NEWS

January 2, 2016

David Batiste is a legend in the field of music as Founder and Bandleader of David Batiste and the Gladiators. Most notably known for his soul classic ‘Funky Soul Part 1 and 2,’ he continues to be in demand internationally as a pioneer of New   More...

NEW ORLEANS – Damon J. Batiste & NOSACONN, Inc. [New Orleans South Africa Connection] are proud to announce a three-part series produced by CNN International Productions about New Orleans which features four generations of sounds of the Damon J.  More...

NEW ORLEANS – Damon J. Batiste President, Founder & Cultural Ambassador of NOSACONN Inc., is among those being honored by the Crescent City Chapter of the Links, Inc. for making a significant difference by serving as catalysts for positive chan  More...

Eastern New Orleans musician and producer Jamal Batiste is making his movie debut in the biographical drama, “Get On Up,” about the life of the godfather of soul James Brown. In the movie, Batiste plays drummer John “Jabo” Starks.   More...

Local drummer Jamal Batiste is set to make waves on the big screen as the legendary James Brown’s drummer John “Jabo” Starks in the James Brown biopic Get on Up. The long awaited screen adaptation of the Godfather of Soul’s life story will premi  More...