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

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!

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???!!!

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..

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