Video: Funk Fest Music Series (Contributed by K. Nikki)

Dear BNR Weekly…I’m so jealous.

On September 12th & 13th, Charlotte, North Carolina was host to the 20th anniversary of the Funk Fest music series: a celebration and appreciation for “the rich cultural heritage of ‘old school’ music” – Funk Fest Site. This year was significant not only because it marked the 20th anniversary of the traveling festival, but it also marked the first year the organization responsible, Lifting As We Climb, Inc. (LAWC) operated as a non-profit corporation.  In hopes to spread the awareness and gain support for the mission of helping disadvantaged and homeless youth, the organization hosted the festival with an unbelievable line up and Charlotte’s own BNR Weekly with host Neiko Debarge were front and center to capture all the amazing performances. Video coverage of Salt N Pepa, Outkast, Doug E. Fresh, Ice Cube, Fantasia, and B.O.B. was more than enough to make me EXTREMELY jealous. I’m glad I know about the concert series now because I won’t be missing it next year. Major shout out to BNR weekly for the coverage. Enjoy.

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Contributed by @KNikkiMB

Track: CuzOH Black – I Can’t Wait


The latest release from CuzOH Black, “I Can’t Wait”, pays homage to the Southernplayalistic Atlanta hip-hop icons Outkast.  Enjoy, CuzOH hopes that his interpretation  has done justice and lived up to listener’s standards.

Video: The 6th Letter – Chain Smoking

The 6th letter’s last project Go Green got major run in my whip so i must say glad to see the T.O. green stuffer back at it his forthcoming free album NorthernPlayalisticGetHighMuzik (S/O to Big Boi & 3 Stacks) done baking for the past 2 years 6th & Raz Fresco have been cooking up this solid body of work recently  6th released the trailer for the first single/video off the project “Chain Smoking”.