Category Archives: music

Songs where I’m from

City Pages:

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Who is Walter Rodney?

Who is Walter Rodney? Via Nate H.

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Cesária Évora

Via Africasacountry: This morning, Cape Verdean singer Cesária Évora passed away in Mandelo, São Vicente, the island were she was born. One of the many meanings of “Sodade” — that most difficult to translate Creole word — is a feeling of … Continue reading

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The Field

Mason Jennings, The Field

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Hey Moneyman the crowd is outside. The past, the future and the now is outside. The teachers and cooks and drop-outs too. Word’s on the street they looking for you. from a poem by Lupe Fiasco, posted here.

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Moi et Mon Camion

Merz, Moi et Mon Camion (via N).

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Mini Powwow at the Mall of America

Speaking of global politics, everyday life…. (Thanks, Sheryl)

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