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Chief Boima (Cold) Winter U.S. Mini-Tour

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So I left the tropical comfort of Brazilian summer to come romp around in below freezing temperatures. Not that I’m complaining, cuz I get to... Continue Reading

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Picó Picante in Boston & NYC with Riobamba and Svntv Mverte

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My monthly party Picó Picante touches down tonight in Boston, bringing the East Coast debut of SVNTV MVERTE, a.k.a. Sines and Panchitron of the Freshmore label... Continue Reading

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Riobamba at San Valentín Tropical, Bogotá

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Hola, hola hola from Bogotá! Tonight I’ll be at parche central location El Candelario in Bogotá for the second edition of la Fiesta Global parties that debuted... Continue Reading

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RED PARTY / VERSO & RUPTURE

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Socialist slow jams and commie techno in a room full of people who love lefty books: not to be missed! On Saturday February 14th... Continue Reading

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Ushka @ Vision Quest: Whimsical, Visual tales of Female Protagonists

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If you haven’t been to the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) in Fort Greene, you are missing out. One of my favorite... Continue Reading

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iBomba tonight (1/8/15): Maracuyeah, Boogat, Soundculture

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You cold? Come be warm with us. Tonight, we’re getting a special treat at iBomba with a line-up from Chicago, Washington D.C, and Montreal. Continue Reading

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Ushka in Mexico City!

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Big things! Ushka is headed to DF and she’s going to be connecting with the fam down there (and probably joining a #Ayotzinapa protest or two... Continue Reading

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RUPTURE & BOIMA IN HONG KONG

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I’m about to hop on a 16-hour nonstop flight to Hong Kong (via the Arctic Circle?), where, timeslipped 12 hours ahead into my sleep-deprived... Continue Reading

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Que Bajo Vs Basement Bhangra Nov 26

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Y’all gonna like this one coz we’re letting you get your work out in early before you stuff yourself on turkey day. On Wednesday, November 26th,... Continue Reading

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Lrmto (11/13) – New York’s first Latin 12h podcast radio music marathon

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Lrmto is a community platform for Latin global sound lovers in New York city; creating a 12 hour musical marathon celebrating central & South America’s... Continue Reading

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WHEN GOD IS IN THE ROOM: Rupture Soundsystem Talk This Friday

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Come join me this Friday, November 7th, as a I present on soundsystems & audiences at Union Docs in Brooklyn. This forms part of... Continue Reading

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Pidgins, margins, crossings experiments in Bushwick, Tuesday Oct 28

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This year has been a year of expansion & experimentation for me (DJ Ripley), from the chance to play Lincoln Center with Ushka, Dutty... Continue Reading

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Africanoir

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For my Brooklyn heads, I’m doing a party tonight, Tuesday 10.21 at my favorite little Bed-Stuy spot, BedVyne Brew. The theme is: a film noir... Continue Reading

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DUTTY TORONTO TAKEOVER

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This weekend we’re bringing all sorts of Dutty Artz vibes up to Toronto’s Avant X Festival! Continue Reading

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Que Bajo this Saturday October 11th

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Que Bajo is back at Court Square Studios in Long Island City this Saturday! Continue Reading