Interview by: Melody Charles In the soul music universe, Lalah Hathaway is among the brightest stars in the galaxy. The oldest daughter of musically-gifted parents, vocalist Eulalah and the late producer, lyricist and singer Donny Hathaway, Lalah spent years honing her skill set, scholastically and organically, before releasing her well-received self-titled debut in 1990. … [Read more...] about Music Interview: Lalah Hathaway, Inside the new album “Honestly”
Once again it's time to help you clear out the dirty monotony from your eardrums and turn you onto something fresssshhhh. We've got a new hip-hop jewel from the Bodega Brovas that's sure to shake up ish in your speakers. No need to thank us. This is what we do. This summer they snuck in a couple B Sides for yo G ride. This week's highlight is Bodega is that Crew So a little … [Read more...] about Sonic Bloom: Bodega Brovas…it’s time to believe (NSFW)
Review by: Mut 'mutdiggy' Asheru 14 HOURS AHEAD by Koncept resets the hip-hop compass that has been swinging in the direction of mumble mouth repetitions lately. It’s all at once everything. Cerebral and non. If you hear me sayin “don’t hit my phone wit that bulls#it” you can thank Koncept who appropriately utters that line in his hook on ‘Adidas’ a song that attacks exs and … [Read more...] about CD Review: “14 Hours Ahead” by Koncept
Review by: Mut 'mutdiggy' Asheru There's no contesting the fact that you're gonna get some smart, witty and amazing lyrical play when you put a Dumbfoundead album (or in this case EP) on. He's a pro at this. But how does his latest EP FOREIGNER hold up to his previous body of works? Glad you asked. Well...it's good. But I'm partial to his other stuff. FOREIGNER feels a tad … [Read more...] about CD Review: ‘Foreigner’ EP by Dumbfoundead
Interviewed and written by: Melody Charles For some, it's a surprise; for others, it's been a long time coming. Super group Mint Condition's lead singer, Stokley Williams, is stepping into the spotlight all on his own with his solo debut, Introducing.....Stokley. Slated for a June 23rd release, Introducing.....is a project that will display new dimensions of Stokley, but … [Read more...] about Music Interview: Stokley on his solo debut album “Introducing…Stokley”
Non Review by: Mut "breaks over" Asheru They got me writing music reviews again y'all. At least they tryin. Why? Corbyn says my voice is still relevant. Hmm...don't know about that but I do know an artist that may still have a thing to say and say well. Bavu Blakes y'all. His SANCT EP is one that should still be in your playlist if it ain't already. This is one of those … [Read more...] about CD Review: “Sanct” by Bavu Blakes. Fine/Great says it all
Lovingly shared by: Mut 'keep smilin' Asheru Wait. So this needs to be said. When runnin low on the creative juices this is one of my go-to(s). Thought I’d share it because you need to know. And that’s what we do ‘roun here. I put this on in the office and there are noooo complaints. We seldom all agree on music. This is one of those magical pieces that everybody here can … [Read more...] about CD Review: “Chris Dave and the Drumhedz Mixtape” more like you need this
Review by: Mut Asheru Summer's almost over but the party definitely ain't over. We're happy to share with you an awesome summer-lover-cozy-chill track from one of our favorite artists Avi Wisnia. SKY BLUE SKY does not disappoint and is saturated with his silky voice and Brazilian jazz goodness. It's a light one that floats around in the atmosphere before landing squarely in … [Read more...] about Sonic Bloom: Avi Wisnia’s “Sky Blue Sky” flies high for us!