Here on the blog and over at my Facebook page, it’s been great fun exploring the dynamic and depth of music from African and its diaspora. As a roundup, today’s blog is a master post of all the things I’ve shared and you’ve shared with me!
On the blog
A discussion about whether or not Justin Timberlake can adequately play homage to Prince, a man with whom he had a noted feud.
Representation and music inspired by Black Panther- the Kendrick Lamar soundtrack; Gil Scott-Heron’s “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” and current politics.
Black History Month: African Inspiration
Covering the score & soundtrack to Black Panther, and where the composer, Ludwig Göransson, got his inspiration.
Thread– Your favorite musical artists of African heritage. Some shares:
Resources & Challenges:
Coming in March: Women’s History Month!
Getting geared up to celebrate women in music (and in all things) in March. Stay tuned!