Latest News for: African hip


Juneteenth celebration draws crowds to Storey Square

Observer-Reporter 20 Jun 2024
... Arts Project, which performed African drum and dance. R&B and hip hop music played as visitors munched on dishes from food vendors offering African American, Caribbean and Southern cuisine and more.

Where to commemorate Juneteenth in Chicago: 'A celebration of freedom'

Chicago Sun-Times 14 Jun 2024
The holiday is celebrated June 19, honoring the day in 1865 when the last enslaved African Americans learned they had been freed — two years after the Emancipation Proclamation ... Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom, across the African diaspora.

World-beaters: Nation Beat brings its global groove to NYC’s Joe’s Pub for album release show

New York Post 14 Jun 2024
It’s kind of like a homecoming.” 4 ... So it’s a unique room,” said Kettner, whose outfit will be joined by progressive hip-hop artist Christylez Bacon and South African singer-songwriter Melanie Scholtz — both guests on “Archaic Humans.” ... 4 ... ....

Going to PVDFest this year? Here's a sneak peek at performances planned for 2024

The Providence Journal 13 Jun 2024
PROVIDENCE – Italian aerialists, West African drummers, an all-women salsa dance group, hip-hop and R&B performers – all these groups and others will perform at this year’s PVDFest in downtown ...

Kesivan Naidoo in Cape Town, Boundless at Kalashnikov in collaboration with Pablo House, Stogie T ...

Mail Guardian South Africa 13 Jun 2024
The festival’s eclectic lineup is headed by South African hip-hop artist Stogie T, who brings his lyrics and dynamic stage presence, drawing inspiration from his family’s history in the struggle.

Tems drops highly-anticipated debut album, Born in the Wild

The Source 10 Jun 2024
The artist’s eclectic musical influences are evident throughout the 18-song album, which includes previously released track “Love Me Jeje” and include R&B, African beats and rhythms, soul, hip-hop, ...

The Zawose Queens – Maisha

The Quietus 07 Jun 2024
Thematically the songs take on tradition and pride (‘Fahari Yetu’), motherhood (‘Sauti Ya Mama’), and various approaches to the spirituality of East African music.

Tems – ‘Born In The Wild’ album review: soulful, spiritual and self-assured

NME 07 Jun 2024
On her long-awaited debut, the Lagos-born artist embodies the careful intersection of African music’s rising cultural presence and the diverse array of genres found across her native West African homeland.

Could Camille A. Brown Become the First Black Woman to Win a Tony for Choreography?

New York Observer 07 Jun 2024
... for having “a very small voice.” She began her training at the Bernice Johnson Cultural Arts Center and the DeVore Dance Center, learning ballet, tap, African, jazz, hip hop, modern dance and pointe.

Neon Black, Indy's first-ever Black dance festival, will showcase 10 local dance groups

IndyStar 06 Jun 2024
A dance that retells the story of Marvel's Black Panther, a Mardi Gras dance workshop and a performance of an African walking song ... The two live performances of the festival feature a range of West African, hip hop and reggaeton dances.

What's Happening: 'Room to Dance,' 'Treasure Island,' 'Cabaret' and more

The Gainesville Sun 06 Jun 2024
JUNE 7 THROUGH JUNE 8. “ROOM TO DANCE... Students in the dance program typically start with technique classes in the different dance styles taught in the department — contemporary modern, ballet, hip-hop, West African, jazz and musical theatre dance.

Black leaders introduce resolution to recognize June as Black Music Month

The Hill 05 Jun 2024
... Museum of African American Music ... “Rhythms from our African ancestors traveled with us to these shores, and out of our oppression and pain, we created new sounds, like gospel, blues, jazz and Hip-Hop.

The Music Quiz: Netflix’s Bridgerton has given a classical makeover to which song by hip-hopper Pitbull?

The Irish Times 05 Jun 2024
Eddie VedderKid RockGene SimmonsIggy Pop“If you see her, say hello, she might be in [Blank]” Which north African city is mentioned in this Bob Dylan song?.

Instagram Celebrates African Women in ‘Made by Africa, Loved by the World’ 2024 Campaign

Daily News Egypt 25 May 2024
In celebration of Africa Day on May 25, Instagram has launched its international and pan-African campaign ‘Made By Africa, Loved by the World... A singer, songwriter and entertainer known for her distinctive blend of R&B, Afropop and Hip-Hop.

The M.A.D. Skillz of a Birmingham Dance Company

The Birmingham Times 23 May 2024
He teaches dance using elements of hip-hop, jazz, ballet, African, modern, and praise ... I don’t want to be teaching hip-hop at 60 ... “I’m just bringing back the old tradition of hip-hop to do shows that will help keep these kids busy and off the streets.