Ever heard of Bessie Stringfield? Now you have! She was an O.G. Floridan Carefree Black Girl who took to the roads of the United States, and eventually the world, with her middle finger to white supremacy and misogyny.
“It’s almost like you have to fight them to not be so nice to you.” Toronto native Mario Rigby spent two years trekking 7456.45 miles across eight African countries by foot and kayak.
The African continent has birthed several diverse and thriving rock scenes throughout the years, from Zamrock to Nigerian psychedelic rock. One of the most overlooked is the African metal scene. Check out some of the bands putting the Motherland on the rock map!
We have a very diverse taste in music, so you can imagine our joy after discovering Chargaux. This Brooklyn based duo is ear-candy to the extreme fusing hip-hop, classical, Indian traditional, and so much more in melodious mind-blowing waves. They have written for major artists like Kendrick Lamar, School Boy Q and J Cole. We're so inspired by … Continue reading Have You Heard?: Chargaux
When we think of Creole we think of Louisiana (and maybe Beyonce) but it's actually much more than that. Creole, in terms of language, is created through colonization/ colonialism and is based off of the conquerers language. For example, in Louisiana or Ayiti French is the base language. Kriol is also a part of this language … Continue reading Kriol: Largest Language Exclusive to Australia
Tampa, Florida's own Ari Chi releases her latest visuals from her song "From A Distance". This is definitely a feast for the eyes! Check out the young songstress as she serenades you with ease. Be sure to also check out her soundcloud for other musical goodness! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CpNI6BSrTFE&feature=youtu.be
Coming all the way from Amsterdam is a talented artist named Jarreau Vandal! Heavily influenced by musical artists in his family, Jarreau started producing at a young age. He takes some of the most dopest tracks and puts his own diverse spin on them! Check out the playlist below! https://soundcloud.com/the_diviiine/sets/vandal-edits
A favorite... To simply put it. James Fauntleroy also know as 'Black Mario' has a distinctive voice and style. His beautiful song writing skills will have you thinking tens across the board! We promise you won't skip a song! Open your mind and ears then click the playlist below. https://soundcloud.com/the_diviiine/sets/black-mario
With so much going on in our lives, it is always good to take time and decompress. Sampha's relaxing tunes will do just that. Sit back, make some chrysanthemum tea and enjoy the vibes. https://soundcloud.com/the_diviiine/sets/sampha-in-the-raw
Check out San Diego artist/producer Abjo, another eargasm for your ears! His blends will mos definitely get your creative juices flowing. Peep the playlist below! https://soundcloud.com/the_diviiine/sets/abjonian-era