Black Owned Live-Performance Venues in Oakland Struggle to Financially Breathe

  Black Owned Live-Performance Venues in Oakland Struggle to Financially Breathe By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information Oakland nightlife has been severely affected by the Covid pandemic, which was evident when the premiere live-performance jazz club, Yoshi’s, in Jack London Square, created a … Continue readingBlack Owned Live-Performance Venues in Oakland Struggle to Financially Breathe

From Political Organizing to Politically Rhyming: A Tidbit About the Life of Eseibio the Automatic

By JR Valrey Part of the mission of Black New World Media is to expose our people to the wide array of talent that exists in our communities locally, as well as to people who’ve dedicated years of their lives, to mastering a craft. In … Continue readingFrom Political Organizing to Politically Rhyming: A Tidbit About the Life of Eseibio the Automatic

Abiodun of the Last Poets Talks About Impact After 50 Years, Weak Slogans in the Movement, and the Role of Artists Today

By JR Valrey, The People’s Minister of Information For the last 50 years, “The Last Poets” have been instrumental in politically educating Black Amerikkka, as well as the world, to our uphill battle against genocide and for liberation and self-determination in the land of the … Continue readingAbiodun of the Last Poets Talks About Impact After 50 Years, Weak Slogans in the Movement, and the Role of Artists Today

Mekanix Producer 4-rAx Talks Debut Album F.E.A.R., Creative Process, and Working Through the Pandemic part 2

By The People’s Minister of Information JR 4 rAx, the legendary Oakland producer, known for being one half of the legendary Mobb Musik Hip Hop production squad, the Mekanix, has recently dropped his debut album “F.E.A.R.”, and in part 2 of this interview, we explore … Continue readingMekanix Producer 4-rAx Talks Debut Album F.E.A.R., Creative Process, and Working Through the Pandemic part 2