Official Video for ‘Pray/Believe’

Check out the video for my latest single “Pray/Believe” off of my CD Song of a Space Cadet. The video was shot in West Florida two weeks ago, before all of this devastating hurricane weather. I send my prayers to the people in the area for safety. You can download the single or the entire…

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Not Just a Host, I Feature, Too…Join Me for a Night of AWE

Last night was a wonderfully delightful night of open mic goodness as I rocked the mic as the host of 5th Tuesday Open Mic at Busboys and Poets located at 14th and V in Washington DC. The featured artist was Star Johnson, a playwright based in the Washington DC area who dazzled us last night…

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After 13 Years, Kwanzaa Song Will Be on iTunes

Hello everybody! My Kwanzaa song, written and recorded the year when the little person in the photo below– my daughter– was born, turns 13 today. To commemorate its birthday, I made it available on CD Baby, with placement on iTunes, Amazon, etc. to follow. Thanks for downloading and sharing! DOWNLOAD NOW

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Artscape 2016 Was Emotional and Expanding

I grew as an artist this past Saturday at my show “Song of A Space Cadet” that was presented by Artscape.   I shared my personal memoir of planetary influence, birth and death, attempted death and salvation. Of course, my late mother was a central character in the story, as was my daughter. I was…

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Upcoming Artscape Show Highlighting Music

  I’m so excited to have the opportunity to return to Artscape! This will be the third year in a row and I’m thrilled to be able to debut a show that will highlight my music and personal stories. Here is the description of the show found here: Khadijah Moon presents her one-woman show “Song…

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Spring Highlights So Far

Thank you to all who sent texts and posted messages of support for my performances in late March and early April in Light City Baltimore. I performed three times during the morning Light City U conferences as a solo artist and part of my group Liberated Muse.   I also am proud to report that…

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A Look at How Grief Has Impacted the Creative Journey

I didn’t expect to break down in tears yesterday during the live recording of Cafecito Break, a live podcast hosted by Rosangel Perez and Ruthie Guten, but, I did. Experiencing two significant deaths less than two years apart has a way of unmasking your facade. My journey has been every bit about authenticity as it…

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Khadijah Moon NPR Tiny Desk Contest Submission

  Decided to do a Tiny Desk Contest video for Manic Ride. Could not get my producer/life partner/composer to accompany me on camera (he is beyond shy, and he already was in the other video which he was not too pleased about, so…) Check it out. It was fun. Listen to the studio recording here….

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‘Purple Wings’ Become a ‘Manic Ride’ (NEW MUSIC)

About three years ago, I shared a scratch version of a song I wrote that had once been a poem called “Manic Ride”. I called the song “Purple Wings”. Well, my producer boo and I finally finished the song at the end of 2015 and the song reverted back to its old name with an…

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New Websites, A Non-Glitchy Periscope Message and Holiday Offers

Hello Beautiful People! Thank you for still following this blog that I’ve been keeping up since 2009! I really appreciate it. Some of you have stuck in there with me over the years, commenting, sharing and liking and I appreciate it from the bottom of my heart. If you visit the home page of this…

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Performances at the @ARTOMATIC This Week and in December

I loooovvveeee The ARTOMATIC. Will be there this Friday at 3pm for a solo set then at 6pm with my sister circle Liberated Muse. Come Out and Hang with Me! Oh, and click on the link and learn about ARTOMATIC if you have no idea what I’m talking about.   Can’t wait to see you!

