NYC: Blitz the Ambassador Live at Brooklyn's Weeksville

Brooklyn fave, by way of Ghana, Blitz the Ambassador hits this Saturday, July 24th and it's FREE.  Come out to Weeksville (1698 Bergen St. in Brooklyn) for a lovely evening, outdoors on the lawn, with Blitz accompanied by the strings of The Embassy Ensemble. Afterward, Blitz will premiere his new video for "Something to Believe" on the big screen (stay after the music to find out more about this).

Image via Sheila Afari PR.

9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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