Posts Tagged ‘Put You On’

Put You On: Throw

Put You On: Throw

Growing up in the violence ridden and gang infested slums of East Baltimore is hard enough. Imagine having to grow up in that environment with a speech impediment. Add to that a relentless determination to not conform. That was the unhappy life of Coffin Nachtmahr until he found purpose, acceptance and community in the “throwers” […]


Mood Music: Jarina De Marco – Tigre

Mood Music: Jarina De Marco - Tigre


Put You On: Leon Bridges

Put You On: Leon Bridges

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) It all started with the iPhone commercial seen below. I tried to Shazam the song everything time I saw the commercial to no avail. Being that I am a man of action, I did what a person of action would do and headed to Google to find out whose song that […]


Put You On: Jarina De Marco – Main Dish

Put You On: Jarina De Marco - Main Dish

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Even though Jarina De Marco is not from Uptown, the Brooklyn based femme fatale is half-Dominican and half-Brazilian, this song is seriously infectious and she is someone that NEEDS to be on your radar. Jarina is signed to Wyclef’s label and if she keeps cranking out this cool mélange of music, […]


Catch Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry & Discussion With The Filmmaker @ Columbia Tonight

Catch Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry & Discussion With The Filmmaker @ Columbia Tonight

A compelling documentary portrait of the internationally recognized artist, Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry will be shown on Thursday, March 28 at 7 PM. In the film, director Alison Klayman presents an insightful look at China and its transition in a digital age. Prof. Howard French will lead a Q & A with the filmmaker following […]


Put You On: Lianne La Havas

Put You On: Lianne La Havas

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) I first came across the immensely talented Lianne La Havas via the indispensable WNYC last September. The voice, sound and style of the young folk/soul songstress were quite simply arresting. Think Lauren Hill mixed with Sade with the jazz inflections and British swag of Amy Winehouse and you have Lianne La […]


Put You On – Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry

Put You On - Ai Wei Wei: Never Sorry

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Ai Wei Wei is arguably the most important artist alive today. Through the clever use of social media and seriously incendiary artwork, Ai Wei Wei has managed to take on the Chinese government single-handedly. The dissent has not come without a price, as Ai Wei Wei has been under house arrest […]


Put You On: De-Jé

Put You On: De-Jé

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Q. Can you tell us about the new line De-Jé? A. De-Jé (pronounced day-jay) is an independent brand based in NYC. Heavily influenced by sugar skulls and dia de los muertos, De-Jé offers quality goods and solid designs, as well as custom made to order kicks. De-Jé provides a fresh new […]


Put You On: Jhade

Put You On: Jhade

Our good friends at PMG have a new artist that is about to make some serious noise, Jhade. Her new single, Super Hero, features an ill verse from Washington Heights’ own Christian D’or. Check out her site and find out more about this Dominican-American songstress. For more: http://jhadeblog.com/ FB: http://facebook.com/thisisjhade Twitter: @jhademusic


Put You On: Seed The Play

SEED A New Play by Radha Blank Directed by Niegel Smith Burnt-out social worker Anne Colleen Simpson decides to leave the field on a high note, with a book detailing her career, but when Chee-Chee, a gifted twelve-year-old from the ‘projects’ collides into her life, she’s forced to confront his young mother and the shadows […]

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