Imagine Jay-Z’s “Big Pimpin’,” Lil Jon’s “Get Low,” and “Root Down” by the Beastie Boys…played in the style of folk music. Awesome, right? Putting a folk spin on classic rap and hip-hop songs is exactly what local bands will be doing this Sunday at The Blind Pig in Ann Arbor at the 4th annual FOLK THE POLICE showcase.
Music fans! Welcome back to this week’s edition of the Detroit Proud Playlist. As we continue to search for new music throughout Metro Detroit, it’s astonishing to find such talent hidden away within our city. They play local venues and bars – some you’ve probably never even heard of – yet they’re complete gems.
Refer to this list for great chili in the Detroit area.
On this week on Street Beat, an emergency manager, downtown investment and a major overhaul in the neighborhoods are just a few challenges Detroit’s newly elected mayor, Mike Duggan, will be facing in the coming year.
J Chris Newberg brings a fresh point of view and style to Arsenio’s stage, and he absolutely kills it.
The Detroit fashion scene is growing and bringing with it a bevy of fashion events.
Throw on your strappy heels, grab a partner and hit the dance floor at one of the best Latin clubs around the Metro Detroit area.
Celebrate Kwanzaa in Detroit at one of the cultural institutions in the city that hosts special events, activities or has collections where visitors can learn about the African American experience.
The future of Detroit is looking super bright…literally. Have you seen the colorful lights up and down Woodward Avenue? The holiday spirit is in the air!
Hey, hey, Detroit music lovers! Instead of digging deep into Detroit’s underground music scene, we thought we’d shine a light on all those that came before. You know, those big-time stars of the “D” that we have to thank for making Detroit one of the music staples of the world!