Slum Village Credit: Frankie Fultz

Slum Village release F.U.N., their first album in almost a decade. T3 and Young RJ wave their SV flag hard on the album with guest appearances from The Dramatics, Larry June, Cordae, Robert Glasper, Abstract Orchestra, and more. The duo says that the starting point and inspiration for the albumContinue Reading

J. Dilla

J.Dilla’s “Sunbeams” is from The 1996 What Up Doe Sessions.  The title comes from how many Detroiters greet each other by saying “What Up Doe?” The song was built with Joe Sample’s “Black Is The Color” and Grady Tate’s “Be Black Baby.” “Sunbeams” was another instance of Dilla’s genius understandingContinue Reading