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29 Black Music Documentaries for Black History Month 2020: #14. Mariah Carey Is Christmas: The Story of "All I Want for Christmas Is You"

For Black History Month 2020, we are showcasing films and videos featuring Black American artists. Enjoy them and learn about the origin of each Black music legend featured. This list is ordered by layering unknown artists around bigger names while mixing up the genre. It has been curated for maximum surprise, so a hip-hop veteran you love may be followed by a rock band you've never heard, but you'll be glad you did.We're adding a Black music documentary to this list each day of Black History Mo...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Nas, Mariah Carey, Music Documentary, Black History Month, Wu-tang Clan, Adrian Younge, Motown, Clarence Clemons, BETTY DAVIS, Teddy Pendergrass, Todrick Hall, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Cecil Taylor, Screamin' Jay Hawkins


29 Black Music Documentaries for Black History Month 2020: #15 'The Black Godfather'

For Black History Month 2020, we are showcasing films featuring Black American artists. Enjoy them and learn about the origin of each Black music legend featured. This list is ordered by layering unknown artists around bigger names while mixing up the genre. It has been curated for maximum surprise, so a hip-hop veteran you love may be followed by a rock band you've never heard, but you'll be glad you did.We're adding a Black music documentary to this list each day of Black History Month 2020 --...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Nas, Music Documentary, Black History Month, Wu-tang Clan, Adrian Younge, Motown, Clarence Clemons, BETTY DAVIS, Teddy Pendergrass, Todrick Hall, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Cecil Taylor, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, List this


29 Black Music Documentaries for Black History Month 2020: #16 'Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes'

For Black History Month 2020, we are showcasing films featuring Black American artists. Enjoy them and learn about the origin of each Black music legend featured. This list is ordered by layering unknown artists around bigger names while mixing up the genre. It has been curated for maximum surprise, so a hip-hop veteran you love may be followed by a rock band you've never heard, but you'll be glad you did.We're adding a Black music documentary to this list each day of Black History Month 2020 --...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Nas, Music Documentary, Black History Month, Wu-tang Clan, Adrian Younge, Motown, Clarence Clemons, BETTY DAVIS, Teddy Pendergrass, Todrick Hall, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Cecil Taylor, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, List this


29 Black Music Documentaries for Black History Month 2020: #17 'Travis Scott: Look Mom I Can Fly'

For Black History Month 2020, we are showcasing films featuring Black American artists. Enjoy them and learn about the origin of each Black music legend featured. This list is ordered by layering unknown artists around bigger names while mixing up the genre. It has been curated for maximum surprise, so a hip-hop veteran you love may be followed by a rock band you've never heard, but you'll be glad you did.We're adding a Black music documentary to this list each day of Black History Month 2020 --...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Nas, Music Documentary, Black History Month, Wu-tang Clan, Adrian Younge, Travis Scott, Motown, Clarence Clemons, BETTY DAVIS, Teddy Pendergrass, Todrick Hall, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Cecil Taylor, Screamin' Jay Hawkins


29 Black Music Documentaries for Black History Month 2020: #18 Otis Redding: Soul Ambassador

For Black History Month 2020, we are showcasing films featuring Black American artists. Enjoy them and learn about the origin of each Black music legend featured. This list is ordered by layering unknown artists around bigger names while mixing up the genre. It has been curated for maximum surprise, so a hip-hop veteran you love may be followed by a rock band you've never heard, but you'll be glad you did.We're adding a Black music documentary to this list each day of Black History Month 2020 --...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Nas, Music Documentary, Black History Month, Wu-tang Clan, Adrian Younge, Otis Redding, Motown, Clarence Clemons, BETTY DAVIS, Teddy Pendergrass, Todrick Hall, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Cecil Taylor, Screamin' Jay Hawkins


29 Black Music Documentaries for Black History Month 2020: #19 Screamin' Jay Hawkins: I Put a Spell on Me

For Black History Month 2020, we are showcasing films featuring Black American artists. Enjoy them and learn about the origin of each Black music legend featured. This list is ordered by layering unknown artists around bigger names while mixing up the genre. It has been curated for maximum surprise, so a hip-hop veteran you love may be followed by a rock band you've never heard, but you'll be glad you did.We're adding a Black music documentary to this list each day of Black History Month 2020 --...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Nas, Music Documentary, Black History Month, Wu-tang Clan, Adrian Younge, Motown, Clarence Clemons, BETTY DAVIS, Teddy Pendergrass, Todrick Hall, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Cecil Taylor, Jay Hawkins, Screamin' Jay Hawkins


