Kendrick Lamar has a battle of the sexes inside a juke joint/White House inhabited by his band. “For Free” is a question of power between men and women when money is the bargaining tool in a relationship.
Monthly Archives: July 2015
Lauryn Hill gives an emotional performance of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good” from the recently released Nina Revisited on The Tonight Show. Nina Revisited…A Tribute To Nina Simone is the companion album for the Netflix documentary, What Happened Miss Simone?
Vince Staples is headlining Red Bull’s Sound Select event on August 10th at The Shop in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Chicago’s Lil Herb and NYC hip-hop collective Loaf Muzik are the featured artists in the showcase curated by music blog Brooklyn Vegan. Guests can RSVP by clicking here or pay $3 at the door.
Traedonya, the self-proclaimed ‘Bride Of New Funk Hipopera’ covers Al Green’s “Simply Beautiful” and re-titles it “Simply Beautiful UR” with Irish Soulflower. Her version is just as sparse but she adds poetry and her own set of phrasing. She’s due to release her High Fructose Corn Syrup EP before the end of summer.