The Efficacy - Miz Metro You've been hearing her name lots - child actress, singer/songwriter, art curator, multi-media savvy debuting her own TV show called The Miz Metro "Unlimited" Show. She's got a debut album out called 'Unlimited'. She rocks the downtown style in a nouveau manner- repping NY hard and proud of it! Hence the Metro look! Listen at: Watch the Miz Metro Unlimited show at: Facebook:
The Efficacy - Chester French I asked Chester French to do a vlog for me since I didn't want the traditional interview question/answer style....Here is what they did.... Hilarious, isn't it? Listen on Myspace: (album described as "Genius" by Pharrell Williams) Official Website:
The Efficacy - Collette (Part 2) This is part II. This video shares the process behind Collette's fundraising campaign to finish her album 'Revolution' - 2nd full length. She enlisted Kickstarter to outreach for help and fans can donate. She needs all the support she can get as if she doesn't raise all the funds by June 1st she loses everything! A Call for Help!
The Mountain Goats - "Ezekiel 7 and The Permanent Efficacy of Grace" A selection from the brand new album, "The Life of The World to Come". Buy the album here: iTunes: //thelifeoftheworldtocome Amazon: Directed by Rian Johnson
The Efficacy - Ty (UK legendary rapper) One of my fave British MC's or MC period I should say - love him - been supporting his music for many years! Here we get an in depth up close and personal view into the new album- what we can expect from 'Special Kind of Fool' his latest endeavour which drops in May 2010. Listen on Myspace: Official Website: Bigdada (Record Label):
Flu Vaccine Safety, Efficacy & Vitamin D From a recent Community Roundtable at Santa Fe Soul Health & Healing Center, here is a powerful presentation from researcher/author, Neil Miller. The Director of ThinkTwice Global Vaccine Institute () shares research findings and suggestions for maintaining health. He also gives straight talk about vaccines, how they work and some of their very serious problems. This is one of 10 presentations included on Santa Fe Soul Health & Healing Center's new DVD on Demystifying Fall Flu Fears. The DVD is available at or by calling (505)474-8555.
Global Parental Concerns Regarding Safety and Efficacy of Gardasil and Cervarix part 1/7 A meeting was held Friday, March 12, 2010 between the FDA and a group of spokeswomen for the victims of the HPV vaccines Gardasil and Cervarix. Extensive research has been performed to create a slide show and prepare the technical handouts. Go to to view the documents.
The Efficacy - Bless Roxwell Bless Roxwell is a fierce MC who's been representing NY and She's So Fresh females on the come up. She has 3 projects out and a new one in the works which will be a free mixtape for her fans. Check out her 'Revolutions of Fresh' blog and the She's So Fresh showcases which are sick! JAG Music & Media. Production extraordinaire- Tollah Beats.
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The Efficacy - DJ Tikka Masala Studying Hindustani Classical music since the age of 5 she gradually morphed from student to performer. DJ Tikka Masala travels the world with her Downtempo East Asian Electronica vibes. Look for her in Japan making her debut!
The Efficacy - Bradd Marquis The Efficacy Series continues with Episode 28 featuring Bradd Marquis. With his incredible vocal gift, charismatic personality and fine looks- Bradd Marquis is destined for success! Born in Trenton, New Jersey he was raised in the deep gospel traditions of the church and strong, family values and after one listen its easy to see why Bradd Marquis is a superstar! He decided to attain a college degree from the University Of Cincinnati (UC) in order to become a community spokesperson. While at UC Bradd began performing in several talent shows, which influenced him to take his talent to the next level. Bradd Marquis passion for music drove him to become a triple threat as an artist who can write, perform, and produce. His latest project Finding my way is available now.
EFFICACY: Kokayi: Episode 62 Efficacy Episode 62 brings Kokayi (Carl Walker) - a Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter, emcee, producer, educator, husband and father. Responsible for both Wayna's "Moonlight Rendezvous"(7 consecutive weeks on Billboard's Top 10 R&B/Hip Hop Singles & 100 Hot Singles Sales) and co producing her Grammy nominated song "Loving You (Music)". Kokayi collaborated with Goodwill to produce "Dream Without Boundaries" all proceeds of which went to Goodwill. Currently he has produced songs for and performed on Tabi Bonney's forthcoming opus "Fresh", works with the Washington based youth organization, Words, Beats and Life, continues to write new music and just released his newest full length entitled Robots and Dinosaurs (QN5) which is available at
The Efficacy - Homeboy Sandman An exclusive with Homeboy Sandman including some crazy questions and a unique an inside depth into this fiercely talented Lyricist! In case you missed: Homeboy loves his food very spicy + he trusts Trader Joe's! Listen on Myspace: Official Website:
The Efficacy - Monica Blaire I met this young talented and fierce artists in Detroit a few years back at the Soultracks Soul Awards and Urban Organic Festival where she performed with Roy Ayers. I'll never forget that show. She brought the house down and my jaw was dropping through her whole performance. She's positioned as next to blow from Detroit for sure as she's been paying her dues performing packed out shows in the Michigan area as well as collabing with some hot Hip Hop acts like Guilty Simpson and others. Her debut album 'Portraits of Me' stunned audiences- since then she's also been lead female vocalist with Platinum Pied Pipers and she's gearing up for 2nd album release in Summer. Listen more at:
The Efficacy - Adam "Illus" Wallenta Adam Wallenta (aka ILLUS) - Artist, Illustrator, Writer, Musician and Creative Genius. His debut album was produced by JJBrown. He's illustrated and done the packaging for just about every cool indie Hip Hop artist on the scene. He illustrated the Public Enemy Comic Book Series. His hot video single 'Feel Good Music' out now. See and read more at:
The Efficacy - Kosha Dillz KOSHA DILLZ w/ interviewer FLEX MATHEWS LIVE FROM JF K AIRPORT- His debut album 'Beverly Dillz' is available now- got an awesome write up in Spin. Also 'Freestyle Vs Written' w/ C Rayz Walz is out!
