“Afro Blue” by Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Erykah Badu

                        Robert Glasper is back with a new album called “Black Radio” and to be released on february 28th. The first leak is this take on “Afro Blue” featuring Erykah Badu on the vocal duties, a composition by Mongo Santamaria that was made popular [...]

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Stan Smith : The Get Up Movement (Tokyo Dawn)

                      Let me get this straight to you, I’m very enthusisastic about this forthcoming release from the Tokyo Dawn camp. Stan Smith might be the next big thing from Atlanta (Georgia); a city where many talented cats are coming from (think about Goodie Mob, Andre [...]

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Lee Fields & The Expressions : You’re the kind of girl (Free Download)

                          Lee Fields & The Expressions will be releasing a new album called “Faithfull Man” in march 2012. This is a great news for soul music fans as the inimitable Lee (go check him live, you’ll understand my point) is always on point [...]

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Krystal Klear & Olivier Day Soul : never thought you would go (Video)

If this makes you want to spank your girlfriend, please proceed … Out on january 12 on Eglo Records …

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2011 according to Funky Bompa

As 2011 comes to an end, we’ll share our favourite releases from this year. Round 1 is with Funky Bompa, your Attic Resident Dj’s … lots of “tropicalia” in this chart as Bompa has great knowledge in afrolatin beauties … Click on the title for soundclips … Vis-a-Vis – Obi agye me dofo (Secret Stash) [...]

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It seems Black Star is coming back …

                          So, it seems that 2012 might be the year of the return of Black Star…The infamous hip hop duo composed by Mos Def (now called Yasiin Bey) and Talib Kweli unleashed some tracks … “Fix up” is a heavyweight hip hop track [...]

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Opolopo : Mutants (Tokyo Dawn Records)

                              Opolopo is a cat from Sweden. In the past few months, he has been releasing some of the craziest records I heard in a while as far as funk is concerned. Putting the 80′s sound up to date, the man [...]

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Gonjasufi Presents the Ninth Inning EP (+ Free download)

                            Here is a free release by the mystic man called Gonjasufi. it features some old unreleased songs to keep you waiting for his forthcoming commercial release. Some weeded beats and abstract rhyming. One less abstract and smokey song is called Eat [...]

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The Roots ready to release a new album

                          So, this afternoon, The roots announced the forthcoming release of their new album … Excellent news if you ask me … And, naturally, the unleashed the first “leak” … a track called “Make my” and featuring Big K.R.I.T …   Via Okayplayer

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Randa & The Soul Kingdom : What you need (Out now)

                          I really like this release from Randa & The Soul Kingdom. A band hailing from the Antipodes (New Zealand, to be precise), deep rooted in soul and funk “à la ” James Brown and produced by Lance Fergusson Aka Lanu, producer extraordinaire [...]

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