Nhojj and his "Music" is also the subject of an inspiring new short documentary. Nhojj: MUSIC and the Word goes behind-the-scenes at Nhojj's critically-acclaimed, January 2012 concert at the Brooklyn Museum. The concert was part of the museum's "Out & Proud" series. Nhojj: MUSIC and the Word takes on Nhojj's music, sexuality and message to create an inspiring fusion of music, biography and activism. Watch the performance and the short AFTER THE JUMP ...
"It is important to document our lives and stories as LGBTQ people," the artist tells Rod 2.0. "[The film] offers a platform on which the younger generation can stand. It also provides affirmation for our brothers and sisters living in this moment of time. This is my motivation for the documentary and for the music I write and perform."
"There is power in music. We have always sung about our experiences, our hopes and dreams," adds the singer/songwriter. "That is how jazz, blues, soul and R&B were birthed. Music helped move us forward during slavery and the Civil Rights Movement. Music will help us move forward again in our present fight for equality."
Preview "Music" at iTunes.