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There's a party going on in Dedham!!! The Coffeehouse Soul Sessions will be the after-party for the "Show Em Whatcha Got!" road show event. The show starts at 8pm in the Dedham Square Coffeehouse, 565 High Street in Dedham, MA.
Historic happenings are in store at the Dedham Square…Continue
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A recent presentation by noted physicist and musician, Dr Stephon Alexander at UMass Dartmouth included a performance by The ZYG 808.
Although the arts and sciences are considered opposite ends of the academic spectrum, the interconnection between music, math and science is virtually inarguable. At a recent panel discussion in the Grand Reading Room of the Claire T Carney Library at UMass…Continue
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The Phunk Hits 2018 summer concert tour schedule has been published with…Continue
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Hip-Hop Jazz Percussionist struts his stuff and wins first place in the Mashpee Middle High School Talent Show. Performs song from upcoming album.
When you're 14 years old and have already headlined three jazz festivals, performed for crowds of 48,000 people and spent your last summer on tour as opposed to cutting lawns, a high school talent show might seem a bit passé, but not for The ZYG 808. When notices for auditions went up he jumped at the…Continue
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Labels, managers and artists looking to take their careers to the next level now have an option for a…Continue
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Since the introduction of the Walkman, to see a teenager with a pair of headphones or earbuds on is a common sight. We now have decades of parents complaining about the mind…Continue
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The GroovaLottos debut album, "ASK YO MAMA" not only received 4 Grammy nominations bus is still going strong in sales and song discoveries by new fans. The song "Just Is..." becomes one of the rising r&b hits of the album.
"Just Is..." a nice dance floor-worthy love song, planted right…Continue
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In the latest episode of DaPhunkeeProfessor.com, Mwalim visits the drive-tru, talks about an observation of the practices of the power company…Continue
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Non-profit arts and education organization gears up for its second annual summer street concert tour, expanding beyond Cape Cod and into other cities and town around New England and beyond. Great opportunities for sponsors.
Provincetown, Harwich, Hyannis, Falmouth, Marion,…Continue
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One night while performing with The GroovaLottos, The ZYG 808 took to the drum kit to perform…Continue
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As the truck and equipment trailer of The GroovaLottos tooled through Dedham after another successful show at the…Continue
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As a performer and historian, The ZYG attends historic event, kicking of the collecting of memorabilia and memories of the Hip-Hop movements growth and development in Massachusetts, parallel to the New York scene.
Part of being a Griot is being a historian and keeper of information…Continue
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Mwalim's discussion: Studying Music vs. Shooting-From-The-Hip with 'Natural Ability'. Studying music, be it from a teacher, mentor or self-taught has many advantages that go beyond learning to play an instrument or sing. Also selections from the Louis Apollon Band's performance at Great Woods.…
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It was a brisk March evening in Falmouth, Massachusetts when The GroovaLottos made their debut in 2011. They had a three hour set and only five songs. How did they do it?
"We had been jamming in the carriage house for almost two years and sounded pretty good," recalls Mwalim DaPhunkee Professor, "I had brought in a digital recorder and we even made a demo of about 4 or five songs." "The only thing," added Eddie Ray Johnson, "was that all we…Continue
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Hip-hop Jazz Percussionist & MC, The ZYG performs in Boston for the
Annual Prince Hall BlackHistory Month Program, bringing socially conscious hip-hop to a appreciative audience.
It was the talents of the upcoming generation was highlighted at the Annual Black History Month event, hosted by the Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Massachusetts. About 200 community people filled the William E. Reed Auditorium in Dorchester on Sunday, February…Continue
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The spirit energy that fueled Hip-hop can be found in the
parks of The Bronx. The ZYG pays a visit to his musical roots and talks about the African, African American, and Caribbean oral and musical traditions that are at the roots of rap music.
BRONX, NY - Standing in Devoe Park, The ZYG finds himself literally at one of the significant crossroads ofHip-hop, where Sedewick Avenue and Fordam Road intersect.…Continue
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Before he picked up a microphone, legendary Hip-hop MC, Rakim Allah, was a tenor sax player. His sense of…Continue
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A member of popular soul band The GroovaLottos, and internationally renowned arts and cultural educator introduces an innovative, guerrilla- style YouTube talkshow on Wednesday nights at 7pm.
Social Topics - Arts - History - Culture - Education - Black Studies - Indigenous Studies - Music - Life... sums up what you'll see on the new weekly Youtube broadcast, simply called "…Continue
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