AlternativeFashionMarnie's StyleStreet Fashion Dec 16, 2016 0 Comment.

Coco Gordon Moore Stars In Relaunch Video Of The X-girl Brand

With a film by Ricky Saiz and Julian Klincewicz, starring one of the founders of X-girl brand’s daughter (Kim Gordon & Daisy von Furth) Coco Gordon Moore, the label is relaunching their image which has always been decidedly feminist, for the women, by the women or girl. i-D Magazine has the full story here. X-girl … Continue reading Coco Gordon Moore Stars In Relaunch Video Of The X-girl Brand

AlternativeHip Hop/R&BMovies & TVMusicPop Music Dec 7, 2016 0 Comment.

Grammy Nominations For 2017

The complete list of Grammy 2017 nominees thanks to Billboard and the Grammy’s website. Good luck folks! General Field Album Of The Year: 25; Adele Lemonade; Beyoncé Purpose; Justin Bieber Views; Drake A Sailor’s Guide To Earth; Sturgill Simpson¨ Record Of The Year: Hello; Adele Formation; Beyoncé 7 Years; Lukas Graham Work; Rihanna featuring Drake Stressed … Continue reading Grammy Nominations For 2017

AlternativeHip Hop/R&BMusic Dec 3, 2016 0 Comment.

A Tribe Called Quest Enters Billboard 200 At #1 With “We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service”

The New Yorkers that got the vibes return with their album We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service at number 1 on the Billboard 200 on week December 3, 2016, heading with their single We The People. Phife Dawg aka Malik Izaak Taylor passed away in March of 2016 from complications of diabetes … Continue reading A Tribe Called Quest Enters Billboard 200 At #1 With “We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service”

AlternativeMusic Nov 21, 2016 0 Comment.

Sharon Jones Passes Away At Age 60

Soul Revival icon Sharon Jones passed away on November 18, 2016 a report from The New York Times confirmed. Known for her collaboration with The Dap Kings of Brooklyn, New York their first album was released in 2002 titled Dap Dippin’ with Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings on Daptone Records. The unit released a total … Continue reading Sharon Jones Passes Away At Age 60

AlternativeArtsMovies & TV Nov 17, 2016 0 Comment.

Final Masterpiece “Moolaadé” By Film Maker Ousmane Sembène

Maverick Senegalese film director Ousmane Sembène, who’s first feature film, the very La Nouvelle Vague,  La Noire de… (The Black Girl Of…, 1966 in French) was as Wiki says; “It is often considered the first Sub-Saharan African film by an African filmmaker to receive international attention.” and is considered to be the first feature film released by … Continue reading Final Masterpiece “Moolaadé” By Film Maker Ousmane Sembène

AlternativeMusic Nov 16, 2016 0 Comment.

Classic! “Me Enamoré” Antony Santos

This track is New York City forever. Anybody who has lived there within the past 25 years would give testament to it. Me Enamoré by Antony Santos came out in 1992. Bachata at it’s best. 8 Million Stories In The Naked Web Barbie Girl Happy 51st birthday, Bachata! James Murphy, Horse Meat Disco, Hercules & … Continue reading Classic! “Me Enamoré” Antony Santos

AlternativeHip Hop/R&B Nov 16, 2016 0 Comment.

Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane Top Billboard 100 With “Black Beatles”

Alternative tinged Black Beatles from Rae Sremmurd featuring Gucci Mane took the number one spot on Billboard 100 for week November 26, 2016. The track was produced by Mike WILL Made-It. I think Sir Paul McCartney was flattered. 😃 The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey‘s Closer was ousted from the top spot after 12 weeks at the … Continue reading Rae Sremmurd feat. Gucci Mane Top Billboard 100 With “Black Beatles”

AlternativeMusic Nov 13, 2016 0 Comment.

Hybrid Genre Senegalese Music From 1980..

I’m a sucker for this track, almost nothing tops it for me. It’s up there with Os Keizos’ (from Angola) Muxima. When people talk about African music often it’s assumed that there is no outer influence, that it is purely “folk”. But actually there are many influences that are clearly audible; electric guitar music from the … Continue reading Hybrid Genre Senegalese Music From 1980..

AlternativeMusic Nov 11, 2016 0 Comment.

Leonard Cohen Dies At Age 82

Canonical Canadian singer/songwriter Leonard Cohen passed away on Monday, November 7th in Los Angeles and was buried in Montreal reported The Guardian. Mr Cohen released his 14th album, You Want It Darker last month, which was critically acclaimed. Mr Cohen is often compared to contemporaries Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell. The songwriter may be best … Continue reading Leonard Cohen Dies At Age 82

AlternativeMusic Oct 19, 2016 0 Comment.

