Music Monday

Isaiah Rashad dropped his highly anticipated rookie studio album, The Suns Tirade, under the TDE label. This is the first we have heard from Isaiah since his highly received mixtape, Cilvia Demo released January, 2014. The Suns Tirade, contains guest appearances from fellow TDE artists Sza and Kendrick Lamar. Favorite tracks on the album are, 4R…

Music Monday

New Frank Ocean Album, Blonde, (finally) dropped; and speaking true to stereotype – Blondes DO have more fun. It’s worth the wait and in heavy rotation since its release last Saturday. P.S. Frank’s mom is featured on a tracking offering hilarious yet caring words of advice on Mary Jew Wanna. Stream it here.

Music Monday

Song of the Day: Back in the Day Smacking your ears with an oldschool classic from 1994, Ahmad’s single, Back in the Day, is the perfect track to addition to any summer playlist. All the elements of Back in the Day, contribute to the nostalgic vibe given off in the track, as it all gets tied together by that…

Music Monday

Song of the Day: Nah Mean Like a glass of  fine aged cognac and a blunt filled with the finest herb Jamaica has to offer, the collaboration of one of Hip Hop’s finest, with the fresh sound of street influenced reggae – it’s a match made in Hip Hop heaven. The duo supplying today’s ear candy comes…

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Feature: Alicia Key’s The Element of Freedom (2009)   Last year, American singer/songwriter, Emily King, released her second studio release – The Switch. One song that is in constant rotation is “Sleepwalker”, which reminds me so much of Alicia Key’s “Sleeping with a Broken Heart”.   Alicia Keys, is just like a fine bottle of…

Music Monday

Track of the Day: Please Listen to My Demo Taking fans on a trip through memory lane, EPMD drops their smooth laid back track,Please Listen to My Demo, off of their albumUnfinished Business released in 1989. Please Listen to My Demo, has got that real chill mellow beat topped off with the mellow flow of Erick…

EPMD in the ‘hood tonight

In honor of EPMD celebrating album, Strictly Business’ 3oth years – Song of the Day: Da Joint With the weekend over, it’s a ‘come back’, battle to work, so, how about a,’come back’, track from one of the East Coast power houses of the early 90’s, EPMD. They perform at Fortune Sound Club in East…

Music Monday

Song of the Day: Ghostface Freestyle on 16 Bars Laying down a different vibe for the Song of the Day, we got Ghostface spitting a verse on one of, AOL Music 16 Bars Freestyle skits. If you are a fan of Ghostface or Raekwon, you will already know that this is not actually a freestyle,…

Music Monday

Check Out This Album: A Til the Casket Drops (Circa 2009) There are high expectations for this studio release album from the Virginia representing duo, the Clipse. The first two albums, Lord Willin’ and Hell Hath No Fury,were successes in the Hip Hop game that brought grimey lyrics and bangin beats produced by the Neptunes, to…

Music Monday

Song of the Day – Flava In Ya Ear Brought to you by one the most underrated emcees from the early 90’s and the first Bad Boys signed artist, Craig Mack. Flava in Ya Ear, is off Craig Mack’s debut album under Bad Boy Records entitled, Project Funk Da World, released in 1994. The album was…

Music Monday

Music Monday – Song of the day – Old Man This feel good track is brought to you by Wu Tang’s last emcee to join the Clan, Masta Killa. Old Man, is off of Masta Killa’s debut solo album, No Said Date, released in 2004. The track also features fellow Wu Tang members, Rza and…

Summer Got Me All…

Summertime  is not Summertime without some love from DJ Jazzy Jeff and Mick Boogie. There are 7 mix tapes and each seriously IS summer. Check it here. Here’s a throwback post from 2010 which is still relevant circa now. It’s now a few weeks into summer, the temperatures rising, the days stay shining and the vibe is perfect for some real…