Friday, November 27, 2015
M.I.A. releases new self-directed video of "Borders" with her traveling in solidarity with Refugees. "Borders" will appear on M.I.A.'s forthcoming studio album, Matahdatah. Pitchfork has a nice feature How M.I.A. Is a Lifeline in Times of Terror.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Two veterans of Minneapolis hip-hop scene I Self Devine & Muja Messiah have worked together on many records & mxitapes, now the time has arrived for a full collaborative project 9th House. With the intricate production from J Hard, MYK (ZULUZULUU) & Orko Eloheim and vocal assist from Proper-T (ZULUZULUU/SolFlower Collective) & Lady Midnight (Malamanya/Vandaam).
I Self Devine & Muja Messiah -"IOFWUCUC (prod. by MYK)"-mp3
Monday, November 23, 2015
Kamasi Washington continues his run, having released his 3 record set Epic to critical praise. He now scores the short film called Color Guard, a part of Ray Ban's Never Hide Film series. Catch him on tour, or regret it the rest of your life.
Kamasi Washington -"Theme from Color Guard"-mp3
Friday, November 20, 2015
Introducing Sound Verite Radio, now streaming on KFAI with Jon Jon Scott & Big George, new episodes every Thursday. Vintage, modern & future, a place where jazz, soul, reggae, hip-hop, local, world music & beats culture exist together.
Sound Verite Radio -ep#3-mp3