Racism: “Cadbury African Gorilla Personality Tribal Head – Protest Video”

A while back, I fell upon the above video.  I had in fact been searching for the actual Zingolo video.  When I first saw this one, I thought twice about my enjoying the original, but set it aside to review at a later time.  Not only did I watch it, but I read the comments and also did some… Continue reading Racism: “Cadbury African Gorilla Personality Tribal Head – Protest Video”

Mtl Jazz Fest: Jean Jean Roosevelt

On the fourth, I saw Jean Jean Roosevelt with a friend.  I chose to see him because of the use of Afrobeats in his music.  The show was great.  I loved that he was so humble coming on stage, as well as throughout the show.  The music was easy to dance to, something that is always key… Continue reading Mtl Jazz Fest: Jean Jean Roosevelt

Mtl Jazz Fest: Ibrahim Electric, Mokoomba and the Posterz

On the third, I returned to the Jazz Fest to see Ibrahim Electric, Mokoomba, and the Posterz.  I chose to see Ibrahim Electric because "Afrobeats" was in their description.  While I enjoyed their sound, is was very 1960s mod, it did not have Afrobeats in any way I could recognize.  All for the better, though, as it… Continue reading Mtl Jazz Fest: Ibrahim Electric, Mokoomba and the Posterz