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Freelance | B-Side

Freelance is a Harlem-based collective and band of independent leaders with an expansive sound and encyclopedic knowledge of musical genres that afford them the ability to cross-pollinate styles and manipulate melody to create an aesthetic signature uniquely their own. The band features an all-star lineup of musicians that regularly accompany Grammy Award winning artists such as Robert Glasper, Solange, Estelle, Esperanza Spalding, Terence Blanchard, Bilal, Terrace Martin, Lalah Hathaway,...


Angela Johnson | B-Side

With six solo releases in 12 years, Johnson is taking another leap of faith, but this time it’s for no one but herself. Choosing to mine the spirit, energy, and deceptively simpler musicality of songs from the 1970s and ‘80s, the silver and bronze eras of the music she loves most, Johnson only tackles one cover, Teena Marie’s “Déjà vu,” here with the renown Onaje Allan Gumbs on grand piano. Throughout Naturally Me, the supremely talented trio of Lisala Beatty, Tiffany T’zelle Wilson, and...


Binky Griptite | B-Side

Binky Griptite is best known for being the guitarist for the legendary Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings. Having taken a break from music after the passing of Jones, Binky is back with his new band, The Binky Griptite Orchestra. •••• The B-Side Podcast is produced by Charlie Hoxie, Kecia Cole, Ro Johnson and Sachar Mathias; recorded by Onel Mulet and Steve de Seve; and edited by Emily Boghossian and Khyriel Palmer. For more information on B-Side and all BRIC RADIO podcasts, visit...


QNA Band | B-Side

QNA to hip-hop is like Legos to industrial design; the possibilities are endless. QNA’s cerebral lyrics work in tandem with formidable musicianship to create music that's simultaneously explorative and traditional. Its members have been under the mentorship of luminaries such as John Pattitucci, John Abercrombie, and The Last Poets. Building on the precedents set by their mentors, they follow the music across genres and cultures, beginning dialogues with new musicians and audiences alike....


JP Reynolds | B-Side

From Mt. Vernon, NY and currently based in Harlem, JP Reynolds is an incredibly unique hip-hop artist on another level speaking life with music. With a message of Peace and Power, his innovative sound blends jazz, gospel, funk and soul into an eclectic rap gumbo. After JP started performing with a live band he established The Peace and Power Band with the help of his music director and bassist, Criston Oates. They added Jayare McKenzie on drums, Sidney Antoine on guitar, Duvane "Phats"...


Shelly Nicole's blaKbüshe | B-Side

Shelley Nicole—the mainspring behind Shelley Nicole’s blaKbüshe—is simultaneously a product, a witness and architect of Black-on-Black love, a calling that has informed all of her work as a singer, writer, composer, actor, poet, musician and a healer. It is the tap root of her latest work, I Am American, a collection of songs written by her and produced by award-winning guitarist, composer and producer Vernon Reid of the band Living Colour. I Am American is a testament to both Shelley’s...


Azieb | B-Side

Azieb is a Midwest artist, now based in Brooklyn. She has been producing music for over 10 years, using programs like Fruity Loops, Garageband, Logic, She began sharing her poetry at spoken word events in college where the beats and bars came together. Her art has evolved into several project releases such as her mixtape "Stuck" in 2012 and the pop project "Products We Love" in 2013. Azieb constantly pushes her sound forward fusing genres like trance, hip-hop, soul, jungle, and classical....


Edson Sean & The Experi3nce | B-Side

Edson Sean is a multi-genre artist dedicated to bridging generational gaps by creating refreshingly new, yet familiar, sounds. A long-time veteran of the music scene, his career has taken him from Brooklyn to Washington, DC to the West Coast of Africa. Edson has been committed to sharpening his skills as a composer, producer and vocalist, and has worked to strengthen and connect with the musical and artist community across his home borough of Brooklyn. Not only does Edson sing and write...


James Rouse & The Buttered Biscuits | B-Side

A Philadelphia native, James began his musical training in church and attended the Philadelphia High School for Creative and Performing Arts, which produced other notable acts Bilal, Boyz II Men and The Roots. Studying both vocal performance and instrumental music, James excelled as a vocalist and musician before continuing his education at Temple University majoring in jazz performance and music technology. James quickly grabbed attention and acclaim from artists both within and outside...


Tyler Blanton's Hornē Electric Band | B-Side

Tyler Blanton's Hornē Electric Band is a modern mix of funk, soul, electronic and jazz elements, presented in a unique way. Rising star vibraphonist Tyler Blanton has become known in recent years for his work with top NY musicians such Donny McCaslin, Ari Hoenig, and Nate Wood. He has received press and features in Downbeat magazine, JazzTimes, Hot House, and the NY Times. An extension of earlier genre melding work of figures like Mike Manieri and Roy Ayers, Blanton’s unique concept...


