Just on the other side of the Williamsburg Bridge, under the rumble of the J train, on Sunday night, a musical movement is happening. It's called Fame School, and the Chocolate Sundays party at the Flat (308 Hooper Street, Brooklyn) is the pressure cooker for this new sound.
Photo by Always Good Fame School: Fame it 'til you make it.
Inside the small club, the crowd jumps in unison, shaking dreads, throwing up middle fingers and gun shot motions at the camera following them with a spot light. They yell the hook of newest Fame School song with an energy that is palpable and contagious. They pull Fame School hats over their eyes spilling champagne on Panty Raiders and No Deal t-shirts. It's like a family reunion after the parents have gone to bed and everyone is just glad to be getting together.More »