This Week’s Shows: Nov. 18-24

Upcoming Los Angeles concerts: Alessandro Cortini, Black Midi, Jeremy Zucker, JP Saxe, Shannon and the Clams, Liz Phair, the Black Keys, Bloc Party, Madonna, Atreyu, the Colour Coast, Alexandra Savior, Pip Blom, Post Malone, Big Freedia, X Ambassadors, Plain White T’s, Cautious Clay, Leonid, Elephant Stone, Stoop Kids, Puma Blue, Exes, Adam Turley, Baby Keem, Tiffany Young, Ximena Sariñana, Scarypoolparty, Brock, María Del Pilar, the Get Up Kids, Saro, Meiko, Dave, Lindsey Stirling, MANÁ, Simple...
Tags: Preview, Adam Turley, Alessandro Cortini, Alxandra Savior, Asy Ey, Atreyu, Avery*Sunshine, Baby Keem, Bedouin Soundclash, Big Freedia, Black Midi, Bloc Party, Bob Bunny, BoomBox, Brock, Cautious Clay


New Music: Black Thought “Noir” (Prod. Adrian Younge)

Not long after dropping the Streams of Thought Vol. 2 EP with Salaam Remi, Black Thought is back with a new track produced by the nostalgia-steeped producer and composer Adrian Younge. If you’ve heard Younge’s work with Ghostface Killah (Twelve Reasons to Die), Royce Da 5’9″ and DJ Premier (PRhyme) or more recently Ali Shaheed Muhammad (The Midnight Hour), then you already know what kind of rich production to expect. And who better than Tariq Trotter to deliver a black history lesson in rhym...
Tags: America, Jazz, New Music, Adrian Younge, Martin, Estelle, Younge, Black Thought, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Tariq Trotter, Salaam Remi Black, Ghostface Killah Twelve Reasons


'Go Ahead in the Rain' Artfully Melds the Many Parts of a Tribe Called Quest's Backstory

None As I write this review, I'm listening to "Award Tour" and nodding my head like I'm front row for A Tribe Called Quest's 1993 Arsenio Hall performance under lavender stage lights. I discovered Tribe in a different world than Hanif Abdurraqib: not in Columbus, Ohio, but Akron; not on cassette tape, but a Greatest Hits CD stolen from the public library; not as a black teenager realizing that Tribe's jazz-imbued hip-hop is acceptable to play at home, but as a white 15-year-old suddenly on a mi...
Tags: Music, Review, New York City, Book Review, Hip-hop, New Orleans, Donald Trump, Leonard Cohen, Akron, Anderson Paak, COLUMBUS Ohio, Otis Redding, Lucy Pearl, Muhammad, Tribe, Rodney King


Watch The Midnight Hour Perform Live In The Studio

Ali Shaheed Muhammad of A Tribe Called Quest and Adrian Younge are The Midnight Hour. The duo released a self-titled debut and are responsible for composing the soundtrack to Marvel's Luke Cage.(Image credit: Everett Fitzpatrick/KCRW)
Tags: News, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad


The Midnight Hour: Tiny Desk Concert

A Tribe Called Quest's Ali Shaheed Muhammad and composer Adrian Younge brought their Luke Cage-inspired collaboration to the Tiny Desk.(Image credit: Morgan Noelle Smith/NPR)
Tags: News, Luke Cage, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad


Color Film Was Designed to Take Pictures of White People, Not People of Color: The Unfortunate History of Racial Bias in Photography (1940-1990)

In the history of photography and film, getting the right image meant getting the one which conformed to prevalent ideas of humanity. This included ideas of whiteness, of what colour — what range of hue — white people wanted white people to be.  - Richard Dyer, White: Essays on Race and Culture As the bride in the 2014 Interracial Wedding Photographer skit (see below) on her titular sketch comedy TV show, comedian Amy Schumer cast herself in a small but essential background role. She is ...
Tags: Google, Photography, Science, College, Life, Amy Schumer, Kodak, Shirley, Oprah Winfrey, Vox, Bentley, Polaroid, Wilson, Lupita Nyong, Facebook Twitter, Schumer


Watch Rakim’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’ for NPR (Video)

