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Hieroglyphics Announce Hiero Day on 9/7 with Compton’s Most Wanted, HBK Gang, Luniz, Res, The Coup & More


The Hieroglyphics announced their 4th annual Hiero Day today that takes place September 7th in their hometown of Oakland, California. The all-day event is a full day of musical performances on three stages, the festival also offers food and drinks from local vendors, a skate park, graffiti wall, an area for b-boy battles, a kids’ area, and much more.The all day event will include performances by Compton’s Most Wanted, P-Lo, Kool John, and Jay Ant of HBK Gang, Luniz, Psalm One, Peanut Butter Wolf, Zion I, Phat Kat, Guilty Simpson, Nx Worries, The Coup, Domo Genesis, Res, and many more. Hiero Day 2015 will be hosted at the intersection of 3rd and Chestnut Street in Oakland from 11am until 7pm on Monday September 7th, 2015. Due to exceeded capacity and expenses at last year’s event, an entry fee of $19.93 will be charged for general admission. The event is expected to sell out – tickets may be purchased in advance at However, youth who are active in their communities as members of a Bay Area-based nonprofit organization need only to present their membership ID to gain free access. For anyone who needs financial assistance, they are encouraged to email [email protected] to submit a 250-500 word essay about what they do to improve their community.


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Soulfinger’s Life, Love & Passion Revisits ’60’s and ’70’s Soul

Soulfinger is the two-man production team behind Life, Love & Passion, which is a compilation of ’60’s and ’70’s R&B covers by contemporary artists. They have assembled Leela James, Syleena Johnson, Truth Hurts, Angela Johnson, Anthony David, Martin Luther, Joi, Teedra Moses, Kathy Sledge and a host of others to give their take on classics like Stevie Wonder’s “All I Do.” The project is designed to be a luxury piece for a limited number of collectors as there will be no digital distribution. The Kickstarter campaign for the project is running until April 12th and you can visit the official site to see and hear video clips of the artists working in the studio.

Dead Prez & Martin Luther-Opponent

“Opponent” is the first single from Kentyah Fraser’s Evolutionary Minded album that comes out in September. The full title of the project is Kentyah presents: M1, Brian Jackson and The New Midnight Band: A contemporary revisioning of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson. The video is a montage of global societal seam-ripping set to M1’s rapping and Martin Luther’s soft crooning.

Martin Luther-Be The Best (Re-Elect)

Martin Luther believes that re-electing Barack Obama will make for a better America and “Be The Best” is his musical tribute to that idea.

Kev Choice-Let It All Go Feat. Martin Luther

Pianist/rapper/producer Kev Choice teamed-up with Martin Luther to make “Let It All Go” which is a song about everyday struggles. The song is from The Power of Choice that you obtain from his Bandcamp page.


Martin Luther Is An Extra Terrestial Brother

Martin Luther McCoy just released another album of his punky funky soul earlier this month. Extra Terrestrial Brother Volume 1 is his fourth release and you can get it at his Bandcamp page.

Martin Luther-Too Tough For Love (Live At Bardot, Miami)

Martin Luther performed in Miami on the 7th with Nikki Glaspie.

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