New Bay Area band Ama Evolution. With four extremely talented members, they pump out their own unique and masterful version of rock and funk with flare. The grand has has been compared to bands like Living Color, Skunk Anansie, Incubus and more, Ama Evolution is definitely new talent to keep your eye on.Plus Great Jamaican food and Drinks from Kingston 11 Restaurant
Tribute to greats of Black Arts. With transitions of Amiri Baraka, Richard Dedeaux (Watts Prophets), and Gil Scott Heron, we take time to celebrate culture and Black Art. Featuring: Father Amde Hamilton (Watts Prophets), members of GSH's Amnesia Express Band, Ama Evolution, Ayodele 'Word Slanga', Marvin X and more. $10 Donation, Fundraiser for Race for the Times Documental Volume 1 Exclusive clips of the film will be shown including The Watts Prophets, Amiri Baraka and more. Get there early, space is limited !! Don't miss this historic event, with Father Amde Hamilton performing some new work, as well as some classic words. The Watts Prophets formed after the Watts Riots of 1965, to create a powerful group of poets. Sampled by Digable Planets, NWA, and a host of others, The Watts Prophets were the first group to say "rap" on record. The real originators of real rap.
Sounds Like: Skunk Anansie, Living Colour, Guano Apes, The Roots, Rage Against The Machine
Manager: looking for manager &/or booking
Bio: Emerged out of Oakland CA , bringing a unique music style without barriers, derived from the roots of Rock, Funk, R & B, Blues and Soul by taking risks stepping out of the box with their own organic creation of Music. AmaEvolution has been compared to...See Full Bio
Nadiyah Lewis - Vocals SerG Lima - Guitar
“The great thing about Music is that there are so many different genres out there to enjoy at any time. I love not being pegged into a music genre hole and just listening to one thing. I listen to all types of music and enjoy each one of them. So today I want to introduce you to enjoy a Funky Rock and Blues fusion cocktail that is AmAEvolutioN. They have such an incredible sound that just blends so many types of music and just comes together beautifully. You will hear some Rock, R & B, Soul, Funk and Blues all meshed together that just has me captivated! Being a native from the Bay Area, I applaud Berkeley native Nadiya Lewis on her commanding presence on her vocals. She just sings right to your soul and you can just feel her emotions! Then you can really enjoy the guitarist Sergio de Paula Lima as he lays down some great guitar work complimenting the cool bass lines of Musashi “Moose” Lethridge and topping it off with the smooth drums of John Adams! They have been compared t”