Daily Archives: April 7, 2011

Blu-The Explanation

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Blu is building momentum for the release of NoYork later this year.

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Erykah Badu-Fall In Love

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Erykah Badu gives a studio performance of “Fall In Love (Your Funeral)” and lets it become the video for the song.

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Apollo Brown “The Times” ft. Oddisee (Free Download)

Originally titled as “Tao Te Ching” from Detroit producer Apollo Brown’s recently released instrumental album Clouds, Oddisee jumps on the track delivering a remix vocal version now entitled “The Times.”

In “The Times,” Oddisee ,who is half-Sudanese (on his father’s side), passionately relates “The Times” to Southern Sudan’s recent vote to split and form a new nation.

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Fat Beats & Wax Poetics Announce Record Store Day Pop-Up Shop & Party

(April 07, 2011 – Brooklyn, NY) Fresh off the success of their premiere pop-up shop in March, Fat Beats Brooklyn is pulling out all the stops for an all-day, all-out celebration of vinyl culture and live music. From noon to 11pm on Record Store Day (Saturday, April 16), the hip-hop juggernaut will transform their DUMBO warehouse into a hip-hop Woodstock complete with performances by The Stepkids, Chico Mann, Phenomenal Handclap Band, Neek the Exotic & Large Professor, DJ Center, Mista Sinista, !llmind, Amir, Eternia, Danny Dann the Beat Mann, Masta Ace, Maticulous, Kev Brown & Kaimbr, Ray West, and many surprise guests. The event commemorates the one-year anniversary of Guru’s passing with a funk interpretation of Gang Starr classics from Fat Beats’ newest label addition, CSC Funk Band.

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Toya Carter Back With New Reality Show: Toya: A Family Affair

NEW YORK – April 7, 2011 – Toya, who made her debut on BET’s hit series TINY & TOYA, is back with a new series TOYA: A FAMILY AFFAIR, premiering Tuesday, April 12 at 10:00 p.m.* Viewers will follow her fearless journey as she continues to carve out a personal and professional path for herself while dealing with the burden of keeping her troubled family together and out of the perils of street life.

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