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Film: Below The Brain- BAM Cinematek + Spectacle Theater


Below The Brain is an experimental documentary mapping a journey through the 2010 Caribbean Carnival in Flatbush, Brooklyn as documented by Wills Glasspiegel, Olivia Wyatt, Tony Lowe, Sam Fleischner. This epic cast of multi-talented videographers shot the largest parade in the USA for 30 hours and edited it into an 'unparalleled and kaleidoscopic explosion of Island culture' that offers a unique look into the fringe of Caribbean communities in Brookyln. The film premiers at BAM Cinematek Thurs., Sep 1st at 6:50 (with Q+A), 9:15pm, and will have it's theatrical run at Spectacle Theater Sept. 2nd - 9th and nightly at 8pm - with accompanying Caribbean films, food and music.

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The 10 Best HHP Songs Ranked

On the second anniversary of HHP's passing, we rank 10 of the South African hip-hop legend's best songs.

Jabulani Tsambo, popularly known by his alias HHP, was a pivotal part of South African hip-hop. Renowned for trailblazing the motswako sub-genre in the early 2000s, the rapper sadly passed away on October 24th, 2018 after a long and much publicised bout with depression.

During his active years, which span two decades (from 1997 to 2018), he was instrumental in breaking barriers and bridging the gap between kwaito and hip-hop in SA, from the late 90s to early 2000s.

He became a household name in the 2000s as he spearheaded the motswako movement, propelling it to the mainstream and solidifying his legendary status in the process.

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