Daily Archives: November 15, 2017

Statik Selektah Releases Video For No.8

Statik Selektah is getting ready for the release of his eighth studio album simply titled 8.  The video for the first single “No. 8” is here and the song features Westside Gunn, Termanology and Conway. Selektah had a dangerous time filming the video in Buffalo, New York because they were so close to a shooting that is you can see at the beginning of the video.

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British Artist Frank Addai Reveals New Single Feeling You

Frank Addai is back with “Feeling You” from his forthcoming EP. Addai received attention earlier this year for his cover of Naughty Boy’s “Runnin’ (Lose It All).” Solarium produced “Feeling You” and Addai explains the story behind the song:

“The song stemmed from a simple phone call I had with Solarium, about my desire to create some soulful house music that is R&B melody heavy. I wanted people to vibe to the music, but also appreciate the musical sensibilities. Solarium led on the production and writing on this record, and as soon as I heard the track, I thought it was a banger. I just had to record it and put it out there.”

Addai’s untitled EP is scheduled for release at the beginning of 2018.

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José James Announces Bill Withers Tribute Tour Shares Video For Better Off Dead

Jazz and R&B vocalist José James is embarking on a two-year tour dedicated to Bill Withers’ legacy. James has included Withers’ music in his live set for the past few years as a medley at the end of his show. On January 11th James will kick off the Lean On Me: José James Celebrates Bill Withers tour in New York City. The video of James performing “Better Off Dead” is a preview of the show. Withers is vetting the show which will lead to an album release from James next year.

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Mndsgn Remixes Washed Out’s Floating By

Washed Out released his visual debut album Mister Mellow on Stones Throw earlier this year. Fellow labelmate Mndsgn has remixed “Washed Out” from Mister Mellow and made it into something ideal for the rollerskating rink. Mndsgn’s sophomore album Body Wash came out in 2016.

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Lophiile Collaborates With Freddie Gibbs On Off Top

Seattle producer Lophiile collaborated with Freddie Gibbs on his new single “Off Top.” The flashy single follows up Lophiile’s first release “Newno.” One can only assume that Lophiile is starting a full-fledged solo career after travelling the world as a member of the metal band ISSUES.

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