Repost from Pitchfork “Woods also shared a statement about her new single: When I was a kid, getting on Lake Shore Drive from the south side to go downtown was magical. I lived on the east coast for a few … Continue reading
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by Stephanie Shonekan, Art and Pop Culture, Contributing Editor I am willing to wager that my 16-year-old daughter, Ojurere, is Beyoncé’s biggest fan. She has been a devoted fan since the Destiny’s Child days. When Beyoncé coughed at a concert … Continue reading
By Stephanie Shonekan, Art, Music, and Pop Culture Contributing Editor During this year’s Grammy Awards Stevie Wonder reminded viewers to appreciate the “healing powers” of music. This lovely sentiment, as well as the well-loved adage that “music is a universal … Continue reading
By Stephanie Shonekan, Contributing Editor, Art, Music & Pop Culture In her book, Soul, Country, and the USA: Race and Identity in American Music Culture, author Stephanie Shonekan explores perceptions and resistance to dominant cultural narratives, national identities, and understanding … Continue reading
Akala demonstrates and explores the connections between Shakespeare and Hip-Hop, and the wider cultural debate around language and it’s power.
DJ CaveM Moetavation is a hip-hop artist, educator, and raw-foods fanatic. In this fresh performance, DJ CaveM brings the message of being an O.G. (organic gardener) to the head-bobbing audience of TEDxYouth@MileHigh.