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John Legend & The Roots Contest: VOTE!

14th January 2011 |

I don’t know of any of you remember a post I created asking you to vote for a friend of mine to win the Eric Roberson remix competition. Well, he came 2nd which you might still be pleased with yourself … Read More

‘Fro no mo’: Ode to my afro

22nd July 2010 | | 3 Comments

I’m about 6 months into my loc journey and every time I see mean ass fro I feel a little queasy, lol. I often find myself on lecoil seeking out some hairspiration for when I start dutty wining in clubs … Read More

iamthenublack: Matilda Egere-Cooper

22nd February 2010 |

introduce yourself

My name is Matilda Egere-Cooper – I’m originally from the US, but have lived in the UK for 16 years. I guess that makes me an Anglo-American, which, in my line of work, definitely … Read More

Blitz The Ambassador

18th November 2009 |

Received an e-mail from the lovely Amelia at Put Me On It a couple of days ago about Blitz The Ambassador, and as is my nature to dig DEEP into finding background information about music I discovered a couple of … Read More

Two & Fro

3rd November 2009 |

“There’s always something to suggest that you’ll never be who you wanted to be. Your choice is to take it or keep on moving.”

Phylicia Rashad

source: okayplayer87

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Let's give BET a little hand clap!

30th October 2009 |

Well well well…BET has come CORRECT. I would have paid good money to be a fly on the wall during the casting call for the “nodding hip hop heads” in the background, lol. Enjoy x

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20th October 2009 |

I’m hoping the ICA will pick up on this movie for their monthly Black Filmmakers event.

Directed by Ted Woods – narrated by Ben Harper and Tariq Black Thought of The Roots. The film Whitewash features music by The Roots … Read More

Musicmaking with ?uestlove

12th July 2009 |

After watching the Dwele does MJ video for the 4th time I felt like there was a small light at the end of the auto-tune tunnel…and then I watched this BEAUTY from ?uestlove – and yet more light appeared … Read More