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Cover of Adele’s Song Using Recyclables

New Music Monday on a Tuesday…lol. You know I had to jump on the frenzy to cover Adele’s song “hello”. Of course, it was going to be nothing like the original. Inspired by my Madame Breezy concept (20’s retro), my obsession with looping since I got my Ditto looper, and my want to make music…

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An Editorial on Identity Before and After Rachel Dolezal

For those who have been following this site since I started it back in 2009, I want to say “thank you”. You have been keeping up with all of the many changes my life has gone through as I’ve expanded my brand to not only include writing services but profiling more and more of my…

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Watch Khadijah Moon on PBS’ “To the Contrary”

Earlier this month when I had the opportunity to share my music and poems on WPFW, I had been contacted by the PBS show “To the Contrary” to see if they could film my radio performance. Here are filmed excerpts of three pieces I performed. The first piece “Do We Convene” is very meaningful to…

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Download New Single This Week for Free

I have a wonderful life partner, a co-parent who makes every Mother’s day wonderful for me. I request every other year a photo shoot with my good cameras. As an artist, new promo shots are always a hot commodity and he is an awesome photographer. This year, our daughter was his photo assistant. We always…

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Watch Highlights from National Cherry Blossom Festival Performance

Had a great time this past Wednesday as a performer on the Tidal Basin Cultural Stage at the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC. I was jamming with my friend Quinton Randall who hails from Baltimore, MD. Quinton and I have performed twice in the past week and we performed together last summer in…

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Khadijah Moon Performs at National Cherry Blossom Festival on April 1st

Performing my originals and some of my favorite covers, I will be at the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival, accompanied by my friend, bluesman Q Randall, on guitar. Check the flyer above for more details. This is a free show for the whole family.  Visit here for more upcoming shows.

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New Single ‘Free Falling’ Now On Sale

I have finally released my second single which I had intended to release last year before the passing of my mother. I wrote and co-produced this track and I’m particularly proud of my first go round with production. My producer Ben Beta, of course, did the heavy work with instrumentation and his bass work on…

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Listen to Excerpt of Forthcoming Single ‘Free Fallin’

This past summer, I had been working on quite a bit of music, with plans to release in August. My mother was killed tragically on August 1 and a lot of those plans fizzled. In fact, my whole angle on music has changed dramatically. I am working on new music again (back to the drawing…

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Artists Discuss How Communities Handle the Trauma of Police Brutality

B. Sharise Moore, Chioma Oruh and I were guests on Tariiq Omari Walton’s show Views & Vibes to discuss the Ferguson tragedy, police brutality and how communities organize. What an honor to engage with these folks. I will admit, it was a heavy day, was hard not to cry on set. This interview took place…

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“The Cellar” Performance on BLIS FM on Oct. 27th

Hope all is well your way. I’m hanging in there and would like to invite you to check me out for a live performance online week after next on “The Cellar” on BLIS FM. “The Cellar” is an innovative forum inciting provocative discussions about wine and the luxurious lifestyles that accompany wine consumers. The show…

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March 1st NATURAL WOMAN: A Collage of Female Creativity

Liberated Muse Arts in cooperation with Everlasting Life Restaurant and NuSoul Collective brings NATURAL WOMAN: A collage of Female Creativity– an evening of live music, theatre, and spoken word. Performances by: Veronique Colie Williams Mama Moon Khadijah Moon Dior Ashley Brown Kareema Wambuii and special guests March is considered Women’s History Month and also when…

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2013 Year-In-Review

The year 2013 started after untimely tragedy in December 2012, and my heart was very, very heavy. I didn’t have a game plan as usual and really made things up as I went along for the first few months as I got myself together after Derrick’s passing. The video shares with you some of the…

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Upcoming Performance on Nov. 17 @ Takoma Station

**NOTE** On 11/12/13 Amma Whatt made an announcement on FB that she was canceling all November shows due to health reasons. Therefore, this show is cancelled. The promoter of the show indicated that it may be rescheduled in 2014. Will keep you posted. ————- Looking forward to performing on Sunday, Nov. 17 at Takoma Station…

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I Fly ‘Unbound’ on New Single Dedicated to D. Marq

Yesterday I dropped my new single “Unbound” that I wrote in dedication to my friend Derrick “D.Marq” who passed away this past December. His death was sudden, unexpected and devastating. Writing this song helped heal me and the beautiful music created by my life partner Hook of MYST Studios was such an inspiration. Hook produced…

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