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Sunday, March 20 • 1:00am - 2:00am
Minister Blakes

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Minister, broadcaster, musician and writer Based in Los Angeles, CA Born in Washington, D.C. Raised and grade-schooled in Garland, TX It all pretty much started in Austin, TX, where Bavu [ Kiswahili for 'force' ] got a broadcast journalism degree from the University of Texas, hosted 'Bavu's Revue' on KAZI 88.7 FM and a TV show called 'Smooth', served as Urban Music Director of Music and Entertainment Television, rapped and sang on 14 vinyl records, performed at music festivals including Austin City Limits and South by Southwest, freelanced a bit for the Austin American-Statesman, taught an after-school program and kept busy. Min. Blakes has shared the stage with many artists including Wynton Marsalis, Blackeyed Peas, Snoop Dogg, The Roots, Ludacris, Busta Rhymes, Erykah Badu, Common, Anthony Hamilton, UGK, Raheem Devaughn, Slick Rick, Slim Thug, De La Soul, Rakim, DJ A-Trak, Angie Stone, Dwele, Jurassic 5, Jeffrey Osborne, Paul Wall & Chamillionaire, DJ Krush…
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Minister Blakes

It all pretty much started in Austin, TX, where Minister Blakes got a broadcast journalism degree from the University of Texas, hosted a radio show on KAZI 88.7 FM and a TV show called “Smooth”, served as Urban Music Director of Music and Entertainment Television, rapped and sang... Read More →



Sunday March 20, 2011 1:00am - 2:00am
Red 7 Patio 611 E 7th St

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