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The Wajang Diskotheque Black Power Hour

The Wajang Diskotheque Black Power Hour

Playing tracks by

Brother Valentino, Delano Abdul Malik De Coteau, Lord Fluke, Lasana Kwesi, Andre Tanker and more.

On April 21, 1970 the Government of Trinidad and Tobago declared a State of Emergency. To mark the occasion, we’re looking back at some of the music and poems that told the story of what happened during the Black Power Movement of the 1970s.

Dis Place Nice - Brother Valentino
More Weight - Malik
Power - Lord Fluke
White Power - Lasana Kwesi
No Revolution - Bro Valentino
Roots of Carapichaima - Andre Tanker
Child of the Storms - Kenneth Vidia Parmasad
Everybody is Somebody - Shadow
Ah Fraid Karl - Mighty Chalkdust
Blow Way - Lancelot Layne
Jericho - Kitchener
Fireflies for Beverly - Malik
Over Yonder - Maestro
I have had no Youth - Eintou Springer
Trini Groove - Brother Superior
Shango - Lord Nelson
Stay Up Zimbabwe - Bro Valentino
Tabu - Family Tree

Voices : Elisha Bartels, Adam Andrews
Poems : Muhammad Muwakil, Arielle John, Keshav Chandradathsingh
Text : Attillah Springer
Production : Merten Kaatz
Personal interviews, Articles Wired868, Trinidad Express.

Comments

Journee Cunningham

I am amazed and so excited! Thank you for this!

TheVeganBusker

Great Show. Thank You.

Cuttage
Cuttage

Love it.

Elleni Centime Zeleke

This is great!

trinilix
trinilix

Love this .... great format .. narrative , music, historical presentation, all on point!! Great work! Keep it coming!!