Monthly Archives: December 2013

Malice & Mario Sweet-Celebration

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Malice & Mario Sweet are sharing the happiness of their 5-years of marriage with fans by offering the song “Celebration.”

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Snoop Dogg -Cantaloop At Kennedy Center Honors For Herbie Hancock


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Snoop Dogg raps over Us3’s “Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)” in a tribute to Herbie Hancock during the Kennedy Center Honors at the White House. Terence Blanchard is in the band and Michelle Obama dances in her seat as Herbie Hancock gives his approval of the show from the balcony.

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Prince & The NPG-Something In The Water (Live)

Prince has a guitar baptism during his solo on “Something In The Water” from his show at the Mohegan Arena in Connecticut Friday night.

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Esperanza Spalding-I Know You Know (Live)

Here is Esperanza Spalding performing “I Know You Know” at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut Friday night as Prince’s special guest.

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Throwback: Slave-Watching You

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Stone Jam is the fifth album from Dayton funk band Slave and it went Gold with the help of the song “Watching You.” The ever-changing lineup began to reach new levels of success with the emergence of Steve Arrington’s vocals on “Just A Touch Of Love” from the previous album. In the beginning Slave was known for being a group of hardcore funk savants because of the virtuosic contributions of musicians like Mark Hicks on songs like “You and Me.” “Slide” represented the sweatier version of Slave that had less vocal sophistication and a wilder approach. Steve Arrington’s voice lead the band into a classier funk style that was no less compelling than their initial sound. Slave’s creative peak ended with 1981’s “Snapshot” even though they continued to record albums into the ’90’s. Arrington left the group in 1982 and had success with his Hall of Fame project Dancin’ In The Key Of Life in 1985. Members Mark Hick and Mark Leslie Adams Sr. passed in 2011. Steve Arrington and Dam Funk released Higher on Stones Throw in 2013.

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