“Satiated” is from Diannes Reeve’s Beautiful Life album that has appearances from her late cousin George Duke, Esperanza Spalding, Robert Glasper and Lalah Hathaway. Reeves and Gregory Porter collaborated on the song written by Terri Lynne Carrington, who is also the album’s producer. It is Dianne Reeves’s first album in five years and she does covers of songs by Fleetwood Mac, Ani DiFranco, Marvin Gaye and Bob Marley in addition to new compositions.
Daily Archives: February 15, 2014
Kodac aka M80’s Foreign Affair album is a compilation of music from hip-hop artists from around the world and former fellow Subterraneous Crew member One Be Lo. The Pontiac, MI emcee just finished touring with The Harlem Globetrotters and is preparing to the tour the Foreign Affair project. “Mambo Vipi” which is Kiswahili for “How Are You,” is the first video from the album.
Yesterday Yahoo premiered Cody ChesnuTT’s ’60’s-soul sounding “Love Is More Than A Wedding Day” video. The song is from his latest album Landing On A Hundred, Chesnutt also offered advice on having a successful relationship based on what he has learned from his marriage.
1. Why did entertainment reporter Sam Rubin make the mistake of confusing Samuel L. Jackson for Laurence Fishburne?
2. Didn’t Michael Jackson’s fans take fandom to a new level when they successfully sued for one euro ($1.37) in a French court for emotional damages suffered after his passing?
3. Now that Nicki Minaj has misued Malcolm X’s image and Lil’ Wayne rapped disrespectfully about Emmett Till, are all the rappers on the Cash Money roster going to insult famous civil rights icons?
4. Have you seen the Peter Pilotto commercial for Target that uses Sylvester’s “You Make Me Feel Mighty Real?”
5. Wasn’t it dope how De La Soul gave their catalog away on Valentines Day to show love to their fans but where was The Grind Date?