Eddie Long at South by Southwest

c/o the 54 reality show dot com

I just left Austin, Texas. Yet I’m headed back again.

Nevertheless, “it went down”. (c) Matt

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[ Grown and Soulful ]

Maya Azucena is all over the world, but is still as sweet as the name Azucena implies. She hosted the Thursday night joint at 11th Street Station. #Community

Speaking of community…
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Five Four Reality Show

This isn’t the first, second or third, and probably won’t be the last time you see The Five Four Reality Show on BavuBlogs.

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[ happy people lookin bwoyz ]

When we launched this page, there was a Five Four Reality Show feed in the right column. I left Texas, streamlined the page and all. But fam is phayum. Needless to say, Crew54 is fam.

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Speaking of fam, I’m actually in this video because the homie MattSoReal had a birthday party hours after I got in town and blahblahblah watch the video.


Oh, and speaking of fam, at around the 2:55 mark of this video I’m performing to the Grupo Fantasma horn section plus Adrian Quesada on guitar. Congrats to them for winning a Grammy independently for their latest album El Existential.
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4Evermore

Anthony David is a cool cat, and very creative. He has a dope vocal tone, and a serious pen. Plus his work ethic; he gets alot done on two legs, yet works well with others.
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He’s the type of cat you interview, and then a year later he remembers your name. And by you, I mean me (dap)

This Anthony David collabeaux with the exclusively awesome Algebra Blessett and prolific Phonte Coleman has been around for a minute. But now it’s new to the point of actually being out and, most importantly, OUT THERE.

I heard it on KJLH 102.3 the other day, and I heard it was on BET’s 106 & Park. Respect the beauty of how folks were jamming the unfinished version of 4Evermore in 2009, and it still jams. So, unless you wanna play dumb, this is still a brand new song and video…
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Da’Shade Moonbeam

One of the most talented men on Earth, no exaggeration.

Poet, Emcee, Capoierista, Leader, Minister, Social Worker, Real Guy…
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I was honored to have him do the intro for our MLK Fest set, where he performed “Let This Be the Beginning”. That is only one of many moving spoken word pieces and songs Da’Shade has offered to the world, with astounding response as usual.

So here’s another one, a new snippet of a song I used to play on “Bavu’s Revue” in 2009. Da’Shade has gone multimedia, and is obviously warming up his camera… I presume this is, y’know, The Beginning!

We featured his group, Blacklisted Individuals, and another one of their songs, “Dance Sucka“, on the Blogs last year. Expect more to come (dap).