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  • hip-deep December 1, 2016

    The Money Show

    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 »

  • blog August 17, 2016

    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 »

  • blog July 18, 2016

    Herbie Hancock and Robert Glasper Live in Prospect Park

    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 »

  • video April 23, 2014

    The Lion(s) Sleep Tonight

    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 »

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