My exclusive set forÂ The Fader’s mixtape series dropped yesterday, a “A blazing mix of reggaetÃ³n, dembow, and rap en espaÃ±ol from the Brooklyn-based DJ and producer.”
Hi Duttylandia, I’m on the road again! — from Brazil to GermanyÂ via England. I came out here to play the debut show of the Kondi Band, my new collaborative album with Dutty Artz alum Sorie Kondi. (more…)
The Asian American Writer’s WorkshopÂ Open City Fellowship “fosters Asian American writers covering inequality in low-income Asian immigrant neighborhoods in New York City.” WhoÂ better for that job than our beloved Thanu aka DJ Ushka? (more…)
Friday March 18th, Atropolis and Riobamba will be playing at Hotel Vegas Annex at SXSW thanks to the Peligrosa. Atropolis live set is at 10pm on the outdoor stage and Riobamba set is at 11:30 PM Â on the indoor stage.
Back in November 2015, Chief Boima (in his role as Africa is a Country’s managing editor) curated three panels at the Pan African Space Station‘sÂ library-of-peopleÂ installation at theÂ Performa 15 Hub in New York City. AIAC invited Dutty Artz’ DJ Ushka,Â York College Professor and writer Rishi Nath, and AIAC’s photo editorÂ Zachary Rosen to host three podcastsÂ on behalf of Africa is a Country.
In my capacity both as Dj Ripley and as Dr. Larisa Kingston Mann, I’m speaking at Fordham Law School next week, sponsored by the McGannon Center for Communication Research (where I’m a Fellow), and the Urban Law Center. (more…)
My mixtape for the Mixpak FM series is here, featured today as Resident Advisor’s Mix of the Day.
For me this mix dove into “channeling rage for, remembrance of, love toward victims of police brutality & state-sanctioned violence, in the U.S. y destructive legacies this country has left & continues to leave elsewhereâ€“ ya basta, ya basta, ya basta. A las vÃctimasâ€“ nunca serÃ¡n olvidados.”
Our designer extraordinaire, Talacha, is back with his second DJ mix! (more…)
Our in house Dubspot employed Ableton instructor, Atropolis, has just put together a three part tutorial showcasing the ins and outs of his live performance set using Ableton Live. (more…)
Saturday Dec 12 – Que Bajo says goodbye to 2015 and marks their 7th anniversary at The Wick Music Fortress in Brooklyn with Uproot Andy, Geko Jones, Chief Boima and El Canyonazo.
The party will be hosted by Butch Diva and Afro Mosaic Soul.
Super excited to share myÂ track “Bin Danza” with sound artist and KUNQ memberÂ False Witness,Â which premiered last week on Thump Colombia.
No bones about it, resurrecting the dead is black magic. It is something to be approached with caution and reverence and something that takes a lot of energy to conjure. (more…)