Lyrically Handsome 001: Phonte – So Help Me God

Lyrically Handsome 001: Phonte – So Help Me God

I’ve always been highly inspired to create while listening to music. It could be the melody in the music, the feeling a song conjures or the lyrics of a song …

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Skoolwerk Apparel x DJ Rahdu – Sun-Ra T-Shirt & Mix

Skoolwerk Apparel x DJ Rahdu – Sun-Ra T-Shirt & Mix

The inspiration:
Born and raised in my city, Sun Ra is a constant muse and musical icon whose philosophy included thinking outside of the box and not being confined to …

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DJ Rahdu – Discogs Mix 71

DJ Rahdu – Discogs Mix 71

I honestly had no clue what to include on my mix for Discogs. I had an idea of course, but was unsure of exactly how I wanted to present/express myself. …

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Helsinki Headnod Convention – Sorrow And Pain (Video)

Helsinki Headnod Convention – Sorrow And Pain (Video)

The present racial climate in the United States is a veritable powder-keg. Being from the South, I’ve always been acutely aware of racism and felt the stranglehold of its tentacles. …

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DJ Rahdu – Sound Traveler Series #27 (RecordBreakin)

DJ Rahdu – Sound Traveler Series #27 (RecordBreakin)

I feel whenever they are behind the turntables, it should be the DJ’s desire for the crowd to sound travel, to literally be taken on a musical journey. Directing their …

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DJ Rahdu – Some Jazz 22: The New Jazz Sound

DJ Rahdu – Some Jazz 22: The New Jazz Sound

I remember picking up Robert Glasper’s In My Element and being surprised to hear the Hip Hop, soul and elements of other genres dispersed throughout the album. Although, already a …

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Carlos Niño & Friends – Going Home

Carlos Niño & Friends – Going Home

“Revered Producer / Musician Carlos Niño engages the 5th album in his ongoing “& Friends” series with Going Home, a definitive six-song odyssey in tribute to “passing from the earthly

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Swarvy – ZHEN ft Lojii

Swarvy – ZHEN ft Lojii

LA producer Swarvy just released his 2 track single and it’s a wonderful promo for his coming Jan 2018 album, Oscilations. With MNDSGN on production and vocal contribution from Clark …

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Nautilus – Root Down feat. Fleur Earth (Beastie Boys Cover)

Nautilus – Root Down feat. Fleur Earth (Beastie Boys Cover)

Oonops’ idea behind this reinterpretation of ‘Root Down’ was a slower, jazzy laidback atmosphere combined with a female voice for the Beastie Boys lyrics. So he asked Nautilus’ mastermind Toshi

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Leroy Hutson – Anthology: 1972-1984

Leroy Hutson – Anthology: 1972-1984

If you don’t know who Leroy Hutson is, I’m almost certain, especially if you’re reading this here, you’ve at least heard his songs sampled somewhere before. Badu’s No Love from …

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