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Master Griot / NBBTA Radio is the voice of The Master Griot Project™. The Master Griot Project™ [MGP] is a marketing initiative to help develop a viable spoken word industry within the entertainment industry. MGP targets those who are not in the typical poetry crowd. Our goal is to converting the non-poetry audience into spoken word advocates. Outside of creative product development that will demistfy the current linear perceptions of spoken word, MGP creates strategic partnerships among spoken word artists and the small business community.
To be successful in this mission, MGP needs poets to promote, showcase, and sell their works online which provides global access to and experience of "the word." So, today we talk about strategically promoting poetic works within the Master Griot Radio Facebook group.
Straight out the studio: Master Griot artists 2008 spoken word & music mix along w/hits from Melvin C. McKnight's Straight From Uptown. BLOOD MONEY (Awake-Infinite Life), KNOW WHO U R (Straight From Uptown-Melvin C. McKnight), WE'RE BEAUTIFUL (Damali, One Sun Lion Ra, Lyrispect), UHURU (The Re-Education of the Negro-Brothas Keepas), DREAMS (P.O.E.T. The Mix Tape-Just Greg & Vision), U & I (Whisper Remix-Damali), STRANGE FRUIT (Awake-Infinite Life), DARK CHOCOLATE 4BLAQMEL (Straight From Uptown-M
The Digital Drummer's new co-host Tech Advocate BONNIE SANDY moderates WOMEN IN TECH RULE: A Roundtable Discussion among Dynamic Women in Technology! Call In (646) 716-7994 or join in the interactive chat. Feat. Tech Socialite Cairo Qween, Laverne Franklin-Jones, and Evelyn Wilkins.
As the official radio broadcast of the Urban Tech Fair, from blog to radio, Jim Neusom brings to conversation some of the awesome, interesting, historical, and down right technical digital information he shares online...From Blacks and people of color in Technology to S.T.E.M., latest tech trends and strategies that empower us and our communities. The Digital Drummer is produced by Jacqueline Taylor-Adams of Master Griot / NBBTA Radio.
For Urban Tech Fair updates subscribe to The Urban Tech Fair at www.urbantechfair.org.
Is what you put on your skin, in your mouth, and allow in your spirit, Life Giving or life robbing? Once again, we bring you, a mid-morning lunchtime wellness groove. Meet health and wellness entrepreneur and Le-Vel promoter, Tiffanie Wagner. Journey with Tiffanie as she shares how she began to THRIVE in her walk in wellness. Well starting as a couch potato, we have to find out what got her up!
As people, companies, and brands continually attempt to sell you on weight loss, here on Master Griot Radio we want to compel you to be healthy, to walk in wellness. As we introduce you to the opportunity to THRIVE, we always do it in partnership with Soul Purpose and with the intent to be healthy; to walk in wellness. Take this moment to enjoy some soul music and learn how to THRIVE in wellness and still be in alignment with Soul Purpose. It's Thrive Tuesday with Tiffanie!
FOLLOW-UP: Please, visit Tiffanie and Walk N Wellness (Thanks)
Why THRIVE? Premium, Technology, Naturopathic, Innovative and just Cool. Take the THRIVE 8 Week Experience for a truly positive change in your health. Compel two others to join you and its FREE!
From the stage and page to the radio mic... Artist, Promoter, Entrepreneur Suite Franchon brings light to Master Griot Radio as you and she manifest Peace, Love and Poetry on the radio. The PLP Radio Edition will focus on highlighting artists, artisans, and entrepreneurs whose work and artistic expression demonstrates values of love, peace, hope and positivity.
Peace, Love and Poetry, affectionately called PLP, and the PLP Soul Opera Edition, are unique quarterly showcase concerts that have become favorites among the Wilmington, Delaware, Baltimore, and Philadelphia communities and beyond. The PLP production promises an organic and quality experience of live performances featuring the area’s uprising talent.
The PLP: Soul Opera Edition is a hometown bragging rights favorite that features seasoned professional performers from the tri-state area. Soul Opera is Telling stories of Love and Life through poetry, music and song! Customized universal and unique themes at every show! SuiteFranchon is the Founder, Creative Director, and Host of Peace, Love & Poetry. PLP4Life!
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Today our children listen and are influenced by music that talks about sex, violence, degradation and false hopes of lives that they dream about living. Do you allow them to continue to listen to music that's negatively influencing their lives or do you provide them with an alternative that will give them a true sense of worth and direction? Tune as Mr. Yancey talks with D. L. Woure, a founding member of The Griot Project, about how we can positively influence our youth through the art of spoken word. Feel free to call in with your questions and comments at (914)338-0665.
It's gospel straight from the hood. In Master Griot quest to prove the diversity and viability of spoken word - MG Radio creates the podcast of spiritual spoken word, gospel, and some grimey good crump music...PLAYLIST: Shyster aka Mrs. Betty's Son w/GOD'S REAL, Krump Kings' HYPE UP, Ruth Leonard's LEANIN' ON, RhapsodE's WHOLE WOMAN, Krump Kings' CAN'T FAIL, Liberty Gospel's PRAY and Shyster aka Mrs. Betty's Son ends on THE RANT.
The Positive Energy Works, Ringing Stone Network and M.T.I.O.A.W. PRESENTS THE TENTS OF KEDAR TALES OF ANCIENT TIMES FAMILY NIGHT Please spent the evening with us in the Tents of kedar (story telling tents)while our Griots share our oral history and wisdom. This is the Network's second family night and we are loving our relationship with Wanda's organization and estatic bout working with Sister Ayo Handi of Positive Energy Works. Let's reconnect our family structure by going back to the future. August 13 2015 on the BlogTalkRadio. Com/ringingstonenetwork or 6469290691 Time 9 pm eastern
It's Your Mid-Morning Lunchtime Friday Groove - the JTA will weave some of the illest independent spoken word and music artists with label artists creating a mellow smooth soulful jazzy Hip Hop, I wanna rock right now, conscious playlist. INDIE FRIDAY is a more than listen playlist -- CALL-TO-ACTION If you're feeling a cut, please shout it out on social media (instagram, twitter, facebook, linkedin, etc), add the indie artists to your streaming playlists (Spotify, Pandora, iTunes, etc) and BUY BUY BUY the music!!! [advisory: very little explicit lyrics]
PLAYLIST: ART (Chrisette Michele - Lyricist Opus), EVANGELIST (Lamar Anthony Hill - Black Male), YOU FOUND ME (De'Borah - The Voice Performance), I WANNA ROCK (Farrah Burns), TIGHTROPE feat. Big Boi (Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid), WHAT KIND OF COOL (Cody ChesnuTT feat. Hezekiah - Cure for the Common Soul)), CORNERED (Hezekiah - Cure for the Common Soul), TO A PLACE (Jonathan Emile - not released), BLACK RAGE (Lauryn Hill), DANCE WITH ME (This, That & the Third - Cure for the Common Soul), SUPER CHRIS (Chrisette Michele - Lyricist Opus), FIND YOURSELF (Akua Naru - How Does It Feel?), BRAVO (Ledisi - Pieces of Me), WHEN G.I. JOE MET BARBIE (Keziah feat. Richard Shaw - Cure for the Common Soul), ANYTHING (LaMonte Wheat), PARIS Ooo, La La (Amanda Brown - The Voice Performance).
Find Master Griot Radio's All Time Playlist which features links to tracks on www.MasterGriotRadio.com/Playlist
Source Nation! Join us tonight for our Wednesday Night Segments.
At 6, Join our Resident Financial Advisor Tyrone Mitchell as he discusses another much needed topic of, The True Color of Welfare - Who "Really" Benefits from Welfare Reform. Tune in as Tyrone shares what Welfare Reform Is, What It Does & Who is Benefitting from it.
7:15 Terri Matthews
Join us at 7:15 for World News as Host Ami Smith welcomes Founder of the Organization, Jaden's Voice, Terri Matthews into the studo to share her amazing story, how the Organization is supporting families and people directly impacted by autism and how we can get involved.
8:15 Billy Ray Wheelock
Join us for The Great Griot as Host K. LaShea welcomes special guest, Billy Ray Wheelock into the studio to share his amazing story.
Billy is one of the Obama 8 that was granted clemency based on his drug crime. Billy's sentence was handed down by a Texas court in 1993, during the heyday of the war on drugs. Billy was convicted & given Life in prison for selling 99.64 grams (a little more than 3 ounces) of crack cocaine and walked free after serving 21 years of a life sentence after President Obama shortened the sentences of Billy and 7 other men and women serving long prison terms for cocaine-related crimes.
You definitely want to be a part of the conversation tonight. Call in at, 619-924-0933. You've heard it here from your favorite radio station, Source Radio Network.
Watts Prophets' Amde Hamilton - The Griot
August 13th 2015 will be the 50th Anniversary of the Watts Writers Workshop.
Tune in for an opportunity to hear poetry and spoken word from that time and new
creations LIVE from The Griot.