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 30 songs..

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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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