Friday, November 27, 2015

Kendrick Lamar -"Black Friday"-mp3

Kendrick Lamar makes it all so simple as he goes in over J.Cole's "A Tale of 2 Citiez" for "Black Friday", jewels galore.

Kendrick Lamar -"Black Friday"-mp3

M.I.A. -"Borders"-video

M.I.A. releases new self-directed video of "Borders" with her traveling in solidarity with Refugees. "Borders" will appear on M.I.A.'s forthcoming studio album, Matahdatah. Pitchfork has a nice feature How M.I.A. Is a Lifeline in Times of Terror.

M.I.A. -Borders"-video

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

I Self Devine & Muja Messiah -"IOFWUCUC"-mp3

Two veterans of Minneapolis hip-hop scene I Self Devine & Muja Messiah have worked together on many records & mxitapes, now the time has arrived for a full collaborative project 9th House. With the intricate production from J Hard, MYK (ZULUZULUU) & Orko Eloheim and vocal assist from Proper-T (ZULUZULUU/SolFlower Collective) & Lady Midnight (Malamanya/Vandaam).

I Self Devine & Muja Messiah -"IOFWUCUC (prod. by MYK)"-mp3

Monday, November 23, 2015

Kamasi Washington -"Theme from Color Guard"-mp3

Kamasi Washington continues his run, having released his 3 record set Epic to critical praise. He now scores the short film called Color Guard, a part of Ray Ban's Never Hide Film series. Catch him on tour, or regret it the rest of your life.

Kamasi Washington -"Theme from Color Guard"-mp3

Friday, November 20, 2015

Sound Verite Radio on KFAI

Introducing Sound Verite Radio, now streaming on KFAI with Jon Jon Scott & Big George, new episodes every Thursday. Vintage, modern & future, a place where jazz, soul, reggae, hip-hop, local, world music & beats culture exist together.

Sound Verite Radio -ep#3-mp3

M.I.A. -"Borders"-mp3

M.I.A. is back and in timely fashion, addressing the treatment of refugees, white privilege and freedom on "Borders".

M.I.A. -"Borders"-stream

John Scott -"Never Leave"-mp3

Former McNally student, now living in Austin, TX John Scott is another fresh talent with that wavy approach to modern R&B.

John Scott -"Never Leave"-mp3

Murr -"Tea"-mp3

Murr of Toronto's LAL goes straight Brian Eno on new ambient instrumental "Tea".

Murr -"Tea"-mp3

Saturday, November 14, 2015

GRRRL PRTY -"Poppin' (Prod. Bionik)"-mp3

Minneapolis GRRRL PRTY releases the new vibrant track "Poppin'" via Nylon Magazine, showcasing the collective talents of Lizzo, Sophia Eris & Manchita. Produced by Bionik, who has worked with Aaliyah. We wrote 'Poppin' a few years ago chilling in the grass in Denver. It's one of our oldest songs we perform live. Bionik revamped the track, and it's now one of our favorite songs! Hope you enjoy it!" says band.

GRRRL PRTY -"Poppin' (Prod. Bionik)"-mp3

Friday, November 13, 2015

Polica - "Lime Habit" -video/mp3

Minneapolis Polica releases new video "Lime Habit", and announced new record United Crushers recorded with producer Ryan Olson, available March 4th on Mom + Pop/Memphis Industries and 2016 tour.

Polica -"Lime Habit"-mp3

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Pusha T -"Untouchable"-mp3

The new G.O.O.D. Music president drops a baby banger, yup Pusha T is back and still "Untouchable", produced by Timbaland with an assist from Notorious B.I.G.

Pusha T -"Untouchable"-stream

Ol’ Dirty Bastard -“Obey Me” (Shash’U Remix)"-mp3

Wu-Tang's most celebrated, cerebral & cleverest artist Ol’ Dirty Bastard's unreleased track “Obey Me” (Shash’U Remix)" was recently uncovered by RZA as he was exploring the archives at the Wu Mansion.

