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Glimpses of Splash

Here is a visual synopsis of all the goodness that was to be seen at this year’s Splash hip-hop festival.  The music comes from Kiko King and Creative Maze of Airbender Music. Artists like MF Doom, Aesop Rocky, De LA Sou...
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The Coup Was Worth It

Berlin is hard to survive when the summer ends and endless dark days begin. The Coup just came through to bring us a bit of brightness and a lot of funk. Years ago when I first heard “5 Million Ways to Kill a CEO” a...
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RonAmber

RonAmber is a stand-out poet. Her words stand alone and works of art but her understated delivery illuminates her work. When accompanied by a full band and the singing of Blaq Pearl magic occurs.
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Heard & Seen @ The Do-Over

I captured some images & video of the backyard styled party called The Do-Over that happened on a perfect summer day at Picknick in Berlin.  Rosa Caleta, the European & Jamaican fusion restaurant supplied the food. Am...
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Heard & Seen @ Black Milk

The hip-hop in Berlin is up close and personal. The Bohannon has a basement feel and minimal separation between performer and audience. Check out how Black Milk and his crew bring it at the their concert at the Bohannon. This i...
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Space Jam

Dancer, Justin Francis Kennedy brings together artists to explore a space, collaborate and improvise in Berlin. Spring 2011.
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Heard & Seen @ Dialogue Books

Dialogue Books just found a new home in Kruezberg, so now Berlin has 3 English Bookstores and  Dialogue is the only one that specializes in new books. Their event Conflict & Writing was intriguing  because we seem to li...
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Heard & Seen @ Zion I

Zumbi of Zion I joins Deuce Eclipse and Berlin’s own Yarah Bravo to rock the mic with a freestyle in Berlin on September 28, 2011. Remember that all that you are about to hear & see is freestyle which means spontaneou...
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Heard & Seen @ Diamond D

Diamond D brings true turntableism to Berlin. Recorded at Bohannon on September 23, 2011.   Diamond D is an original hip-hop producer & DJ who has been on the scene since the 80’s.  It was a pleasure to watch hi...
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