Daily Archives: May 17, 2015

Brave Williams-Road Trippin’

R&B Divas cast member Brave Williams releases the video for “Road Trippin'” which is from her upcoming Fearless EP.

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Ice Cube-The Making Of Amerikka’s Most Wanted Part 1

Ice Cube commemorates the 25th anniversary of his first solo album Amerikka’s Most Wanted. He explains the pressure he was under going solo and how he got the album done without Dr. Dre thanks to Chuck D.

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Throwback: Skull Snaps-It’s A New Day

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The Skull Snaps started out as an R&B group called The Original Diplomats and had a regional hit in D.C. with the 1964 Van McCoy-produced “Here’s A Heart.” Tom Price, Bill Collier, Samm Culley and Irving Waters were the original members until Price left the group and the drummer George Bragg joined and they became a funk trio. “It’s A New Day” from their lone 1973 album on GSF Records seemed designed for hip-hop because it didn’t attract much notice at the time but has become an essential breakbeat.They completely disbanded shortly after the release of the album because of legal difficulties with GSF. As of 2015 Samm Culley posted on Facebook that a new Skull Snaps project is in the works.

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