Africa, Cellphone Blogs, De La Soul, hip hop, Life Anthems, mUSIC, Pre-Stroke (before March 18, 2014), Salon Culture, SALUTE, Tribute, Ye Tumi Academy

STUMBLE UPONS ~ Fela Kuti Vs. De La Soul – Fela Soul (2011)

Afrispora™ on 07/14/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #delasoul #felakuti

I believe I heardthis track out right or maybe even a track off of this on a ‘mashup’, which emcompassed a lot of similar views and music culture sensibilities. Well, whatever happened exactly pre-Stroke?, I am so happy for this musical gem that was gifted somehow to me on a fitting day. Respect and happy … Read More

Academics, KPFK, radio, Salon Culture, Television, Ye Tumi Academy

YE TUMI ACADEMY ~ DEMOCRACY NOW!: Progressive News

Afrispora™ on 07/02/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #democracynow

One of my most trusted sources for news! – It is that simple. DEMOCRACY NOW! Simply one of the most important news media outlets in this country! Thank you Pacifica Radio and the offshoots you all have launched. This nation has its ‘internal struggles’ as always its seems unfortunately. Yet your hard work has had … Read More

AAA - Triple 'A' Approach, African-American, Bus / Rail / Tro Tro, Cellphone Blogs, Django, hip hop, Jazz, KPFK, Los Angeles, CA, mUSIC, Post-Stroke 3-22-14), SALUTE, Soul, Throwback, Tribute, welp, Ye Tumi Academy

SALUTE!~”Earthquake Raps” ~ Oxygen Eternal

Afrispora™ on 06/30/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #aotaradiodjangobenvera #benvera #kpfk

“We kick Earthquake Raps” – Oxygen Eternal (Django Craig), also catch him on AOTA Radio (Early A.M. on 90.7 FM -Los Angeles) Listen in on the site immediately after listening to a personal favorite greatly my public bus rides to and fro teaching introductory yet UC-transferable history courses at Los Angeles Southwest College,  Santa Monica … Read More

Academics, Africa, Black history, Cellphone Blogs, European, IF I, mUSIC, Post-Stroke 3-22-14), United Kingdom, Ye Tumi Academy

SALUTE! ~ Dego mix on Gilles Peterson Worldwide

Afrispora™ on 06/21/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #4hero #worldwide

~Yes, I am a South-Central Los Angeles native that is a Anglophile musically at least….Thanks to my ear since a young person listening to the David Bowie my Mama was playing to watching the Eurythmics, Duran Duran, Boy George and such on MTV to chilling to Spandeau Ballet as my spun the record while we … Read More

IF I, mUSIC, Post-Stroke 3-22-14), United Kingdom

IF I: Was In London ~ Omar Lye Fook (music performance)

Afrispora™ on 06/21/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #favorite #live #omarlyefook #unitedkingdom

Omar at The Jazz Cafe (02 Jul 16) Sat, Jul 2, 2016 The Jazz Cafe, 5 Parkway, Camden, NW1 7PG, London, UK https://www.songkick.com/concerts/26961004-omar-at-jazz-cafe?utm_campaign=tracked_artist&utm_content=ZD0yNDU3NTU1JnU9MjA1MDI3MzQ%3D&utm_medium=feed&utm_source=ical Omar has been my favorite musical artist since my UC San Diegocolleague and  friend, Everett Williams [RIP Triton] introduced me to Omar (Lye Fook)back in 1993 or was it 1994? Well, what … Read More

AAA - Triple 'A' Approach, Athletics, Black Star Sports, FWD: FINDS WHILE DIGGIN', Salon Culture

A Rewarding Read To Start This Father’s Day Off! – Respect Big Papi (David Ortiz) [BLACK STAR SPORTS]

Afrispora™ on 06/19/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #baseball #dominican #salonculture #socialculture

Again! A Rewarding Read To Start This Father’s (or is it?, Papi’s) Day Off! EVERYDAY IS FATHER’S AND MOTHER’S DAY!!! Just quickly connecting a few nuggets and gems I come across of importance in an Afrispora way (Africa + Diaspora= Afrispora) This excerpt is a quote from an interview of which does a range of … Read More

African-American

WELP!: ABF (Abstract Butta Fingas)

Afrispora™ on 06/15/2016 0 Comments

Once got to play some of his stuff under a different stage name on UCLA Radio back in 2011, so obiously along-time fan of a friend Listen to Sulfur (Produced By ABF) (Unofficial Mix) by AlyAboushaca #np on #SoundCloud

African-American

Salute!: W.E.B. DuBois

Afrispora™ on 06/15/2016 0 Comments

I had to stress in the African-Qmerican History clas I taught at Santa Monica College today as I stated last class that without DuBois and others of his ilk leading the way in bringing it ALL TOGETHER ALL OF THE HISTORIES ‘–> Public, Local, Community,  Regional, Intra-Regional, ‘Race’, Class, World, African, American, African-American, Black American, … Read More

A Tribe Called Quest), Africa, African-American, De La Soul, Ghana, hip hop, mUSIC, Pre-Stroke (before March 18, 2014)

LIFE ANTHEMS ~ De La Soul- Patti Dooke featuring Guru of Gang Starr

Afrispora™ on 06/11/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #delasoul #guru

~ I KNEW I WAS THE FRESHEST GUY at the University of Ghana (1993-4) will I got my brother Leon (formerly Brother Dvooa to mail me De La Soul’s Buhloone Mindstate and A Tribe Called Quest’s Beats, Rhymes and Life while I studied abroad for 8 months from August 1993-February 1994. Hell I was the … Read More

Africa, mUSIC, Post-Stroke 3-22-14)

Africa Fashion Guide – (Music Mix By Blackmale Beats) [STUMBLED UPONS]

Afrispora™ on 06/05/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #africa #fashion #ghana

https://soundcloud.com/blackmale-beats/africa-fashion-guide-music-mix   Some of the stuff I like to call “Stumbled Upon” forms of artistic expression throughout the years has been STUPENDOUSLY ‘STUPID … here is another example… ENJOY P.S. I mean just last week it hit me that I NEED the instrumental version of A Tribe Called Quest’s 1st album which changed my life … Read More

African-American

This Thursday ~ Robert Glasper & Terence Martin @ Baldwin-Hills-Crenshaw Mall: An epic 2 for 1 for Free!

Afrispora™ on 05/16/2016 0 Comments

@ the Baldwin Hills- Crenshaw Mall Walking distance from my home, although not walking super fast these days… reach out my friends to ‘pre-game’, if you feel it. Actually if a few folks stop through we can carpool or leave early if walking…which would be better yet ‘sweatier” for yours truly. :-/ Either way ENJOY … Read More

AAA - Triple 'A' Approach, Academics, History, Science, Ye Tumi Academy

Ye Tumi Academy! ~ ‘Do we live in a multiverse?’ – It just makes good sense, ijs

Afrispora™ on 05/07/2016 0 Comments • Tags: #academics #arts #athletics #multiverse

Multiverse (links to an The Economist article with a documentary film that is more than worth multi-clicking starting from this blog to view… ‘Multiverse’ theory suggested by microwave background (BBC article) Big Bang Discovery Opens Doors to the “Multiverse”(National Geographic article)