First Listen: Living Colour returns with “Come On”

First Listen: Living Colour returns in fine form with “Come On” (June 17, 2017) We tend to forget that what we know as rock ‘n roll was actually an offshoot of R&B, and that many music historians believe that “Rocket 88” by Ike Turner is actually the first rock record. Somewhere along the line, however, music […]


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Joseph Capehart – “amerika diss track” (Button Live)

Make Button Poetry grow! Subscribe to Button! New video daily: Twin Cities folks! Don’t miss Button Poetry Live: Every first Monday at CAMP Bar in downtown Saint Paul. Joseph Capehart, performing at Button Poetry Live, January 2017. Button Facebook: Button Twitter: Button Instagram: Button tumblr: About Button: Button […]

The Hyena Men

In the early moments of The Hyena Men, a fascinating documentary short produced by CCTV Africa, we see performers interacting with a series of dangerous wild animals, including baboons, hyenas and poisonous snakes. Their daring feats aren’t being performed on the glittering stages of Las Vegas, but on the crowded streets of Nigeria. It’s part […]

Gil-Scott Heron Collaborator Brian Jackson on Hiz Magical Career

The accomplished jazz pianist and longtime Gil Scott-Heron collaborator revisits a career dedicated to the conscious side of soul. By Brian Jackson   Best known for his many collaborations with kindred spirit Gil Scott Heron, the critical mind of Brian Jackson – freewheeling jazz pianist, flautist, and conscious soul architect – remains unbroken. Born and raised […]