Cool cartoon short: "ROAD BLOCK" by Sketch Fire

GhettoManga contributor and fellow lover of all the indy things Alvertis Williams reposted this awesome Sketchfire studios vid on the GM Facebook page this weekend.  

The Perceptionists: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

Okay, so I'm getting my day started wit a musical blessing from the legendary Boston hip hop duo The Perceptionists, via the miracle of NPR's Tiny Desk Concert series...


I love love love the Cartoon Network hit STEVEN UNIVERSE, and I love to see comics made out of content from other mediums (instead of it always being the other way around), so you know I'm happy to share this "CBR Exclusive" preview from STEVEN UNIVERSE: ANTI-GRAVITY.

"It's mine" and more comics and art by a Care Free Black Girl

Very few topics go from micro to macro faster than conversations about a black woman's hair.  The geopolitics surrounding black women's coifery will stagger you if you let it. 

Caitlin Rose Boyle posted her Oct & Nov postcard previews on Patreon

Fledgling  cartoonist Caitlin Rose Boyle caught my eye with her work on the cheeky teen book JONESY and now she has a neat offer of exclusive monthly postcards to her supporters on Patreon.

Ashley A. Woods is returning to her creator owned fantasy comic, MILLENNIA WAR

I love to see independent artists succeed, and I have been a fan of Chicago-based cartoonist Ashley A. Woods for a long time.  As such, I am fired up to see the announcement that she is soon returning to her creator-owned fantasy comic Millennia War.

Gerald Benton fan art by Samax Amen

To warm up for a day of comicking on Monday, I drew Gerald Benton, star of indie cartoonist Anthony Harris's debut comic 35. 

CELEBRATE Amandla's birthday with 19% OFF on STRANGER COMICS titles!

As a backer of the NIOBE: She is Death kickstarter campaign, I got an email update from Stranger Comics today letting me know that they are having a sale in observance of Niobe creator Amandla Stenburg's 19th birthday.  I figured it would be a good look to pass it on to you.

L'Orange + Del + stop motion animation = the new video BLAME THE AUTHOR

L'Orange is back with another dope video!  This time the visuals are for Blame The Author f/Del the Funky Homosapien.  

New (to me) Rah Digga album?!?

Rah Digga recorded a gang of songs for an album that never came out in the early ots called Everything is a Story, with features and production by all kinds of all-stars. You already know I LOVE me some Rah Digga, so let's not stand on ceremony and just get into it...

Peep these Corey Lewis Inktober joints... Just becuz!

 I have never participated in Inktober- drawing 31 ink drawings (one per day) in the month of October- and this year is no different ('dem deadlines), but here's some drawings from Corey Lewis (Sharknife, Peng, Sunbakery).

MC Eiht + Lady of Rage = HEART COLD

Got my day started the right way this morning bumping this video Heart Cold by MC Eiht featuring Lady of Rage...

#NowPlaying BROKEN MAZES by MarQ Spekt and Gary Wilson

MarQ Spekt is one of those dudes who has been flying under the radar making dope hip hop for a hot minute.  Check out BROKEN MAZES his new collabo album with veteran new wave  artist Gary Wilson.

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Ruby Ibarra goes in on her new album CIRCA91

"We are taught to fear darkness, but ironically find solace in the shade..."
-Ruby Ibarra
For all the people unaware of the diversity in hip hop, Ruby Ibarra is another nice Filipino emcee for your rolodex.  Ibarra brought fellow GhettoManga Filipino favorites Bambu and Rocky Rivera along for the ride on CIRCA91, which guaranteed I would at least check it out.

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