Friday, December 30, 2016
New visuals from Nazeeem & Spencer Joles as the duo are making their ways into the hearts of young hip-hop fans with their rush of gutter-punk rap with just enough attitude and positive vibes to make an instant party whenever the crew turns up. Directed by Nazeem & Spencer Joles, produced by Spencer Joles and cinematography by Liban Mahamoud. Shout out my brother Delano.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Metasota brings us "All Luv" from his upcoming new mixtape It's Just Rap, arriving early 2017. In the meantime check out Meta on the Time Bomb Tour with Prof and Finding Novyon 1/13/17 - 2/25/17. Metasota will be at 7th Street Entry on NYE with ZULUZULUU , Destiny Roberts & Sophia Eris.
"Sweet Song’ is my wild cry to wake up a broken heart. To melt the ice over blind eyes that forgot you were still there overtime." says vocalist, photographer, DJ, artist Sarah White. White closes out a busy year with video for "Sweet Song", off her 2016 Laughing at Ghost EP. "Sweet Song" features deM atlaS and was directed by Jovante Williams. She will be at the First Avenue for DJ KEEZY PRESENTS THE KLITUATION Friday December 30th.
Friday, December 23, 2016
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Saturday, December 17, 2016
Shabaka And The Ancestors rings out the new year with a fascinating, spiritual jazz record Wisdom of Elders, it's a wonderful record in the spirit of Kamasi Washingtion's The Epic. Led by Shabaka Hutchings, who played in the Sun Ra Arkestra in 2014, and has taken that experience and found his voice. Hutchings travelled from the UK to Johannesburg to record Wisdom of Elders, and explained that he enlisted the assist of South African musicians ‘… to present the musical language that [he] normally associate[s] with [his] UK bands in the context of SA musicians and musical sensibilities’. Gilles Peterson released Wisdom of Elders on his Brownswood Recordings imprint.
Friday, December 16, 2016
Minneapolis producer, crate digger O-D who has produced various MC's and vocalist including his excellent collaboration record K.Radio & O-D's One Drop in 2015. The new 12-track Lost Time Space is full of groovy, bouncy, kaliediscope of sounds. O-D celebrates Lost Time Found Space at Public Functionary in Minneapolis tonight.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Superheroes Madlib & DOOM make a majestic return 'Avalanche" on 7” vinyl via Madlib’s label Madlib Invazion. The “Avalanche” 7” accompanies the release of a new eight-inch-tall Madvillain figure, created by the team behind Kid Robot’s Madvillain action figure.
Madlib & DOOM -"Avalanche"-mp3
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Minneapolis producer Spencer Joles who has already made a name for himself as the production side of Nazeem & Spencer Joles crafty debut The Album. Joles also knocks out beautiful, Madlib-inspired instrumentals.
Spencer Joles -"Joaquin Phoenix Cameo"-mp3
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
P.O.S unleases "Lanes" off his upcoming juggernaut Chill, dummy. Chill,dummy arrives Jan. 27th, with vinyl coming March 17th on Doomtree Records, and it's loaded with guest Ryan Olson, Lazerbeak, Justin Vernon, Kathleen Hanna, Allan Kingdom, Lady Midnight, Open Mike Eagle, Astronautalis and Busdriver. P.O.S also just announced his tour dates.
Monday, December 12, 2016
Mysterious vocalist Erin Thelosttribe has collaborated with ZULUZULUU's MMYYKK for this soulful, mid-tempo jam "Classy Glassy Eyed Girl", I look forward to hearing more from Thelosttribe.
Erin Thelosttribe -"Classy Glassy Eyed Girl (Produced by MMYYKK)"-mp3
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Monday, December 5, 2016
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Run The Jewels return with "Legend Has It", off upcoming RTJ3 arriving January 13th via Mass Appeal. RTJ3 looks quite interesting with assist from saxophonist Kamasi Washington, Danny Brown, Tunde Adebimpe of TV on the Radio, BOOTS and Trina.
Run The Jewels -"Legend Has It"-mp3