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Random Acts of Music: Masia One

I met up with the lovely Masia One in the city right before her New York City album release show at Happy Ending Lounge in lower Manhattan recently. Prepping for this interview was such a pleasure, Masia One's album "Bootleg Culture" take you on a ride through the worlds of the different…


Added by TastyKeish on November 13, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Big K.R.I.T and MF DOOM tear up the stage at Splash Festival!







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Random Acts of Music: MURKAGE @ Splash Fest, Germany





TastyKeish talks to UK artists, Murkage live from Splash Festival in Ferropolis, Germany!

Murkage breaks all the rules with their genre bending sound and message. Check out their interview here: 



Added by TastyKeish on July 8, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Nas and Major Lazer make a splash in Germany!


I'm over in Germany at the 15th annual Splash Festival celebrating Hip Hop all over the world. 

Nas and Major Lazer headlined the first night's batch of shows and they were…


Added by TastyKeish on July 7, 2012 at 3:37pm — No Comments

NEW VIDEO by Daru & Rena: Masterplan Pt 2.

Watching Daru & Rena videos always make me smile. This brother- sister duo are back at it for their up and coming project, "Honey". The Masterplan pt 2 (Dream Mix), J- Rockaz Orford video takes us through New York City through their eyes as often their videos do and shows how much love they have for the city they now call home. 

I always…


Added by TastyKeish on May 16, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

A-holes & Blogs, Everybody has one... New music by Childish Gambino.

I have to say... it has taken me a verrrrry long time to warm up to Childish Gambino aka Donald Glover aka The Black guy on "Community" aka comedy writer turned rapper. I liked him as a comedian and I wanted to like him as a rapper when I saw him perform live at SXSW 2010 but he looked nervous, unconfident in his skills, he…


Added by TastyKeish on May 10, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

The Aftermath: My reaction to Coachella's Tupac Hologram.

In the spirit of Easter and Hip Hop, I watched Tupac resurrect live on stage at Coachella as part of Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre's star studded set which also included, Eminem, 50Cent, Warren G., Kurupt, and Kendrick Lamar. Originally it was rumored that…


Added by TastyKeish on April 16, 2012 at 2:34pm — 1 Comment

CMJ: Afrika 21 @ Dekalb Market

I had a great time last Saturday at Dekalb Market, taking in Brooklyn's finest art and food vendors and enjoying a variety of Africa's finest emcees, DJ's, and singers. I got to catch up with Khali Abdu, Sheba, Nomi Supastar, Lamin Fofana, Frei of the Ahficionados and photographer Delphine…


Added by TastyKeish on October 28, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

The Garden Party @ Weeksville: Meshell Ndegeocello & Muhsinah


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Last week's I went to The Garden Party at Weeksville and it was amazing! For those of you who don't…


Added by TastyKeish on July 18, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

RANDOM ACTS OF MUSIC: Fort Greene Fest 2011 Recap & Interviews...



Fort Greene Fest did it again! The constantly changing neighborhood came together to bring the best in live music to Brooklyn. Check out interviews with philanthropist, Danny Simmons and artists Res, Navegante, Lifted Crew, and Mos Def. 



Fort Greene Fest 2011…


Added by TastyKeish on July 11, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

RANDOM ACTS... Interviews: Outasight & Miami Horror @ The Governors Ball


Governors Ball Photos by Music Looks Like This.



Check out video interviews by TastyKeish with NYC emcee/singer, Outasight…


Added by TastyKeish on July 5, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Getting music in movies... How IHMG got theirs into "Fast Five".





The independent Hip hop scene can be so inundated with people imitating and fad followers trying to make a quick buck, I applaud Iron Horse Music Group (IHMG) for going another route and joined them in proudly reaping the benefits. 

I went to…


Added by TastyKeish on May 17, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

MUSIC VIDEO: CLAP (One Day) by Pharoahe Monche

Pharoahe Monch gives us a reason to think tonight.

He dropped "Clap (One Day)" the first single to his W.A.R (We Are Renegades) album as a short film.

Stunningly shot in Brooklyn, New York it addresses gun violence and the abuse of police power like never before seen. This is more than the usual "fight the power" fare, it is multi layered and musically brilliant as…


Added by TastyKeish on March 9, 2011 at 1:22am — No Comments

RANDOM ACTS OF MUSIC #30: Little Dragon, NYC




You've heard them before you ever heard of them. 

Musically they politely seep into the crevasses in your brain. Before you knew it, you never had time to recover before Little Dragon set up shop there permanently. …


Added by TastyKeish on February 3, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

NEW MUSIC VIDEO: NoracaT by @DJTomoko & Ucca-Laugh

As I reorganize my life for the 2011, DJ Tomoko and Ucca- Laugh of Tokyo released a new video and song that serves a reminder and motivator to keep on moving, keep on doing YOUR THING, and listen to your heart. 


Check out "NoracaT":





Added by TastyKeish on January 10, 2011 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Random Acts of Music 29: YUME Fest, TOKYO

Mike Peterson aka "YUME Mike", Daisha Hunter & Mariko Lochridge of ENT-Tokyo LLC are prime examples that…

Added by TastyKeish on November 25, 2010 at 10:06am — No Comments

Random Act of Music Quickie: Mecca Godzilla, Ucca, Cavalier @ YUME FEST

Last night was one for the books! If you haven't heard yet, I'm over in Tokyo hanging out with the NYC crew (Raye 6, TreZure the Empress, Cavalier, i Are Conscious, and Mecca Godzilla) that PUT IT DOWN all week at Japan Music Week and Yume Fest.

I have a lot to edit and post for you from my tee shirt launch, to the US and Japanese artists rocking side by side, to the dopest DJ's you ever heard (including societyHAE's Daisha… Continue

Added by TastyKeish on November 14, 2010 at 3:18am — No Comments

NEW MUSIC VIDEO: Urban Romance Ave by Amber Mimz

This young lady Amber Mimz released her fresh and pretty EP, Urban Romance Sessions this summer and I was thankful she tweeted me her new video for "Urban Romance Ave" featuring Black Cobain. I feel like this creative and sweet video was especially made for readers to enjoy!…


Added by TastyKeish on November 5, 2010 at 1:46am — No Comments

Just me and my mom... @ The Vintage Tea Social and more.

It's a nice feeling to be able to hang out with you mom and have a goodtime. As I fully enter adulthood, I see how much alike we are and how much I appreciate her. She taught me how to be friendly, polite, and how to be social in a room full of strangers.

I took her out to the Vinatage Tea Social over at HARLEM POP and she did exactly what she taught me. Maybe you could meet her one day....…


Added by TastyKeish on November 3, 2010 at 1:59am — No Comments

tk's travel journal...St. Rochs Cemetary, New Orleans

I'm experimenting with subjects outside of music and thought this was perfect for the Halloween/ All Saints Day vibe.…


Added by TastyKeish on November 1, 2010 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

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