Listen back to episode two of Carnival Corner our new radio show on Ujima 98fm.
LISTEN HERE : http://listen-again.ujimaradio.com/index.php?id=24841
Episode two features an interview with Keith Murrel one of the organisers of Button Carnival happening this weekend in Cardiff. He gives us some views on why the Carnival was cancelled for 16 years but made a come back last year.
We also hear from the beautiful Skrilla UGQ ahead of her set at our Grass Roots Showcase on 5/9/15. She touches on how as a hip hop artists she is moving away from using the N word and other cursing.
For More Info Check Out WWW.SKRILLAUGQ.COM
We have been busy curating an amazing community event at the Malcolm X Centre on September 5th.
The event runs 12-6pm and is free but you must get a ticket which are available from Frontline Videos in St Pauls. The Grass Roots showcase is for local people to come and enjoy Carnival arts, workshops, film, food and amazing music. It is also about giving a platform to some of the amazing talent we have right here and spreading the appreciation and understanding of the Afrikan Caribbean Journey.
We are proud to announce that music artist Dejay who is based at the Kuumba Centre will be making his debut as a solo artist having backed many artists as a seasoned session musician whose career started at 5 in the church. Follow him here: Twitter
And listen back to his interview on the Carnival Corner: http://listen-again.ujimaradio.com/index.php?id=24719
Researcher looking into Carnival and the African Caribbean identity. Please take a few minutes of your time to let your voices be heard. Here is a link to the survey questions: http://www.smartsurvey.co.uk/s/87HV7/