DAY 55 GRAMMY CHASE: THE HUMANS ARE DEAD

Day 55 and I’m digging beneath the surface again for some Grammy goodness and what do I discover? I find that one of the funniest sketches to hit the tube in years, in my opinion, was not only nominated for a Grammy but also WON, and these guys are from New Zealand. The Hit Comedy HBO Series, Flight of the Conchords, took home a Grammy in 2007 for the Best Comedy Album for their EP entitled The Distant Future. The video up top is just a sample of some of the spontaneous music videos that they would weave in and out of the dialogue portion of the show at these perfectly timed punch-line setup scenarios during the sketch. Thanks to my man Caferro “Cup o’ Joe-a-Day” Thomas for putting me on to these guys. Definitely worth collecting the box set. You may as well plop on the sofa and get familiar because the humans are dead anyways.

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About by Edreys

Edreys Wajed is a catalyst of inspiration and a walking enterprise of all things creative. The Buffalo native boasts a toolbox chock-full with talents and experiences ranging from a visual artist, jewelry designer and musical entertainer, to an educator and entrepreneur with notable recognitions respectfully in each. His approach in each endeavor is soundly unique, high quality and signature in presentation, having found his course as a creator early in life. As early as 14 years of age, when his mother invested in a pair of hair clippers for him, seeing as she could no longer afford to pay for his haircuts, Edreys taught himself the trade of barbering and soon began making money for himself in the basement of his childhood home. With his artistic ability he also began growing a client base and reputation for customized hats and clothes as well as logo design by hand, long before learning graphics in college. His creativity, craftsmanship and passion to inspire people are what drives his spirit of entrepreneurship. From having run his own stationery boutique and art gallery shared with his wife; touring nationally and internationally as a hip hop artist, Edreys is exceptionally diverse with his avenues of expression, including the fine craft of jewelry making, passed down from his father and master craftsman. Edreys is most recently recognized locally for his contribution as an artist on the Freedom Wall which features 28 civil rights dignitaries, 7 of which he painted with his unique style and use of line. “Creativity is my neighbor, I live by it,” says Edreys. View all posts by by Edreys

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