The Efficacy - Dres Tha Beatnik DRES has been described as the Johnny Carson of Atlanta Hip Hop, Dres Tha Beatnik started at a very early age in all aspects of entertainment but primarily as MC/Beatboxing/Dancer. Dres released the first ever 100% beatbox produced album called 'Have Mic, Will Travel' - and followed up with a worldwide tour. Listen more at:
Blocking Leptin Increases T Regulatory Cells (Increasing Efficacy of Stem Cell Therapy?) see Mesenchymal stem cells increase T regulatory cells, which may be one of the reasons why responses have been seen in animal models of multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. Here we discuss a paper (De Rosa et al. Immunity 26:241) showing that blocking leptin can increase T regulatory cells. In the future it may be able to combine blockade of leptin with stem cells for treatment of autoimmunity.
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The Efficacy - Eternia Been down with Eternia for many years now! She's finally got a world-wide record deal -well deserved. Watch out for how making big moves- Up close, personal and intimate with Eternia! Go and Listen on Myspace: Official Website: eternia.ca
The Efficacy - Collette This young talent is from S.Carolina originally- has that sultry southern bluesy soulful rock/funky style I love..She's moved to NY to pursue her love of art. Ladies and Gents- Collette. She's already impressed the likes of Talib Kweli and opened for several prominent Hip Hop artists on the scene. Her debut album 'Experience Collette' has received critical acclaim and she's been in the lab recording a follow up!! Shouts to Royal Singleton behind the scenes! Oh and the MTA.
The Efficacy - Erin Barra Erin Barra is a NY based singer/songwriter with a lot of soul and flavor. Originally from Salt Lake City- She's down with JJBrown, Miz Metro and John Oates of Hall and Oates fame. Soul Revolutions is her debut album and she's in midst of dropping 2nd album in 2010- Anticipated highly! Listen and get more info at:
The Efficacy - C-Rayz Walz Born in the Bronx- C-Rayz is part of Stronghold and down with the Wu-Tang Affiliate group. He's been making records and dropping knowledge with his incredible freestyles and high energy since the early 2000's. Toured all over the world - amazing collabs called 'Freestyles vs Written' -Monster Maker and others. Video by Nova Kane
The Efficacy - Crosmopolitan This cat is super multi-talented- not only is he Mayor of LES but his lyrical flow is sick. Crosby aka Bling Crosby aka Crosmopolitan also is the creator behind Hip Hop Howl. He happens to be a sick designer - actually pimped out my blog too and he designs mad clocks. Clock Work Cros. So with all that said - look out for his debut project to drop some time late this year. He's also nominated for a Shorty Award in Design. Listen on Myspace: /crosmopolitan Official Website:
The Efficacy - Betta Broad (Earth Day NY Director) Conversation with Deputy Director of Earth Day NY - Betta Broad. A very thought provoking conversation about how to better take care of the Planet. Environmental issues and other issues concerning how we can all be more 'Green' and conserve. Also Betta shares some first hand experiences on protests, activism and education. It's the 40th Anniversary for Earth Day around the world and if we haven't been 'E' now it's never too late. Be The 'E'- check out Earth Fair:
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The Efficacy - Sandra St. Victor This singer/songwriter has been captivating audiences with her special blend of R&B, pop, rock and gospel for over a decade now. First as a member of innovative trio Family Stand. Now a soulstress in her own right. Living in Amsterdam and why not! Cultivating the scene over there and producing great music. I ran into Sandra at the Roots Jam back in Summer - got reacquainted and been in touch ever since! Official Website:
The Efficacy - Psalm One Psalm has been down with Rhymesayers since 2005. Out of Chicago, Psalm plans on dropping 3 promotional 'Woman at Work' EP's to create the buzz and build up for the as yet untitled 2nd commercial full length available Spring 2011! Here she's chilling, drops some freestyles and tells us what it's like to be a 'Woman at Work'. In the meantime, the first 'Woman at Work' is available as a free download here:
The Efficacy - Empire Isis Get to know Empire Isis- resides in Montreal but she's from the World! Nominated 11 times in 2008/2009 for awards such as BEST INTERNATIONAL ARTIST & BEST NEW POP ARTIST, this North-African beauty defies all preconceived ideas of your typical Urban artist. Empire ISIS aka Gangstress brings a new meaning to word "World Music" by breaking down the musical barriers and fusing Hiphop, Reggae into a pop format on her second LP "Brand New Style". ISIS has stayed true to her roots and movement while gaining international recognition on her DIY approach. We love Empire Isis. She also rocked our Intl Hip Hop CMJ showcase back in 2008.
