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  

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

Building a crypto-utopia in Puerto Rico: How do you feel about this?


The latest issues in Puerto rico with the storms, lack of food and electricity has gained the attention of some young investors from America that believe they can regenerate the island using blockchain technology. Some of the locals don't want their help, they believe that this is another form of colonialism and gentrification. This is a … Continue reading Building a crypto-utopia in Puerto Rico: How do you feel about this?

The cast of “Sorry to bother U” interview and trailer.


In an alternate present-day version of Oakland, black telemarketer Cassius Green (Lakeith Stanfield) discovers a magical key to professional success, which propels him into a macabre universe of "powercalling" that leads to material glory. Director/screenwriter Boots Riley, Lakeith Stanfield, Tessa Thompson, Jermaine Fowler, Terry Crews and Steven Yeun visited BUILD to discuss the new film, … Continue reading The cast of “Sorry to bother U” interview and trailer.

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)

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)