Album Review ‘Pangaea’ Toki Wright and Big Cats

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By Becca Martin

‘Pangaea’ refers to the theory of the supercontinent that over time separated into several, a journey of crossing peoples and cultures. Today’s culture is blurring at the edges at hyper speed, but not without growing pains. “Much like the continents, people have spread out across the Earth but are all connected.” Minneapolis native Toki Wright has been a voice of social consciousness and action since the early 2000’s, working with local North Minneapolis youth organizations in particular and traveling as an Arts Ambassador to Sierra Leone in 2013. A man of numerous collaborations including releases with Rhymesayers Entertainment, he is not one to sit on an idea. ‘Pangaea’ is the first album to be independently released through Soul Tools, and its eighteen-month birthing proves that some things should not be rushed. Continue reading

Guante & Big Cats: TO YOUNG LEADERS (Official Video)

http://guanteandbigcats.bandcamp.com/

Mixed Blood Majority CD Release Party w/ LaLiberte and Guante & Big Cats January 26

Mixed Blood Majority CD Release Party w/ LaLiberte and Guante & Big Cats January 26

Mixed Blood Majority is Joe Horton of No Bird Sing, Crescent Moon of Kill the Vultures, and Lazerbeak of Doomtree. LaLiberte and Guante & Big Cats will also be performing.

Here’s a taste of the “hypnotic lyricism” you’ll get at the show: http://www.thecurrent.org/feature/2013/01/17/mixed-blood-majority-live

Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/480016345370914

January 26

Triple Rock Minneapolis
$10 // 18+ // 9pm

Order the album – http://ftoitox.bandcamp.com/album/mixed-blood-majority-2

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