Tall Black Guy & Ozay Moore Over the last decade, Detroit producer Tall Black Guy has established himself as one of hip-hop’s preeminent beat makers. On his latest project, Tall Black Guy teams up with his longtime friend and frequent collaborator, the MC Ozay Moore. The album "Of Process and Progression," is inspired by a..
Gus Navarro/WDET With fresh vegetables and the ability to bring communities together, urban gardens are a good use of space in city environments. Located just off the John Lodge Freeway in Highland Park, Buckets of Rain is a food security organization founded in northern Michigan’s Leelanau County over a decade ago. It’s been serving the Detroit..
Located in downtown Detroit on Washington Boulevard, the Detroit Writing Room is a new co-working space that will feature one-on-one instruction with award-winning writers, workshops, open mic nights, book talks and more. The writing room was started by SEEN Magazine editor Stephanie Steinberg and P.R. professional Jake Serwer, who also happen to be husband and wife. The..
Street Beet/ Courtesy of Carlos Parisi Click the audio player above to listen to the full conversation. CultureShift airs weekdays from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on 101.9 WDET-FM Detroit Public Radio. From sushi to tacos and everything in between, food pop-ups are all the rage right now in Metro Detroit. And this weekend there’s a chance to try..
Courtesy of Bayan Founas Click the audio player above to listen to the full conversation. CultureShift airs weekdays from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on 101.9 WDET-FM Detroit public radio. How do you identify? And how does that effect how others see you? These are some of the complex questions Detroit poet and educator Bayan Founas explores..
Okayplayer Click the audio player above to hear the full conversation. CultureShift airs weekdays 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on 101.9 WDET-FM Detroit Public Radio. The 8th annual Dilla Youth Day is happening Sunday, February 10th at the Charles Wright Museum. The all-day event will have programming for kids of all ages and honors the legacy of Detroit musician J..
Gus Navarro In the last decade, the Aunt Nee’s chip company has become a mainstay here in Detroit. Based in Eastern Market, the chips and salsa company started in 2008 after Patrick Schwager and his family fell on hard times. As a way to make money, Schwager and his parents, who had always made salsa..
Courtesy of Chef Hardy Click on the audio player to listen. CultureShift airs weekdays at 12 p.m. Chef Max Hardy has been turning heads in the culinary world for years. Now he’s bringing his signature Caribbean-style dishes back home to Detroit. On Friday, September 14th, Chef Hardy will be participating in The Intersection, a discussion..
Kyla L. Givens Detroit’s Magestik Legend has been immersed in hip hop for over twenty years. In that time, he’s performed internationally, released multiple projects as a part of the hip hop arts collective, The Black Opera, and taught kids how to make beats and express themselves through art. Legend’s new album, All This Time,..
Photo by Jeremy Deputat Detroit rapper Chris Orrick, formally known as Red Pill, has never shied away from making music that is deeply personal, honest, and critical. Portraits, Orrick’s third full length album released via indie front-runner Mello Music Group is full of sharp political criticism and vulnerable moments that demonstrate Orrick’s skill as a writer...