Every day, money changes hands in Ghanaian cedi, South African rand, and Brazilian real as music is created, traded, performed, purchased and pirated. In this episode we look at the business side of African music, through a series of vignettes … Read more »
artist: Artists HERBIE HANCOCK
Photo Essay: Herbie Hancock, the Robert Glasper Experiment and Jamie Lidell at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn!
Before the 2016 season of the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn concert series came to a close this past weekend, the Prospect Park Bandshell saw yet another night of magnificent music, this time with none other than the living legend Herbie Hancock … Read more »
Herbie Hancock is one of those names that exists in the everlasting edifice of world-shaping music, alongside people like Prince, Coltrane, James Brown and Aretha Franklin. He’s a living legend, a pioneer, a genius and deserves every other title of … Read more »
As we explore in our special Hip Deep episode, “The Money Show,” “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” is one of the most infamous cases of an African song being used for massive financial gain by the West. In 1939, Solomon Linda … Read more »