e.g. bailey and Sha Cage join us to talk about the CD release party for e.g.‘s new album, American Afrikan, an encyclopedic mix of spoken word, hip hop, funk, jazz, and more. The release party is Saturday, Feb. 20th starting at 9:30 p.m. at Bedlam Theatre in Minneapolis and will feature performances by Guante, Sha Cage, Mankwe Ndosi, J. Otis Powell, Truthmaze, and more.
Also on this show, we talk with Marisha Chamberlain about her new novel The Rose Variations, the story of Rose McGregor, a talented composer navigating academia in the early days of feminism. Marisha Chamberlain is also a playwright, poet, and librettist.
Another week filled with many new releases… Among these were the album “Routes” by Smoke (actually released in ’08 in Italy); the new Ras Amerlock “2010, A Bass Oddity (Trinity All Stars)” (on Libre Comme Lair); and the new Marcus Visionary “Carib EP II” (on Liondub International).