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

Blitz the Ambassador Releases “Native Sun”!

So proud of Blitz the Ambassador and his journey thus far! Been following this Ghanian MC since 2008 and he is easily one of the best performers I have ever seen, independent or mainstream. His live show is electrifying and anyone who’s seen him is sure to say the same. Today, Blitz released a new … Continue reading

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

I first was introduced to Hypnotic Brass Ensemble in the subway and streets around Union Square a few years ago. I bought one of their CD’s (the green one) and really loved it. This band is a family of brothers and cousins who are just so talented that I never forgot their sound. When I … Continue reading

Blitz the Ambassador & Les Nubians @ SOBs – 1.16.10

Sunday night I went to SOBs to check out Blitz the Ambassador and Les Nubians perform. I hadn’t seen Blitz rock in a long time, and it was my first time seeing Les Nubians perform so I was very excited. It was the night before MLK Day, so the venue was packed… Manchildblack and Rich … Continue reading

The Floacist @ Sol Village – 11.17.10

This week, Natalie Stewart aka The Floacist performed at Sol Village, a monthly R&B/soul showcase at SOBs hosted by Eric Roberson. As a huge Floetry fan back in the day, I was really excited to see The Floacist take the audience on a journey from her beginnings as a poet to the present as a … Continue reading

Marsha Ambrosius @ SOBs – 5.18.10

Well…what had HAPPENED was…I had been planning to attend this show for a good week or two, but I had the opportunity to check out Janelle Monae’s release show literally the day of, so I ended up missing Marsha Ambrosius, Jesse Boykins III and CJ Hilton at SOBs *insert sad face*. BUT…I was able catch … Continue reading

Statik Selektah Release Show @ SOBs – 2.3.10

Last night was one of those nights where what I assumed would be a quiet night turned into something crazy… I went to SOBs to cover Statik Selektah’s album release show, mainly because the homie Jon Hope was performing and asked me to come through. Anything for a guy who drove 3 and a half … Continue reading

Marsha Ambrosius @ SOBs – 8.12.09

Didn’t know if I was going to make it to Marsha Ambrosius’ (formerly of Floetry) show at SOB’s until I got there…and when I did get there, the line stretched down an entire city block…reminds me of the first time I saw Floetry perform. Same place, same scenario. I was happy to see Cion from … Continue reading

Homebase 1st Anniversary Show @ SOB’s – 7.29.09

Last night, HOMEBASE, the Wednesday party at bObs of which I am a regular attendee, celebrated their first anniversary of existence with a fabulous show @ SOB’s. The lineup consisted of Nyle, Melo-X, Diz Gibran, The Kickdrums and Colin Munroe, with music by DJ Getlive. When I got there, I was surprised to see a … Continue reading