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Tune in this Sunday, August 2, 2015 @ 6:30 p.m. for another bangin' episode of "Glorious Gospel Vibes! Join your hosts Evg. Globee Pope and Min. Derrick Tuggle as they bring independent gospel artists from around the world to the forefront of gospel music. They will be featuring Reggae Gospel at its best! Also in 'da house will be Bishop Herbert & Arkes McCray with 'Inspiration Corner' and Sista Vangelist or may we say "Evangelist" Peppercorn will be here to bring laughter to your lips. So don't forget to tune in and lets have a wonderful time in gospel music, right here on Blog Talk Radio!
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There are no shortage of Latin music in there world so it is easy to miss a gem here and there. Cuban Nights is one such album. A Salsa musical treat for world music enthusiasts. As the tavel ban withers away, and Americans make plans for long awaited Havana excursion, I decided to pull one of my all time favorite Cuban Salsa compilation CDs. It's hot stuff so be prepared to get yo Bailar ON amigos - Ay!!!! CD is available via amazon.
This is a black arts and culture site. We will be exploring the African Diaspora via the writing, performance, both musical and theatrical (film and stage), as well as the visual arts of Africans in the Diaspora and those influenced by these aesthetic forms of expression. I am interested in the political and social ramifications of art on society, specifically movements supported by these artists and their forebearers. It is my claim that the artists are the true revolutionaries, their work honest and filled with raw unedited passion. They are our true heroes. Ashay!
1. Gianna Ranuzzi, Director, Berkeley World Music Festival, www.berkeleyworldmusic.org with BWMF featured artist, Nigerian guitar master and singer Adesoji “Soji” Odukogbe attracted acclaim originally as the lead guitarist for the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s groundbreaking Afrobeat band. Odukogbe draws on an extensive background in Nigerian Afrobeat, highlife, and spiritual music, bringing a unique sensibility to his highlife guitar interpretations.He is a founding member of The Afrobeat ConneXion and The Nigerian Brothers, as well as being a side man for various acts, such as “The West African Highlife Band and Kotoja. He has recorded and played with Femi Kuti, Babatunde Olatunji and Orlando Julius Ekemode, among others. Soji is now stepping into the spotlight to lead his own Afrobeat Band, featuring guitars, drums, smoking horn section and intricate vocal harmonies evident in his successful solo project, In the Flow.
2. The BWMF ends at Ashkenaz Friday evening, June 12, with a fabulous afterparty with Thomas Mapfumo, Lion of Zimbabwe, truly a man of the people. Mapfumo is bringing a new CD, Danger Zone and a new book about his revolutionary life by Banning Eyre, Lion Songs: Thomas Mapfumo and the Music That Made Zimbabwe. http://www.thomas-mapfumo.com/
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Sister Jenna welcomes Recording Artist Kaliyani to the America Meditating Radio Show!
"There’s an archetypal presence that has been dancing with me for the last ten years and in a way through my voice has found a new access point and form of communication." – Kaliyani
Brazilian born Kaliyani (also known as Jane Villar-Gehr), is a spiritually inspired visionary, producer, artist and founder of Stargate Alliance whose dream is to offer her Self as an instrument for the betterment of humanity and uplifting of consciousness on the planet. She says her deep heartfelt connection with Source is the driving force and fuel in everything she co-creates and assists in bringing forth.
Kaliyani is a remarkable new age recording artist and spiritual leader who is bringing her soaring voice to the world with her release of "Nammu’s Invocation" and music video. Visit http://kaliyanimusic.com Watch the video.
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Join us this Sunday, August 30, 2015 @ 6:30 p.m. with your hosts, Evg. Globee Pope and Min. Derrick Tuggle as we bring to the spotlight another exciting episode of "Glorious Gospel Vibes"! This week we have a question to ask,"will gospel music be excluded or included in the New World Order that everyone is talking about? If you have some answers, tune in and join The Globee Pope Gospel Crew along with special guest "Bishop Philip Dukes". He'll be stopping in with some insight on the topic. Also in 'da house will be Bishop Herbert & Arkes McCray bringing you 'Inspiration Corner'. And you know Sista Vangelist Peppercorn will be popping in with all of her suggestions and humor. Do don't forget to tune in right here on Blog Talk Radio!
Today on BlogTalk Radio the subject of why Katrina is a blessing in disguise. If this storm had not happened attention would not have been called to some of the most atrocious Government actions against Black Americans in the modern history of this country. Which has been reciprocated through out the country and not even recorded in the Public Media outside of the South. We believe the killing of defenseless Youth began in The state of Florida in Jeb Bush country with the killing of Trayvon Martin in 2012 . It did not, it began with a Youth in New Orleans a day before Katrina, who was shot in the back by Police, decapitated and burned. His head buried in one place and his body in another.
