Saturday, April 21, 2007

Saturday Soul: Stephanie McKay

From The Cocoa Lounge

Saturday Soul: Stephanie McKay

If the arts were a sport, Stephanie McKay would be something like a heptathlete. The Bronx native studied dance at the prestigious Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; contributed her vocals to artists ranging from The Brooklyn Funk Essentials, Talib Kweli and Mos Def to Tricky; and as if that weren't enough, she's even played lead guitar in Kelis' band.

Please enjoy Stephanie McKay's music video, "Take Me Over:"


Anonymous said...

Like that Jamaican bounce it got to it.

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ALH ipinions said...

Hello Cocoa

I’m a fellow black blogger who took so much crap for publishing an article here on Imus’ “nappy-headed hos” remark that I felt like a ghetto snitch. Here’s one line from that article:

"if truth be told, this outrage is more about black hypocrisy and self-loathing than about Imus’ racism."

But a dear friend referred me to your post on the controversy for consolation, which, I'm pleased to inform you, I found on beautiful display.

Thank you.

blackgirl on mars said...

This is such a beautiful blog...

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มโน เอาเอง said...

Welcome to the new world.