Songs I Wish i Could Play When Im DJing…

Songs I Wish i Could Play When Im DJing…

…sounds crazy, but, err, um, ahhh, down South where i hail, if it doesnt have that bottom or if it’s not “familiar neo soul” you’re likely to lose your weekly gig.
One song I’ve loved since I first heard it on VH1 Soul is Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals..

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Pix from The Hot 107.7 $10 Concert Series

Pix from The Hot 107.7 $10 Concert Series

If I Were You I would have been at Club Quincy’s last night!

Donnie feels it from his head down…

DJ Rahdu on the 1s and 2s

Donnie performed a 10 song set to a captivated Birmingham crowd that showed much love! His soul and social commentary in between songs only helped..

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California Love!

Martin Luther – Super Nova

Glad he didnt drive off of the cliff, but even more excited about the music! Martin Luther has been one of my favorite artists since I first heard “Daily Bread.” Hopefully, he has a new project in the works and this song will be included. I wish..

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Tonight's News! Donnie w/DJ Rahdu… I Know It's Late (My Bad)

Tonight's News! Donnie w/DJ Rahdu… I Know It's Late (My Bad)

1-25-2008 It’s time to float on Cloud 9 with Donnie and DJ Rahdu performing tonight at Club Quincy’s. 1000 John Roger Drive / Doors open at 9PM/ $10/ 205-838-7500 for more info.
In the meantime, check out this mini-mix of Donnie’s Daily News album by DJ Jamad

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The Big Payback (Birmingham, Alabama and Paris, France )

The Big Payback (Birmingham, Alabama and Paris, France )

Byron and Onra – The Big Payback. Byron, 19 years old, is coming from Alabama, and plays piano since the age of 6. He discovered Onra, 26, French beatmaker from Paris, on Myspace at the end of 2005. They exchanged music files for months and start this prolific collaboration, completing over..

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Liberation Time!

Liberation Time!

Yesterday I got my hands on the new Badu cut, The Healer. I must admit, initially I wasnt (read: am not ) moved by her first single, Honey. The Healer, though, is the anti-commercial single that i was looking for, AND IT DOESNT DISAPPOINT. Produced by Madlib, it has that underwater esoteric vibe that..

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Van Hunt – Popular

Van Hunt – Popular

 
Last Friday, I went to Okayplayer.com and was shocked to find out that Van Hunt had an album that was released on 1-15-2008 that i was completely oblivious to. I quickly went to websites to see if there were any available at my local retail outlets. No Dice! Damn, what do i do? I have..

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Fred Wesley (James Brown, Parliament) Mobile, Al

Fred Wesley (James Brown, Parliament) Mobile, Al

Fred Wesley (born 1943) is an American jazz and funk trombonist, best known for his work with James Brown in the 1960s and 1970s.
Wesley was born in Mobile, Alabama, the son of a high school teacher and big band leader. During the 1960s and 1970s he was a pivotal member of James Brown’s..

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Bama Love Soul! What Izzit?

Bama Love Soul! What Izzit?

Bama Love Soul is a project that will transform from a Blog into a website by the end of 2008. It’s mission is to educate and expose.

Educate:
Alabama has a rich musical heritage and at times it seems that everyone knows it but the residents of the state. I endeavor to change this..

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