Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Roots Freestyle About Hamilton & Xmas Ornaments

The Roots freestyle a few songs on The Tonight Show and tackle the Hamilton mixtape, an audience member’s love of Xmas ornaments, country music and the blues.


Jamie Foxx To Produce Series On Marvin Gaye


Jamie Foxx will executive produce a limited series about Marvin Gaye with Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones. The Hollywood Reporter reports that Gaye’s family and Motown founder Berry Gordy have given the project their blessing. Marvin Gaye III is an executive producer on the project and says that,”This project will be a powerful and definitive telling of Marvin Gaye’s life story.” F. Gary Gray, Scott Rudin, James Gandolfini and Cameron Crowe all tried to bring Gaye’s life to the screen but none of them had the support of Gaye’s family. Foxx is a longtime fan of Gaye’s and is excited to be on board. Jones and de Passe will shop the series to digital and linear outlets.


Beyonce-All Night Official Video

Beyonce has released the video for “All Night” from her Lemonade album. She co-directed the video with Kahlil Joseph, Melina Matsoukas, Todd Tourso, Dikayl Rimmasch, Jonas Åkerlund and Mark Romanek. The first half of the video is about redemption and there are appearances from Ibeyi and Zendaya. Personal videos of Beyonce’s family and various couples fill the second-half of the clip and  it creates a narrative about love.


Childish Gambino’s Awaken, My Love! Available On Vinyl


The official release date for Childish Gambino’s Awaken, My Love! is December 2nd but there is new merchandise at his website including Virtual Reality Limited Edition vinyl. An exclusive poster is on sale until Friday and regular vinyl copies will be released next year. Gambino just ended the first season of his FX comedy Atlanta and is getting ready to play Lando Calrissian in a Star Wars film.


MidCentury Modern-Mad Men Featuring Evitan (Dres Of Black Sheep & Jarobi From ATCQ)

Sintax the Terrific and Rheomatic are MidCentury Modern and the duo is getting ready to release The Goodness on December 16th. “Mad Men”  featuring Evitan  (Dres from Black Sheep and Jarobi from ATCQ)  is from The Goodness. You can pre-order the album from iTunes or Bandcamp before the official release date.