Hollywood Holt is giving away downloads of “The Show” before the release of his album 6. Million Dolla Mano produced the track. Download “The Show” here.
Archive for May, 2011
DETROIT (May 30, 2011) — The annual three-day weekend tradition of bass thumping and body-movin’ continues with the Red Bull Music Academy stage bringing new, nonstop rhythm to Movement 2011. The heat was on yesterday, despite some rain, and the attendance drew in a crowd that topped the charts in Movement’s overall attendance since the [...]
Underground Resistance was started by Jeff Mills and “Mad” Mike Banks in Detroit during the late ’80′s. Their machine driven opuses were sonic missives filled with funk, jazz and techno. Claude Young, Robert Hood, DJ Rolando and Buzz Goree among many others would round out the collective that included associates like Galaxy 2 Galaxy and [...]
Jason Orr wrote, produced and directed this film about the stalwarts of soul music from the late ’80′s until the 2000′s. The FunkJazz Kafe is a multi-faceted festival that has taken place for 15 years. The Kafe has hosted numerous soul stars during its existence and many of them pop-up in the film. Orr’s subjects [...]
1. Why do so many people believe that the Billboard Millenium Award that Beyonce received is a sham but don’t question the exposure and constant industry success of artists with lighter complexions than hers? 2. Why so much haterade towards Amber Rose? 3. Now that Nas has announced that he is working on a new [...]
Gil Scott-Heron who many consider to be a grandfather of rap passed away today. Heron’s words and music were a source of inspiration from the time he started recording 41 years ago. He is best known for “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” but all of his recordings were significant for his trenchant social critiques. [...]