Monthly Archives: August 2011

Gregory Porter-1960 What

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Gregory Porter’s “1960 What” is from his debut CD, Water that came out last year. “1960 What” is a tribute to the political heat in Detroit during that time period which affected the entire country. The video has plenty of nice shots of the city.

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Torae To Release Debut LP “For The Record” On November 1st

Hip hop recording artist Torae announces his upcoming debut offering; For The Record, on his Internal Affairs Entertainment imprint. Slated for release on November 1, 2011 the album is an ample fifteen tracks worth of high-caliber production and impeccable rhyme.

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Wale-That Way Feat. Jeremih and Rick Ross

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The Maybach Music movement continues with this Curtis Mayfield constructed tune from Wale, Jermih and Rick Ross.

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Psalm One-Get In The Van Volume 3

Psalm One has just released her new fast-paced road opus, Get in the Van Volume 3. You can stream or purchase it at her Bandcamp page. This is the 3rd installment of GITV, a series that celebrates Psalm’s love of traveling, groovy beats, and riding in tour vans with friends. Owners of the autographed physical copies get the best picture of Psalm *ever* on the actual disc.Producers on this “unofficial” album include Exile, Brandon Allday, Mulatto Patriot, Optiks, C7, Earmint, DJ Sean Doe and Maker. Psalm One will be having a dance party at the Hideout Chicago (1354 W. Wabansia) on Friday, September 2nd to celebrate the release of this project.

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Stream The Whole Brazilian-Inspired BK-One EP

BK-One’s remix EP, Tema Do Canibal, dropped today and is streaming at AOL. MF Doom’s cameo is a gem, but the fact that BK brought Brazilian crate-digger DJ Nuts together on a song with the legendary Helcio Milito (who mastered and invented an instrument, the Tamba) makes for a unique summer closer.

Stream it here.

iTunes

Buy it on vinyl.

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