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White Mandingos + Heems

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Photo: Jason Goldwatch

Celebrated West Coast rhyme-slayer Murs, legendary Bad Brains bassist Darryl Jenifer, and ego trip founder Sacha Jenkins SHR are The White Mandingos. Their feverish, resolute songs are less a hybridization of their individual backgrounds than a re-examination of the intersections between punk, hip hop, and reggae music. The White Mandingos funnel the aggression, militancy, petulance, and concern from decades of resistance music, revealing a timely and vivid new direction.

Heems is a rapper, DJ, and writer from Queens, New York. Best known as cofounder of the rap group Das Racist, Heems embarked on a solo career at the beginning of 2012. For this performance, he will present a DJ set accompanied by video projections.

This is an all-ages event.

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This program is made possible, in part, through the support of the New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Education and public programs are made possible by a generous grant from Goldman Sachs Gives at the recommendation of David B. Heller & Hermine Riegerl Heller.

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