15 April

PsalmOne’s Memoirs from Haiti: A Multimedia Docu-Series

PsalmOne’s Memoirs from Haiti: A Multimedia Docu-Series

“Roosters crow way before the sun comes up. I just want people to know that.” Just after Jakmèl JouBare’n, Chicago rapper Psalm One visited the Artists Institute campus  for a workshop and recording session at Audio Institute. Represented by Chicago labels Rhymesayers Entertainment and FreeHug Life, Psalm One, otherwise known as  Cristalle Bowen or Hologram Kizzie, is a female “brainy […]

12 April

Community Outreach: Boukman Eksperyans

Community Outreach: Boukman Eksperyans

Today we had a little surprise for our students at Audio Institute. Boukman Eksperyans is a world renowned mizik rasin band from Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Boukman Eksperyans was founded in 1978 by Theodore ‘Lolo’ Beaubrun and his sister Marjorie ‘Nola’ Beabrun, Mimerose Beaubrun, and our very own Audio Institute Director, Daniel ‘Dadi’ Beaubrun. Their debut Grammy -nominated album Vodou Adjae ushered in a revolution in […]