DJ Lady Luck Presents… Sona Jobarteh

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtmmlOQnTXM Goooooooooooooooood Wednesday and happy August 2017 to all my loyal listeners! It's your favorite ethnomusicologist, DJ Lady Luck, bringing you tunes from around the globe with the purpose of inspiring your mid-week workday and the month ahead! And speaking of inspiration... August is such an exciting month to me, especially when I think … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Sona Jobarteh

DJ Lady Luck Presents… A Special Mid-Year Broadcast

Ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooh, say can you seeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Independence Day 2017 may have passed, but your favorite "online DJ" has a special mid-year post-holiday mega broadcast on deck to keep those frankfurters, fireworks, and fun days poppin' all summer long! Mixing things up a bit from the usual show, I'm bringing you observations and reflections, along with images … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… A Special Mid-Year Broadcast

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Rapsody

Oooooooooooooooooooooohhhh, what a beautiful Wednesday! And happy June 2017, everyone!  This is your girl, DJ Lady Luck, here to usher in a new month by spotlighting music to get you moving and motivated! Today, I'm bringing to your airways an eastern NC artist full of heart, talent, and commitment!  I'm talking about Rapsody, the female … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Rapsody

In Memory of… Leadership Through Sacrifice

One Memorial Weekend about 10 years ago, I was in Charleston, South Carolina supporting a group of fellow alumni in their effort to host a networking social at a restaurant downtown.  Not really there on vacation but not officially there for work, my thoughts were everywhere but on the holiday itself. The alumnus who volunteered … Continue reading In Memory of… Leadership Through Sacrifice

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Y’akoto

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rFv0JmKeY3E Goooooooooooooood wonderful Wednesday before a holiday weekend, everyone! It's your girl, DJ Lady Luck, back on the wheels of steel to kick off the unofficial start to summer with a sweet bonus play for May!  Bringing you a message of encouragement to power through this second quarter of 2017, I've selected this gem by … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Y’akoto

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Phyno

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUFZgJ32xU8 What'ssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss happening, my people of Wednesday! It's your girl DJ Lady Luck ushering in May 2017 with the latest tune from a Nigerian rapper I started listening to around this time three years ago.  Phyno is his name (actually, a nickname given to him in high school and derived from the word "phenomenal") and rapping … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Phyno

Ode to Prince: Purple Reign Continues…

*Disclaimer: This post is a retrospect of my immediate thoughts about the life and musical influence of Prince during the week following his death last April. I've chosen to complete the draft I started at that time and post it in honor of him on the first anniversary of his death. * Ode to Prince: The Purple … Continue reading Ode to Prince: Purple Reign Continues…

DJ Lady Luck Presents…Tarek Yamani

Goooooooooooooooooooooooood first Wednesday of April 2017, everyone! It's your lady DJ of luck, your girl of the world, your ear for all things musically fresh and refreshingly not overplayed on mainstream radio! Here for you, I come today bearing gifts - a double header of jazz in honor of this new month, one designated for appreciating … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents…Tarek Yamani

DJ Lady Luck Presents… The Nile Project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mGPqKD-hyg What's up, what's up, what's up my good people of the world! It's your lady DJ on the master keyboard, my "wheels of steel," bringing you another eclectic sound for your ears... and a concert heads' up for you to fill any free time you have to travel in a couple of weeks (especially my NC peeps)! … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… The Nile Project

DJ Lady Luck Presents… Black Violin

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEIVzWCRSg8 Gooooooooooooooooooooooood Wednesday, my loyal listeners! It's your girl, DJ Lady Luck, kicking off your March 2017 with a fresh sound for your ears AND a concert update, for those of you in NC! This Wednesday's featured group is a dynamic American hip hop duo of classically-trained violinists named Black Violin. And I've picked their tune "A … Continue reading DJ Lady Luck Presents… Black Violin