‘NEGRO’ DOCU-SERIES EXPLORES BLACK LATINO IDENTITY


Filmmaker Dash Harris is the brainchild behind the ‘Negro’ docu-series which examines, through a series of interviews, what it means to be black and Latino within the Americas. Dash Harris is blurring the color lines and shedding a much needed light on the experiences of peoples of African descent around the world. Her docu-series Negro explores the interplay … Continue reading ‘NEGRO’ DOCU-SERIES EXPLORES BLACK LATINO IDENTITY

One moment of love #8


https://youtu.be/yhO_ChwYKvw This video is about loving your neighbors and everyone around you even when they make you crazy. Recently I have had some issues with the people living next door. Seems like they want me to act wild and crazy too, but I won't. They want me to be angry and add to the chaos, … Continue reading One moment of love #8

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

ONE MOMENT OF LOVE SERIES


In this series I created some graphic animations to show what I've learned about spirituality and faith over the past couple of years of my life. I wanted to use my gifts for God, and show my appreciation by spreading good information on how to live righteously. I am not perfect, and I am not … Continue reading ONE MOMENT OF LOVE SERIES

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 … Continue reading Alicia Keys (Short Film) – “The Gospel”

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?


Ash Sarkar Meets Spike Lee | BLACKkKLANSMAN


Ash sat down with Spike Lee to talk cops, Kanye, and why an honest racist is better than a respectable liberal. BLACKkKkLANSMAN is in UK cinemas on 24th August. Would you rather be around someone who is open about their racist views, or someone who hides them? We all have prejudices against each other, but … Continue reading Ash Sarkar Meets Spike Lee | BLACKkKLANSMAN

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 … Continue reading Aretha Franklin second line tribute – Treme, New Orleans

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

Hip-Hop in Black & white photos


Hip-hop has changed so much over the past 50 years, here is a small glimpse of the many faces who helped make it a beautiful art form. Whether you like their music or not, they grab your attention and change the way you see the world. The diversity in lyrics makes this genre of music … Continue reading Hip-Hop in Black & white photos

Jay Morrison teaches Jalen Collins how to buy a $300,000 Rolls-Royce


Jay Morrison shows former Atlanta Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins how to buy a Rolls-Royce Wraith! Go to https://www.JayMorrisonAcademy.com/Fa... to book a 1 Hour Consultation with Jay Morrison. Business Mogul and Wealth Strategist Jay Morrison held a private mansion mastermind with Grammy Nominated Recording Artist Keri Hilson, NFL Cornerback Jalen Collins, MTV Wild N Out Comedian, … Continue reading Jay Morrison teaches Jalen Collins how to buy a $300,000 Rolls-Royce

UNSOUND – Based on a True Story (full Film)


This film is about a young man who has a mother that suffers from Schizophrenia. This film is not a documentary, but it does show acted out events from the directors real life dealing with his mother's illness. The director is a film student and a tutorial video expert on youtube. I sometimes watch and … Continue reading UNSOUND – Based on a True Story (full Film)

The Moorish influence in Europe


When the topic of the Moorish influence in Europe is being discussed, one of the first questions that arises is, what race were they? As early as the Middle Ages, “Moors were commonly viewed as being mostly black or very swarthy, and hence the word is often used for negro,” according to the Oxford English … Continue reading The Moorish influence in Europe

EVERGREEN PLANTATION Edgard, LA


Evergreen Plantation is the most intact plantation complex in the South with 37 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places, including 22 slave cabins. Today, Evergreen Plantation remains a privately owned, working sugar cane plantation. People live here and work here. Evergreen Plantation is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, between New … Continue reading EVERGREEN PLANTATION Edgard, LA

New Orleans – ZULU PARADE 2018 – Mardi Gras


UH OH, it's Fat Tuesday and we are here down in New Orleans for the ZULU parade. The crowd is going fucking crazy for coconuts and beads. The bands are playing loud and the kids are out here excited to catch anything that comes off of each float that passes by. I noticed that everybody … Continue reading New Orleans – ZULU PARADE 2018 – Mardi Gras

Ron Alpha Podcast – Episode 26 – Mary Josephine (Soul Singer/Entrepreneur)


In this interview I talked with Mary Josephine. She is a soul singer and entrepreneur. Mary Josephine is the CEO and creator of "IAM" Inspired Artist Movement. I got a chance to play some of her songs on the show and we talked about her business and how she plans on helping fellow entertainers learn … Continue reading Ron Alpha Podcast – Episode 26 – Mary Josephine (Soul Singer/Entrepreneur)