Daily Archives: December 15, 2016

Solange: Rise & Weary On The Tonight Show

Solange shares a bit of A Seat At The Table with performances of “Rise” and “Weary” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. In addition to her Grammy nomination for Best R&B Performance, she has five NAACP Image Award nominations.

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The Belleville Three (Kevin Saunderson, Juan Atkins, Derrick May) Reunite For Movement In Detroit 2017

Kevin Saunderson, Juan Atkins and Derrick May also known as The Belleville Three will reunite for Movement in Detroit 2017. The three Detroit techno pioneers started making music when they attended Belleville High School.  Their electronic sound was championed by legendary Detroit DJ The Electrifying Mojo and was heard in clubs like The Music Institute. Detroit techno spread and became internationally recognized and copied by countless artists.

The three of them have not performed together since 2010 at the Awakenings Festival in the Netherlands. Saunderson recently rebooted his E-Dancer moniker and released new music. May presented his music with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra at Chene Park in 2015. And Atkins had an after party for Kraftwerk two years ago when they made a rare Detroit appearance.

Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival will take place May 27-29 2017 and tickets are on sale now.

Keep Up With Kevin Saunderson On Social Media:
Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud

Keep Up With Juan Atkins On Social Media:
Facebook | Twitter

Keep Up With Derrick May On Social Media:
Facebook | Twitter

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Childish Gambino Performs Redbone On The Tonight Show

Childish Gambino was the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and he performed “Redbone” from his Funkadelic-influenced Awaken, My Love!  Some fans are having a hard time reconciling Gambino’s Prince-inspired falsetto and shirtless performance with Donald Glover the actor.

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BJ The Chicago Kid: Uncle Marvin Feat. Marvin Gaye Official Video

 BJ The Chicago uses the scene of a house party with a red light for his “Uncle Marvin” video. “Uncle Marvin” is a song from the recently unearthed The Lost Files: Cuffing Season mixtape. BJ The Chicago Kid has three Grammy nominations for Best R&B Album, Best R&B Performance and Best Traditional R&B Performance.

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DJ Craig Charles Releases Funk And Soul Club Volume 4

Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club Volume 4 just came out in time for the holiday parties. The British actor, comedian and DJ has hosted his Funk and Soul show on the BBC since 2002. Volume 4 of the compilation series is a variety of latin, soul and funk singles from Lisa Stansfield, The Telmo Fernandez Trio and more. A preview of the is available on the Freestyle Records site.

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