Wednesday, June 29, 2011
HIP HOP IS COMIN BACK....GETTIN BACK TO WAY IT SHOULD BE!!
FLAVA BEYOND!!!!!!!!!!!!!! DIG THIS.....MAKE SURE YOU GRAB THE WHOLE PROJECT TITLED "MONUMENTAL"
Jesse Boykins III has just released his latest single titled "Back Home" from his soon to be released EP. Boykins has teamed up with the SoulCulture La Famila alongside Passport Life, Street Etiquette and GFC to bring you the Way Of A Wayfarer EP which will released for free on June 30th.CLICK IMAGE TO DOWNLOAD
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
http://www.sendspace.com/file/tq1dxv In a time where I'm left to drawback to the 90's and early 2000's to hear good mainstream music, this is indeed a treat. DJ Khaled takes the feel of an old school party sample "PSK" by Schooly D (also sample my Mary J on the What's the 411 intro)and enhances it with a 2011 touch. To add flyness to the joint he brings on Mary J, Fabulous and Jadakiss to lace the joint!! Job Well Done...CLICK IMAGE TO DOWNLOAD
Monday, June 27, 2011
I find myself to be very hard on remixes. Some are done in an impressive way...Some lack...well I stumbled up on this remix project by StrangeNature...and yes...I'm diggin it...I think you will too! Geteye and Oteest definately did their thing! Enjoy!
Monday, June 20, 2011
Yahzarah gives us a sneak peak of her new video from her single "Love Come Save The Day" taken from the album THE BALLAD OF PURPLE SAINT JAMES. Ms. Saint-James seems to keep raising the bar of excellence each time she shows up! Guaranteed...
Word of Caution.....To Whom It May Concern....She's just getting started!!!(smh)
To the fans, please continue to show your support by joining The Love Come Save The Day Project. You will see the banner on this blog(top left)..Just Click It!!!!
The Foreign Exchange has given the music world a glimpse of whats to come. Nicolay and Phonte collaborate with Paris and Amber Strother of the recently popular trio KING. The title of the song is called "All the Places". This studio track is taken from the upcoming FE live CD/DVD release titled Dear Friends
To here this collaboration click image above
DEAR FRIENDS::An Evening With the Foreign Exchange is a double-disc CD/DVD digipak that features the full acoustic concert performed by the band's current touring lineup of Zo!, Sy Smith, and singer/songwriter Jeanne Jolly. In addition to the live concert recordings, the release also features two new studio tracks; "Steal Away" featuring Jeanne Jolly and "All The Kisses" featuring Amber & Paris Strother of rising indie soul trio KING.
"Dear Friends" drops 6/28 on +FE Music and will be available on iTunes as a specially-priced video bundle.
After almost fifteen years, the 90's hip hip group The Artifacts returns. The Artifacts includes members ElEl Da Sensei, Tame One & DJ Kaos. They gained popular later when they released their debut single,"Wrond Side Of The Tracks" in 1994.
The resurface with what I would consider to be a banger titled, Turn It Up, produced by King I Devine. This is great news people! CLICK IMAGE FOR YOUR FREE DOWNLOAD
And case you don't remember the hip hop classic "Wrong Side Of the Tracks" check the clip below
For those who are like me and have been waiting for a definitive sound to surface in music--The wait is OVER!!!!! On June 21st, Alison releases to the world,alisonWonderland, her new project. I've had the pleasure of reviewing this (of course!)and I am quite delighted by what Ms. Carney is bringing to the surface. A unique sound with an undeniably creative approach. She definately stepped out of "THE BOX" with this one and carved out her own lane and bringing forth something beautiful, fearless, bold and with no boundaries. I highly suggest you grab this one!!!
THIS PROJECT CAN BE PURCHASED HERE-------> http://alisoncarney.bandcamp.com
CHECK OUT THIS DOPE JOINT FROM THE PROJECT TITLED "JAPANESE CANDY"
Friday, June 17, 2011
When I first heard this news I was elated!! Two of my favorites who I feel exemplify what true hip hop is all about! This is exactly what hip hop has been missing in recent years. The Boot Camp affiliates Tek and Steele known as Smif-N-Wesson lace illustrating the art of MCing over the illustrious sound of Pete Rock. Do expect the Boom-Bap on this one! The project is slated to release June 28th...Go Out and Get it!!
Pete Rock and Smif N Wessun "Monumental" featuring Pete Rock and Tyler Woods by duckdown
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
On May 27, we lost one of the greatest revolutionary poets and musician of our time. Gil Scott Heron was known for using his craft to influence social and political thought. He has influenced the hip hop culture and definately opened the eyes of Black America to the reality of the world. His legend will live forever.
Take a listen and download (below the clip) Miles Bonny's Tribute to Gil
Take a listen and download (below the clip) Miles Bonny's Tribute to Gil
I found great delight in giving this mixtape a listen. AGEYI brings you Soul from France. I had to brush up on my French to fully enjoy it! But don't let the fact that the lyrics are in French limit your experience. He brings forth quality in his presentation. You will even here freestyles over classic instumental tracks like Badu's Bag Lady and Common's Come Close. Definately worth a listen and even a download.
Monday, June 13, 2011
Director Terrence Nance brings the empowering words of Pharoahe, Styles P and Phonte to life with the video for "Black Hand Side." The visual's masterfully put together and goes a long way to remind us all that when the the two mediums snap together like puzzle pieces, the effect of the overall project is amplified. This song and "Assassins" easily rank as my two favorite tracks from W.A.R. (We Are Renegades) although I'm not sure I've truly given the entire project a fair shake. All of which leads me to believe that I need to revisit the album, given my fondness for Pharoahe's previous works.
