[video] Shades of Brooklyn Vol.1

My partner Ephraim “Fetti” Benton stars in this indie.  Come check out the screening this flick on Thursday right here in BK…

 
7:30pm – 11:00pm
 
MIRRORS ON GRAND
 
284 GRAND AVE @LAFAYETTE AVE
 
Brooklyn, NY

Come and support homegrown artists if you are in the town.

Nas Debuts “Be A NIGGER Too” Cinematic Video [pic gallery]

Nas Is Coming

STREET KNOWLEDGE was in the house last night for the debut of Nas’ “Be A Nigger Too” cinematic video. Directed by Rik Cordero and starring the multiple antics of Ephraim “Fetti” Benton and supporting cast (Danny Hoch, John Cho, Gbenga Akinnagbe) the controversial clip to the controversial first single off of the controversial album formerly known as “Nigger” is sure to have editors up at BET and MTV on the edge of their seats. Cordero borrowed from the theme first explored in Spike Lee‘s 25th Hour, positioning Nas in front of a mirror a la Ed Norton where he goes in on himself, painting everyone as NIGGERS with one fell swoosh. The cinematic effects were captivating and the hanging scene will have viewers gasping in disbelief.
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