Tag Archives: Hip Hop

OUT NOW! Dogwoof present NAS: ‘Time is ILLMATIC’

OUT NOW on DVD and on demand – ‘Time is ILLMATIC’ Twenty years after its release, ‘Illmatic’ has become a hip-hop benchmark that encapsulates the socio-political outlook, enduring spirit, and collective angst of a generation of young black men searching … Continue reading

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WOW! Nelson George meets D’Angelo

WOW! Nelson George meets D’Angelo via the Red Bull Academy… this is a must view… a conversation that’s a joy to listen to. And it leaves you hungry for a whole bunch of new D’Angelo stuff live and on record. … Continue reading

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‘BRASIL MUSIC EXCHANGE’: TUNE IN!

A BIG WELCOME TO ‘BRASIL MUSIC EXCHANGE’, a brand new monthly online radio show dedicated to new Brazilian music and presented by my good friend and former Mondomix editor JODY GILLETT. The 2014 FIFA World Cup guarantees the world’s eyes … Continue reading

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Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin: Hustler’s Convention 40th Anniversary

Jalaluddin Mansur Nuriddin presented ‘Hustler’s Convention’ 40th Anniversary at the Jazz Cafe in London on Monday night and the “Godfather Of Rap” blew us all away – including the High Priest of P Funk, George Clinton. Despite the miserable weather, … Continue reading

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SOUL MATES present “YASIIN GAYE”

SOUL MATES present YAASIN GAYE….spotted on http://amerigo.bandcamp.com/ Amerigo Gazaway’s new *Soul Mates* series continues the theme of his previous work in creating collaborations that never were. On the series’ first installment, the producer unites Brooklyn rapper Yasiin Bey (Formerly Mos … Continue reading

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UP FOR THE DOWNLOAD… EVERYBODY GET UP! Chris ‘Daddy’ Dave’s ‘Drumhedz’ Mixtape + Induce’s Classic Black 3 + The Underachievers’ ‘Indigoism’

I first heard Chris Dave play at the Jazz Cafe in Camden Town when Me’shell N’Degeocello dropped into town to play an instrumental set. That was deep. He’s also played with D’Angelo, Beyoncé , Kenny Garrett, Terrence Blanchard, Wynton Marsalis, … Continue reading

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Saul Williams… CHORUS – A Literary Mixtape… a combination of trash, heart, and craft… an anthology in rant!

Last week we dropped into the QEH on London’s South Bank to experience the latest lyrical venture of master poet / wordsmith Saul Williams and what a night it was. The hall was packed and anticipation high. Our host was … Continue reading

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