Too Lit Tuesdays on Endie Fiya LIVE with Detroit Hip-Hop Artist ~ BlackTear
Hailing from Detroit MI, BlackTear started his musical journey in November 2014 and received attention from veterans in his city such as Helluva, Big HerK, and Lady Blade. After making five tracks, he took a break from music and started Black Out Radio in 2015.In 2016, he became an affiliate of Brick Squad Monopoly through Dolla Ru, also an affiliate of Savage Life/SuperUnit and a member of Wu Worldwide DJ Coalition.In 2017, he became an affiliate of JoJo Capone's Global Gangsters and released a mixtape entitled "Behind Barz: The Arraignment," which is currently close to 100k hits on Datpiff.com.From 2018 until December 2020, no music was released until this date. Now he is back, working on his second mixtape release "The Black La Familia."
Jessica Care Moore Talks Poetry, Detroit Hip-Hop, J-Dilla, Protests
People's Party with Talib Kweli
In this episode of People's Party, Talib Kweli and Jasmin Leigh sit down with internationally renowned poet, playwright, performance artist, producer and close friend of Talib -- Jessica Care Moore. This interview spans the course of her long and illustrious career as not just a performer, but as someone that also helped spark the success of so many others. The discussion starts with her hometown of Detroit and how growing up in the 313 has impacted her approach to the arts. They go on to talk about her famed poem 'Black Statue Of Liberty,' which got her a 5-time win at the Apollo Theater, her push for diversity in the school curriculum, realizing the power of back ownership and then turning down big-label company's offers to establish her own company in Moore Black Press. Jessica also touches on her strong connection to the hip-hop community. They discuss Detroit's 'Hip-Hop Shop' it's legacy of historic freestyle battles, DJing, dancing, and poetry, and they talk about her friendships with J-Dilla and Proof.