Eric Roberson

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Celebrate Tupac's 40th Birthday in ATL With Afeni Shakur, Erykah Badu, and Mike Epps

    ​On June 16, 1971, a little thug by the name of Tupac Amaru Shakur came screaming into this world. He was the son of Black Panther Party members, a scrawny kid with a big mouth, who grew up in the streets during the crack epidemic, studied ballet and jazz at a fancy Baltimore arts school, and b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    This Weekend: Mary J. Blige, John Legend and Robin Thicke Lead Jazz in the Gardens

    Of the 17 acts set to perform during the fifth running of Jazz in the Gardens at Sun Life Stadium, only about half are jazz artists by the genre's strictest definition. When it comes to headliners Mary J. Blige (featured in the jam "Be Without You" above that you should ride into the weekend), J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2010

    Music for the Modern Soul, New Weekly House Music Show on DanceGruv Internet Radio

    ​Back in November we highlighted hardworking local DJ duo thenextgeneration, who you can see spinning regularly at several spots around the Beach, like Sushi Samba, Beer & Burger Joint and Hakkasan at the Fontainebleau Hotel. Mikkel Dankner a.k.a. Soulscience is one half of the duo and an acco ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    DJ Mix: Deep House From thenextgeneration

    ​thenextgeneration is the DJ/production duo of locals Mikkel Dankner and Aaron Feld, a partnership formed in 2004. Mikkel started out cutting and mixing tapes at age 12, and has since gone on to play at some of the most renowned nightclubs around the US, including Limelight, Tunnel, and Palladium ... More >>

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004

    On the Down-Low

    Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.