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Torii Wolf x DJ Premier – “Silent Crow”

Acting like Torii Wolf and DJ Premier don’t make dope Alt-Hip-Hop?? Please. Don’t even TRY it! But in case someone around wants to play the ‘hater’ role, play this “Silent Crow” and let ’em know Torii & Preemo are not having it. Not today. Today… we chill.

TORII WOLF X DJ PREMIER – SILENT CROW

Mereba – “Black Truck”

Okay. Respect due. Mereba checks all the relevant boxes – repping the A-T-L well, putting out the good tunes, down with the majorest of majors (i.e. Interscope) out West. Nothing left to do but check out “Black Truck” and hear what that do, too.

MEREBA – BLACK TRUCK (ITUNES)

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Sy Ari Da Kid – “Read Receipts” feat. Eric Bellinger (Prod. By Natra Average)

Is it like this out there now, people? Sometimes you gotta ask if it’s worth going through all of that ‘verifying’… On the upside, that Natra Average beat is smoking!

SY ARI DA KID – READ RECEIPTS FEAT. ERIC BELLINGER (PROD. BY NATRA AVERAGE)

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Sango – “Sweet Holy Honey” feat. Xavier Omär (Video)

Sango’s video for “Sweet Holy Honey” (featuring Xavier Omär) will have you thinking that the title should be subtitled with something like… “A Surreal Cinematic Experience.” Because that is what it is. Enjoy!

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Watch This Short Film On The History And Musical Impact Of The Soulquarians (Documentary)

The Soulquarians were born at the Electric Lady Studios. Questlove and D’Angelo loving to make music with sickness in it. Common & Erykah Badu came in and got down with the sickness. The fam kept growing… and the brothers James (Poyser and Yancey) rounded out the core… but the story certainly doesn’t stop there…

In 1998, the Neo-Soul movement was near its peak when a collective of like-minded artists came together to push the wave even higher. They called themselves the Soulquarians, and before the decade ended they’d help birth some of the modern era’s greatest recordings.
– Pitchfork

Watch how ‘sick’ the crew would get. Nice!

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Check Out This “Sway In The Morning Jam Session” (Video)

Man. The Grammys are coming up. We should do something special.

Damn right, Sway. Good call. So you got Lupe Fiasco, Rapsody, Fred The Godson, Chris Rivers, Oswin Benjamin… and Anthony Hamilton… AND Robert Glasper?

Okay. We’re listening. With an anticipation of epic dopeness!!

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Justine Skye – “Heaven”

What’cha know ’bout Justine Skye and her upcoming LP “Ultraviolet” (besides that sexy cover pic)? Well, get a taste of “Heaven” by clicking play below and you will know a bit more! Nice sultry bounce to this song.

JUSTINE SKYE – HEAVEN | ULTRAVIOLET (PRE-ORDER)

Craig David – “Live In The Moment” feat. GoldLink (Prod. By Kaytranada)

Get ya two-step polished fellas. Because when this song comes on you will need to bop and rock and “Live In The Moment” with whomever you ask to join you for a dance. Nice vibes from Craig David with production by Kaytranada. GoldLink on the feature.

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Erykah Badu Rates Aliens, Period Tracker Apps, And Porky Pig As ‘Overrated’ Or ‘Underrated’ (Video)

Everybody loves Fred Flintstone. And those who don’t are f**king idiots.

Yoooooo! Start this interview hardcore from jump! Actually, this is just Erykah Badu being real… about Fred Flintstone… and more in this episode of Over/Under.

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DJ Jazzy Jeff – “Holiday Mix 2017” (Mixtape)

DJ Jazzy Jeff did a mix to get you and your crew into the season. Why are you not clicking play and starting your party yet??? Cider and eggnog optional. Jamming… VERY necessary!

DJ JAZZY JEFF – HOLIDAY MIX 2017 (MIXTAPE)

Emeli Sandé – “Soon” feat. Dave East

Coming straight out of the United Kingdom with her “Kingdom Coming” EP, Emeli Sandé got a li’l something popping with her homie across the water, Dave East, for the promo. This is their joint “Soon” from the EP, which is out now.

