Why Curren$y Bought the New Orleans Burger Joint of His Childhood – VICE

Why Curren$y Bought the New Orleans Burger Joint of His Childhood? I can’t say this about all the rappers out of New Orleans that got on, but Curren$y rides for his city. So it made perfect sense when he announced his newest purchase—the old Bud’s Broiler, a 24-hour burger spot in the consistently bougie neighborhood adjacent to City Park.- VICE — Read on http://www.google.com/amp/s/www.vice.com/amp/en_us/article/59xg4z/why-currendollary-bought-the-new-orleans-burger-joint-of-his-childhood Continue reading Why Curren$y Bought the New Orleans Burger Joint of His Childhood – VICE

New Orleans master trombonist Lucien Barbarin has died | WGNO

NEW ORLEANS– Trombonist Lucien Barbarin has died after battling cancer. Barbarin, who’s long career included stints on Broadway with Harry Connick Jr.’s band and internationally with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band was considered a master of the ‘tail-gate’ style of trombone playing and phrasing. — Read on wgno.com/news/local/new-orleans-master-trombonist-lucien-barbarin-dies/ Continue reading New Orleans master trombonist Lucien Barbarin has died | WGNO

RIP to Nola Legend 5th Ward Weebie | B97 FM

Our prayers are with the friends and family of Nola hip hop and bounce legend, 5th Ward Weebie, Jerome Cosey. Earlier this week, friends and family were asking for prayers for the rapper online, saying he was in serious condition in the hospital. It is reported that Weebie had a history of high blood pressure and was reportedly taken to the hospital after one of his … Continue reading RIP to Nola Legend 5th Ward Weebie | B97 FM

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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iHeart Radio Trunk or Treat 2019 in New Orleans

Mark your calendars!! October 26th 5pm-7pm iHeart Radio’s Trunk or Treat is back for 2019! Join iHeartRadio New Orleans for a safe and fun tricker-treating experience (ages 3-13) with some of your favorite on air personalities! Child MUST be present with an adult (in other words all adults MUST be accompanied by a child) Costumes encouraged !! Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 5:00 PM – … Continue reading iHeart Radio Trunk or Treat 2019 in New Orleans

Free Halloween Party at Three Keys at Ace Hotel New Orleans with Papi Juice

Get your Costumes ready! We have your Halloween plans here. Music, dance and dress with Papi Juice, an art collective celebrating the lives of queer and trans people of color.⁠ Costumes are encouraged, and music and guests include Oscar Nñ, Denisia, HaSizzle, Dreamer, among others. Where: Three Keys, 600 Carondelet StreetWho: Papi JuiceWhen: Thursday, October 31stTime: 10pm Free with RSVP Three Keys is the popular … Continue reading Free Halloween Party at Three Keys at Ace Hotel New Orleans with Papi Juice

The Gentilly Fest showcases the best of New Orleans Urban Community

“Built by the Community” “The best music, food, art. And bring the kids!” Free admission. Gentilly Fest celebrates all things New Orleans! FREE ADMISSION FESTIVAL HOURSFriday, October 11th : 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Saturday, October 12th : 12:00 noon – 10:00 p.mSunday, October 13th : 12:00 noon – 7:00pm. LOCATIONGentilly Festival is located at Pontchartrain Park Playground 5701 Press Dr. New Orleans, LA | @ … Continue reading The Gentilly Fest showcases the best of New Orleans Urban Community

L.O.C.A.L.S’ Fest Nola

SEPTEMBER 28, 2019 – 11 AM – 6 PM ARMSTRONG PARK: 835 N. Rampart St. New Orleans, LA PRICE FREE – donations encouraged ABOUT L.O.C.A.L.S. FEST Celebrate the city’s up-and-coming artists, chefs, musicians and more at the inaugural LOCALS Fest, Saturday, Sept. 28 at Armstrong Park. This fest is free and open to the public.  LOCALS, which stands for, Loving Our Community As Louisiana, is … Continue reading L.O.C.A.L.S’ Fest Nola

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