Chief Ayanda Clarke of THE FADARA GROUP and hip hop’s favorite worldwide activist-artist, BLITZ the AMBASSADOR, talk about African traditions, our “cultural DNA,” and the two events in Brooklyn on June 4, 2017 that seek to uphold an important truth: #AfricanHeritageMatters. VIDEO: Check out this #BKLive interview from BRIC TV (June 1). #IseseFestivalNYC #AjibiluAwo
“Music has more than one meaning and most practically, it has more than one function. At its most basic level, music is what I have termed as “audible positive vibrations,” or APV. Whether lyrical or instrumental, it is a communicative agent. The most progressive artists, healers, scientists, and academics of their respective times have noted …
Watch this short clip where O’Farrill talks about the process of creating his GRAMMY-Award winning album, “The Offense of the Drum.” Chief Ayanda Clarke is one of the distinguished featured musicians on this great project (2014) … and there’s a glimpse of him in this video.