AFRO WAVES, which highlights the Black cultural evolution with vanguard artists of the African Diaspora.
We kick off a new season with Brooklyn-based music and multimedia duo Soul Science Lab (SSL). Formed by Chen Lo and Asante Amin, SSL produces high-quality music, provides innovative arts education, and creates culturally responsive experiences.
SSL brings its unique musical style to the Voices of Hope festival, honoring the past while leaning into the future.
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The duo draws inspiration from gospel to club, post–James Brown West African funk to New Orleans Second Line in an effort to distill and uplift the Black experience. https://cccadi.org/upcoming/2021/4/24/afro-waves-virtual-concert-wsoul-science-lab.
Soul Science Lab (SSL) is a music production company with an empowering approach to self-expression formed by artist, educator and creative director, Chen Lo, and multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer, Asante’ Amin.
SSL’s current projects include the duo’s debut album, Plan for Paradise; 10 ‘Trane tribute to the life and music of John Coltrane; Soundtrack ’63, a multi-media music production that explores the Civil Rights Movement through images, video, jazz, hip-hop, soul music, and poetry; and the upcoming visual album, Make a Joyful Noize.
With collective credits including work with Common, Erykah Badu, KRS-ONE, A Tribe Called Quest and the legendary Last Poets, Soul Science Lab is a multifaceted vision of the Afro future. Visit soulsciencelab.com for more details
The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), is an arts, culture, education, and media organization that advances cultural equity, racial and social justice for African descendant communities.
CCCADI’s programs serve children/youth, families, young professionals, elders, local and international artists, and practitioners of African-based spiritual traditions.
Through our work CCCADI offers a collective space where African descendants honor the contributions of the global African Diaspora through exhibitions, performances, conferences, educational programs, and international exchanges.
For additional information and to access virtual exhibitions and programs please visit: https://www.cccadi.org/