The Efficacy - General Steele As one half of Smif-N-Wessun, General Steele is no stranger to the Rap Game. His solo project Amerikkkas Nightmare, Pt 2: Children of War is out now! Steele is on a personal manifesto to wake America up! Not only does he perform, record and write but he also works with youth to empower them, hes working on film projects with his partner in Bucktown USA and a couple books lined up- One called Boot Camp. We also hear that the next Smif-N-Wessun album- their 5th called Monumental has some amazing features but thats under wraps for now! In meantime- see what Steeles motivated by, what makes him tick and how he got into the game! Mad respect!
Episode 37 - Self-Efficacy This is part 2 of the series on unconditional self acceptance. Here, I speak about importance of believing in yourself to overcome any adversity and the benefits of self - efficacy.
The Efficacy - Melanie Charles With a tone reminiscent of Sarah Vaughan, melodic lines inspired by John Coltrane and Miles Davis coupled with soulful yet funky vibes, Melanie Charles is the quintessence of soulful Jazz. She transports her listeners back in time to the Harlem jazz clubs of the twenties while at simultaneously breathing a fresh new life into the popular neo-soul sounds of today. In order to truly understand her music you have to hear it for yourself. Her debut 'Introducing Melanie Charles and The Journey' is available now.
The Efficacy - Felecia Cruz EFFICACY is the follow up to feleciacruz's LEAVING. She shows you how with passion and a dream can turn into reality as she settles into Cambodia and begins her long awaited journey for Fighting for Futures. Just take a look at how happy these kids are. Battling scorpians, Khmer weddings, photo therapy classes with village children what more could a girl with to much energy need. Read more at:
EFFICACY: Le Vice: Episode 61 Efficacy Episode 61 brings Le Vice -an Indie Hip Hop and R&B band out of the Bay whose determination is to bring a little fun and personality to their live shows and recordings!!! Their debut release dropped in August an album of 10 dance floor jams that will remind you of the better parts of yester year female hip hop leads... http
The Efficacy - Cymarshall Law UK-born, Jamaican-rooted, New Jersey native, Cymarshall Law is an MC whose diversity and versatility are undeniable. An MTVu nomination for his video for single King With 4 Wives and recipient of The Source Magazines Unsigned Hype award. His new album Freedom Express Line drops soon. His brother Skit Slam I've known for years! Everlivin Sound.... Cy was about 16- first time he got on stage and Rocked! I was there -witnessed it.
The Efficacy - Onili This French-Moroccan artist living in Israel is super talented. Sings in English, French and Hebrew but mainly English with an electro/soul/funky edge. Very innovative great eye for direction, fashion and style. Her 'First Kiss' EP is out now and available at Cotelac Fashion shops. Peep the very fresh "Sentimental" video which is eye opening stirring framework and hot song! Definitely a talent on the rise and breaking through- Watch out! Listen more at:
The Efficacy - Replife This sums it up right here: "An amazing debut....Replife is one of the freshest rappers out there." - Gilles Peterson 'Unclosed Mind' is his debut album. He just recently got married and expecting his first child! More than just an MC- Replife fuses hip-hop, nu-jazz, future soul and broken beat- he started at an early age of 12- born in Cleveland. Lives in Oakland. You can check him out here: I came across him first through Kissey Asplund and then finally met him at the Strictly Social NY Debut!! We'll be hearing more from Replife soon! Stay tuned.
2007 Hypnotic Dentist Removes Teeth with Hypnosis only Recorded in Scotland in late 2007 a Dentist uses Hypnosis only to extract a patient's two front teeth, and then place in Implants while using hypnosis as the only pain control. A remarkable video showing the power of hypnosis in traditional and Alternative Medicine.
The Efficacy - Shinobi Ninja This 6 piece is all over the Universe with their fiery,hard-core crazy energy and tireless promotion. True hustles for the art. In fact their "Brooklyn to Babylon" is one of my faves in the player! First met them saw them perform at the Hip Hop Howl- I missed them at the Afro Punk Festival- and down with them ever since! Go and Listen on Myspace:
The Efficacy - Terry Poison Episode 3: Dancing with Terry Poison These crazy hot walruses are getting out of control!!! All the way live from the hot scene of Tel Aviv, Electro-Rock-Punk all-girl band Terry Poison has shared some funny things with us! Listen on Myspace: Official Website: