Around The Way 5-23-2014

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Writer Hilton Als describes the finger printed visuals of director Joseph Khalil. [The New Yorker] Courtroom Sketch Artist, “the rise and fall” In a commencement speech, U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder goes in about race. Systematic and economic racism cuts deeper than…

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TOKiMONSTA “Soul to Seoul Part 2” - Official Video

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The music video for TOKiMONSTA’s “Soul to Seoul” (off her 2013 sophomore album Half Shadows) has been released. For those that are unfamiliar with TOKiMONSTA (Jennifer Lee), she’s a Korean American electronic music producer-DJ who is associated with the Brainfeeder c…

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On The Scope 5-23-2014

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Roxiny “HERO” - Roxiny (pronounced Rox-E-n-E) is a Dominican born singer/songwriter/producer based out of NYC. Her style of music can be described as experimental pop, dream pop, electro, on the wavelength of the current future pop movement (combining the singer/songwriter…

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"Bad Rap" Asian American Rappers’ Documentary - Indiegogo Campaign

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Asian Americans in Hip-Hop, the overlooked story. Bad Rap is a documentary that follows four seasoned and up’n’coming Asian American rappers: Dumbfounded (aka DFD, PARKER), Awkwafina, Rekstizzy, and Lyricks. Guest cameos interviews include other Asian American rappers such as Jin, F…

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About time someone is putting in some work to tell the story of Asian Americans in Hip Hop. If ya feelin’ this support it by donating to their indiegogo campaign. 

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Palo Ito, “The World Cup”

Critique of this year’s 2014 World Cup in Brazil. 

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Palo Ito, “The World Cup”

Critique of this year’s 2014 World Cup in Brazil. 

Brainfeeder in Tokyo

Brainfeeder in Tokyo

A look at Milestone Media, Comics

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Left to right: Icon, Rocket, Static, & Hardware. Milestone Media and comics began in 1993 by four successful black comic writers, illustrators, editors, and publishers: Dwayne McDuffie (RIP), Denys Cowan, Michael Davis and Derek T. Dingle. In the beginning they created black characters for…

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"Forumation," Nawer and Augustine Kofie - video

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Photo by Bartek Senkowki Recently artist Nawer invited Augustine Kofie to Poland to collaborate on this massive wall. Their process is captured below.   [Graffuturism]

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"Looking For The Perfect Beat" Producers - RBM mini doc

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Producers Arthur Baker and John Robie break down how they made Afrika Bambaata and the Soulsonic Force’s “Looking for the Perfect Beat (1983).” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlyDSx8gpZ0&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RJlYzBhLg4 [Red Bull Music]

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SNL Digital Short “When Will The Bass Drop?” ft. Lil Jon & Andy Samberg

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Andy Samberg guest hosted SNL this past Saturday, and the SNL Digital Short made a reappearance with Andy Samberg and Lil Jon poking fun at EDM DJs in a short titled When Will The Bass Drop? Andy Samberg plays the character of fictional EDM DJ name Davincii (a play on actually EDM DJ …

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