Daily Archives: March 5, 2014

Boldy James-What’s The Word

Boldy James has his official video for “The Word” from the My First Chemistry Set album with The Alchemist and it’s more of his usual tales about street work and hedonism.

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Damani Nkosi-Now That’s Love Feat. Musiq Soulchild & Robert Glasper

Damani Nkosi is a rapper from Englewood, California who has been toiling away on the underground since the late ’90’s. He released the song “Move” with The Clipse back in 2001 and has worked behind the scenes with Dr. Dre and Swizz Beatz. “Now That’s Love” has guest appearances from Robert Glasper and Musiq Soulchild and it’s about all forms of love including romantic, love of humanity and love for the art of rapping. The song is also the first single from his Thoughtful King album, which will be released sometime this year.

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Janelle Monae-What Is Love

Janelle Monae belts out “What Is Love” for the animated stars of Rio 2. The film comes out later this year and the soundtrack also has performances from Bruno Mars, Jamie Foxx and Siedah Garrett.

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Andre Benjamin As Jimi Hendrix In All Is By My Side

This is the first clip of Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in John Ridley’s All Is By My Side. In this clip Andre as Jimi tells then-girlfriend Kathy Etchingham in his best Hendrix voice that he wrote “Red House” for her. The film will make its US debut at SXSW this month.

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