Once again the Umojah Nation crew came to Cleveland in style! This time it was Chalk Fest 2017. It was an all day performance – literally morning to evening, with a few breaks in between. And as always, the Cleveland Museum of Art hosted a great event. Like Pops asked when he visited the Museum
Category: On the Stage
Nice time recording demo tracks at Studio 78 with Sausalito Jazz Trio (+one).
Whenever I feel the heavy burdens of life I reach out to a hip-hop verse that I know pretty well. It gives me a familiar feeling and I feel powerful because I know the verse so well. Quick tip: As I sat in the car waiting to interview for my current librarian position, I listened
Stefano – Tracey – Egan – part of the Umojah Nation Family getting in a good rehearsal.
You all already know why I’m asking that question, right? For the past decade or more, rap music has become outright terrifying. I was just about to hang it up! Talib went Tweet, twat mad, Busta Bus falling off stages (with the Luvs my CoCo dude – No!!!) Yasin Bey b.k.a. Mos Def fled
(So, this happened a year ago – but the experience is long-lasting) Yep, I splurged a little, made a quick road trip to downtown Toledo, OH and was escorted by ushers to the FIRST ROW of the Valentine Theatre. After a short wait, popcorn and a whiskey sour, the lights went out, and the performance
Once again it was on… Umojah Nation! We opened up for the legendary Morgan Heritage at Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland. So dope. It was a hot night! I had to get a clip of one of my favorite reggae songs, No Haffi Dread… ‘Got to believe in His Majesty Oh yes, His lineage and divinity
Plenty of times you sent help my way, but I hid and I remember once you held me close, but I slid There was something that I just had to see that you wanted me to see so I could be what you wanted me to be And I think I’ve seen it, but I
Heavy hearts and open minds. Open to a renewed sense of struggle, only brought forth by greater understanding…
I invoke the spirit and fortitude of our creator and our beloved and revered ancestors… “A Prayer for the Healing of the Body” We ask for the knowledge of the Healing of our bodies. We know that knowledge is healing And healing is knowledge. As we seek knowledge We ask that you would help us