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). 

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. We are temporarily closed due to COVID-19. 

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!

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