Daily Archives: April 27, 2015

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Black British Soul Singers Pt. 1

At the time of her 2006 breakthrough magnum opus “Back To Black,” Amy Winehouse was an oddity in showbiz. Hailing from Southgate, London, at first the blue-eyed soul singer with the husky contralto seemed to fit in where a much younger Joss Stone seemed alienated and then something strange happened: She earned five Grammy Awards…

CUBA & HIP-HOP: A TALK WITH SUJATHA FERNANDES (PART 2)

(Part 1) In part 2 of our discussion with Professor Sujatha Fernandes (Dept. of Sociology at Queens College and the Graduate Center), we discussed USAID failed infiltration into Cuban Hip-Hop, the social relevancy of hardcore political Cuban rap, the impact of digital technology on music, Cuban’s traditional shift from the stage of hip-hop imitation, the Black August…

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