Ol’ Dirty Bastard -“Obey Me” (Shash’U Remix)"-stream

Bones & Beeker -"Samana"-video

Minneapolis Bones & Beeker are the project of BK-One (Rhymesayers / Brother Ali) and Anthony Newes (Villa) alongside Chris Bierden (Polica) and Nate Collins (Atmosphere). They bring in the new style with its laid back, feel good vibe of inspirations like your dad's records and the modern pop of Broken Bells. Bones & Beeker debut Bones & Beeker arrives on November 13th on Wax Poetics Records.

Bones & Beeker -"Oh Lord" (Wax Poetics Records)-mp3

Maryam Mursal -"Nin Hun (DJ Don Cuco Remix)"-mp3

Minneapolis DJ Don Cuco remxes Maryam Mursal's "Nin Hun" in honor of her upcoming free show Thurs. Nov.12th at The Cedar Cultural Center. Mursal grew up in Somalia in a Muslim family with four daughters. As a teenager, she broke with tradition and began singing professionally in Mogadishu.

Maryam Mursal -"Nin Hun (DJ Don Cuco Remix)"-mp3

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Freddie Gibbs ft. Black Thought -"Extradite"-mp3

Freddie Gibbs recruits Black Thought of The Roots for "Extradite", off his brad new street opus Shadow of a Doubt mixtape, out November 20th via ESGN.

Freddie Gibbs ft. Black Thought -"Extradite"-mp3

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Empress Of - "Standard (Abra Remix)"-mp3

Empress Of gets a the remix treatment from Abra on "Standard Of", from Empress Of debut Me.

Empress Of -"Standard (Abra Remix)"-mp3

Erykah Badu -"Phone Down"-mp3

Erykah Badu follows up her "Hotline Bling" remix with "Phone Down", off her upcoming mixtape But You Caint Use My Phone.

Erykah Badu -"Phone Down"-mp3

Monday, November 9, 2015

Santigold -"Can't Get Enough Of Myself"-mp3

The homegirl Santigold returns with "Can't Get Enough Of Myself", the first track from her upcoming third solo record 99¢. Expected Jan. 22nd, 2016 99¢ hints at her playfulness, merging New-Wave sensibilities and clever songwriting. It's been a minute since her 2012 release Master Of My Make-Believe. Santigold follows no one. She continues to explore pop's playground as her own radio station.

Santigold -"Can't Get Enough Of Myself"-mp3

Friday, November 6, 2015

Greg Grease -Motif ii EP (produced by M¥K)

Greg Grease has been busy, earlier this year he dropped the longplayer Born To Lurk Forced To Work. BTWFTL was then followed up with the Motif EP produced by Javi Santiago, so today he drops the second of three, three song EP's. Motif ii EP was produced by MYK. Motif ii provides Greg Grease and MYK who worked with Greg Grease on his Black King Cole EP and play together in soul avant band ZULUZULUU the opportunity to collaborate and celebrate Black Excellence.

Greg Grease ft. MYK -"Moderation (produced by M¥K)"-mp3

Ghostband - Acid Deco

Minneapolis multi-instrumentalist Jon Davis records solo projects as Ghostband he has created so much music sometimes it taken for granted. On his latest Ghostband cassette Acid Deco, Davis creates his very own lane. Inspired by Squarepusher, AFX & Luke Vibert Acid Deco drifts between various dance scenes like Chicago's Footwork, jungle and IDM to make something unique.

Ghostband -Acid Deco-stream

Finding Novyon ft. Allan Kingdom & Father -"Please Stop I Got Lots"-mp3

Minneapolis Finding Novyon continues dropping bombs, here he recruits Allan Kingdom & Father for "Please Stop I Got Lots".

Finding Novyon ft. Allan Kingdom & Father -"Please Stop I Got Lots"-mp3

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

GoldLink ft. Anderson .Paak -"Unique"-mp3

GoldLink links with Anderson .Paak on "Unique" and also dropped another joint "Dark Skinned Women" both from his upcoming debut And After That, We Didn't Talk, arriving November 13th on Soulection.

GoldLink ft. Anderson .Paak -"Unique"-mp3
GoldLink -"Dark Skinned Women"-mp3