Hanifah Walidah and Olive Demetrius are back
with two episodes of their video blog U People, which chronicles their
experiences making the movie U
People (if you missed their first episode, watch
EPISODE NO. 2: "THE ROAD TO UBIQUITA"
In their second episode, Olive and Hanifah head out to legendary dance party Ubiquita‘s 7th
anniversary at BAM in Brooklyn. There they interview promoter Kim Knox
about one of NYC’s best parties and all the music, sex and good
times that were had over the past 7 years. Also featured are DJ Reborn
and singer Sun Singleton, telling us their U People
EPISODE NO. 3: "TRIBECA MOJO"
In this episode, Olive and Hanifah ask their viewers to focus on success as they
try to drum up some good mojo around U People getting into the Tribeca
Film Festival. Gloria Bigelow is back on the streets again,
fresh from a successful show in Texas. She talks to fashion designer Maurice
Renee and comedian Amy Beckerman about their U People moments. The U People soundtrack guest this week is Shelley Nicole of
Shelley Nicole’s BlakBushe. She talks about her song "Black Girls,"
which is featured on the U People Soundtrack.
Watch them both here now.
Episode No. 2: “The Road to Ubiquita”
Episode No. 3: “Tribeca Mojo”
Heads up for NYC readers: Ubiquita and U People are joining forces
Thursday, Nov. 29 at the White Rabbit on the Lower East Side, for
a screening and reception for the film. So check it out if you’re in the NYC
area. Get more information at www.upeople-themovie.com.