Fantastic Negrito Returns with the Soulful, Funky and Poignant New Album ‘Please Don’t Be Dead’ (New Music Friday)

Fantastic Negrito Returns with the Soulful, Funky and Poignant New Album ‘Please Don’t Be Dead’ (New Music Friday)

Fantastic Negrito earned a Grammy Award in 2017 for his album The Last Days of Oakland — his soulful funk/rock striking a chord with those who like music with a raw, earnest and vibrant energy. Today, the man otherwise known as Xavier Amin Dphrepaulezz released a new record, Please Don’t Be Dead. Titled after and featuring album […]

Fantastic Negrito Premieres ‘The Duffler’ from Passionate New Album ‘Please Don’t Be Dead’ (Listen)

Fantastic Negrito Premieres ‘The Duffler’ from Passionate New Album ‘Please Don’t Be Dead’ (Listen)

The exuberence of Fantastic Negrito plays exceptionally well in the studio. The immediacy and focus of his inspired brand of blues-rock earned the man otherwise known as Xavier Amin Dphrepaulezz a Grammy in 2017 for his 2016 album The Last Days of Oakland. On June 15, he’ll follow that up with an anticipated new record, Please […]

‘Celebrating David Bowie’ Electrifies the Wiltern in Los Angeles: Fans Leave with Stardust in their Eyes (Review/Photos)

‘Celebrating David Bowie’ Electrifies the Wiltern in Los Angeles: Fans Leave with Stardust in their Eyes (Review/Photos)

With an expansive musical catalogue of over 27 studio albums spanning over 50 years and a sophisticated and otherworldly style of artistry, honoring an iconic legend such as David Bowie with a concert tour performing his songs is no easy task, even if you are his longtime bandmate. For the second year in a row […]