Wayne & Wax and Chief Boima at Bembe

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This Friday Wayne Marshall aka DJ Wanye & Wax and I will be holding it down at Bembe in South Williamsburg Brooklyn. It’s my... Continue Reading

Black History is Dead, Long live Black Mystery

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[Yacoub creates the White man in defiance of the Divine using the marvels of ancient technology. From a performance of Amiri Baraka’s A Black... Continue Reading

February Mixtape Mondays, pt. 4: Chief Boima & Geko Jones

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For our final chapter of the Dutty Artz February Mixtape Mondays (check previous mixes by DJ /rupture & Sonido Martines, DJ Ushka, and DJ... Continue Reading

Passinho: Fancy Footwork in Rio de Janeiro

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In this guest post, DA friend Jez Smadja shares with us thoughts & context on Passinho, a hypnotic new dance style that is contouring the complicated... Continue Reading

Welcome to the DuttyCast!

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Today, at 6pm New York time, we’re launching a new web series/podcast called the DuttyCast. Big things are in store for this one, a... Continue Reading

MATT SHADETEK – I LIKE TO MOVE ft. KID KURUPT, 77KLASH, CHAN DIZZY

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On I Like To Move Matt Shadetek enlists Jamaican talent Kid Kurupt and Chan Dizzy with Brooklyn’s own 77Klash to transform Reel 2 Real’s... Continue Reading

DJ Ripley

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Dj Ripley has been slaying dancefloors since 1996, developing her adventurous, loving and ferocious take on global street bass sounds. New York, London, Mexico... Continue Reading

February Mixtape Mondays, pt. 3: DJ Ripley

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Up next for our February Mixtape Monday’s series (previously featuring DJ /rupture, Sonido Martines, and DJ Ushka) is a veteran on the decks, but... Continue Reading

Brooklyn Shanti’s Moner Alo EP Out Now!

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Buy Moner Alo now at iTunes, Amazon, Emusic, and more! Continue Reading

Matt Shadetek Purple Flowers Cover Artwork

Purple Flowers

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On the Valentines Day before the release of Matt Shadetek’s new album The Empire Never Ended on March 26th, the Brooklyn producer has assembled... Continue Reading

February Mixtape Mondays, pt. 2: Ushka

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Next up for Dutty Artz February Mixtape Mondays is the one and only Thanu, or DJ Ushka of iBomba fame. Continue Reading

Africa Remix Theory and Practice

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I’m headed off to Boston into a snowstorm that may leave me stranded, but I have the pleasure to be participating in two very... Continue Reading

February Mixtape Mondays, pt. 1: Rupture vs Sonido Martines

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This February we’ve decided to take a cue from our homies over at Okayplayer (as well as a few other places) and do a little... Continue Reading