Articles by Roger BAMN
Now here’s some talent, a voice to remember. Her name is Skye and this song is from her Live at KCRW album.
Skye Edwards is a British singer-songwriter, born in East London. Her career began in 1994 when she and the Godfrey brothers formed the band Morcheeba, which released five albums with Skye as lead vocalist.
Leimart’s Park’s own Dom Kennedy is slated to bring his Yellow Album World Tour to Gramercy Theatre 10/13. As an effort to promote his album released earlier this year, “Yellow Album”, Dom has been on a world tour performing tracks from “Yellow Album” and more.
Last night Los Angeles’ Fairfax Blvd was taken by storm as hundreds of fans showed up to help celebrate the launch of Pink+Dolphin Co. and Black Pyramid’s collab. Neima Khaila, Cena Barhaghi (founders of Pink+Dolphin) and Chris Brown were on hand to meet fans, sign merchandise, and talk about the limited edition fashions.
With Rihanna’s Unapologetic, out Nov. 19th, Anthony Mandler works his magic on the mega single “Diamonds”.
The folks at Absolut vodka and parent company Pernod Ricard lit up the Top of the Standard (née the Boom-Boom Room) and Le Bain in a simultaneous, dual-themed party, celebrating the launch of the new Absolut Tune, a “sparkle and spirit” blend of sparkling wine and vodka. On hand to help celebrate: fashion designer Charlotte Ronson, dj/musician Solange Knowles, and the latest Jay-Z protégé, British R&B songstress Rita Ora.
Smoke DZA didn’t become the Kushed God overnight. In fact, his first time smoking weed was at Harlem’s Grant Houses with his childhood friend James, which he attested to during our interview at the Blind Pig in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Special delivery from Black Dave, who drops off his latest visual effort for “On Da Map.” The clip showcases the young rapper making his way throughout New York with a mysterious package. The contents of the box aren’t exactly what you would expect, but you’ll have to see the video through until the end to find out.
Up-and-coming Bronx group Da Duo brought the raucous energy to the set of their “Last Words” video, which was shot at Upcrown Creative Media Suites in New Haven, Connecticut (Oct. 28).
Wem drops the first single off of his upcoming Intellectual Arrogance mixtape. Its called “The Audacity” and it was produced by The Cartoonz. Don’t forget that Intellectual Arrogance drops on November 20.
2 Chainz joined Kanye and his two DJs on the sparse stage just as Chainz’s hit “Birthday Song” began to play. After he opened the track, Kanye jumped in to deliver his guest verse on the song. The hour-long set from Kanye included a few of his recent releases like the Cruel Summer tracks “Clique” and “Mercy.” He also dove into some of his older material, including “Jesus Walks,” “Good Life” and “Say You Will.”
Kanye West surprised a New York City crowd on Wednesday night, bringing out special guest 2 Chainz during a performance at Manhattan’s Skylight at Moynihan Station venue. The event marked the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy Note II smart device.
Kid Ink jumps on the young Echo Boomers anthem “What Can’t We Do” produced by Pharrell Williams. This song is the first offering from a series of exclusive remixes dug up by the ants at MARCH.
Cris Cab, the 19 year old phenom from Miami, hit NYC and Gramercy Theatre on the East Coast leg of his Rise Tour in support of his debut EP, RISE. Cris had Gramercy, energetic, full of music fans, many of whom were singing his music word for word.
SiriusXm quickly went from a Regular in studio session with Machine Gun Kelly to a Insatagram-a-paloza once Brick Squad’s very own Waka paid his wild boy partner a visit along with Gucci Mane.
Warner’s secret weapon, Theophilus London, is hooking up with our friends on Oct. 20th to throw a special performance along side King Chip, Travi$ Scott, and Phony PPL at Gramercy Theatre in the New York City. Check out how your favorite website (Us, duh!) can get you free tickets!