Black History: Bob Marley, J Dilla, Dream Hampton

We mark Black History Month with the birthdays of legends – Bob Marley (2/6) and J Dilla (2/7) as we celebrate their lives and music with events worldwide. Watch the J Dilla birthday video marathon this weekend and don’t forget to Raise it up for Ma Dukes. Search for Marley and Dilla events in your city.

INDIA.ARIE is known and cherished by fans and fellow musicians as a poet, a songwriter, a daughter, a producer, a musician, a sister, a singer, an advocate, a friend and a philanthropist — but she is possibly best known for the love in her music that has inspired and motivated people worldwide. Her new album Testimony: Vol. 2, Love & Politics comes out on February 10th.

D Original: Interview with Dream Hampton on the Starting Five

Festival Lineups: Coachella & Bonnaroo

Ten Years Deep: LA’s Longest-Running House Music Event Celebrates a Decade of Dance. Deep’s 10-year Anniversary February 15th with Louie Vega, Tony Humphries, Marques Wyatt, Rich Medina, Garth Trinidad and DJ Spinna more…

2009 also marks the 50th Anniversary of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre

Many upgrades and changes to the Fusicology site, check our latest Promoter Newsletter Fusicology.com also now has a new full-fledge electronic ticketing service

Promoters: The Fusicology Miami page is fully live and ready for you to begin posting your confirmed Winter Music Conference events now.

Stream our ’09 Grammy Nominee Urban Alternative/Rap/R&B Streaming Imeem Playlist

Thanks to Raymond Roker of URB for his now-featured Inauguration Photos and the link up to the super fresh RUN DC Obama t’s.

Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco March 31 ­ April 3, 2009 brings together the designers, developers, entrepreneurs, VCs, marketing professionals, product managers, and business strategists building the next-generation web. Register today and save $100 or get a FREE Expo Pass at http://www.web2expo.com/sf

Join Tee Alford & Funky People Online for another exciting Memorial Day Weekend vacation trip! The Funky People Panama Tour ’09 takes place on May 22-26, 2009 for 5 Days and 4 nights. Pricing Details and Package Options


Peter Hadar: ‘She’s 4 Months’ – A Collection of Signature Selections to Set the Mood: free download

Operation Hotcombs: DJ Cuzzin B of the True School Corp on Sirius Satellite Radio with DJ Jamad download the set

DJ WhoDat [Detroit] – “The Turning Point” Dilla Tribute Mix

Stones Throw Podcast #42: Valentine’s mix from Prince Paul and Peanut Butter Wolf


Too Much Noise On Twitter? Filttr Will Tell You What’s Worth Reading by automatically filtering content from your followers using an algorithm dubbed FLAI (Filttr Artificial Intelligence) and offers a slew of additional features which might also come in handy. more…

See your Twitter Followers on one Page with Twitter Mosaic


PODCAST: Martinez Brothers Deep Tech Mix

INTERVIEW: Myka 9 (Freestyle Fellowship) Turns 40

MIXTAPE: Micah James – Agoraphobia

CONTEST: Win Tix for Lucent L’Amour in LA

CONTEST: Win A Pair of WeSC x Amy Gunther Headphones