June 27, July 3 – 8 in Brooklyn, NY Afro-Punk, BAMcinematek and Mountian Dew present the 5th annual Afro-Punk Festival. The festival is the definitive destination for the global Afro-Punk community and audiences yearning to experience true AP culture! Featuring Film, Music, Art, Skateboarding and Independence – Detailed Schedule of the music program, film festival, and skate park events

New Documentary, Estilo Hip Hop, nationally premiers on PBS World this Sunday June 28th, 10p. Revealing the powerful role hip hop plays in bringing social change to Latin America. Directed by New York based filmmakers, Loira Limbal and Virgilio Bravo, the documentary chronicles the lives of three hip hop enthusiasts from Brazil, Chile and Cuba who firmly believe that hip hop can change the world. Official Website | PBS Link

55DSL x Dim Mak Records x Ferrino Survival Kit. In collaboration with LA-based record label Dim Mak, and renowned Italian tent manufacturer Ferrino and will consist of one ultra cool tent, a limited edition 55DSL t-shirt, and an exclusive Dim Mak compilation CD that will keep you rocking through this summer’s music festivals and beyond. One Fusicology Winner will win a Survival Kit AND two tickets to camp at the Festival Internacional in Spain more…

Hennessy Black Label presents Project Art kicked off grandly with over 900 folks through the door at Climax Lounge in Chicago. They transformed a nightclub into an Art Gallery. Colorful, vibrant, art, culture, music, dance and visuals meshed together in multi-live installations! more…


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Dillanthology 2: Dilla’s Remixes for Various Artists

SA-RA: Nuclear Evolution: The Age Of Love

Teena Marie: Congo Square

Zap Mama: ReCreation

Mos Def: The Ecstatic

Los Amigos Invisibles: Commercial


NYC June 27 – July 12: Afro-Punk Festival

Detroit July 1 – 5: Comerica Cityfest

New Orleans July 1 – 3: Essence Music Fest

Atlanta Sept 24 – 27: Int’l Soul Music Summit

Atlanta October 1 – 3: 2009 A3C Festival

NYC Oct 20 – 24: CMJ Music & Film Festival

Santa Clara, CA Nov 9 – 10 : Social Networking World Forum

NYC Nov 16 – 19: Web 2.0 Expo


Los Amigos Invisibles

Rock The Bells

The Great Hangover Tour

Femi Kuti

John Legend

Bacardi B-Live Experience


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Graffiti: Historic DownTown Production

Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival Photos

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