Natasha Agrama – Black Narcissus

Natasha Agrama – Black Narcissus

I want to be a doorway future generations can point to as one they reached elevated promised lands through. This is what I feel jazz music has been doing since the beginning; this is why I’ve made my home in jazz.” – Natasha Agrama
I was introduced to Natasha with her interpretation..

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Nick Wisdom – Good Times

Nick Wisdom – Good Times

As 1/2 of the Potato Head People with partner AstroLogical, Nick Wisdom is def one of my favorite Hip Hop producers on the scene right now. Their melodic and soulful boom bap is reminiscent of the neo soul sound made popular by producers like JDilla in the mid-90s. Illa J even used them almost exclusively..

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Love Moor & Suaze – Delete

Love Moor & Suaze – Delete

I’ve had the extreme pleasure of sharing the stage with Love Moor and her band on several occasions in Birmingham. Love Moor consistently delivers exceptional performances with endless crowd favorites and infectious energy so palpable she leaves all audiences demanding more. Producer Suaze is..

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Yamin Semali – Missing Me

Yamin Semali – Missing Me

Curtis Mayfield and Anita Baker are blended together by DMV producer, Dublohskytzo to form the sweetest backdrop on Yamin Semali’s latest release, The HotEP. This track plays on my nostalgia largely because I remember when my mom got Anita Baker’s Rapture on cassette in ’86 and played..

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Radius – Say Goodbyyye (Sweet Tears Dub)

Radius – Say Goodbyyye (Sweet Tears Dub)

This one’s an oldie but goodie I keep in the crates to get the vibes flowing like a soothingly aromatic incense. Radius chops up the most sampled vibes player in life, Roy Ayers to create a tune perfect to perform one of Chi Town’s coolest exports, stepping. Get with this!

Radius – Say..

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Moods – Truth ft Beaux Nox

Moods – Truth ft Beaux Nox

Dutch producer Moods is back and he’s brought a friend along. Beaux Nox joins him on the horn led, slow burner Truth, a welcome return and new sound for Moods. I can’t find the name of the horn player but he def gets loose at end of the track. I’m unfamiliar with Beaux but he brings a gritty..

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DJ Rahdu – The 2000 LB Crate Podcast 005

DJ Rahdu – The 2000 LB Crate Podcast 005

Greetings! Unfortunately the past couple of weeks have not allowed me to put together a new podcast, but I found one of my first mixed cds and am sharing that with you today. It’s from the mid 2000s, and reminds of the time before albums like Awaken, My Love and a lot of the “now”..

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DJ Rahdu – The 2000 LB Crate Podcast 004

DJ Rahdu – The 2000 LB Crate Podcast 004

This episode was actually recorded for something else and never used. It’s a mix of new tracks and tunes that were released when the term neo-soul was still attractive. It’s half the length of a normal show but I’m sure you’ll enjoy it all the same. Please join us next week..

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DJ Rahdu – The 2000 LB Crate Podcast 003

DJ Rahdu – The 2000 LB Crate Podcast 003

This week’s podcast is filled with old and new Samples, Remixes, Instrumentals, Samba and more. Plug in, love what you’re listening to and spread the word! Subscribe & Rate HERE

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Producer Dru – Fruits & Veggies
Illa J – Sam..

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DJ Rahdu – The 2000 LB Crate Podcast 002

DJ Rahdu – The 2000 LB Crate Podcast 002

Join us this week for a fun excursion into Rahdu’s crates featuring Your Old Droog, Nas, Karriem Riggins, Tall Black Guy, El Michels Affair & more!

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AG & John Robinson – Peppermint Tea
Children of Zeus – I Can’t Wait
Your Old Droog..

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DJRahdu – The 2000 LB Crate Podcast 001

DJRahdu – The 2000 LB Crate Podcast 001

The 2000LB Crate Podcast is the vehicle I will use to share some of the music I purchase, receive from submissions, or discover as I tag & organize my hard drive. Tagging and organizing my hard drive has proven an equally tedious and fulfilling task as I’ve unearthed so many treats I’d..

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BamaLoveSoul presents Covers 9

BamaLoveSoul presents Covers 9

Fall is ending and the temperature is lowering as we prepare for Winter’s cold embrace next week. This time of year is also known as Cuffin’ Season, a time when you find and/or grab that special loved one with the hopes of acquiring, at the very least, warmth and, at most, presents that..

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DJ Rahdu – So Amazing (Trugoy Illustration)

DJ Rahdu – So Amazing (Trugoy Illustration)

I would like to begin by thanking everyone who continues to mine the site for goodies, subscribes to the newsletter or contacts me regarding BamaLoveSoul.com. The site began merely as a portal to allow discovery of alternative soul music and artists from Alabama, but exploded into something more,..

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DJ Rahdu  – Some Jazz 21

DJ Rahdu – Some Jazz 21

“Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.” – Martin Luther

Free musical healing from DJ Rahdu. Enjoy!

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Intro
The Cookers Quintet..

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