Frank Ocean’s “Endless” & “Blonde” Not In The Grammy’s

Frank Ocean's highly anticipated releases visual album Endless (Def Jam/Universal Music Group) and studio album Blonde (Boys Don't Cry) were not submitted for consideration for the 2017 Grammy Awards, although they were released well within the eligibility cutoff date, September 30, 2016 having come out in August 19th & 20th, 2016, reports Billboard. Mr Christopher … Continue reading Frank Ocean’s “Endless” & “Blonde” Not In The Grammy’s
AlternativeMusic Oct 16, 2016 0 Comment.

Solange’s “Cranes In The Sky”, So Pretty…Sniff 😭

No Words! https://youtu.be/S0qrinhNnOM ©Saint Records/Columbia Records 8 Million Stories In The Naked Web After Being Heckled at a Dance Music Concert, Solange Asks, "Do You Belong?" Some Ladies Threw A Lime At Solange Solange Pens Essay After Being Harassed By White Women At Concert Solange's 'A Seat At The Table (Doc) " #A1HipHop #A1HH The … Continue reading Solange’s “Cranes In The Sky”, So Pretty…Sniff 😭
AlternativeMusic Oct 16, 2016 0 Comment.

Solange’s Album “A Seat At The Table” Debuts At #1 On Billboard 200!

Alternative icon and singer/songwriter Solange debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart for week October 22, 2016 with her third studio album, A Seat At The Table (Saint Records/Columbia Records). Ms Solange Piaget Knowles-Ferguson, released her first solo album in 2002 titled Solo Star at age 16 and has been writing songs ever … Continue reading Solange’s Album “A Seat At The Table” Debuts At #1 On Billboard 200!
AlternativeMovies & TVMusic Sep 19, 2016 0 Comment.

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Release New Album “Skeleton Tree”.

Songwriter Nick Cave with his group The Bad Seeds releases his first album titled Skeleton Tree since the loss of his son with wife Susie Bick, Arthur Cave in a tragic accident in Brighton, July of 2015. Arthur Cave is survived by his twin brother Earl Cave, while Mr Cave is the father of two older sons, … Continue reading Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Release New Album “Skeleton Tree”.
AlternativeMusicYouTube Aug 22, 2016 0 Comment.

On YouTube, “Doc X: ‘Blue Skies’- A Film By Jon E Price”.

On the Dazed channel of YouTube: Doc X: 'Blue Skies'- A Film By Jon E Price. Young folk who like jazz: 'Blue Skies' profiles a small but tight-knit group of musicians who’ve grown up listening to grime, hip hop and neo-soul as much as the jazz greats. https://youtu.be/d0ABa8yni_E Enjoy! Related Articles From The Web Learn About London's … Continue reading On YouTube, “Doc X: ‘Blue Skies’- A Film By Jon E Price”.
AlternativeHip Hop/R&BMusic May 26, 2016 0 Comment.

Listening to Mac Miller featuring Earl Sweatshirt & Da$h, “New Faces”.

Making this effort to catch up on the Alternative Hip-Hop. I never knew it would be so much fun. Two year old track New Faces by Mac Miller featuring Earl Sweatshirt & Da$h sounds so fresh. Filtered deep bass and super amateur organ playing. Just love it. Mac Miller was born Malcolm James McCormick in … Continue reading Listening to Mac Miller featuring Earl Sweatshirt & Da$h, “New Faces”.
AlternativeHip Hop/R&BMusic May 23, 2016 0 Comment.

“WTF Right Now”, Tyler The Creator..New Film By Mikey Alfred.

I just love Tyler The Creator, don't you? Tyler Gregory Okonma has some misogynist, rape culture depictions in his videos, homophobic slurs used sporadically. Yes, not very PC. In a Twitter battle about Tyler The Creator's album Goblin, Okonma tweeted in response to Canadian twin (and gay) act Tegan and Sara criticism of the content as misogynist, "If Tegan … Continue reading “WTF Right Now”, Tyler The Creator..New Film By Mikey Alfred.
AlternativeHip Hop/R&BMusic May 1, 2016 0 Comment.

For The Monumental Phife Dawg, Malik Izaak Taylor, R.I.P.

It's been a difficult stretch from 2015 to 2016 with losses of the mammoth artists, performers and creators of magic, like Ornette Coleman, Ettore Scola, Christopher Lee, Melissa Mathison, Natalie Cole, Alan Rickman, Patty Duke, Harper Lee, David Bowie, Lemmy Kilmister and on April 21st, Prince. Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File Q-Tip with Malik Izaak Taylor, … Continue reading For The Monumental Phife Dawg, Malik Izaak Taylor, R.I.P.
AlternativeMusic Apr 22, 2016 0 Comment.

Prince Covers Radiohead’s Creep And It’s Amazing.

It just can't much better than this, two of my very favourite musical artists/groups combined both with Rock God status IMHO. Prince and Radiohead. It doesn't help that today is the day after the death of the artist Prince, so beloved Superstar. Thom Yorke probably cried when he heard this if he heard this and … Continue reading Prince Covers Radiohead’s Creep And It’s Amazing.