Eric B & Rakim released a new track “King’s Paradise” for Season 2 of Marvel’s Luke Cage. Shortly after its release, Ali Shaheed Muhammad — who produced and co-wrote the song with Adrian Younge — played bass, and Christone “Kingfish” Ingram rocked the guitar. As a collective, the duo is known as Continue after the jump… NPR Reports: “King’s Paradise” pays homage to the heroes of the Harlem Renaissance as well as its fictional superhero, the bulletproof Luke Cage. Rakim tipped his hat ...
Tags: Uncategorized, Concert, Jazz, Npr, Louis Armstrong, Adrian Younge, Ashley, David Henderson, Eric B Rakim, Harlem Renaissance, Younge, Tiny Desk, Rakim, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, NPR Video, Christone Kingfish Ingram


Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge Release ‘The Midnight Hour’ Album

With Raphael Saadiq, CeeLo, Bilal, and more.
Tags: Albums, Jazz, Adrian Younge, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Raphael Saadiq CeeLo Bilal


Album Stream: Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge ‘The Midnight Hour’

After joining forces for the Luke Cage soundtrack in 2016, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge reunite for this new full-length collaboration, The Midnight Hour. True to their reclusive nature, Ali Shaheed and Adrian remain behind the scenes (or should I say the boards) on this 20-song project and provide lush, cinematic instrumentals for iconic figures like Cee-Lo Green, Bilal, Raphael Saadiq, Marsha Ambrosius and Luther Vandross to rock over. Questlove also mans the drums on “Dans Un Mo...
Tags: Albums, Jazz, Adrian, New Music, Adrian Younge, Luther Vandross, James Poyser, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Ali Shaheed, Cee Lo Green Bilal Raphael Saadiq Marsha Ambrosius, Adrian Younge Ali Shaheed Muhammad Feat Method Man


The Playlist: Tyga, A$AP Ferg, & Luther Vandross

Amazing The post The Playlist: Tyga, A$AP Ferg, & Luther Vandross appeared first on nappyafro.com.
Tags: Jazz, Tyga, Columns, Adrian Younge, A$ap Ferg, AP Ferg, Luther Vandross, Uncle Drew, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, The Playlist, The Midnight Hour, AP Ferg Luther Vandross


Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge Reimagine Luther Vandross’ “So Amazing”

The Midnight Hour impacts next week (6/8).
Tags: Jazz, Songs, Adrian Younge, Luther Vandross, Ali Shaheed Muhammad


Ali Shaheed Muhammad & Adrian Younge Enlist CeeLo Green For “Questions”

Off The Midnight Hour, arriving June 8th.
Tags: Jazz, Songs, Adrian Younge, Ceelo Green, Ali Shaheed Muhammad


New Video: A Tribe Called Quest “The Space Program”

After almost three decades, A Tribe Called Quest are officially bowing out with their last ever video, “The Space Program.” Directed by Warren Fu, the eight-minute sci-fi film follows Q-Tip, Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Jarobi White on a slowly deteriorating space craft as a racial dystopia unfolds back home. Just as their spaceship runs out of oxygen (with the warning message “I Can’t Breathe”), the three wise Tribesman wake up on a peaceful alien planet. “The Space Program,” taken from Tribe’s...
Tags: Videos, Jazz, Malik, Warren Fu, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, A Tribe Called Quest, Jarobi White, Phife Dawg Watch


Composers for Marvel’s TV Universe Strike a Different Chord

Traditionally, when comic-book super-heroes are adapted for the screen, they are accompanied by big orchestras playing heroic themes. Think John Williams’ “Superman” theme or Danny Elfman’s “Spider-Man” music. For its TV series, however, Marvel has thrown out the old rulebook. Like the Marvel Universe itself, not every hero is alike; some of them don’t even... Read more »
Tags: Music, TV, Marvel, Spotlight, Netflix, Sean Callery, Danny Elfman, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, John Williams Superman


FYF Fest 2017, Day 2: Hello, Frank Ocean; goodbye, A Tribe Called Quest

[See image gallery at buzzbands.la] By Andrew Veeder, Shay Mehr, Britt Witt and Jordan Kleinman There was Frank Ocean. And then there was Brad Pitt. And then there was a cover of a Carpenters song. Wait … what? It was all part of the fabric on Saturday’s second day of FYF Fest 2017. The enigmatic singer, who canceled at the 11th hour when he was scheduled to perform at FYF 2015, proved worth the wait on Saturday, giving a rapturous performance that included some musical theater — a cover of t...
Tags: Music, Featured, Nokia, Gallery, Ocean, Erykah Badu, Brad Pitt, Brian Eno, Show Review, Thundercat, Frank Ocean, Frank, Mgmt, Mitski, Don, Pitt


