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The Flex Crew Reggae Music (Marijuana)

Still to come, AfricentricsLIVE Music Concerts debut, featuring THE FLEX CREW Reggae Music! Take a second to Subscribe to AfricentricsLIVE for updates on full concert videos & more today! Catch The Flex Crew Every Sunday @ 10pm! Location: Skully’s Music Diner (1151 N High St  Columbus, OH) “Like” AfricentricsLIVE page for updates on more amazing photos and […]

Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services (ETSS)

Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services (ETSS)

Written by Ibrahima Sow ETSS (formerly Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Social Services) was started in 2000 as an outreach organization to the Ethiopian community in Columbus, Ohio. With the mission of ‘assisting immigrant and refugee families and low income individuals in Central Ohio improve the quality of their lives, and facilitate integration through education, training, […]

Mark Hunter’s “Conversations”

Check out this clip from The Columbus Africentric Music Project exclusively on AfricentricsLIVE. Program: Columbus Africentric Music Project Song Title: Conversations Singer/Songwriter/Guitar: Mark Hunter Percussion: Daniel Frechette SYNOPSIS Surrounded by special guests, friends & families- Part Columbus and part Sierra Leone- the amazing Mark Hunter stopped by and poured his soul out to an intimate […]

Mark Hunter (Clip)

Check out this clip from The Columbus Africentric Music Project exclusively on AfricentricsLIVE.  Surrounded by special guests, friends & families- Part Columbus and part Sierra Leone- the amazing Mark Hunter stopped by and poured his soul out to an intimate and grateful audience @ the beautiful Battiste LaFleur’ Galleria. For More Information & upcoming C.A.M.P events, contact us: […]

The Walqayt Tsegedeh Culture Day 2012 (Ethiopia)

The Walqayt Tsegedeh Culture Day 2012 (Ethiopia)

http://www.africentricslive.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/cbusvibes_2012-08-10T09_39_23-07_00.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Embed One of the priviledges of being of Africentric origins and living in Columbus, Ohio, is the access to obscure and amazing local community events.  The Walqayt Tsegedeh Culture Day is one such example.  Every year, this festival celebrates the distinct character and culture of the Walqayt Tsegedeh people of […]

WHY SHOP LOCAL

WHY SHOP LOCAL

As a neighbor and a concerned citizen, your community houses many diverse locally-owned and independent businesses. These small business owners are our friends and neighbors. When you shop locally you invest in your own neighborhood and community. In fact, for every $100 you spend at a local business, $68 of it stays in our community, […]

Exploring A Greater Columbus African Chamber of Commerce

Exploring A Greater Columbus African Chamber of Commerce

Written by Didi Anekwe Edited by DiePreye Krukrubo As the African population grows in Greater Columbus Ohio, African owned businesses grow exponentially with unprecedented scope and contribute enormously to the economic vitality of Greater Columbus. Unfortunately, many of these businesses are small start-ups, hard-pressed to find venture capitalist, bank loans and procurement opportunities to expand […]

Naki Akrobettoe and The Face of Africa Artist Series/ Impromtu Conversations: Naija Disposition

Naki Akrobettoe and The Face of Africa Artist Series/ Impromtu Conversations: Naija Disposition

http://www.africentricslive.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/naijalive_2012-01-30T17_42_54-08_00.mp3 Podcast: Play in new window | Embed In the first part of this podcast, we are proud to feature Naki Akrobettoe & The Face of Africa Artist Series.  Naki is an amazing Ghanian poet and organizer of African cultural events.  I spoke to Naki during The Face of African Artist Series.  We spoke about […]

‘MUSICIANS AGAINST VIOLENCE': The Flex Crew

‘MUSICIANS AGAINST VIOLENCE': The Flex Crew

The Flex Crew has been a staple for Live reggae music in Columbus, Ohio for years! Describing themselves as a “versatile and high energy band with a genius array of musical styles”, there is indeed nowhere else to hear “…a comparable mix of Funk, Rhythm and Blues, Soul, Hip Hop and Reggae’s Lover’s Rock, Roots […]