Stuck inside due to Coronavirus? Listen to our new LoFi Hip Hop album Durhamfi, inspired by our home the City of Durham, created in collaboration with Discover Durham. Click image below or click here to stream on Spotify (album art by @bunny_fart). 

Become a Sustainer!

Help us reach our goal of 60 sustainers. During this crisis we need your support now more than ever! Can we count on you? Click here to become a sustainer!

Blackspace is an Afrofuturism digital makerspace based in Durham, North Carolina. We offer local teens free WokeShops in the digital and creative arts, including videography, electronic music production, spoken word poetry, puppetry, coding and 3D printing. View our calendar or click this link to view a pdf of our Spring 2019 WokeShops, programs, and events. Join us in deep space!

Check out Blackspace’s album Revenge of the Afronauts, Executive Produced by J Rowdy and mixed by Blackspace youth under the guidance of producer and sound engineer Rem, REVENGE is an album of original, refreshing North Carolina Hip Hop. Click here to listen to a podcast of the Afronauts on NPR/WUNC’s The State of Things talking about the album. Stream the album here.

Blackspace was recently featured on BET’s late night show The Rundown with Robin Thede! Shouts to Spaceship Capitan Pierce Freelon for telling our story on national television. Help us continue to grow. Become a sustainer! #FundAfrofuturism

Blackspace, in partnership with Perkins + Will, Indulge Catering and lead architect Phil Freelon, chartered a bus to DC to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture. We hope to make this an annual pilgrimage. Click here to view our recap video and watch testimonials with Genesis, Brentton, Jewel and Alex.