Posts Tagged ‘Jake One’
So it has been about a month and change since we posted that “Money Dance” single from Ricky Rozay (featuring The-Dream) off his “Black Dollar” mixtape (out now). Now, we have that visual presentation for it for you. About right. About time. Let’s go!
Speaking of time… this video clocks in at about nine minutes. But well worth the watch. Real smooth. You know, Ross almost makes doing house arrest look like the move. Almost (ha!), but just saying though.
(Bonus: Ross has some nice Eye Candy to share as we tour his home, too, doesn’t he?)
Here at Jayforce.com we love putting people on to dope artists that you might not be familiar with. We are happy to say that we have a direct connection with the Seattle Hip Hop scene thanks to good folks like DJ DV One, DJ Hyphen, and J Moore. One artist out of the Pacific Northwest that we have posted about quite regularly is Dave B. On my recent trip to Seattle for Bumbershoot 2015 I finally got the chance to meet Dave B in person and hear more about his upcoming album Punch Drunk that will feature production from well known Seattle producer Jake One. Check out some exclusive content I captured while Dave B was being interviewed on Sunday Night Sound Session with J Moore & also concert footage of his Bumbershoot performance.
Dope! The laid but still lyrical Bawse flow, co-piloted by producer/crooner The-Dream. The way a mellow track is supposed to be rode out on. Beat by Jake One. This is “Money Dance” off that “Black Dollar” mixtape dropping today on DatPiff.
So how does this recipe sound? Take a veteran Producer who has created bangers for everyone from Freeway to Mayer Hawthorne & then add a young, creative emcee in his own zone. Well if the producer is Jake One and the emcee Dave B what you get is quality head nod music. I have been on Dave B for a minute now and I am just waiting for that full project from him and Jake One but until then rock out with this new heat called “The Way.” Also featured on the track is Shelby Poole who provides some sultry vocals to complete the track. I keep telling you all Seattle is producing some heat right now pay attention!
Rico Love from the NOLA (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA) takes a fire track by the One and only Jake Uno… and does it righteous. Beautiful music and a beautiful honey make for a hella hot video (above). Oh, and that beautiful music? Get your copy of “Somebody Else” off iTunes (via link below) whenever you are good and ready.
I know we can’t turn back time… I know we can’t right those wrongs…
Jake UNO! Jake One at the helm of another heater – “Somebody Else” by Rico Love. Speaking of love… how about a download… for the love? FREE!
Hmmm… Kendrick Lamar had a shot at the “3 Kings” beat first, huh? Interesting. Well, it wasn’t like the music was wasted. Rozay did the work (listen here). Jake One beats should never be. Check him out as he explains how the beat came to be for the Behind The Beat series.
Seattle producer Jake One aka ‘Snare Jordan’ is a beast with the beatmaking. We’ve posted on him before. Did you know his work was on one of those monster singles from 50’s “Animal Ambition” LP? Well, here’s visuals on his making of the “The Funeral” beat. Daughter with him, at the house, kind of like a take your kid to work day.
In the Behind The Beat video above, the beast mode beat king of Seattle (Washington, USA) recreates a hot track (Drake’s “Furthest Thing”) and talks about how he ended up sending beats to Drake (thanks Twitter). Worthy. Very. Enjoy!
Brother Ali keeps keeping it real. ‘How absurd is this… How is it so many poor people Conservative?’ Good point. Lots of hot lines in the thoughtful lyrics in “Work Everyday” by Brother Ali. Check out the video above. Get the full Brother Ali album (via link in an earlier post) below.
Another banger from the Freeway full-length project, “Diamond in the Ruff” (out now, see link below). This one is “True,” and it features Wale on the track. The beat is a Jake One – DJ Khalil production.
Scoe (formerly known as Roscoe) releases the first single of the upcoming mixtape, “Tha Influence,” entitled “Thank You.” The single features vocals from Dre protege Kendrick Lamar and production by Brother Ali’s go-to guy Jake One. The cut gives thanks to west-coast Hip-Hop ‘father’ Dr. Dre. Nice! We got you on the FREE download for “Thank You” right here.
Off the “Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color” album (link for pre-order here; due out September 18, 2012), Brother Ali leaks “Mourning in America” (produced by Jake One). You can buy a digital copy of this single now from iTunes via the link provided here. Also, we posted a link for pre-ordering the album in a “Behind the Scenes” article here.
Ricky Rozay’s upcoming album “God Forgives, I Don’t” drops July 31st…
It’s good to see many of the songs I’ve chosen to play on my radio show that weren’t necessarily singles from artists are just starting to be released as videos. This joint “The Grinder” from Wiz Khalifa’s latest “Taylor Allerdice” mixtape I instantly knew was a banger produced by Seattle beatsmith Jake One. Niiiiiiice….
DOWNLOAD: WIZ KHALIFA – TAYLOR ALLERDICE (MIXTAPE)
I’ve been up on Germany’s Joy Denalane for a few years now, but new songs from her don’t pop up that often from the multilingual soul singer since the 2006 release of her “Born & Raised” project. It was her standout track “Change” featuring Lupe Fiasco that really caught my attention coincidentally after I had returned back to Atlanta from a trip visiting with friends in Germany. Her solo appearances & collaborations are still rare releases but she still pops up every now & then on joints with fellow R&B artists like Dwele & Bilal as well as popping up on a few rap artists & producer based projects like on Virginia’s NOTTZ song “How Long Will It Last” from his “You Need This Music” album two years ago. So with her relative absence in releasing any new material for a few years it was surprise to see OKP premier this new remix from Seattle based producer Jake One. Joy Denalane is set to drop a brand new project on April 3rd entitled “Maureen” which apparently has a much deeper significance other than it just being her middle name. It’s makes even more sense considering the early reports that the album has a dark bluesy & soulful edge to it that is quite difficult to fully categorize. Looking forward to some more goodness with this….We’ve waited long enough
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New joint from Rhymesayers emcee Brother Ali produced by Jake One off of the Minneapolis emcee’s upcoming album Mourning In America & Dreaming In Color. Pretty dope jam from one very slept on emcee from Minnesota and Seattle producer.