Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Nas and Damian Marley present “Distant Relatives,” brought to you by VTech December 12th @ National Geographic


Nas and Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley explore the origins of the deeply-rooted, reggae and hip hop genre, tracing both sounds back to African Music. They will debate and celebrate the implications of this culture’s impact on the global community with a panel of pioneers — from DJ Kool HercDJ Red Alert to Jamaican dancehall legend, Daddy U-Roy, King Jammy, and moderator Sway Calloway of MTV. This event will also be streamed live and broadcast online at Natgeomusic.net. and

This event will be followed by an after-party and open-mic show at Zanzibar, a Washington, D.C. nightclub, and will feature all event participants. Ticket price includes entry to the after-party.

Event is general admission. Limited tickets. The event at National Geographic is being filmed for an upcoming documentary.

More information on the after-party.
National Geographic Live!
1600 M Street, NW
Washington, D.C., US

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