As an admirer and fan of Miss Nina Simone, I cannot help but wonder what life was for people around her. She stood up for what she believed in, sometimes in the most unconventional way. She spoke her truth whether people liked it or not. She was real and raw
As quoted from her daughter Lisa Simone: “..people think Nina Simone’s persona appeared only when she performed, Nina Simone was always Nina Simone”, and that was the problem. This activist stood up for racism, injustice towards black people, and sang about the horrors in life. Some of these horrors, ironically continue to happen today. Check out the newest trailer of “What Happened Miss Simone”, premiering on Netflix Friday, June 26, 2015. It depicts her life during those tumultuous times, and life for those around her.
In honour of Nina Simone, Afrodelik has created a tshirt depicting the power that she resonates, and the true beauty of her honesty. Purchase yours here Available in MEN, WOMEN and KIDS style.
She opened my eyes and ears to something so unique and KOOL!
Grace Jones, a woman that lives her everything…all of she..genuine and true..in a HUGE way. It is Beautiful and so is she
It was hard for me to pick just 1 great song, because I love Grace Jones, so I chose a big hit of hers “Pull Up To my Bumper Live”
What an amazing video full of the same ol’ thang that I always love about her performances…PURE ARTISTRY
Why? well, it’s just that FUNKY!
I feel mix emotion when I watch this performance, but I know Tina Turner wouldn’t want me to go back to the past in that way…so let me just say “Nutbush City Limits” is a crazy tune..one of my favourites. Tina kills it, the dancers are crazy, and the band is on point
In Toronto in 2008, I had the pleasure in seeing Miss Tina Turner perform at the age of 69, at the Air Canada Centre. It was one of the most unforgettable, amazing, inspiring and fantastic concerts I’ve ever seen..oh and she IS a sexy woman.
Respect to Beyonce, but let’s not forget before Beyonce, there was TINA TURNER
This practicing buddhist is a definite shero of mine
…which stands for The oOohh Baby Gimme Mores, and this is their latest video “Torpedo”
The OBGMs are a funkin’ Hard Punk band from the land of the T-DOT. Named in 2014 by BLOGTO, as one of the TOP 10 Breakout Bands, they have and continue to make their mark to the world. Check them out here and tell them AFRODELIK sent ya, and its our funkin’ pleasure
Aiiight Y’all! This sh%t is Crazy!
Saidah Baba Talibah is based in Toronto and one of the biggest and best singers in our Country!
Funk, Rock, Ballads, Punk…all that, with a true strong versatility in her voice.
I love seeing Saidah perform “Bang it Back”, as it is one of my favourites…She hits it HARD!
Put it on y’alls BUCKET LIST to see this lady LIVE… You’ll be so happy you did
Saidah will be coming out with 3 EPs and album in the Spring. You can all get involved in making this happen by pledging towards her goal. With every pledge there’s a perk for YOU.
You can make a Pledge here and join her on her website sbt music
She’s tha REAL DEAL!!
Prince Documentary: “Hunting for the Secret Vault“, is a radio documentary on the BBC`s investigation into Prince`s Vault of unreleased music. The alleged hidden gem is said to exist and live in the basement of Prince`s recording studio Paisley Park. Listen to it here Accompanying the release of the radio documentary, is a short video
Her name is Lithofayne Pridgon, and she is “Foxy Lady”. See this wonderful, rare and indepth interview with The Guardian. A true sense of the scene in the 60’s, her journey with Jimi Hendrix and tales of others we admire.
Alright Y’All…first of all I am huge fan of Snoop’s music. I love the way he raps to me so smoothly and his jams are always so funky and tight. “Peaches N Cream” does not disappoint. Produced by Pharrell, it has the groove of the 70’s, the smoothness of Snoop and the deep funkiness of the Gap Band’s Charlie Wilson. A true Delight
“Little White Lie” is a documentary that delves into the life of director and main character, Lacey Schwartz. Lacey clearly looked different from her Jewish family, but lived her life as a white person. In peeling back the layers, she discovers a family secret…her mother had an affair, hence Lacy learning her true identity. She