Alicia Keys (Short Film) – “The Gospel”


A music-driven short film presented as a visual prelude to Alicia Keys’ sixth studio album, Here. Keys pays tribute to the communities that raised her in four slice-of-life segments depicting the coming of age experience in New York City. *Tribeca Film Festival 2016 Premiere *New York Times Pop Critic Pick –– The Playlist *2017 One Screen Awards – Free The Bid “Best Music Video” *2017 … Continue reading Alicia Keys (Short Film) – “The Gospel”

Let your love for God give you a fruitful life. Inspiration video.


I could not sleep last night, so I stayed up and created a video about my love for God. As you may know, I have studied spirituality for many years and I even created a blog and radio show about it. The only problem I had was that I did all of these wonderful things away from christianity. I let the influence of other religions … Continue reading Let your love for God give you a fruitful life. Inspiration video.

Aretha Franklin second line tribute – Treme, New Orleans


We had a short visit to New Orleans this year, but we were able to grab a few videos here and there of the city including this tribute for Aretha Franklin in Treme. The people were singing loud with so much passion and love for Aretha. The entire day was filled with emotions and the city showed as much love as they could. People were … Continue reading Aretha Franklin second line tribute – Treme, New Orleans

Little Dragon live at The Little London Plane


http://KEXP.ORG presents Little Dragon performing live at The Little London Plane during Upstream Music Fest. Recorded June 1, 2018. Host: Cheryl Waters Audio Engineers: Adam Bourne & Kevin Suggs Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Alaia D’Alessandro & Justin Wilmore Editor & Director: Scott Holpainen Songs: Shuffle A Dream Feather Twice Pretty Girls The Pop Life http://kexp.org</a http://little-dragon.net https://upstreammusicfest.com   Continue reading Little Dragon live at The Little London Plane

Erykah Badu: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert


Aug. 15, 2018 | Felix Contreras — Some folks around the NPR Music office said they felt an almost spiritual connection to Erykah Badu during her visit to the Tiny Desk. And that was before she and her band even played a single note. It came from the waft of earthly scents that followed in her wake, to the flowing dreads and clothes that hung … Continue reading Erykah Badu: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Nabihah Iqbal | Live set |Boiler Room x VIVA! Festival


BIOGRAPHY Many musicians like to speak of versatility, but Nabihah Iqbal has better grounds than most. She boasts an MPhil (focused on African history) from Cambridge, experience working in human rights law and a black belt in Karate. Formerly known as Throwing Shade, she’s ditched that moniker to embrace the name she was born with. Readying her debut album for Ninja Tune, ‘Weighing of the … Continue reading Nabihah Iqbal | Live set |Boiler Room x VIVA! Festival

Scott Storch mini Documentary


There are few music careers like that of Scott Storch. The esteemed producer-songwriter made his initial mark in Philly as a key member of the Roots. A great start, but just the beginning of a wild ride to the top. Storch’s way with crafting hooks and shaping melodies, as well as his knack of being in the right place at the right time, brought him … Continue reading Scott Storch mini Documentary

HIP-HOP LEGENDS : NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert


Some of the greatest to ever bless the mic, these Emcees treated Tiny Desk to an office block party in the true essence of hip-hop. I found them by just browsing youtube and I spent the entire day jamming to all my favorite hits. NPR really got me hooked. I like how these rappers are now older guys, but they still remain cool as hell. … Continue reading HIP-HOP LEGENDS : NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert