12 Essential Anti-Apartheid Struggle Songs from South Africa & Around the World

by SABELO MKHABELA   It wasn’t just South African musicians—artists from around the continent and the world all stood up in solidarity and released anti-Apartheid songs. Apartheid was a despicable and unthinkable crime against black people. More than 25 years since its abolishment, its repercussions still affect black people deeply in South Africa. During the height […]

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Black Is’ by The Last Poets

(Umar Bin Hassan of The Last Poets (Photo by Mário Pires) The NFL commissioner and owners of NFL teams are moving at this hour to restrict and clamp down on football players, who are predominantly black, so they do not protest during the national anthem. This is happening as former coaches like Mike Ditka babble […]


  Celebrating over 40 years in music, one of the most pivotal reggae bands of all time Third World has dropped their new single “Eyes Are Up On You” off their upcoming full-length album. The song and album are both produced by Damian Marley and will be released on Ghetto Youths International. CLICK FOR PRESS […]

Living Colour @ The Apollo Theater Robert Johnson at 100 – Preachin’ Blues

  Living Colour performing “Preachin’ Blues (Up Jumped the Devil)” at the “Robert Johnson at 100” Tribute Concert. March 6, 2012 at the Apollo Theater, NYC (raw footage courtesy of novasound) http://LivingColour.com http://facebook.com/LivingColour http://myspace.com/LivingColourMusic http://gplus.to/LivingColourMusic http://twitter.com/LivingColour

Living Colour, Black Rock and Art with Ericka Blount Danois

IMIXWHATILIKE! 1 day ago By Ericka Blount Danois Living Colour’s, Shade, their first new studio album in eight years dropped September 8th on Megaforce Records. The cover art begins to tell the story of this album. The artwork was created by D.C. based mixed media artist Anike Robinson, with input from band members, including vocalist Corey Glover, guitarist Vernon Reid and includes […]

Happiness in Slow Swing

We’re Listening to: Chris Lydon: Nothing to do with anything, but… I have an all-time fave song in my head this week, so listen up to “Happiness is Just a Thing Called Joe.” It requires a miracle in every performance, to make a verrrrry slooooow song swing — with passion. It was a Harold Arlen / Yip Harburg addition to […]