Natalie" The Floacist" has unveiled yet another masterpiece for her debut album release with a well-crafted video for the hit single "Keep It Going" featuring Raheem DeVaughn
Those of you who have been fortunate enough to witness the experience of Floetic Soul know and understand the beauty of this project. Natalie"The Floacist"Stewart, formerly of the Floetry, offered to the world something beautiful that invokes passion, empowerment, human insight and meditation with her release of Floetic Soul.
Sunday, June 12, 2011
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1.Aldeman Beef Wellington The 9th – Intro
2. Flying Lotus – Archway (Teebs Remix)
3. James Pants – Thin Moon (DRNK WATR! No Hands)
4. Tosca – Heidi Bruehl (Plantlife’s Philosophy Remix)
5. Hayling – You Didn’t Know (Damaj MOd)
6. Pastor Troy – Smoking Good
7. Erykah Badu – Didn’t Cha Know (Biscope Boot)
8. The Please – Princess
9. Dorian Concept w/ The Pharcyde – Thank You All The Time (Yep, Damaj DRNKS WATR!)
10. Jaspects – Play On
11. Machine Drum – Flud
12. Sub Motion Orchestra – All Yours
13. Tall Black Guy – Choklate Love
14. Dirty Art Club – Red Giant
15. Tom Noble – Music Engine
16. The System – Don’t Disturb This Groove
17. Dr. Rubberfunk Feat. Rogiers – Theme For A Latter Day Lothario
18. Metronomy – Some Written
19. Leon King – Digital Church
20. MJ – Off The Wall (SLOW DRNK!)
21. Full Crate – Biggie, Jay-Z or Nas? (Damaj MOd – STILL, DRNK’n WATR!)
22. Suff Daddy – Gnac
23. The Clubhouse feat. Coco (of Quadron) – Sleep
24. Hazel – For You
25. Jean Grae & 9th Wonder – Love Thirst
26. Kooley High – There You Go
27. Curren$y Feat. Big K.R.I.T. & Smoke DZA – Skybourne
28. A.Dd+ Feat. Mz. Fortune – Greedy
29. Frank Ocean – Songs For Woman
30. Mar – Inglewood
31. Rabbit Hole – Rainmeter
32. Collette – Orange Moon
33. Enves – Light Sky
34. Aldeman Beef Wellington The 9th – Shout-iths!
35. Dr. Who Dat Drinks Water!
R.E.D.SOUL captures another beautiful moment in music on video.On May 13, 2011 both Anthony David and Yahzarah gave astounding delivery on state at Ram's Head in Annapolis MD. In the clip below,Anthony invites Yahzarah back to the stage during his set. They perform his new hit single, "4 Ever More", then he summons Ms. Saint James to serenade him by performing her motivational hit, "Starship".... Good Times and Quality Entertainment. The photos you see, were taken by Edith Williams of Diamond Digital Photography(research this lady--immaculate work http://www.facebook.com/#!/media/set/?set=a.10150620218835595.680001.124846685594).
SHOUTS OUT TO FRANK SHEFFIELD of SEI ENTERTAINMENT for another quality production!!!
Friday, June 10, 2011
1. Tamara Wellons feat. Kia Bennett- Love You
2. ChinahBlac- In Luv With Me
3. Nicole Miller- City Lights
4. Chester Gregory- Search-in
5. Bilal Salaam- NooHustle
7. Yahzarah- Adore
8. Choklate- Incredible
9. Sy Smith- Reach Down In Your Soul
10. Darien Brockington- Next To You
11. Monica Blaire- Set Me Free
12. Shaun H. Mykals- Cold World
13. The Crossrhodes (ft. Wes Felton)- Fallin
14. Yahzarah- U Turn Me On
15. Phonte- Look What You’re Doin To Me (Jazzanova)
16. Tiffany Wilson- Crazy
17. Gordon Chambers feat Ledisi- To Love Again
18. Sy Smith- Fa Sho
19. Alison Carney- You Said
20. Peter Hadar- Need Love
21. Valencia Robinson-Everlasting
22. Choklate- Suns Out
23. Kimberly Nichole- Disconnected
24. Carol Riddick- I Like The Way It Feels
25. Kia Bennett w/Soulpersona-So Natural
26. Ra-Re Valverde- What A Day
27. ChinahBlac- Lessons
28. Chester Gregory-If U Only (acoustic mix)
29. Tamika Love Jones- Damn, Damn, Damn
30. Jesse Boykins III-Tabloids
31. Wayna feat. K’Alyn- Straight Up
32. Shaun Mykals-Next Time
33. Bilal Salaam-So What
34. The Foreign Exchange ft. Muhsinah- Daykeeper
35. Nicholas Ryan Gant- Before The Fall (slimkat78 rmx)
36. Tracy Cruz- SonShine
37. W. Ellington Felton- Over Yawnder
38. Dexter Kendrick-Goodbye
39. Peter Hadar- Painted
40. Alison Carney- More Than
Monday, June 6, 2011
Lauryn Hill has been making waves this year. In spite of the negative comments she's received about her late arrivals to shows, fans have remained loyal and in full support of her attempt to reclaim her throne! It appears she's been taking her time and using these tour dates as a means to build up her stamina for what's to come...I'm crossing my fingers and hoping for somethin big that will help restore the empty void music has been experiencing. I also wonder if these bizarre outfits and hats are but a mask that covers something beautiful that she will soon unveil. Hell, If she came out in a Tshirt and jeans I could definately deal with that just fine. Would love to see her in her natural beauty without all the extra hoopla; that's my word! In May, she graced the stage on the Jimmy Fallon Show in tribute to Bob Marley...DIG THIS!!!
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