Daily Archives: June 14, 2011

Omar Lye-Fook-The Man (Live)

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Omar had a gig this past Sunday at the Jazz Cafe in his native London and shared a new song called “The Man.”


Black Joe Lewis + Derek ‘DJA’ Allen (Mad Decent) – Livin’ in the Jungle Mixtape

Mixed by Derek ‘DJA’ Allen (of Mad Decent fame), the Livin’ in the Jungle mixtape combines Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears’ soulful talents with verses/beats from some of the most buzzing rappers and producers of late. Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears are huge fans of Southern rap, and here legends like Bun B and Juicy J appear in a new context (even President Obama makes a cameo). On the heels of their critically-acclaimed sophomore album Scandalous, the Livin’ in the Jungle mixtape adds a new dimension to the group’s catalog.

Download it here.

Watch Black Joe’s June 13th Letterman performance here:


Atmosphere Announce The Family Vacation Tour

Fresh off the heels of their brand new album, The Family Sign, their landmark headlining performance at the Soundset Festival and a well-received Bonnaroo appearance, Atmosphere are announcing another string of live dates with label-mates Evidence and DJ Babu (of Dilated Peoples), Blueprint, and Prof. The tightly knit crew will bring a multi-faceted set of performances to venues both intimate and vast, delivering new music and time-tested favorites.


Cheryl Pepsii Riley to Perform at the Legendary Blues Alley in DC

Washington, DC – Any onewho has ever watched a Tyler Perry play can testify to the fact that Cheryl Pepsii Riley is an unmatched powerhouse singer. In fact, her ’80’s hit, “Thanks for My Child” still resonates as a classic old school anthem for many today. The re-release of her independent CD “Let Me Be Me” is firing up satellite radio and internet shows and just recently she made a guest appearance with Tyler Perry on The Mo’Nique Show. Well, Washington, DC is in for a special treat when Riley makes a rare club appearance, with her band, Hot Chocolate, at the legendary Blues Alley on June 30, 2011. Blues Alley is located at 1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW in Washington, DC. Show times are 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm.