Friday, July 29, 2016
Massive Attack released a three new songs,"Come Near Me", "The Spoils" & “Dear Friend,” a few days ago via Fantom app. Now they release a new Ed Morris-directed visuals for "Come Near Me" and "Spoils" featuring Mazzy Star's Hope Sandoval.
Massive Attack -"Spoils"-stream
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Minneapolis electro-duo FRAEA follows up their critically praised debut Bend Your Bones with a 3 track Bend Your Bones RMX EP. The Bend Your Bones RMX EP has new looks from Paper Tiger, Vaski and Sombear.
FRAEA -Bend Your Bones (Remixes) EP-mp3
Los Angeles native, Minneapolis' MMYYKK a musical wizard who encompasses multiple aspects of the game, either producing videos for Greg Grease, Metasota, Lioness, K. Raydio, or producing for I Self Devine & Muja Messiah, Greg Grease and as a member of ZULUZULUU. MMYYKK makes a real personal statement of his own with his excellent, honest, soulful 5-track Love [In Synthesis] EP. Along with a cover of Dwele's "Angel", there's the standouts "Love [In Legato]", "Soulmate [Heartstrings]" and "Beyond The Shores [Badaba]". Of Love [In Synthesis] MMYYKK says "This EP is about my experiences with love in its various forms over the years. It's about love of self and learning how to love and appreciate myself in a world that doesn't always reciprocate that love and appreciation. It's also about endless love and longing for that lasting and truly intimate loving relationship. It also touches on infatuation and the sensation of experiencing new love. And of course it embodies my love of music, sound and synthesis."
MMYYKK -Love [In Synthesis]-stream
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
The God Nas & The Queen Erykah Badu collaborate on "This Bitter Land" from the upcoming movie The Land. The Land is an independent film featuring Erykah Badu, Michael K. Williams ("The Wire"). It's directed by Steven Caple Jr. and executive produced by Nas, and premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Music Festival.
Nas & Erykah Badu -"This Bitter Land"-mp3
Friday, July 22, 2016
Maria Isa just released her mixtape Dragon Lady a few months ago returns quickly with Blood Wedding The Soundtrack. Blood Wedding The Soundtrack is inspired by Federico Garcia Lorca's epic play Boda De Sangre.
Maria Isa -Blood Wedding The Soundtrack-mp3
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
The homegirl Sophia Eris has spent the past few years as part of GRRRL PRTY, Chalice, djing/vocal backup for Lizzo and currently rocking on Go95.3 Now she released her log-awaited self-titled debut. Sophia Eris 8-track EP of Erykah Badu inspired modern soul & hip-hop is a nice edition to Minneapolis thriving scene, produced by Prophis.
Sophia Eris -Sophia Eris-stream
Fog release new video for "Made To Follow", off of For Good. Fog will be supporting Polica on their European tour.
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Friday, July 15, 2016
Producer Dimitry Killstorm unleashes first track "Royals" from his upcoming I'm Dimitry Killstorm with Muja Messiah, Mike The Maryr, Metasota, PROF & St. Paul on deck.
Dimitry Killstorm ft. Muja Messiah, Mike The Maryr, Metasota, PROF & St. Paul-"Royals"-mp3
M.I.A. latest "Go Off" with production of Blaqstarr & Skrillex. The track premiered on Annie Mac’s BBC Radio 1. M.I.A. told Annie Mac that her upcoming album, A.I.M. will be released September 9th. Amid a bit of controversy M.I.A exed from headlining Afro-Punk London 2016- “We are excited and honored to do our first AFROPUNK Festival in London and want to do it right” Afro-Punk.
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Minneapolis Muja Messiah currently in Tel Avi, Israel for a show on Friday, releases new song "Another Day", with production by TEK. Muja Messiah is currently on tour with Eli The Profit & RP Hooks with dates in Moscow, London and Florence, Italy.
Muja Messiah ft. Tek, Mike The Martyr & Maria Isa -"Another Day"-mp3
Thursday, July 7, 2016
ScHoolboy Q recruits his crew Kendrick Lamar, Absoul & Jay Rock aka Black Hippy for "THat Part Black Hippy Remix". ScHoolboy Q's long-awaited sophomore release Blank Face drops Friday July 8th on TDE.
ScHoolboy Q -"THat Part (Black Hippy REMIX)"-mp3
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Friday, July 1, 2016
Producer Clams Casino recruits ace vocalist Kelela for “A Breath Away” from his log-awaited 32 Levels is out July 15th on Columbia. 32 Levels has assist from Vince Staple and Lil B. NPR has link below.
Clams Casino ft. Kelela -“A Breath Away”-stream