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. ...

Blaq Pearl

Spending a sunny afternoon with Blaq Pearl in Berlin was like having a virtual visit to her home in South Africa. As she does with her poetry and song, she paints vivid pictures throughout the interview about what her life is like with all of its richness and challenges....

Color Coded Cat Calls

As I was riding from Mitte to  Prenzlauer Berg last night feeling giddy from the warmth of the night I came across the sight that always brings me to my senses....

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 A...

Sweet Sensory Overload

It's been a while since I've been in the dancehall so I forgot the amount of energy required to be fully present at a solid sound system show.  Major Lazer is a...

Dirty Danny Brown

The problem with talent is that you can't control who gets it. Which means you may not like what people choose to do with it, but you can't deny it.  I kept tel...