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Hope to see you all on 10/28 at Knitting Factory Brooklyn for our last installment of 2013 Red Bull Sound Select Presents NY curated by Brooklyn Bodega
American Promise- A documentary 13 years in the making, American Promise follows the journeys of two African-American boys and their families from kindergarten to high school graduation and provides a powerful narrative about the lives of african-american boys and their families, as well as the factors that contribute to the achievement gap in education for black males.
Opens in New York October 18
He was vulnerable up there on stage at Le Poisson Rouge, playing none of the hits he made as part of Clipse (the ones the crowd knew by heart), instead favoring his more recent work with Kanye West, and pulling from his solo mixtapes and debut album, My Name Is My Name. The songs are full frontal assaults dappled with graceful metaphors and harmonies that leave marks. Eyes wide, face open, Pusha doesn’t shirk anything, rapping about dirt he’s done, ugly facts, and praying. “I’m just talking to the world like it’s you and I,” he says during “Suicide.”
Here’s video of Pusha T’s set at NPR Music’s CMJ showcase on Wednesday night.