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Live Performances: Bazaar Royale & Tamar-kali
DJ: Jasmine Solano
Hype Life Music's Soul Revolution Veers Deep Into The Other Side!
With their musical coup d'état in full swing, Hype Life Music is showing its eclectic side with Vortex, The Alternative Side of Black Music, at S.O.B.s Tuesday, September 29th . Vortex is a peek into the diverse richness of black music centering on musical genres such as: Rock, Punk, Metal, Hip-Hop, Electronica, Avant-Garde Jazz, Ska and Future Soul as well as the heroes and heroines that are bringing this music to the forefront. For its debut, Vortex is shaking, rattling and humming into fall with performances by Bazaar Royale & Tamar-kali.
Bazaar Royale is the “prince of Ghetto Metal.” By fusing the fierce, high-energy sounds of Rock and Hip Hop with gritty vocals and soulful rhythms Bazaar produced a unique sound which he has dubbed "Aggressive Soul." Like a true revolutionary, Bazaar is poised to shatter the paradigms of the musical status quo. By using pain and suffering to inspire hope and refusing to deviate from his musical destiny, he has amassed a following that has caused a movement.
Check out his war cry at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkMjssXDeM4.
Tamar-kali is as rare as a Faberge egg. Her talent has been witnessed by Rock icon David Bowie as well as Nona Hendryx and Me’Shell Ndegeocello. Tamar-kali has performed at Central Park Summer Stage, The Warped Tour, CBGB as well as other festivals around the world. In 2002 she was featured in the award-winning documentary Afro-Punk. After establishing herself as a dominant player in the NYC Rock scene, Tamar took a brief hiatus to lend her voice to such groups as Fishbone and Outkast. Her first full length album titled Black Bottom is slated for release in the fall.
Check out her rare talent at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6-WQTjiIyU.
DJ Jasmine Solano will be ushering the audience through this alternative journey. Jasmine is a Motown-Philly filly turned Hip Hop Soul sista. Representing on the airwaves and turntables since she was 17, Jasmine has spinned in NYC, Miami, DC and LA. Known for her contagious Hip Hop spirit and unwavering allegiance to old Soul, Jasmine effortlessly combines R&B, Soul, Reggae, Electronica, House and Hip Hop into cutting edge blends. In 2006, she won “Best Female Radio Personality” at the New England Urban Music Awards. This year Jasmine has performed in the Lyricist Lounge and has opened up for ?uestlove and Nina Sky.
Vortex is the spawn of Manchildblack, recording artist and lyrical minister of the Soul Revolution, and is sure to set the Big Apple on its ear. It is an event that will give the audience a five on the “black hand side” and open the musical consciousness of all in attendance. As another offspring of the Soul Revolution, it promises to drop a musical bomb on the mainstream scene.
S.O.B.s is NYC’s musical melting pot fusing all genres into gumbo that is as tasty as their mojitos. September 29th is sure to be a night of Rock, rage and passion, and one that cannot be missed.
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