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Black House Black Joy podcast: This is OUR HOUSE!

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DJ Omar Abdallah
DJ Omar Abdallah

In this episode of the Black House Black Joy podcast, our storytellers discuss the resiliency of House Music culture in New Jersey clubs and festivals. These festivals were built with the goal of building up Black communities in Newark. Will these spaces continue to thrive without funding? As we look to the future are these spaces at risk? Listen and share your thoughts with us on social media.

Storytellers in the order of appearance:

  • Dr. Jasmine Henry
  • DJ Omar Abdallah
  • Charles Mitchell
  • DJ Jihad Muhammad
  • Jamara Wakefield
  • DJ Mix Mash
Season One
Jamara Wakefield is an arts and culture writer and creator currently living in Newark.