Hezekiah and Soul Spazm will be announcing the release date to Hezekiah’s long awaited follow up album, Conscious Porn. The album is Hezekiah’s strongest album to date and features guest appearances from: Talib Kweli, Bahamadia, Peedi Crakk, Bilal, Cody Chesnutt, Raheem DeVaughn, and others.
In the meantime, check out these promo skits for the upcoming album. Second video after the jump.
This past Sunday, New York City celebrated the official launch of okayafrica.com, a brand new division from the team behind okayplayer. An estimated 20,000 fans came to celebrate their launch with a free concert featuring The Roots, Talib Kweli, Bajah and The Dry Eye Crew, Blitz the Ambassador and the Embassy Ensemble, J Period, DJ Op!, Dhundee and many many more acts who shared the stage at Prospect Park’s annual music and arts festival, Celebrate Brooklyn.
Check the rest of the and photos by King Texas after the jump…
While we’re talking about cool collaborations on late night television, check out this clip of Talib Kweli and DJ Hi-Tek, joined by Estelle, performing “Midnight Hour” on Kimmel. The duo just dropped their new Reflection Eternal album, Revolutions Per Minute, ten years after their last joint venture, Train of Thought.
With Earth Day (4/22) here, the question as to how the music industry can and has gone green is important. We’ve experienced concerts with environmental initiatives, album artwork printed with vegan dyes, soft packs instead of jeweled CD cases, artist contributions made to organizations, press releases with philanthropic undertones, but has the music industry as a whole gone green? I can’t confidently say yes. …MORE