Big Freedia “Freedia Got A Gun” Documentary

WORLD OF WONDER-PRODUCED DOCUMENTARY “FREEDIA GOT A GUN” DEBUTS OFFICIAL TRAILERTold Through the Eyes of Local Hero and International Bounce Legend Big Freedia, Documentary Produced by Randy Barbato, Fenton Bailey, Directed By Chris McKim Depicts Gun Violence Epidemic in New Orleans New Orleans’s undisputed queen of bounce Big Freedia shines a spotlight on our country’s continuous struggle with gun violence in Chris McKim‘s unflinching documentary. In January 2018, Adam … Continue reading Big Freedia “Freedia Got A Gun” Documentary

Planes NOLA Capsule Launch At Streetcar Barn | NYTE LYFE LEXX

After receiving a boarding pass to Planes’s NOLA Capsule Launch, we experienced something delightful. The Plane’s Crew creates an amazing collaboration of New Orleans flavor with their designs. The “Where Im From” has been presented in Uptown New Orleans at the Carrollton Streetcar Barn. New Orleans own Lawrence Parker “Law” Roc Nation’s A&R with Artist Management shares different attributes of the New Orleans culture. One … Continue reading Planes NOLA Capsule Launch At Streetcar Barn | NYTE LYFE LEXX

Mona Scott-Young loves New Orleans: Treme’ Sidewalk Steppers 2020 SHE-KING

This weekend Mona Scott-Young who is not a New Orleanian will celebrate with us just as our ancestors did in a traditional New Orleans SecondLine! We have waved at countless celebrities as they rode up high on Mardi Gras floats down the wealthiest streets in the city; celebrities have waved to us from their guarded Bourbon Street balconies. But this is a first that a celebrity, except for those who are NOLA born and raised to take to the streets with us in our community. Continue reading Mona Scott-Young loves New Orleans: Treme’ Sidewalk Steppers 2020 SHE-KING

Jason Lee of Hollywood UnLocked racially profiled at MSY Airport-New Orleans day after inspiring and motivating fans at his book signing

Media mogul, entrepreneur, personality, and iHeart Radio’s Jason Lee was in Harvey, LA (a suburb of Jefferson Parish and a 20-minute drive from New Orleans) on Wednesday night for the release of his inspirational new book titled, GOD MUST HAVE FORGOTTEN ABOUT ME was racially profiled or as some call it traveling while black as he waited for his plane at the MSY Airport-New Orleans … Continue reading Jason Lee of Hollywood UnLocked racially profiled at MSY Airport-New Orleans day after inspiring and motivating fans at his book signing

Becoming Professor X: Mia Young takes hip-hop to a new degree

“One thing about it, we’re not going nowhere,” Young affirmed. “In New Orleans, we don’t die, we multiply. This culture is gonna get bigger and better. There are more up and coming artists. We’re gonna continue to thrive. But I’m very happy to see this program in college. I never thought I’d see the day. Oh my goodness, I know my mother is so happy right now.”

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I feel like bootin’ up – The Take Fo’ story

Posted on September 19, 2019 by The Nola Chic Eric Brightwell Take Fo’ Records is a little known (outside of New Orleans) music label that truly broke ground with its motley roster of artists and progressive attitude, yet it’s never received adequate recognition for its pioneering role in music. Whereas New Orleans’s other big labels: Big Boy, Cash Money, Mobo,  Parkway Pumpin’, Untouchable, Tombstone and No Limit all seemed to consciously project a hard-as-nails image with tales of … Continue reading I feel like bootin’ up – The Take Fo’ story

Stampede at Lil Wayne’s New Orleans music festival causes minor injuries, booth damage | Music | nola.com

Several attendees of Lil Wayne’s Lil WeezyAna Fest received minor injuries during a stampede following rapper Meek Mill’s performance on Saturday night. — Read on http://www.nola.com/content/tncms/live/ https://youtu.be/06ekNyUabMM The stampede occurred after rapper Meek Mill’s performance at the festival.  NOLA.com reports that either a fight or false reports of gunfire caused the panic.  A mirroring incident happened last October in Atlanta where a Lil Wayne concert … Continue reading Stampede at Lil Wayne’s New Orleans music festival causes minor injuries, booth damage | Music | nola.com

Remembering Hurricane Katrina: Look back on photos of the storm, aftermath 14 years later | Photos | theadvocate.com

Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana on August 29, 2005. — Read on http://www.theadvocate.com/content/tncms/live/ Continue reading Remembering Hurricane Katrina: Look back on photos of the storm, aftermath 14 years later | Photos | theadvocate.com

Hurricane Katrina 14th Anniversary March & Second Line

by Hip Hop Caucus | Aug 26, 2019 | Press Release New Orleans Community, Hip Hop Artists, and Activists to Commemorate the 14th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, call for leaders to act on climate and justice New Orleans, Louisiana – To remember the lives lost, honor the resiliency of the community, and advocate for the people most devastated by Hurricane Katrina, Hip Hop Caucus, New … Continue reading Hurricane Katrina 14th Anniversary March & Second Line

Local rapper gains national recognition by freestyling on New Orleans streets

Local rapper gains national recognition by freestyling on New Orleans streets — Read on http://www.wdsu.com/article/local-rapper-gains-national-recognition-by-freestyling-on-new-orleans-streets/28569513 https://youtu.be/4jcKywvtTNhttps://youtu.be/4jcKywvtTNw Source credit: WDSU and Common Continue reading Local rapper gains national recognition by freestyling on New Orleans streets