Thursday, May 28, 2015

Allan Kingdom -"Mandela"-mp3

Allan Kingdom offers up new bars on "Mandela", which he dedicates to his “ancestors and descendants.”

Allan Kingdom -"Mandela"-mp3

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Sángo -"Papers"-mp3

Soul Election's Sángo is currently touring in support of Little Dragon, than various festivals in the U.S and Europe. Check "Papers" another smoked-out, instrumental head rush from the future. Sango will be in Minneapolis Thurs. May 28th with Little Dragon at First Avenue, than check out the Hi*A*Tus party at Public Functionary later that night.

Sángo -"Papers"-mp3

Nazeem & Spencer Joles ft. P.O.S -"Fallen Souls"-mp3

Nazeem & Spencer Joles recruit P.O.S for "Fallen Souls" and drop jewels all over the place.

Nazeem & Spencer Joles ft. P.O.S -"Fallen Souls"-mp3

Friday, May 22, 2015

M.I.A. & GENER8ION -"The New International Sound (Part. II)"-mp3

M.I.A. links with French producer Surkin's Gener8ion project on "The New International Sound Pt. II". From the producers Gener8ion EP, which is available June 15 on Bromance.

M.I.A. & GENER8ION -"The New International Sound (Part. II)"-mp3

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Jamie xx ft. Young Thug & Popcaan –"I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)"-mp3

Jamie xx collaborate with Young Thug & Popcaan for "I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)", a track from his forthcoming debut In Colour.

Jamie xx ft. Young Thug & Popcaan -"I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times)"-mp3

Monday, May 18, 2015

Greg Grease -"Work Song"-video

Minneapolis Greg Grease debuted his visuals for "Work Song" at Afro-Punk , from off his 2015 release Born To Lurk Forced To Work. Of the track Greg Grease explains "Work Song is that motivation to get the coin shamelessly however that may be. Soundtrack to the work day."

Red Bull Sound Select & Greenroom Magazine present:
Greg Grease ft. ZULUZULUU
DJ's Sarah Whiite & Tiiiiiiiiip.
The Amsterdam Bar, St. Paul, MN

Greg Grease -"SunShowers"-mp3

Friday, May 15, 2015

KAYTRANADA -“A Loser’s Celebration”-mp3

On his latest installment of his radio residency with BBC 1, Montreal producer KAYTRANADA releases in his words "a beat from the EP i did for XL at the time and the sample was impossible to clear, *cause Jimmy Page dont play that shit*".

KAYTRANADA -“A Loser’s Celebration”-mp3

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Metasota -"Organic Growth (prod. by Tek)"-mp3

Minneapolis gifted lyricist Metasota celebrated his 3,000th twitter follower about a week ago with a song's subject/theme picked by his 3,000th follower J Cupid. "Organic Growth" is a another head-rocker, produced by Tek. Metasota's RUDMT on deck this summer.

Metasota -"Organic Growth (prod. by Tek)"-mp3

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Maria Isa -"You Don't Know (What I've Been Going Through)"-mp3

Maria Isa has arranged her own screenplay to Little Dragon's "Twice," on her last production trip to Detroit, which inspired lyrics to her latest release "You Don't Know (What I've Been Going Through)."

Isa is currently getting ready to release her mixtape Dragon Lady, while currently playwriting in both the Twin Cities and New York City. This summer Isa is also producing "El Movimiento Mix" a radio program promoting Latino arts, culture and community agendas and finalizing her collaboration with Muja Messiah, Villa Rosa's next jump LeMuria due out this August.

Maria Isa -"You Don't Know (What I've Been Going Through)"-mp3

Friday, May 8, 2015

M.I.A. - "Platforms (demo)"-mp3

M.I.A. comes out of left field with the slow and bouncy demo for "Platforms". "Neon lights on the dust on the ground on the bus,dirty roads makes that scarf wrap a must...platforms heres a train of thought, getting to the bright side of me is why I fought ".

M.I.A. -"Platforms (demo)"-mp3

Win tickets to see Hiatus Kaiyote at Fineline

Melbourne-based soul quartet Hiatus Kaiyote just released their sophomore record Choose Your Weapon and are on tour. The funky Australians bring their groovy set to Minneapolis with Hawthorne Headhunters. Win tickets by telling us what American rapper appeared on Hiatus Kaiyote's debut album Tawk Tomahawk in 2013. Send answers to Check out their feature in Greenroon Magazine.

Hiatus Kaiyote
Hawthorne Headhunters
May 12th

Hiatus Kaiyote -"Shaolin Monk Motherfunk"-mp3

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Ibeyi - "River (RLR Remix)"-mp3

The French-Cuban sisters Ibeyi with yet another remix of "River", this time from XXL label boss and album producer Richard Russell. It would seem appropriate to expect an official remix album in the near future. They charmed Minneapolis a few months ago, go see them if you can.

Ibeyi -"River (RLR Remix)"--mp3

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Win tickets to Action Bronson in Minneapolis

NYC next great chef, MC Action Bronson will be in Minneapolis May 15th. Win tickets by telling us what American singer-songwriter Action Broson samples for first track "Brand New Car" off debut Mr. Wonderful, out now. Send answer to

Earl Sweatshirt & Action Bronson -"Warlord Leather"-mp3

Ibeyi - "Oya (Sarah White Remix)"-mp3

French-Cuban musical duo Ibeyi's beautiful "Oya" gets the remix look from Minneapolis vocalist/producer/DJ Sarah White, who adds a nice melodic thump underneath.

Ibeyi "Oya (Sarah White Remix)"-mp3

Lil Silva -"Drumatic"-mp3

London producer Lil Silva known for his work with Sampha & Banks, goes ballistic with the instrumental "Drumatic", From his new Drumatic EP, out May 10th via Good Years.

Lil Silva -"Drumatic"-mp3

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

MaLLy -"Say My Peace"-mp3

Minneapolis MC MaLLy with new introspective burner "Say Word", produced by Last Word.

MaLLy -"Say My Peace"-mp3

Goldlink at 7th St. Enrty

Goldlink brings his next level flavor to Minneapolis, co-signed by Rick Rubin, who says “He bridges the electronic DJ culture with hip hop in a way we haven’t heard before." Check him out June 23rd at First Avenue.

Goldlink -The God Complex-mp3

Saturday, May 2, 2015

RONiiA - "Last Words (REIGHNBEAU Remix)"-mp3

Minneapolis RONiiA gets a remix look of "Last Words" from visual and sound artist Bryce Hample and friends aka Reighnbeau of Albuquerque, New Mexico. "Last Words" originally appeared on the self-titled debut from RONiiA, on Totally Gross National Products.

RONiiA -"Last Words (REIGHNBEAU Remix)"-mp3