This Fortnight in Music Supervision and Sync 1.17.17

A run through of the latest and greatest in sync licensing and music supervision over the past fortnight, courtesy of Synchblog. Film and TV A history of Adult Swim's boundary-pushing music moments (Billboard) Whether collaborating with an artist or just spotlighting them, Synchtank client Adult Swim has brought us many musical moments over the years that are hilarious, heartfelt, and even artistically boundary-pushing. Billboard runs through some of the highlights. The LA-cent...
Tags: Apple, Publishing, Music, Japan, Hbo, UK, Taylor Swift, Abc, Nicki Minaj, Disney, Williams, New York Times, Ariana Grande, Westworld, Ubisoft, John Legend


Reclaimed Lighting By GIN Art & Design

A record lover, I may be biased in my appreciation for the reclaimed table lamps created by Orlando Dominguez of GIN Art & Design. But I am not the only one—as evidenced by Ali Shaheed Muhammad of a Tribe Called Quest, who commissioned the tri-colored “Roots.” Using old 45 rpm records, Dominguez creates the base of his reclaimed lamps. The light source shines its light down upon the records. While the lamps with black records are certainly classic, it’s the lamps with unusually colored records ...
Tags: Books, Green, Dominguez, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Recycled & Reclaimed


A look back at the amazing musicians and artists lost in 2016

2016 has been a tumultuous year full of massive events around the globe like Brexit, President Trump, ISIS attacks and much more. Amongst the furor we saw the world’s amazing talent drop like flies. Right up until the end of the 2016 it seemed like a beloved celeb was dying every week. We lost incredible actors like the legendary Gene Wilder, Alan Rickman and last week the sad loss of Princess Leia, Carrie Fisher. The industry that seemed to suffer the biggest losses however was in music. 2016 ...
Tags: Music, Isis, Christmas, US, San Francisco, Brooklyn, David Bowie, Artists, Musicians, Prince, Rolling Stone, Frank Sinatra, George Michael, Leonard Cohen, 2016, White


Kendrick Lamar @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (pics, review & full video)

Kendrick Lamar played a very small show, for Kendrick Lamar. Watch the Brooklyn gig in full, and check out some photos. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Brooklyn, Kendrick Lamar, Music News, Williamsburg, Music Hall of Williamsburg, Hip Hop News, BrooklynVegan Staff, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, A Tribe Called Quest


Kendrick Lamar @ Music Hall of Williamsburg (pics + full video)

Kendrick Lamar played a very small show, for Kendrick Lamar. Watch the Brooklyn gig in full, and check out some photos. Continue reading… [Author: BrooklynVegan Staff]
Tags: Music, Brooklyn, Kendrick Lamar, Music News, Williamsburg, Music Hall of Williamsburg, Hip Hop News, BrooklynVegan Staff, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, A Tribe Called Quest


ATCQ's Latest Album Clutches No. 1 Spot On Billboard 200

For the first time in 20 years! The post ATCQ's Latest Album Clutches No. 1 Spot On Billboard 200 appeared first on 2DOPEBOYZ.
Tags: News, Jazz, Q-tip, 2dope, Jarobi, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Phife Dawg, A Tribe Called Quest, ATCQ


A Tribe Called Quest Releases A Perfect Meditation On The Sad State Of America

While it seemed that virtually everyone, regardless of their political beliefs, was utterly shocked when Republican candidate Donald Trump won last week’s presidential election, iconic hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest saw it coming.  “I knew it was gonna happen,” Jarobi White told Vanity Fair last week. The outcome was predicted on A Tribe Called Quest’s latest album, “We Got It From Here … Thank You 4 Your Service,” their first release in 18 years. The album, available for streaming below, f...
Tags: Spotify, News, America, Elton John, Donald Trump, Vanity Fair, Huffington Post, Trump, Donald, Priscilla Frank, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Phife Dawg, Tribe Called Quest, Jarobi White


Five Notable Releases of the Week (11/11)

A Tribe Called Quest's final album (and first since the '90s), You Blew It!, Sad13, and more. Continue reading… [Author: Andrew Sacher]
Tags: Music, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Q-tip, Music News, Speedy Ortiz, Sadie Dupuis, Sad13, Andrew Sacher, Walter Schreifels, New Releases, Jarobi, Exterminators, Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Phife Dawg, A Tribe Called Quest