Daily Archives: August 30, 2017

Erik Rico Remixes MH The Verb’s Single Traffic

Erik Rico has created a Rough Ragga Remix of MH the Verb’s “Traffic.” MH the Verb is a rapper from Philly and one of the curator’s of the ArtHouse95 collective. “Traffic” is the lead single from MH the Verb’s forthcoming collaborative album with Bus Crates called Afronaut. Of the remix Rico said;

 

[When creating the remix] I was just thinking in terms of it coming on at a party where everything played is hitting the 2/4 and then BOOM… You’re in the company of [Jay-Z’s] ‘Bam’ and ‘Lost Ones’, not to mention it’s such a departure from the original. It’s a more dance-able version, influenced by dancehall and afro-beat vibes. So I went into it thinking… ‘Ok, the original already has a straight 2/4 Dilla type of vibe’… so I took cues.” 

Watch the original video for “Traffic” below and enjoy Rico’s funky remix. MH the Verb and the Arthouse crew will start their East Coast tour tomorrow.

                                                            Tour Dates

  • Thursday, August 31 – Vibe House, An Electric Jam Session @ South Bowl (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Friday, September 1 @ Silvana (Harlem, NY)
  • Sunday, September 3 – The A/V Project, An Interactive Presentation of Music And Art @ Knitting Factory(Brooklyn, NY)
  • Saturday, September 16 @  Terrace Club (Princeton, NJ)
  • Sunday, September 17 @ Woodbrook Studio (South Jersey, NJ)
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Big Freedia Bounces Back Has A New Season New Single

Big Freedia Bounces Back is returning in September for the sixth season. The changes taking place in Freedia’s life has kept her fans engaged with all the ups and downs. Last season she got a new manager, worked with Beyonce, dealt with Mississippi’s anti-Twerking laws and the charge for federal housing violations.

Freedia has also collaborated with legendary Cash Money Records producer Mannie Fresh on the new song “Dive On That B*tch” and they will release a Bounce Back mixtape later this week.

Big Freedia Bounces Back returns to Fuse on September 12th at 10 PM ET.

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Maroon 5: What Lovers Do Featuring Sza

Maroon 5 has connected with Sza on their new single “What Lovers Do.” Adam Levine sings about the risks taken for love and Sza compliments the sound with her vocals on the second verse. The video is coming soon as the band winds up its world tour at the end of September.

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