Events, Festivals & New Music

We hope you had a great Memorial Day Weekend – Photos & Blog from UCLA JazzReggae Fest coming next week along with a recap of the 10th Annual Detroit Electronic Music Festival, known now as Movement, both were phenomenal experiences! Next week we’ll have interviews, write ups, videos and photos. For Movement 2010, event producers Paxahau announced that techno music legend Carl Craig has been named Creative Director for next years festival.

Hennessy Black presents Project Art kicked off last weekend in Chicago and was a huge success. The multi-media installation mash up of music, dance and art transformed a traditional venue into an underground art gallery more…

NEW RELEASE: Jay $tay Paid – New Album from the Late, Great J Dilla out June 2nd! “Possibly the best posthumous rap record since the final releases of 2Pac and Biggie.” – Rolling Stone Magazine. Executively produced by Dilla’s mother, Ms. Yancey AKA “Ma Dukes” more…

ArtVenture Law, the Law Office of Danielle N. Furman, provides legal services to artists and independent business owners. ArtVenture San Francisco Radio discussing hip hop and music sampling laws – Convo + Music


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NYC June 18 – 20 : Fifth Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival

Atlanta Sept 24 – 27: International Soul Music Summit

Atlanta October 1 – 3: 2009 A3C Festival


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Amadou & Mariam

Leela James | New Album


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