Sun Ra

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Afrofuturism Appreciation Part 3: Music Edition (see Part 1 and Part 2)

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Afro-Futurism In Music

Sun Ra- Space Is The Place

Parliament Funkadelic- Mothership Connection

Outkast- ATliens

Deltron 3030- Event

Kode9 & Spaceape- Memories Of The Future

Janelle Monae- The Archandroid

TheeSatisfaction- Earthee

Clipping- Splendor And Misery

Shabazz Palaces- Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star

Shabazz Palaces- Quazarz: Vs The Jealous Machines

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Futuristic movies and television shows often omit or show very little presence of people of color. Apparently writer and directors don’t see people of color as part of the future. This is one on MANY reasons why Afrofuturism has become so important. It’s important for “old heads” and impressionable minds to see their culture as part of the future… from 2018 to 2424 and beyond.

Also, let’s not forget the impact of the writing by Octavia Butler.