.4.11

Last Friday, I trooped up to the Bronx – my old stomping grounds – for First Fridays at The Bronx Museum. The event was a celebration of Video Music Box, which was created by VJ Ralph McDaniels and has been on the air for over 25 years. There was an excellent turnout by people of … Continue reading