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Yesterday | Philly.com

Third BlackStar Film Festival looks beyond mainstream

When she brought Philadelphia's BlackStar Film Festival into being two years ago, Maori Holmes, its producing artistic director, was carrying out an imperative.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Marketing, Philadelphia, PA, Entertainment, The Wire, Drama, Television, Michael K. Williams, Movies

Tue Jul 29, 2014


What to See at the BlackStar Film Festival

The 3rd annual BlackStar Film Festival kicks off this Thursday, July 31st. The event comprises screenings of more than 40 feature and short films , and panels made up of filmmakers, artists, and other film-industry industry professionals.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Guitar World

The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach Discusses New Album, 'Turn Blue'

This is an excerpt from the September 2014 issue of Guitar World . For the rest of this story, plus features on Dan Auerbach's off-beat guitars, Eric Clapton and his new J.J. Cale tribute album, Judas Priest, 17 Amazing practice amps, columns, tabs and reviews of new gear from Epiphone, ESP Guitars, Visual Sound, Blackstar, G&L Guitars, Ibanez and ... (more)


Related Topix: Blues, Pop/Rock, The Black Keys, Dan Auerbach, Hip-Hop

Tue Jul 15, 2014


Nico & Vinz's 'Am I Wrong': The Inspirational Story Behind the Hit

The biggest misconception about Nico & Vinz, the Scandinavian duo who scored an unlikely summer hit with their upbeat "Am I Wrong"? "Two Afro-Norwegians at Billboard Number Four, that doesn't happen every day," says his partner Nico Sereba.


Related Topix: Nico & Vinz, Pop/Rock, Norway, Europe, World News, Mos Def, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Music, Entertainment

Sun Jun 29, 2014


[News] Black Star Join Dave Chappelle's Radio City Music Hall Show

A Black Star serves as proof that Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def, was not banned from the United States of America.


Related Topix: Hip-Hop, Black Entertainment, Mos Def, Talib Kweli