Junior is the heartbeat of four of our five songs around the world. His rhythm and timing represent the beat that unites us all. We met Junior at Mama Africa Restaurant the same night we met Mermans (of Afro Fiesta), and his smile and rhythm have lived with us ever since.
Mark Johnson Joins the United Nation’s “What’s Next” Conversation
What are the impacts and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic on people of African descent and their communities? On Thursday 23 July, UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem was joined by government and civil society leaders and other experts to discuss this question in the latest Nairobi Commitments/ICPD25: What’s Next? Global Thought Leadership Conversation. Participants reflected […]
For all of our musician friends and family, below is a list of organizations that are offering help to musicians in need during this challenging time. Also, check out Billboard’s list of resources (state-by-state – U.S.) MusiCares Sweet Relief Haven Foundation Foundation for Contemporary Arts Equal Sound (per gig per band member) Arts & Avenues Denver (only […]