Madlib Meets Ethiopian Legend Ayaléw Mesfin


Madlib is one of the most prolific and acclaimed producers to ever work in music. Through his various projects over the years—from Madvillain to Quasimoto—the musician pretty much changed the way sampling works in hip-hop. Now, in a special called Madlib’s Medicine Show, Noisey follows Madlib—with the help of Egon at Now-Again Records—as he meets … Continue reading Madlib Meets Ethiopian Legend Ayaléw Mesfin

Artwork and photos by Ron Alpha – Libra flavor


Idris Elba speaks about Directing his debut film “Yardie”.


1Xtra's Ace hosts an exclusive Q&A from the premier of film 'Yardie', chatting to Idris Elba on his directorial debut, and cast members Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson.   Watch the trailer below  

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

Holy Spirit And Or Your 3rd Eye? God and my pineal gland?


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 … Continue reading Erykah Badu: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

NOLA Red Dress Run 2018


2018 Red Dress Run in the Marigny on Saturday (Aug. 11) Photographer: Ron Alpha Location: New Orleans, LA Camera: Canon 80D , Canon G7x Mark II Lens: Sigma 18-35mm, Canon 10-20mm How the Red Dress Run Marathon started