October 2009

Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew help launch “Power of the Invisible Sun” by Bobby Sager

Donna Karan and Sting hosted the launch of Bobby Sager’s new photography book “The Power of the Invisible Sun” at Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Center in the Stephen Weiss Studio on Tuesday. The book is a collection of Sager’s photography taken from September 11, 2001 until early 2009, depicting refugees, orphans, child soldier and ordinary […]

OKAYAFRICA: “..what may have been the best show of CMJ 2009.” –Village Voice

Thanks to everyone who came out and partied with us for The Okayfrica CMJ Closing Party!! It was a HUGE success. The new Knitting Factory in Brooklyn was bursting at the seams with energy and good peoples. IyaDedE rocked. Blitz rocked. Jahdan rocked. And the Village Voice seems to agree. Read the full review of […]

MSN Music: Marathon 2009: Best of CMJ

Sierra Leone’s Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew gave an explosive show at the new Knitting Factory in Brooklyn on Saturday, Oct. 23 as part of the Okayplayer “Okay Africa” showcase.  Featuring a wide range of danceable yet highly politicized anthems, their sound melds Afro-pop with dancehall, hip-hop and roots reggae. Already stars in their war-torn home, […]

Village Voice: CMJ Finale: Doing The Jacky Jacky At The Okay Africa Showcase

“The night peaked with the Dry Eye Crew pulling audience members onstage to do the “Jacky Jacky” — a frat dude flailed about, two young girls battled each other, Ngaujahthe provided some fancy footwork, and those who couldn’t do the step (right, left, right shake shake) were content to jump up and down. The chorus […]