SUYA has not received any gifts yet
The sound bites of the great Fela and those paying ode to him are both from the past and present and while they are familiar, the arrangement is not. Today’s master piece comes to us from Brazil’s own DJ Fenando and is another living testimony as to how music transcends all boundaries and remains the true cement that holds humanity together
DJ Fernando Ode to Fela Simply Sizzles
Despite the presence of arguably the largest pool of Yoruba’s outside of Nigeria…Continue
Every once in a while we writers are reminded of the power of our words and are held liable, be it in a compliment or a scold. To be a complete writer in my humble opinion one must have had one’s bread buttered on both sides, not just because it teaches humility and keeps one grounded but it also prompts for in depth research and quality control and thereby indirectly a better end product.
While not all feedback I received regarding “Jazzing It Up Part 1” was not positive because I…Continue
Circa 2 years ago in a moment of weakness I volunteered to teach one or two “Art” related classes each year at a Minimum Correctional facility around the North East of the US, where a bunch of young men who had strayed of course for whatever rhyme or reason were being rehabilitated and folded back into society. Last year I introduced them to the refreshing complexity of Chinua Achebe’s “Things fall Apart” and since they were mostly of African heritage, the presentation had been an…Continue