Afrovibes Radio

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The host of "The Black Out" interviews Brother Atum Ra of Melanated & Illuminated Media. Brother Ra discusses the importance of Black media telling our narratives and him owning a Black owned media company. He provides details on "The BLA" and
In this episode we speak with the Hue and go behind the lyrics of their music. The Hue’s sound is a fusion of Hip Hop, Jazz and Spacey Electro-Soul. Their mission is to explore the creation of music with no boundaries and often refer to their s
For those who don’t know, Arrested Development is an American hip hop from the 90s coming out of Atlanta. Founded by Speech and Headliner, the group wanted to create positive, Afrocentric music that contrasted the gangsta rap music that was pop
Tune into The BlackOut at 1:30 PM CST on Afrovibes Radio Houston and learn more about coder Donovan Tyrone Bridgeforth and his app The BLK App which connects the Black community including; Black business, radio, television, nation wide events &
The Founder of Black Lives Matter Houston Ashton P. Woods joins "The Black Out" with Teque'lia Lewis to discuss civil rights, police brutality, sustaining the Black community, the gay/straight alliance, The American Humanist Organization and hi
Starting her career at 25 years old, India Arie was labeled a neo-soul singer who had the ability to sing, write and play the guitar. She released her debut album Acoustic Soul on March 27, 2001. The album was met with positive reviews and comm
In this episode the group shares some classic tracks from Phyllis Hyman and discuss the effects of mental conflicts and personal struggles within her music. 
Authors Central Station is a virtual train station where authors come to discuss their books and experts come to share tips and tricks for the book marketing trade. Host Sharon C. Jenkins is bringing her years of experience coaching, publishing
Last week we discussed Fela Ransome-Kuti and his impact on music and culture. It was a privilege to dive into his history and play some of his classics. For this week though, we wanted to talk about a classic artist from the American side of th
Real Estate Investor and Stock Broker, Brother Darrell Muhammad visits "The Black Out" to educate our listeners on Black Wealth Empowerment. He also discusses the positive impact of joining the Nation of Islam, Educating our listeners on acquir
There are many artists throughout history that have created an impact on our lives. Some artists achieve this though their music. They inspire generations either with their playing ability, their vocal talent, or through their writing ability.
Memorial Day (or Decoration Day) is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces. Here, the military and the armed forces are heavily tied to patriotism. Why is that? Is
After Graduation, we start to notice a transformation in Kanye both musically and socially. Rising from the ashes of "old Kanye" is the renewed final form of Kanye: Pablo. In this episode, we discuss this transformation and the messaging of his
Wake up Mr. West!!! Hate him or Love him, Kanye West is one of hip-hop's most talked about legends. With the recent news outburst we all experienced from Kanye during the TMZ interview, it's important to remember who Kanye is and where he comes
In the last two weeks we have taken a deep look into the careers of Anita Baker and Sade. Both are well respected as queens of soulful music that inspires, makes us cry, and gives us strength. Now it's time to put these two head to head. Which
Last week we discussed the beginning of Anita Baker's career in "The Battle of Soul Music." Now, it's Sade's turn to enter the ring. Sade is the definition of style, grace and sophistication. Her smooth voice, emotional lyrics, and amazing band
Love is an universal emotion that we all struggle with, painfully endure, as well as enjoy at different points in our lives. Both Anita Baker and Sade took the R&B world by storm in the 8o's and 90's. They created timeless pieces that we go bac
The 90's produced some of the best R&B groups.  Jodeci, Dru Hill, Boyz II Men, H-Town, just to name a few. In this episode we're going to talk about the power of the “Yeah" in a song. The “Yeah” is when the singer says yeah in such a way that m
Now we all know about baby makers. They are the classic songs that brought you into this world via two horny people and a record player. Hush, don't ask how we thought of this typic. Just lay back and relax. Though Guy's "Piece of My Love" is a
Have you ever been sitting down on your couch after a long day, turned on the news and then asked yourself, "Why is this so depressing?" Who makes the decisions that go behind what we see on TV? How do the reporters feel about all this? Why is
Whether you are a fan of Hip Hop from the 90's or just a fan of the music of today, we realize that what we listen to effects our lives on a daily bases. Music moves us in ways other media platforms can't. In this episode we spoke with Grandfat
Here at Medulla Talk we love two things: 1.) great conversations, 2.) great guests. That's exactly what we get with The Fluent One. He is a software engineer, videographer, and don't forget, an amazing poet!! His poems are full of passion, inte
In this episode we caught up with Steven Hawkins (not the physicist) and Jerel Jarmon to see how they have been since their absence. Naturally, having these two back in the studio brings a different level of energy to room. We also talk about t
We had a chance to speak with Paster and Educator Dr. Roma Benjamin. During the discussion we talked about the state of our educational system and the literacy issues minority communities face. We also discussed possible solutions. In the later
Art has many expressions. Some art is used for entertainment, while others aims to inspire thought. In this episode we welcome Professor/Choreographer Elijah Gibson and Choreographer/Dancer Alexis Anderson into the studio to talk about the upco
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