Daily Archives: November 25, 2015

Jill Scott Performs Strange Fruit For Shining A Light Concert

Jill Scott performs an intense version of “Strange Fruit” made popular by Billie Holiday and known for its troubling lyrics about lynching and American racism. Holiday’s recording still haunts the ears, minds and soul of all who hear it and Scott’s performance is just as emotionally informed. Morgan Freeman introduced her as part of A&E’s Shining A Light: A Concert For Progress On Race In America. Click here to see more performances from Pharrell, John Legend, Big Sean and more.


Erykah Badu-But You Caint Use My Phone Artwork & Tracklisting


01. Caint Use My Phone Suite
02. Hi
03. Cell U Lar Device
04. Phone Down
05. U Use To Call Me
06. Mr. Telephone Man
07. U Don’t Have To Call
08. Whats Yo Phone Number
09. Dial’afreaq
10. I’ll Call U Back
11. Hello

Erykah Badu’s But You Caint Use My Phone mixtape comes out this Friday and she describes the music as TRap & B. This is the 11-song tracklisting and artwork for the tape which will be available on iTunes.


N△TIONS-Planned Out World Featuring Denitia

N△TIONS is an artist from the BKLYN1834 collective and they released their Comp_01 compilation of electronic music earlier this month. “Planned Out World” is their song with Denitia and the video is a winter night watching her walk through the city and hear her voice lead the way.


Psalm One-Impatient (Just U and Us) Official Video

Psalm One and her Rapper Chick colleague, Angelenah have a night out in the city and it becomes the setting for their “Impatient (Just U and Us)” video. The trap-style flip of Bill Withers’ “Just The Two Of Us” fills the night air as they spend equal parts of time partying in the club and outside performing the song. Psalm One just gave an interview to Minneapolis’s City Pages about her frustration with Rhymesayers Entertainment and her omission from their 20th Anniversary show on Dec. 4th after becoming the only woman rapper on their roster. Read it here and listen to her current album P.O.L.Y. here.