Dah Dikka Dah – Dikka Dikka Da Dah 2008

Dah Dikka Dah – Dikka Dikka Da Dah 2008

Smirnoff is remixing three classic hip-hop songs for its Smirnoff Signature Mix Series, one of which is Common’s “The Light” from his 2000 album, “Like Water for Chocolate.” I would hardly consider “The Light,” to be classic, but a Just Blaze remix would sound..

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More Reasons To Buy and One More To Get…

More Reasons To Buy and One More To Get…

Pete Rock's NY's Finest will be released 2-26-2008. Here's one more reason to cop that!

Pete Rock & Rell – That's What I Am Talking About

Erykah Badu's Nu Amerykah is dropping 2-26-2008. Here's one more reason to go get that…in addition..

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Your arms are too short…

Your arms are too short…

Shaheed – Health, Wealth & Knowledge of Self
Shaheed returns with his sophomore album, Health, Wealth & Knowledge of Self, an album that reminds you of why you fell in love with hip hop. Topics range from love, obligatory emcee braggadocio, to the current state of hip hop. Shaheed..

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Hot 107.7 $10 Concert Series (February22, 2008) AKA Excuse My Pictures

The night began with a performance from Sugashack Music artist, Melissa Young. We already know from her album, “Just Up The Road,” that the girl can sing, but she sounds even better in person. Melissa had never been to Birmingham before but by the time she left, she had the audience eating..

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Dwele's Cheating! (Gasp)

Dwele's Cheating! (Gasp)

New Dwele produced by long time Cali producer G-1 from his yet untitled new album. “I’m Cheatin” is more of the same from Dwele. Chords and talk/singing. It’s a nice track nonetheless. Check it out

Dwele – I’m Cheatin

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Spell Caster

Spell Caster

 
RIP Eunice Kathleen Waymon, BKA Nina Simone (February 21, 1933 – April 21, 2003) Grammy Award-nominated American singer, songwriter, pianist, arranger and civil rights activist.
Although she disliked being categorized, Simone is generally classified as a jazz musician. She preferred..

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Vinyl? Check! #3 Valentines Soul

Vinyl? Check! #3 Valentines Soul

As soon as I put this album on, I knew that I would find a treat worth posting. Entirely written and produced by DJ Rogers, “It's Good to be Alive” (1975 RCA) is a treasure to behold. “It's Good to Be Alive” is Roger's first album and was anchored by the single,..

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Fallin' for Birmingham Hip-Hop

Fallin' for Birmingham Hip-Hop

S.Fly of the legendary Birmingham hip hop group, The Red Light District, returns with a new single, “Fallin,” from his upcoming album “The Birth of Blaq Angel”. “Fallin” is the humorous story of an unsuspecting club-goer that “macks” a B-Girl that turns out to be every man’s fantasy..

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30 minutes for Dill Withers

1. The Escorts – I Can’t Stand To See You Cry – The Best of The Escorts – Priority
2. Dilla – Don’t Cry – Donuts – Stones Throw

3. Dilla; Dwele – Dime Piece(Remix) – The Shining – BBE/Beat Gen
4. Dilla – Shake..

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Set the Date!

Set the Date!

2-26-2008, the new Pete Rock album drops featuring Raekwon, Masta Killa, GFK, Styles P, Sheek Louch, Jim Jones, Papoose, and Redman. Noticeably missing from the lineup, C.L. Smooth, his former partner in rhyme. The Chocolate Boy Wonder is responsible for providing the soundscape for hip hop classics,..

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Root Beer Lollipops?

Root Beer Lollipops?

Izzat a Root Beer Lollipop shes sucking on, WTF? Nasty lollipops aside, I found a delicious treat on this 1975 Event Records album, Yum Yum. Feed Me Your Love is completely contrary to the Fatback Band sound, which is hailed as “…one of the first to make ‘disco music’ a force..

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Eddie Kendricks (The Temptations) Birmingham, Alabama

Eddie Kendricks (The Temptations) Birmingham, Alabama

I recently added some music from the 1975 The Temptations’ album, House Party. The personnel of this 1975 Temptations’ group, however, did not include Eddie Kendricks who left the group in 1971. Forever immortalized in Eddie Kendricks Memorial Park in Birmingham (4th Ave N & 18th St),..

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Hi-Tek Music Releases!

“I have three albums coming out this year, the first one will be released on February 26 (her birthday) and it’s gonna be called New Amerykah,” Badu says, adding that the next, Return Of The Ankh is scheduled for a July release.”The other one’s gonna be called New Amerykah..

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Drank Dat Yuengling???!!!

Driving home Thursday, after a hard days work, I end up on the competitor's radio station and they're playing regular radio fodder as usual. Then…I hear it! Is this my anthem? Was this song telepathically, diabolically stolen from my head, I ask myself as they chant, “Watch me..

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FYI on two tracks from minimix

FYI on two tracks from minimix

When I first heard 9th Wonder’s instrumental, I initially thought he chopped up Bobby Womack’s “How Could You Break My Heart.” Listening closely, I realized that it was Vicki Anderson’s “You’re Welcome, Stop on by.” I learned later, though, that this version is a cover of the Bobby..

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