Ron Alpha Podcast – Episode 25 – DJ Priority (producer/DJ)


In this interview I talked with an old friend who goes by the name DJ Priority. We talked about how he got started and what helped him become a great producer. We played a few records of his and talked about his viewpoint on Music, life and Spirituality. This is a great interview, I hope you enjoy it. Check out his music and find out … Continue reading Ron Alpha Podcast – Episode 25 – DJ Priority (producer/DJ)

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 one of his favorite and often sampled Ethiopian musicians, the … Continue reading Madlib Meets Ethiopian Legend Ayaléw Mesfin

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”

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

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

George Clinton & Bootsy Collins’ Get Abducted by Aliens?


During George Clinton’s Special “George Clinton and the Holy Grail of Funk” on ’70s on 7 George talks about the possibility that he and Bootsy Collins’ once were abducted by aliens in Canada. Now I’ve heard many stories about aliens and this one sounds really real. Clinton talks about time being missing, almost like it was erased from their memory. I know George has done … Continue reading George Clinton & Bootsy Collins’ Get Abducted by Aliens?

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 a melting pot of emotions that anyone can relate to. … Continue reading Hip-Hop in Black & white photos

Christian Scott Quintet || The Last Chieftain || Paste Studios, New York, NY


Christian Scott Quintet – Diaspora | The Walk | The Last Chieftain Recorded Live: 5/22/2017 – Paste Studios – New York, NY More Christian Scott Quintet in the Paste Cloud: http://www.pastemagazine.com/search?t&#8230; Scott Quintet&m=Video Visit Paste Magazine: http://www.pastemagazine.com Continue reading Christian Scott Quintet || The Last Chieftain || Paste Studios, New York, NY