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