In this interactive series, ON+OFF is an ongoing visual narrative about the every day experiences of performing/recording artists and their perspective of life outside the booth and stage. For the summer, black congo will accompany MoRuf on tour to document the developments of L.O.E. on the road and provide fans with a closer look of how the movement came to be before Shades.of.Moo.
From my time at Pitchfork Music Festival this past weekend in Union Park in Chicago. Without these folk, this festival couldn’t have been possible. From mothers and young children hawking water to festival-goers from sun up to sun down, to local rappers hustling mixtapes and CD’s outside the gates of the park, to scalping tickets and flipping them for 300% their original worth, these portraits hold more significance than the context they were taken in. I dedicate this album for the real MVP’s of the weekend.
A critical article exploring the various aspects of Memorial Day, America’s hazy relationship with cultural memory and history, and fault-lined narratives on belonging and citizenship.
Completed field notes from May 2nd, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey with NJ Rebels, Thread World Wide, and The Life Lab.
Flatbush Zombies, A$AP Mob, Tan Boys, Suede Jury @ Music Hall of Williamsburg | 4/24/2014