Artist, Roots Rock Reggae Kwame Bediako performs original root’s rock reggae. Musician/Poet Kwame Bediako credits his musical upbringing to his “elders” and the general environment of his home base in Ghana, West Africa, where his roots first blossomed. “There was drumming, and dancing, and of course singing,” says Kwame.
Poet, Musician, Artist Mutabaruka (formerly Allan Hope) was born in Rae Town, Kingston on 26th December 1952. After primary education he attended Kingston Technical High School, where he was a student for four years. Trained in Electronics, he left his first job after about six months and took employment at the Jamaica Telephone Company Limited. […]
MC Extraordinaire Sa-Roc the MC hails from the southeastern area of Washington DC, a city that’s a mashup of poverty stricken hoods, a strong radical movement, and a fierce loyalty to cultural preservation. This is the cocoon from which Sa-Roc was birthed and bred. A product of Afrikan-centered parents, Sa-Roc developed a rebel mentality from an […]
Master Drummer, Freedom Singer Seku Neblett purposefully articulates the connections between African creative work and political struggle. Music has always been part of Neblett’s life and work, and his art has always been intended to inspire political unity. He and older brother Charles Neblett, along with Bernice Johnson Reagon and others, were original members of […]
Artist and Edutainer Ugochi and The African Soul Ensemble (A.S.E.) are taking over the world. Her musical interests span all corners of the globe. Ugochi was born to Nigerian parents in Chicago. She credits both worlds with being the catalyst for her unique word, sound power and singing ability. Ugochi’s sound has been described as […]
Musical Activist, MC, Singer, Songwriter Since receiving her Grammy nomination for her vocal contribution on The Roots hit “Don’t Feel Right” in 2007 for best rap song, singer, emcee, and songwriter Maimouna Youssef (aka Mumu Fresh) has been making waves in the indie music scene as a solo artist and is ready to take flight. […]