Today I had the pleasure of meeting for the second time Mr.Gary Hines the director of the Grammy Award winning group The Sound of Blackness.




If you don't know them well they'll definitely be making their presence known this Saturday at The Black Arts and Culture Festival.



 

 

This is what you will read when visiting there website www.soundsofblackness.org

FROM JAZZ AND BLUES TO ROCK & ROLL, R&B, GOSPEL, SPIRITUALS, HIP­HOP, REGGAE AND SOUL, WE COLOR EACH AND EVERY “SOUND OF BLACKNESS”, WITH UPLIFTING MESSAGES OF HOPE, UNITY, LOVE AND PEACE FOR ALL HUMANKIND – AND WE WORK PASSIONATELY TO ACHIEVE IT.

That should pretty much tell you what they're all about.Established in 1971 and having performed in over 5 continents this is more than just the music this is a movement through music.

Check out what Gary Hines had to say about the 2016 Olympics and performing recently at the funeral of Philando Castille.

Join me and the Hot team at the  Black Arts and Culture Festival  this Saturday and follow the antics @radiogodess and @hot991