Friday, June 24, 2016
Los Angeles Schoolboy Q returns with a clip for “By Any Means” from his upcoming album Blank Face, available July 8th on T.D.E. Blank Face has assist from Kanye West, SZA, Vince Staples, Anderson.Paak and more. Jack Begert and Top Dawg president Dave Free direct the visual.
Schoolboy Q ft. Kanye West-"THat Part"-mp3
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
NITE-FUNK the collaborative project of Los Angeles funk God DâM-FunK & Ramona Gonzalez aka Nite Jewel who make their debut with a EP on DâM-FunK's imprint Glydezone Recordings. The first track "Let Me Be Me" keeps funk flavor on deck. The 4-track NITE-FUNK EP in available July 1st. Be sure to check out the latest from Nite Jewel Liquid Cool & DâM-FunK's new DJ Kicks compilation.
NITE-FUNK -"Let Me Be Me"-mp3
Monday, June 20, 2016
Minneapolis sextet ZULUZULUU have finally released their long-awaited debut What's The Price (Sound Verite Records/RVL) available now digitally, vinyl in the fall.
ZULUZULUU is made up of six musicians/producers: MMYYKK, Proper T, Greg Grease, DJ Just Nine, ∆RT P∆RTÉ & Trelly Mo; armed with various synths, drum machines, and instruments set out to bring a new, exploratory modern sound influenced by the greats of funk, soul, and jazz with electronic excursions, hard grooves, Afro-futurism and soulful melodies. ZULUZULUU explores the psyche and searching for Black Excellence: “ZULUZULUU is church, it's therapy, it's family, It's a space where we can express ourselves freely as black men with no limitations”, states multi-instrumentalist/vocalist MMYYKK. The band works in communal fashion and continually seeks a greater a truth. The band see the groups mission as part of a bigger movement “we see ZULUZULU as a vessel, a spiritual, sonic culmination of our experiences and influences from our ancestors”.
ZULUZULUU -What's The Price-download/stream
Friday, June 17, 2016
Rhymesayers' deM atlaS MF Doom project mF deM has arrived with "Grbge Trsh". The record features new lyrics from deM atlaS over 13 previously released MF DOOM beats. The mF deM mixtape will be available on limited vinyl and CD's & for free digital download at Fifth Element on July 15th.
deM atlaS -"Grbge Trsh"-mp3
Doomtree releases new Beastie Boys's sounding track featuring Sims, Cecil Otter, and P.O.S. Just a few weeks ago after P.O.S' massive single featuring Sophia Eris & Moncelas Boston on "Waves". The Doomtree camp just announced a free show in Minneapolis at Sociable Cider Werks.
Doomtree -"Spill Me Up"-mp3