Pauline Jean | B-Side

“Perfect your gift and know that you have a responsibility to pass on your blessing to the world,” so asserts Haitian American jazz vocalist Pauline Jean. She, along with her incredible band, have done just that: sonically blessed us on this super soul stirring episode of B-Side. Are you ready for the ride? Sak pase! •••• The B-Side Podcast is produced by Charlie Hoxie, Kecia Cole, Ro Johnson and Sachar Mathias; recorded by Onel Mulet and Steve de Seve; and edited by Ariana Rosas, Emily...


Kita P | B-Side

Kita P is a singer/songwriter bringing to you that #BlindVibe thru her melodic blend in range and rhythm. Performing all over NYC with guitar in-hand!! Sometimes she's accompanied by her band #BlackLicorice. She is also a part of a collective, Black God Pantheon (A group of Black artists of many different facets bringing to you TRUTH TO POWER through their artistic expression). In 2015 she launched her monthly series #KitaPMusicSessions brought to you by #UrbanVersionMedia aka Brooklyn...


Fascinator | B-Side

Fascinator is the experimental electronic music project of Australian musician Johnny Mackay. •••• The B-Side Podcast is produced by Charlie Hoxie, Kecia Cole, Ro Johnson and Sachar Mathias; recorded by Onel Mulet and Steve de Seve; and edited by Emily Boghossian and Khyriel Palmer. For more information on B-Side and all BRIC RADIO podcasts, visit www.bricartsmedia.org/radio


Ang Low | B-Side

Angelo Whitehead commonly known as Ang Low is a Brooklyn-based contemporary R&B artist. The Tacoma, Washington native released his debut EP Life Goes Down in 2014. Life Goes Down received more than 250,000 plays on SoundCloud and Spotify with the help of his breakout single, “Can’t Describe Her.” The song was remixed with Ed Banger Records producer SebastiAn and featured in The Fader. “Can’t Describe Her” was also voted Bandcamp’s song of the week in 2015. Ang Low would spend most of 2015...


Mwenso And The Shakes | B-Side

Mwenso and the Shakes are a unique troupe of global artists who present music that merges the highest form of entertainment AND artistry while commanding a formidable timeline of jazz and blues expression through African and Afro American music. Originating from Sierra Leone, London, South Africa, Greenwich Village, Madagascar, France, Jamaica, South Florida, Hawaii the Shakes all now call Harlem their home. Taking from the stylings of James Brown, sun ra and many other American musical...


Acid Dad | B-Side

Acid Dad first appeared in the New York scene at the outset of 2015. After spending the year self-releasing demos recorded at their studio in upstate New York, the band garnered local praise from the likes of Oh My Rockness, Brooklyn Vegan, Consequence of Sound and Stereogum. After releasing their debut EP “Let’s Plan a Robbery” in February of 2016, followed by their first sold out show at Baby’s All Right, Acid Dad embarked upon a two month tour of the United States. Fresh off their first...


Ayọ | B-Side

Ayọ (which simply means "Joy" in the Yoruba language) is a multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter. Born in Cologne and now living in Brooklyn, she is also a producer, actress and a mother of three. The formerly weird little girl with kinky hair, a chipped tooth and a funny smile is now a double platinum artist. After deciding to leave her old record label Universal France after 10 years to sign a new license deal with Believe records, she is hopeful that her fans will get a chance to...


Chris Rob | B-Side

Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Chris Rob has established himself as a world renowned vocalist, pianist, producer, songwriter, and composer. In addition, he has gained a reputation for electrifying audiences with his energetic and passionate live performances. While cultivating paths for his own music, he has toured alongside and shared the stage with truly the music industry's greatest across all genres including Stevie Wonder, Roberta Flack, John Legend, Kanye West, Anita...


Brittany Campbell | B-Side

An award winning singer, songwriter, producer and visual artist, Brittany Campbell is unequivocally equipped to tackle the industry’s ever-changing climate exemplifying the virtues of musical reverence, visual innovation, curated collaboration, and pure raw talent. Boasting 4 studio releases, her debut EP Nerd (2011) reaching the Top 10 NYC pop charts, her second studio album Heroes (2014) claiming an Independent Music Award for best pop album, has made her unarguably an artist to watch but...


Tanya Morgan | B-Side

Tanya Morgan is a rap group. More than that, they’re a great rap group as evidenced by the acclaim they’ve received from the likes of Billboard, Vibe, SPIN, XXL Magazine, XLR8R, Los Angeles Times, The Onion, NY Magazine and a bevy of other press outlets who have praised the group throughout the duration of their career. "Tanya Morgan are like the sons of De La Soul -- soulful, stressed, effortlessly smart flows, intricate production, the whole package," says SPIN Music Editor Charles Aaron....