Tag: fun

January 10, 2019 /

Waajeed‘s been in the mix when it comes to Detroit’s music scene. A producer from the Conant Gardens neighborhood, Waajeed was witness to the burgeoning hip-hop and electronic scene that was bubbling in the ’90s and ’00s.

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December 6, 2018 /

Shout out to St. Lucia changing my life again, like they always do when they come to town!

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November 29, 2018 /

We really should all consider ourselves extremely lucky to have George Clinton.

This week marks the 41st anniversary of Funkentelechy vs.

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November 15, 2018 /

For a Das EFX post, I briefly considered working in an “-iggedy” into every line but I can’t be arsed to do so and you should be happy about that.

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November 8, 2018 /
August 30, 2018 /

Obey gravity because it’s a must for you.

Da Bush Babees had a lot of potential.

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April 19, 2018 /

So before the storied and lengthy career and massive critical acclaim, before Black Thought was proving he was the GOAT, before ?uestlove was the keeper of the culture and the beats, and before they were Jimmy Fallon‘s house band, The Roots was a unique rap act coming out of Philly, and in the early ’90s right when East Coast hip-hop was taking on a jazz-influenced style, The Roots went all the way in, employing live instruments like horns and pianos.

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April 12, 2018 /

Ayo, Dizzy Gillespie plays the sax / Me, myself I love to max / Redbone cuties I’m out to wax / Stick up kids is out to tax!

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March 8, 2018 /

Queen Latifah is a legend. Arriving on the scene in the late ’80s, the rapper born Dana Owens came with an attitude and intelligent, enlightened style that was all her own.

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January 24, 2018 /

What a peculiar, spastic, and fun record Iglooghost has got here!

Iglooghost is the alterego of Irish electronic musician Seamus Malliagh, who has been raising the eyebrows of many with his maximalist approach to music-making, employing a hectic musical pastiche of noise, electronic beats, chipmunk-style vocals, radically-altered samples, and almost alien sound manipulations, all thrown together and somehow made to work with each other.

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