Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film

In JAY Z‘s “Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film”, Marina Abramovic joins the Brooklyn-based rapper ┬áin his 6-hour performance of his song “Picasso Baby” that took place in New York’s Pace Gallery. Abramovic, among several artists and audience, shared an intimate time exchanging energies with each other.
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Great music: Paid Dues hip-hop fest

It feels bittersweet using my introductory post to this lovely blog as a simultaneous salutation and pre-emptive farewell, but it’s how it has to be. That’s not to say I won’t be posting as frequently as possible leading up to the return to my hometown of Austin, Texas this August. I intend to blog my big, Southern heart out. But I may as well divulge the departure here, now, because living anywhere other than Southern California – my home for the past seven years and base as a music journalist and photographer for most of the last four years – ties into the purpose of this post.

Which is to give a shout out to a exceptional sector of this region’s music scene that I will miss terribly: independent and underground hip-hop.

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