EMELI SANDE – KINGDOM COMING (EP)

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Sunni Colón – “Little Things” (Prod. By Kaytranada)

Dope! That boom bap slap start, with that slight dirtied-up crackle in the track… might have you ready to click off… but then you hear the jazzy vocals come in incredibly to tie the whole thing down! Nah, you aren’t going anywhere. Turns out all the elements contribute to the enjoyment of this. All those things, all those “Little Things”… matter.

SUNNI COLON – LITTLE THINGS (PROD. BY KAYTRANADA)

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DJ Rahdu – “A Brief History Of Amel” (Mixtape)

Just an echo of something you might already know: If your career spans DECADES and you still have more to give, you are alright with the peoples! Another ‘echoing’ of some things you might already know, but will enjoy, this mixtape that DJ Rahdu put together for BamaLoveSoul entitled “A Brief History of Amel.”

DJ RAHDU – A BRIEF HISTORY OF AMEL (MIXTAPE)

NxWorries (Anderson .Paak x Knxwledge) – “Best One” (Remix)

NxWorries is Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge. But folks who take it as ‘No Worries’ probably have it right, too. Like if folks are worried about what’s next… don’t. The “Best One” is yet to come. In fact, here’s a Remix for y’all now!

NXWORRIES (ANDERSON .PAAK X KNXWLEDGE) – BEST ONE (REMIX)

Boyz II Men – “I’ll Come Running Back To You” feat. Brian McKnight (Live) [Video]

Nice! Saw Boyz II Men and Brian McKnight on GMA last week doing this and had to stop everything. Not really an R&B head, but these are two of the great acts of my early years. Respect.

And respect for what they are coming back to the table with this go ’round. Doo-wop sounds. For real! Watch above. For more golden-voice goodness, follow link to the new album (below).

BOYZ II MEN – UNDER THE STREETLIGHT (ALBUM)

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Funk/Soul: Thundercat – “Show You The Way” feat. Michael McDonald x Kenny Loggins (Video)

Okay… Thundercat is OUT THERE! See, “Them Changes” was already… er, eccentric. Well, this is a sequel to that; and it is CRAY in the best way. Like features (and actual appearances) from Doobie Bro Michael McDonald and Kenny “Footloose” Loggins. REALLY the best way. Awesomeness from the ’80s travels to the future to continue our tale of the armless Samurai.

(Yeah. Just watch!)

SUPERCAT – DRUNK (ALBUM OUT NOW)

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Alternative/Soul: Iman Omari – “Kama Sutra”

This Iman Omari vibe is one you have to jump into and feel your way around to get. You are not going to ‘nod to it and catch a flow’… song just ain’t built that way. Truly an alternative jazzy approach for his “Kama Sutra” jawn. Click play and get to getting into it. Pre-order link for the album below.

IMAN OMARI – KAMA SUTRA | IHY

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Jazz/Soul: The Baylor Project – “Laugh And Move On” (Video)

You remember Zhané (pronounced Jah-Nay) from back in the day. Well, everybody… can get some more ‘groove your body’ music. But this is some super-warm, super-slow, squeeze-a-sweety and chill music. Jean Baylor got it done with her hubby Marcus. Awesome song and vid. Album out now (linked below).

Married musicians, vocalist Jean Baylor (formerly of the platinum-selling R&B duo Zhané) and Marcus Baylor, former drummer of the Grammy Award-winning Yellowjackets have created a captivating “project” that meets at the 3-way intersection of Jazz, Gospel and Legacy. Reminiscent of classic soul, “Laugh and Move On” speaks to the strength of the human spirit. No doubt, a very unique album that soothes the soul.
The Baylor Project

THE BAYLOR PROJECT – THE JOURNEY (ALBUM)

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Joe Fox – “What’s The Word” (Video)

Pretty funky groove. Joe Fox dropped visuals (above) for this “What’s The Word”… AND did a turbo-boosted version with Nas (stream below).

JOE FOX – WHAT’S THE WORD | WHAT’S THE WORD FEAT. NAS

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Torii Wolf – “Flow Riiot” (Album Stream)

The Wolf! Torii is LOOSE! The “Flow Riiot” is off the damned chain. Searching for something new, different and dope? Have you NOT been following the Torii Wolf x DJ Premier posts on here? Okay, you get a pass. But… er… your search is over. Shut it down! Turn off the vehicle. Press play below for the “Flow.” Full stream of the full LP for the FREE.99? Yes, and you’re welcome!

TORII WOLF – FLOW RIIOT (ALBUM)

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