Tag: baltimore

July 12, 2016 Jared Ball 0 Comments

Baltimore-born, Grammy nominee, singer, song-writer and producer Maimouna Youssef (aka Mumu Fresh) joined us for this extensive and wide-ranging conversation about Black-Indigenous-Womanhood and history, her career, #BlackLivesMatter, why she is called “Twerk Nation,” almost the presidential elections, her willingness to support alternative political parties and so much more!

April 4, 2016 Jared Ball 17 Comments

Bashi Rose and Jared Ball, part of the imixwhatilike crew, have created this video mixtape commemoration to the life and politics of George Jackson. With original music and arrangements from jazz drummer Billy Kilson, Tim Hicks of the Cornel West Theory, Hec Dolo, Andre McKnight, Jake Freeman, and Bashi Rose and readings, commentary and performances by David Johnson (former comrade), Umar bin Hasan, Maisi and Marley Ball, Bali and Conal Rose, Tallulah Gabriel, Rebel Diaz, K. Amori, Son of Nun, Slangston Hughes, Eddie Conway, Norman Jackson, Bilal Rahman, Laini Mataka, Tim Hicks and Falani Spivey.