Tag Archives: Pierce Freelon

Commentary: The Revival Of The RDU Hip Hop Scene, Where Hip Hop Culture Lives & Prospers

Every so often I like to dedicate a post to the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill (RDU) hip hop scene and all the cool stuff happening here. Even though I travel fairly regularly, Durham, NC continues to be my home base. I love … Continue reading

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Carolina To East Africa: Pierce Freelon (@Durhamite) & Apple Juice Kid’s (@AppleJuiceKid) Beat Making Lab: Goma, Conga (Video)

(L) Pierce Freelon, (R) Apple Juice Kid Back in May 2012 UNC-Chapel Hill’s Beat Making Lab presented one of it’s first musical projects, Tar Heel Tracks. Students enrolled in the Lab created all thirteen of the album’s instrumental tracks. It was … Continue reading

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Shuffle Magazine & ARTVSM Presents: Tar Heel Tracks (Mixtape)

As y’all couldn’t tell by now, I’m a very proud Carolina kid (the 336 raised me, the 9-nineteen made me) so it always feels good to hear about (plus see & experience) the great things going on here. There’s a … Continue reading

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“Keep Your Worries” At Durham Skate Park–@TheBeastMusic (Video)

Pierce Freelon and drummer Stephen Coffman from The Beast perform "Keep Your Worries", off their Guru Legacy EP, out now. The project features ?uestlove, John Robinson and Jocelyn Ellis. The EP release party is this week at Casbah in Durham, … Continue reading

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