The Heavy Sound Presents Mind. Body. Soul.

image11The Heavy Sound, a collective of artists, DJs and musicians, presents a night of music to raise awareness of diabetes this Wednesday, January 20th. Actor Michael Rapaport is hosting the event with Phife Dawg. As a diabetic, Phife recently received a long-awaited kidney transplant and this event will mark his first appearance in New York City since the surgery.

A fantastic line-up including Ghostface Killah, Jay Electronica, Consequence, Talib Kweli and more will perform at The Knitting Factory in Brooklyn. D-Lyfe is set to DJ for the evening – expect surprise appearances both onstage and in the DJ booth.

Various diabetic support organizations will be on-site and donations are highly encouraged.

Free with RSVP before 11:00pm
rsvp@theheavysound.com
$25 after 11pm at door.
21+ w/ valid ID to enter.

 

 

 

 

 

‘ONE LOVE JAM’ Fundraiser For The Funeral Services Of The Beloved Son Of Amp Fiddler

amp On Friday May 1st, Amp Fiddler’s only son Dorian Fiddler died of heart failure caused by diabetes.  It was a shock to the Detroit community and all of us at Giant Step.

A benefit concert will be held tomorrow for the funeral, which will be on Saturday.  For those who cannot make it to Detroit, a fund has been established.

All of the pertinent information can be found at the link below:

Thursday, May 7th, 2009
‘ONE LOVE JAM’ Fundraiser for the Funeral Services of the Beloved Son of Amp Fiddler
@ Bert’s Marketplace, Detroit
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Please send your condolences to Amp Fiddler and his family.