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
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
Moses McMormick has an extensive history of formal and intensive home study of a myriad of languages. Already versed in Chinese and Japanese through private work in high school, upon arriving at the Ohio State University he majored in Chinese– nearly testing out of all required Chinese classes due to his own learning and honed his foreign-language techniques by taking as many as five different … Continue reading Black Man Speaking multiple Languages With Foreigners!