The death of Henry Glover was unlike any other in modern times. The hate and brutal viciousness of the crime is reminiscent of the Age Of Jim Crow, and was never reported outside of New Orleans. I promised the people of New Orleans that it would be my mission to let the world know what has happened to them and why. The people of New Orleans have a unique history of African settlement before the coming of the White Man.
The 'Let's Change the WORLD' Show where ordinary people have a voice. This is where people who, in there hearts, want to make a difference, meet up. This is where positive change begins....
On this Sunday's show (08/30/2015 @ 6:00 PM, E.S.T.), we laugh, we joke, we debate and we get heated. We come up with real solutions and we network with the movers and shakers who get things done. We share the news that the mainstream Media doesn't cover, we listen to the music that changes lives and we recognize those down to Earth, regular, every day people who make a difference, day-in and day-out.
This Sunday @ 6:00 PM, E.S.T., just click this link or dial (818) 739-8909 to listen by phone, from anywhere....
SHOW #285 - Live, Uncut & Uncensored Conversations With Musicians You Should Know"
I get to sit with Jay Sieleman, outgoing President/CEO of The Blues Foundation. The Foundation has had some growing pains during Jay's time in ofice, but he also accomplished the building of the physical Blues hall Of Fame in memphis, TN. A total success for the Foundation and those Blues Artists who have been enshrined since 1980. We will speak with Jay about his time in office and what he sees as his future.
Jay Stollman will join me. Jay's vocals are a dynamic fusion of Blue Eyed Soul and Rock and Roll. Along with great performance ability and stage presence, a Jay Stollman show is always guaranteed to rock the house. Jay Stollman is currently appearing with The Johnny Winter Band as the front man and lead vocalist for the Johnny Winter Remembrance Shows, honoring the legendary bluesman, as well as performing with The Jay Stollman Blues Band. Jay and I will track his journey and talk about the newest album, Room For One More.
Couch Kid New Music features Brad Wilson and his new release Blues Thunder. What has Brad been up to since his first visit on December 23, 2013 and what did it take to get Blues Thunder recorded and released are two of the subjects we will explore.
Today August 30, the people of New Orleans continued the celebration of those lives taken so abruptly. Not just during the horror of the storm but in the aftermath, who were killed by the police and the national guard. Some of them so badly decomposed from burning, decapitation, and other terrible means that were witnessed by those who stayed. Some voluntarily and others forced to stay behind because of the lack of mobility due to illness, age, or medical conditions too dangerous to leave behind. Some the world witnessed being thrown into the Mississippi River by hospital staff. The only lives spared were those just left there to die in the storm. Under the orders of George Bush the former president the national guard and military brought in ten thousand body bags to fill, contemplating the total annihilation of the people. This is insane and George Bush needs to be charged with crimes against humanity for his gross neglect and giving such an order presumably left no room for optimism of survivors. But a miracle happened and the people who were blessed to survive, survived through the power of the people's love for one another. Black love saved The People of New Orleans.
That is what I experienced today as I said farewell to the city of my mothers birth, the Unconditional Love of Black People for one another. The compassion to help one another survive, UMBUTU, I AM BECAUSE YOU ARE.
It's the debut of the Harlem World Locals Show. Great personalities from the beautiful scene of historic Harlem. Today's guest is long time local Lil Nickelson, food chef and food writer with Harlem World http://tinyurl.com/phd6kq6.
What was it like growing up in Harlem? What are the best food spots for atmosphere, and where are the best tasty places to dinner...and a lot of other local knowledge. Community Chef Lil Nickelson made corn chowder with fresh, local corn & tomatoes (http://tinyurl.com/ohespfm). Today’s show was taped live on Harlem World Radio.
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On today August 29, 2015 in Armstrong Park there is a commemoration ceremony that I participated in for those lost in Hurricane Katrina. It has been the most uplifting part of this day to see sisters pray together from every religion unified in the spirt of love. This is what Huey struggled so hard to make us see that the spirt of BLACK People must transcend the petty differences in every aspect of life. That racism was a wrong way to live if you were BLACK, that we should not mimic the ways of white people. To hate for the sake of difference only, and creat an environment of hate based on those differences. These are his words and they are in reference to the attitude of one who tried to hijack the Panther Party.
"When a man is consistent, you at least know what is happening and what to expect. Stokely says one thing one day and does another thing the next?.....Stokely told me he would support anyone he did not care who if the person were black. We consider this viewpoint both racist and suicidal." We must learn self love and self respect for ourselves and project that attitude, not an attitude of RIGHT IS MIGHT. These are learned behaviors former slave holders gave us and we need to unlearn this. The idea that every Black Man is a thug or a criminal came from this projected idea and caused the death of many during Katrina who were shot by police and National guard troops. No other race of men has been labeled in such a way as to make the eyes of the world see us as bad people who do not deserve to live. And that is what happened to our people here in New Orleans. They sent 10 thousand body bags because the Government felt it would be easier to let people here die than to save them. It would be easier to seize their land and creat a New Orleans that did not include BLACK ETHNIC communities and rebuild as a White Utopia.