March 2010

Questlove on B-DEC: “One performance you are NOT to miss!”; announces Roots Picnic 2010 lineup

“If you have been to any of The Roots jam sessions, you know that [B-DEC] is one performance you are NOT to miss… they shut down Carnegie Hall… they shut down every performance they’ve been too..” Joining B-DEC at the Roots Picnic 2010 are Vampire Weekend, Mayer Hawthorne, The Clipse, The Very Best, Tune-Yards, Das […]

BDEC hits Boston @ the Paradise on Thursday

“When Bajah & Dry Eye Crew came together in Sierra Leone in 2000, the country was coming out of a horrific civil war that left towns and villages destroyed and many thousands murdered, maimed, and psychologically scarred. Dry eye means boldness in local slang; in rebuilding, that quality would be much in need. Bajah’s contribution is […]

B-DEC’s “socially conscious party music” draws standing ovation @ Carnegie Hall

“Bajah + the Dry Eye Crew, a three-man Sierra Leonean hip-hop group relocated to New York City, tore into socially conscious party music that draws from both sides of the Atlantic: African and Caribbean grooves, three-part harmony and raspy dancehall toasting, denunciations of ‘hypocrites’ and ‘bloodsuckers’ and calls for love and dancing.”  (Photo: Richard Perry/The […]