It's hard to keep up when things get busy. I'm practically a one man show (a ridiculous introvert) and can't take photos like I should! BUT, I have my crew, who has my back, and speaking of which - My Brotha Junior aka Wulfgar aka J After Dark is always cranking out the dopest photos! … Continue reading Fall and Winter Stage Shots
New Do – NO Do
Just a new joke I have for my newly bald self. Kali's aunt said, "you have a new do!" I said, "more like a NO Do" and that got a laugh out of everyone. It's a fresh energy and statement for this 2019 Virgo Season. Here's a look at my new No Do. I'm digging … Continue reading New Do – NO Do
#Virgo in the Studio
Finally! We're getting that first album done. Good times - hard work! http://www.hashtagvirgo.com Day 1Day 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8msedMlL7M Our Tiny Desk Submission. No doubt we were one of the finalist!
Habari Gani? Kwanzaa 2018!
A little drumming with Wulfgar Jr and this amazing little brother on Day 1 of Kwanzaa - Umoja at the Rice Library with the UPLYFF, INC. family Speaking on Day 2 of Kwanzaa - KJUCHAGULIA - at the Warrensville Heights Library
Umojah Nation at Chalkfest 2017!
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 … Continue reading Umojah Nation at Chalkfest 2017!
Reggae Music Rehearsal Shots
Stefano - Tracey - Egan - part of the Umojah Nation Family getting in a good rehearsal. https://www.pinterest.com/alijamalboyd/dis-a-reggae-music/
Umojah Nation Opening for Morgan Heritage!
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 … Continue reading Umojah Nation Opening for Morgan Heritage!
Lift Up the Smoke Screen! Umojah Nation CD Release
The long-awaited debut album for our reggae family called Umojah Nation is set! Check the flyer for details and get Ready, Ready to join us! - Peace http://www.umojahnation.com Joining us on stage will be throwback Umojah, Hybrid Shakedown and Passport Project http://www.umojahnation.com
Ugandan Kids Choir – Inspiring!
Sometimes you don't know where inspiration will come from. I am about to start a bucket drumming club with youth at the local Harvey Rice School in Cleveland on Tuesdays. Since proclaiming that I would start such a club, I have been in need of a push - just a little nudge to give me some … Continue reading Ugandan Kids Choir – Inspiring!
The Warrior Poet – a tribute to Da Ghost
The past few months have been a bit of a challenge. In fact, this whole year thus far has been more than a challenge, but I am thankful in the moment. In late April I lost the earthly presence of a friend and brother Rayshawn D. Armstrong a.k.a Jigg a.k.a. Da Ghost, Most Wanted Trapped in … Continue reading The Warrior Poet – a tribute to Da Ghost