Educator, Activist, and Cultural Artist Phavia Kujichagulia is a former Professor of Ethnomusicology & African Civilizations at World College West and Stanford University’s Workshop on Political & Social Issues. In 2002, Sistah Kujichagulia was a member of the United States Delegation to the 2nd World Conference Against Racism (WCAR – Culture & Spirituality Committee) in […]
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.
Musicians and Cultural Warriors In 1987, Cobbala Productions began producing benefit concerts for the United Negro College Fund, the most ambitious being a concert at Mandel Hall in Chicago featuring Roy Ayers, Steve Cobb and Chavunduka. It was a great show, but a financial disaster. About 25 people showed up! We had to regroup emotionally […]
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. […]