Mannie Fresh x Michael Jackson – Real Big Help (prod by J Finesse) [Download]

Mannie Fresh x Michael Jackson – Real Big Help (prod by J Finesse) [Download]

Yesterday was Michael Jackson’s birthday. It also marked roughly 2 weeks since 10 rivers flooded in Baton Rouge causing large-scale damage in the area. Louisiana DJ/Producer, J Finesse brings attention to this catastrophe while merging his appreciation for the King of Pop with the first single..

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Some Jazz 20

Some Jazz 20

Enjoy today’s Music Monday offering, Some Jazz 20! This entry is packed to the brim with fantastic Jazzy vibes to keep the “blues” associated with today away. BamaLoveSoul favorites SouthWes Terminal are in the mix, alongside Laurin Talese’s fantastic cover of Bilal’s..

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DJ Rahdu – Covers 8

DJ Rahdu – Covers 8

Like a cool glass of lemonade on a warm Southern Summer’s afternoon, Covers 8 is the perfect, refreshing tonic for your hectic day! Covers 8 contains remakes of some of my personal old and new favorite tunes; Everyone from Gil Scott Heron and War to N.E.R.D. and Schoolboy Q is represented by..

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SouthWesTerminal: All Aboard! (**New Album Review**)

SouthWesTerminal: All Aboard! (**New Album Review**)

I will openly & wholeheartedly admit this fact from the start: I have a genuine affinity for live instrumentation &  any of you who’ve read &/or shared my blogs in the past know that my past postings have reflected such. However, please don’t allow my affinity for that style..

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DJ Rahdu – The Unpacking

DJ Rahdu – The Unpacking

Featuring: Corinne Bailey Rae, Phonte, The Roots, Curtis Mayfield & more…
The Unpacking is a mix I recently created to have something to relax to while returning clothes, albums and equipment to their proper place after performing several consecutive gigs or just a weekend of travel. Unpacking..

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The Heavens Shower us with Sky Break by Zo! (Album Review)

The Heavens Shower us with Sky Break by Zo! (Album Review)

In an interview with Zo! keyboardist and co-producer for famed The Foreign Exchange, he described SkyBreak as his most personal album to date.  Counted as his third album on FE Music label, SkyBreak is number sixteen of his published catalog!  Now if you’re new to Zo!, rest assured that his..

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DJ Rahdu – Shifting Gears (Mix)

DJ Rahdu – Shifting Gears (Mix)

The passing of Malik “Phife” Taylor affected me more profoundly than the death of any previous musical celebrity to date. I never met him personally but bonded with A Tribe Called Quest’s aesthetics as a Freshman in high school. During this period of self discovery I began to select..

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Velvet Portraits Of A True Talent

Velvet Portraits Of A True Talent

Ladies & gents?

Please allow this man to re-introduce himself.

For many of you who may be seeking a composition of works similar to the very seamless likes of treats you may have already familiarized yourself with since 2010 – piercing underground bangers from his “Here, My Dear”..

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Gwen Bunn – UNOFFICIALL!!!

Gwen Bunn – UNOFFICIALL!!!

If you’re unfamiliar with producer/vocalist, Gwen Bunn here’s a short list of artists she’s worked with: The Foreign Exchange, Kendrick Lamar, and Jordan Rakei. Pretty impressive, right? Her latest offering, Unofficiall is a musical window into a couple’s conversation about..

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Average Rap Band – El Sol (Download)

Average Rap Band – El Sol (Download)

El Sol is Average Rap Band’s followup to last year’s Stream of Nonesenseness. If you missed it, like me, their most recent release is a great, chilled out introduction to their sound. The album’s title informs you its contents are perfect for playing in your Jeep,..

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Tacuma Bradley’s Unity Band – Grocer’s Delight

Tacuma Bradley’s Unity Band – Grocer’s Delight

Great musicians with live instruments is what you get when Tacuma Bradley’s Unity Band comes to play! Grocer’s Delight, the first single from new album, Joint Effort shows how the band seamlessly transitions from an upbeat funky groove to the Jazz sound fans of Kamasi Washington are..

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Pomrad – Rush Hour feat. Steve Kashala (Download)

Pomrad – Rush Hour feat. Steve Kashala (Download)

German producer Pomrad’s lead single, Rush Hour is a cool groove that announces a new player in the growing funk arena. Featuring vocals from Steve Kashala plus Pomrad on talkbox duty, I can’t wait for this one to drop! Stay tuned

Rush Hour by Pomrad

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DJ Mitsu – Beats of the Month 6

DJ Mitsu – Beats of the Month 6

The 6th installment of DJ Mitsu’s Beats of the Month has six beats that show why we need a new album from DJ Mitsu sooner than later! Grab it HERE

beats of the month 6 by dj mitsu the beats

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Leonard Charles –  Basement Donuts: Vol. 1

Leonard Charles – Basement Donuts: Vol. 1

Just when you thought there could be no more possible ways to pay homage to Dilla, Leonard Charles proves you wrong with funky remakes of the Drum Master’s final album. Read more below and grab part 1 HERE 

“Way down in picturesque Auckland, New Zealand, tucked inside..

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Misumami – Let the Drums Speak ft Illa J (Download)

Misumami – Let the Drums Speak ft Illa J (Download)

Berlin’s Misumami steps onto the scene with a sweet voice that provides a perfect balance for the crucnchy funk of Let the Drums Speak. Lay-far’s bouncy groove will start the party, Illa J’s 16 will keep it going and Misumami’s crowd chant will send it into overdrive until..

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