In honor of Black Music Month, and in keeping in mind its obligation to keep Black African self-determination at the forefront of Our people’s minds, the AllEyesOnDC Show explored the cultural and business aspects of Black music during the June edition of the monthly program at Sankofa Video Books & Cafe in Northwest.
As often happens to children of the Diaspora who visit the Motherland, Team Familiar quickly embraced the overwhelming Blackness of Nigeria during their visit to the West African nation at the end of last year.
Courtesy Photo of Team Familiar Even with decades of experience under his belt, D. Floyd, Team Familiar’s lead mic and saxophonist doesn’t shy away from change. Since the turn of the century, Team Familiar has carved out its own space... Continue Reading →
Check out this video and get a great look at what community and self-determination, as it relates to food production, looks like in the District of Columbia.
In this AllEyesOnDC video, Nana Malaya Rucker, a student of August Wilson, John Henrik Clarke, and other prominent African figures and scholars, reflects on her coming of age, how she rose in African consciousness, and the hurdles that she faced in her pursuit of international stardom.
More than 24 hours before gracing the stage at Liv Nightclub, a small audience that included fans, family members, and friends got to know the lyricist more intimately.
D.C. hip-hop artist Mikey Dee visits AllEyesOnDC and discusses his career, locally coveted Metro tour, and the intricacies of the music business.
Sam P.K. Collins interviews Jeff Mimms of Jack'n for Beats and Chicago hip-hop artist Sinatris about a contest in the D.C. area for aspiring artists.