The Afro-Spectacle is now streaming online. Listen back to an entertaining evening of collective music video watching. If you missed it the first time, the good news is it looks like we’re going to make this a regular thing.
This weekend, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, I will be playing a supporting role in Hééé Mariamou, a play/dance performance written by, directed, and starring Maimouna Coulibaly, Malian dancer/actor from Paris. It will be at the Dance Mission Theater on the corner of 24th and Mission in San Francisco. There will be lot’s Coupe Decale, Kuduro, Dancehall, Zouk, dancing, singing, and more French Urban sounds, as well as music by Malian legends such as Salif Keita, Oumou Sangare. The dancing is […]
This weekend is going to be a fun one. On Saturday Sept. 19th, the Baobab Village’s Coupe Decale night (one cover for both places on 19th street), hosts three top notch international guests with Maïmouna Coulibaly performing at Le Petit Bárbes (Bollyhood) with the Baobab DJ’s and special guest DJ’s, Dutty Artz brethren Uproot Andy and Geko Jones, holding it down at Little Baobab (Update: I’ll be at Little Baobab with Que Bajo!) Andy and Geko did an oustanding mix […]
Check out the second half of this show, an interview with Guillermo Gomez Pena, an artist, currently based in San Francisco. He is sort of a hero for some friends of mine who are artists out here, and I love his idea of the fight across borders between worlds and within ourselves. My favorite part is when discussing hipsters versus locals, he says that the hipsters aren’t always that hip and the locals aren’t always that local. Interview with Guillermo […]