Late Pass

Late Pass #52: Tropical Treats – Afrikan Riddims

Late Pass #52: Tropical Treats – Afrikan Riddims

In 2009 Swedish label G.A.M.M. released Tropical Treats remake of Washington DC-based Oneness of JuJu’s African Rhythms. For those not familiar, this sample was used by Dilla on his …

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Late Pass #51: Anthony David – ? (Unreleased)

Late Pass #51: Anthony David – ? (Unreleased)

Right before The Red Clay Chronicles album was released (2005/2006), it seemed that A.D. was always in Birmingham and we were doing gigs together. One day he slid me a …

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Late Pass #49: Adhae – Kunfuezd

Late Pass #49: Adhae – Kunfuezd

Adhae’s Morning Star album was an early gem that I picked up around 2004-5. After many moves and numerous hard drive crashes, Im lucky to still have the album but …

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Late Pass #47: Dwele – Hold On (ZO! Remix)

Late Pass #47: Dwele – Hold On (ZO! Remix)

I know that I’ve referenced ZO!’s 2005 Re:Definition album many times on this website, but this is definitely one that you need to add to your collection. I don’t know …

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Late Pass #45: Q-Tip – Work It Out

Late Pass #45: Q-Tip – Work It Out

I’ve been on my Q-Tip “tip” lately on the site, so I wanted to bless y’all with a 2007 Q-Tip track that was released but never made it to The

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Late Pass #43: Aaries – Baby This Love / Just Fine

Late Pass #43: Aaries – Baby This Love / Just Fine


Soul music is a Philadelphia institution and so are Ayana and Ayinke Hipps also known as AAries. Although well known in Philly, they were first brought to my attention via …

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Late Pass #42: Javier – Beautiful U R

Late Pass #42: Javier – Beautiful U R

After digging in my Drum+Bass crates, I decided to go for some lighter fare and went digging in my wife’s stash. I remember when this 2003 album hit and I …

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